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Best American Restaurants in Northwest Philly

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A photo of The Love restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(6913)
Price: Expensive
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 152 times today
Located in the heart of a bustling city, The Love is renowned for its exceptional quality and creative approach to American cuisine. This upscale restaurant is vastly praised for its inventive, delicious American food, according to numerous reviews. The Love serves well-planned dishes that reinvent American classics in an exciting new light, featuring a unique assortment of American favourites infused with gustatory twists that incite interest. Its warm, rustic but sophisticated decor contributes to a pleasurable dining experience. A loyal customer celebrated their 20th anniversary at the restaurant, applauding the establishment's divine steak and fish, excellent vegetables, and perfect portion sizes, while another deemed it a "quaint place" with an extensive and delightful menu. The Love's ambience is cozy, and its services are excellent, with well-trained and attentive staff. Whether for a casual lunch or a special celebration, The Love heights American comfort food to a higher gastronomical plane.
A photo of Continental Midtown restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2514)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 104 times today
Continental Midtown is an incredible restaurant in Philadelphia, renowned for its American cuisine with an Asian fusion twist. Years of consistency and exceptional dishes have established it as one of the best in Philly. Menu highlights include the mouth-watering lobster mac and cheese, the sublime French onion dumplings, and the creative cheesesteak eggrolls. Reviewers consistently mention the "great service", "delicious food", and the "fantastic Asian-American fusion". The ambiance is noted as "eclectic and fun", ensuring that every visit to Continental Midtown is a memorable dining experience. Despite its extensive menu, the restaurant successfully delivers each dish, retaining the core of the original cuisine while adding a unique spin.
A photo of White Dog Cafe - University City restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5372)
Price: Moderate
• American • University City
Booked 49 times today
White Dog Cafe - University City is a renowned restaurant celebrated for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine. Located in the vibrant University City, the restaurant caters to all taste buds, offering a wide variety of choices from its diverse menu. Reviewers appreciate the creative use of foreign ingredients to create novel original flavors, as seen in their Pumpkin & Clam Chowder. With the balance of traditional American food and innovative flavors, the White Dog Cafe crafts a unique dining experience. Reviewers have described the restaurant as "the best in University City" and praised its dedication to serving delicious, healthy, organic food from local venues. The restaurant values attentive customer service, further enhancing the overall dining experience.
A photo of Barclay Prime restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5237)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 69 times today
Barclay Prime, based in Rittenhouse Square, has been hailed as an amazing steakhouse by patrons. Renowned for its consistently high-quality food and excellent service, the dining experience it offers is frequently highlighted as a peerless combination of professionalism, ambiance, and culinary delight. The steak, in particular, stands out with reviewers terming it as the best they've had, with the New York Strip and Wagyu considered exceptional. Patrons also appreciate the innovative additions to the classic menu and the expertly recommended beverage pairings. Despite being considered a special occasion restaurant due to its price range, Barclay Prime frequently draws customers due to its impeccable reputation.
A photo of White Dog Cafe-Haverford restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3744)
Price: Moderate
• American • Havertown
Booked 37 times today
White Dog Cafe-Haverford is a highly-regarded establishment that exemplifies the best of Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons consistently praise its exceptional food, fine service, and pleasing atmospherics. Specialising in farm-to-table concept, the menu showcases local ingredients in dishes like the Green Meadow Farm Double Cheddar Burger and Lancaster Omelet. Reviews highlight the robust vegetarian options, the well-crafted cocktails, and the tantalizing desserts like the Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee. Particularly noteworthy are the Yellowfin Tuna Tartare, which is described as "outstanding", and the Spicy Lamb Bolognese, applauded for its exceptional flavors. The restaurant's attention to detail in taste and presentation confirms its commitment to providing a remarkable dining experience.
A photo of Louie Louie Bistro Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1717)
Price: Moderate
• American • University City
Booked 33 times today
Located in University City, Louie Louie is an American bistro with a French inspired menu offering seasonal, ingredient-inspired dishes based on a classical combination of flavors. House-made pastries and an extensive beverage program highlighting wines by the glass and bottle as well as seasonal specialty cocktails and craft beers add to the dining experience. The décor pays homage to Art Nouveau and European cafes with a touch of the 1970s. Traditional wood tones, reclaimed subway tiles, tried and true black and white marble stones as flooring and wainscoting and blue and buttery leathers, fabrics and patterns bring color and graphic identities to the space. The Lounge offers custom lux seating, perfect for gathering with friends for cocktails and snacks. Outdoor seating reminiscent of French cafes is the ideal spot for dining and people watching.
A photo of Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore restaurant
4.2
Awesome(2081)
Price: Moderate
• American • Ardmore
Booked 29 times today
Not Your Average Joe's Ardmore is a popular restaurant known for its exceptional Contemporary American cuisine. Customers have consistently praised the quality and variety of dishes served here, including the super-fresh salmon, delicious hamburgers, and one of the best pizzas. The restaurant also caters to dietary preferences, featuring a wide array of gluten-free options and even a vegan-friendly spaghetti squash dish in its extensive menu. Reviews also underline the excellent service provided by the staff, adding to the overall exceptional dining experience. Furthermore, their diverse menu, large portion sizes, and reasonable prices make this restaurant a crowd favorite with the locals.
A photo of The Butcher Bar restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1521)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 38 times today
The Butcher Bar is a distinguished spot known for its outstanding American cuisine. Reviews consistently praise the restaurant for its top-notch service, cozy atmosphere, and above all, its exceptional food. The Butcher Bar's menu staples like the Americana meatballs, fillet, ribeye, and bison burger are raved about by patrons. It's also renowned for unique dishes such as the pretzel monkey bread. Customers are drawn to its consistency, noting a manager always attentive to ensure quality service. The Butcher Bar is described as a "fun place" with a "unique aesthetic," creating a vibrant dining environment. With such glowing reviews, it is commended as "the best restaurant in the city."
A photo of Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia restaurant
4.3
Awesome(10150)
Price: Expensive
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 38 times today
Devon Seafood Grill in Philadelphia is renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Patrons laud the quality of food and diverse choices, with many enamored by specific dishes including the moist and generous lobster salad, the sushi with crispy rice, and the unique Maple Plank Salmon. From surf & turf to the seafood mixed grill, everything is carefully prepared and perfectly seasoned. They also offer a highly commended seafood tower. The restaurant's commitment to service is extolled in numerous reviews, with many highlighting their friendly and accommodating staff. Customers repeatedly express their intent to return, underscoring the superb dining experience at Devon Seafood Grill.
A photo of Village Whiskey PHL restaurant
4.4
Awesome(560)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 19 times today
Village Whiskey PHL, nestled in the Rittenhouse area, offers a quintessential American cuisine dining experience that leaves customers raving. As per the reviews, it not only boasts a lively atmosphere thanks to its high-spirited staff but also serves up a mouthwatering array of dishes. The short rib fries, in particular, are a standout favorite, described as rich and phenomenal- perfect for a full meal. The restaurant's burgers are highly praised as well, with one customer declaring them "out of this world good." Furthermore, many reviewers were impressed by the excellent service and the special touch given to the drinks. Whether it's for a casual dinner or a special occasion, Village Whiskey PHL seems to hit the nail on the head, every time.
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