Urban Village is enormous and full of plenty of long tables to fill with your friends. Order a bunch of pizzas and wings and if you’re lucky enough to be there on a Thursday, be ready for one of the fiercest games of quizzo in the city. Heads up: there’s a limit on team sizes, so choose wisely.
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Cantina Dos Segundos
Cantina Dos Segundos in NoLibs has reliably good Mexican food and margaritas by the pitcher.
Jerry’s is a renovated dive bar that serves good, gastropubby food and has a long list of local beers.
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Bing Bing Dim Sum
Bing Bing is a non-traditional dim sum spot in East Passyunk that’s great for a casual date or weeknight dinner.
Rex 1516 in Rittenhouse is about as close as you can get to New Orleans without leaving Philly.
Kensington Quarters is a nicer spot in Fishtown where you should go on a second or third date and definitely eat the burger.
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The Dutch is a corner BYOB and brunch spot in South Philly that you’ll wish you lived around the corner from.
Ristorante Pesto is an Italian BYOB in East Passyunk where you should start a night out with a lot of pasta.
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