Best American Restaurants in Center City Philadelphia

Serpico - PhiladelphiaSerpico - Philadelphia
(1228)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Bud & Marilyn'sBud & Marilyn's
(2376)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
The RoosterThe Rooster
(141)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
The Butcher BarThe Butcher Bar
(594)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Pub & KitchenPub & Kitchen
(330)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Lou Bird'sLou Bird's
(103)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
JonesJones
(1446)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
R2LR2L
(4616)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
City Tap House - Logan SquareCity Tap House - Logan Square
(303)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Franky Bradley’sFranky Bradley’s
(207)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Con Murphy's Irish PubCon Murphy's Irish Pub
(150)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Square 1682Square 1682
(1533)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Bank & BourbonBank & Bourbon
(816)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Cooperage - PhiladelphiaCooperage - Philadelphia
(259)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Cinder Copper & LaceCinder Copper & Lace
(96)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Best Italian Restaurants in Center City Philadelphia

Vetri CucinaVetri Cucina
(1972)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Davio's - PhiladelphiaDavio's - Philadelphia
(2878)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Porcini - PhiladelphiaPorcini - Philadelphia
(1420)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Little Nonna'sLittle Nonna's
(2304)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Pietro's Italian - WalnutPietro's Italian - Walnut
(753)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
MercatoMercato
(968)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Ristorante La BucaRistorante La Buca
(723)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Maggiano's - PhiladelphiaMaggiano's - Philadelphia
(4866)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Bistro La BaiaBistro La Baia
(163)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Barra Rossa – PhiladelphiaBarra Rossa – Philadelphia
(1301)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Ambra - PhiladelphiaAmbra - Philadelphia
(82)
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Italian | Queen Village, Philadelphia
The Victor Cafe - PhiladelphiaThe Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
(2573)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia
Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
(932)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia
Casta DivaCasta Diva
(689)
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Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Bistro RomanoBistro Romano
(2740)
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Italian | Society Hill, Philadelphia
Caffe Valentino - PhiladelphiaCaffe Valentino - Philadelphia
(299)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia
Speranza - Westville, New JerseySperanza - Westville, New Jersey
(156)
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Italian | Westville, Philadelphia
Emma's Cafe And Restaurant - PAEmma's Cafe And Restaurant - PA
(99)
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Italian | Northeast Philly, Philadelphia

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Center City Philadelphia Restaurants

Vetri CucinaVetri Cucina
1972 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN PHILADELPHIA! The welcome, attentive service, the fantastic gourmet, delicious food that takes 3 hours to taste. The relaxed atmosphere. The fresh homemade bread and one of a kind desserts. I especially enjoyed the Monday BYOB night. More

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Abe FisherAbe Fisher
1085 reviews
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Global, International | Center City, Philadelphia

Honestly every morsel we ate was completely delicious! And the service is always warm, inviting, and expedient. Love this place so much! Bravo:) More

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Double KnotDouble Knot
1431 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

Fabulous food ! Great setting in the downstairs dining room , intimate lighting and Japanese industrial chic decor but warmer . Loved the sushi and the bao in fact I could not fault a thing . Highly enjoyable with great food and wine More

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Thanal Indian TavernThanal Indian Tavern
8 reviews
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Indian | Center City, Philadelphia

I love Thanaal. Every dish was delicious. We ordered chicken tikka masala, channa masala, vegetable biryani and tandoori naan. The chicken tikka masala was tender and succulent. The vegetable biryani was very well seasoned. The waitress was attentive and efficient. Overall, this restaurant is a great addition to Philly scene. I would like to see more South Indian items on the menu. More

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Serpico - PhiladelphiaSerpico - Philadelphia
1228 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

A definite Michelin star caliber restaurant. Food and service are outstanding! More

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MorimotoMorimoto
4944 reviews
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Japanese | Center City, Philadelphia

Delicious food, creative drinks (alcohol and non!), personal and knowledgeable service, eclectic and fun ambiance. Definitely recommend for a special occasion! More

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Butcher & SingerButcher & Singer
5545 reviews
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Steak | Center City, Philadelphia

We were there for a wedding anniversary and the service, ambiance, and food were excellent. Everything exceeded our expectations. More

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Vernick Coffee BarVernick Coffee Bar
14 reviews
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Café | Center City, Philadelphia

Returned for second time in 2 weeks! Outstanding food, service, atmosphere. Unique space...great addition to downtown Philly. More

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The Capital Grille - PhiladelphiaThe Capital Grille - Philadelphia
4237 reviews
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Steak | Center City, Philadelphia

Before theater dinner. The prefix menu was just right for what we wanted... great service! More

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LacroixLacroix
2322 reviews
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Continental | Center City, Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s best overall restaurant in terms of elegance, service and ambience. More

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Sampan - PhiladelphiaSampan - Philadelphia
3300 reviews
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Asian | Center City, Philadelphia

It was my daughter’s birthday. We had a group of her friends. The staff was incredibly accommodating and made the night special. More

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Bleu SushiBleu Sushi
242 reviews
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Japanese | Center City, Philadelphia

Always great. More

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El VezEl Vez
4396 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | Center City, Philadelphia

Fantastic! From service to food to drinks! Loved the vibe! More

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Tuna BarTuna Bar
176 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

First time checking it out and had heard good things and it did not disappoint. Enjoyed the ambiance and atmosphere. Ordered a couple of appetizers, salad and sushi. Food came out timely and was excellent. Will definitely go back! More

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The DandelionThe Dandelion
4816 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Center City, Philadelphia

Excellent staff. Service was wonderful. Great cocktails More

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IndeBlue - PhiladelphiaIndeBlue - Philadelphia
1332 reviews
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Indian | Center City, Philadelphia

A great mix of traditional and modern Indian dishes. Service was fantastic. A great experience. More

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Trattoria CarinaTrattoria Carina
82 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

It’s my third time and continues to be a very delicious meal! More

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Barbuzzo RestaurantBarbuzzo Restaurant
4420 reviews
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Mediterranean | Center City, Philadelphia

Everything was phenomenal! The food, service, ambiance- all perfection! Thank you for an incredible meal More

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Charlie was a sinner.Charlie was a sinner.
965 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Center City, Philadelphia

First time there! Met my son there before opening nite at the Met! Had a wonderful variety of small plates plus dessert! Excellent service, too! More

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KinmeKinme
21 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

Very good service, nice atmosphere at this Washington Square West restaurant. Enjoyed the Sushi rolls and the mushroom appetizer. More

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Little Nonna'sLittle Nonna's
2304 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

THE BALLS. Get the balls. Get a refill too. You'll know what I mean, trust me. (compliments to the chef) More

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Bud & Marilyn'sBud & Marilyn's
2376 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Very much enjoyed lunch, prompt service, good food at a reasonable price. More

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Ocean Prime - PhiladelphiaOcean Prime - Philadelphia
2717 reviews
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Seafood | Center City, Philadelphia

First time there and I look forward to going back. The service and food was excellent. Our waiter James was very helpful and knowledgable. More

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Davio's - PhiladelphiaDavio's - Philadelphia
2878 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Lobster was supposed to be out of the shell but wasn't and was so attached that it could not be removed from the shell. The waitress specifically instructed that the lobster be out of the shell. The manager removed the lobster from the bill. Despite this, we like Davio's and will be back when we next visit Philadelphia. More

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Porcini - PhiladelphiaPorcini - Philadelphia
1420 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

As expected. Friendly, low key, delicious. More

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JamoneraJamonera
1586 reviews
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Spanish | Center City, Philadelphia

Small place, food is very good, service friendly, drinks and wine good too. The sangria was excellent and paella excellent More

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Lolita RestaurantLolita Restaurant
1021 reviews
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Mexican | Center City, Philadelphia

The food was great, but the table next to us was a bit too close. More

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Nomad RomanNomad Roman
34 reviews
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Pizzeria | Center City, Philadelphia

Awesome happy hour! Split three pizzas among a party of three and it was the perfect amount. Fantastic and friendly service as well More

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P.S. & Co.P.S. & Co.
147 reviews
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Vegan | Center City, Philadelphia

I've eaten here twice now. The location is cozy. The food is delicious, and it is so nice to find a place that is both vegan and gluten free. And also tasty. Highly recommend for people with dietary restrictions. More

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Estia - PhiladelphiaEstia - Philadelphia
5711 reviews
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Greek | Center City, Philadelphia

Great restaurant for a pre show meal. Fabulous food and service. Love going there when going to the Kimmel More

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Effie's RestaurantEffie's Restaurant
416 reviews
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Greek | Center City, Philadelphia

What a wonderful find! So grateful for the personal service. We felt like part of the family. The food was an absolute delight! More

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Green SoulGreen Soul
9 reviews
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Vegetarian | Center City, Philadelphia

Wonderful selection of items that were cooked fantastic More

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Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - PhiladelphiaDel Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Philadelphia
6487 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

Awesome. Our server was amazing and very personable More

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The Prime RibThe Prime Rib
3622 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

Arguably the best steak I've had in Philly (NY Strip). Wifey had an amazing Filet Mignon. Caesar salad and loaded baked potato were great starters. More

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Kanella GrillKanella Grill
185 reviews
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Greek | Center City, Philadelphia

Always a great meal for a great value. The dolmades are the best I have ever had, and the special lamb shank stew was beyond excellent. All of the desserts are calorie worthy, however, the of lemon mousse is my little obsession! More

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VedaVeda
342 reviews
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Indian | Center City, Philadelphia

Happy hour apps only in the bar which had no space. More

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Chez Colette - Sofitel PhiladelphiaChez Colette - Sofitel Philadelphia
189 reviews
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French | Center City, Philadelphia

Wonderful!!! More

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Bar BombonBar Bombon
632 reviews
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Vegan | Center City, Philadelphia

Excellent Latin American flavors for vegan food. Great cocktail menu and very friendly staff. More

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Chima Steakhouse - PhiladelphiaChima Steakhouse - Philadelphia
4963 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

Atmosphere and ambiance were great! Robert our server was awesome and very Attentativr More

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Alma De CubaAlma De Cuba
4745 reviews
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Cuban | Center City, Philadelphia

Our server was lovely, when the fried cow was too salty she had them prepare one with no added salt and it came out perfectly. It was my husband’s birthday and so I took him to one of his favorite places and our server gave him another glass of wine and a chocolate cigar with candles for his birthday it was truly delightful. More

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Ristorante La BucaRistorante La Buca
723 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

if you are a Walnut Street Theatre subscriber this is the perfect place. they give you 10% off and pay your parking at Einstein. More

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Cooperage - PhiladelphiaCooperage - Philadelphia
259 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

I have been to Cooperage a handful of times and it has always delivered in regards to the cuisine, customer service, and beverage selection. This past Friday I invited a few friends to celebrate my sister in law's birthday. I was able to reserve a table with no issues. I was able to sit at my table before the whole party arrived. We were able to order happy hour specials even at our table. The owner also brought 2 free desserts for our party. If you are in the area, you should definitely check it out! I will continue to support this establishment. More

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The Butcher BarThe Butcher Bar
594 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Great food and service! Got the American Meatballs, mac n' cheese, and monkey bread. Delicious! More

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Urban Farmer- PhiladelphiaUrban Farmer- Philadelphia
1022 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

It was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Highly recommend the steak tasting! We shared it (there were 4 of us). We ordered a few appetizers and also had the cheese serving. More

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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - PhiladelphiaFogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Philadelphia
2860 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

As always, the food was excellent. The servers were very attentive and the gaucho chefs were coming around our table very frequently. More

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MercatoMercato
968 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Service was exceptional and very accommodating! Delicious butternut soup! More

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Pub & KitchenPub & Kitchen
330 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

This was a great brunch find for our group! Amazing food! More

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Xiandu Thai Fusion CuisineXiandu Thai Fusion Cuisine
267 reviews
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Thai | Center City, Philadelphia

The food was fantastic, and the service was great. I was impressed with the range of gluten free options. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Loved the decor and the fab atmosphere. More

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Nom Wah PhiladelphiaNom Wah Philadelphia
215 reviews
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Chinese | Center City, Philadelphia

Excellent value: the food was good, and the price was very reasonable. More

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Pietro's Italian - WalnutPietro's Italian - Walnut
753 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Great food and Service! Outstanding coal-fire pizza. More

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Iron Hill - Center CityIron Hill - Center City
139 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Over all food was good but the crab cakes first time came out with a burnt coating they replaced them and were much beter plus they compt me for them. Evidently the bar person doesn't know how to make a manhattan. It came out with no vermouth. More

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The RoosterThe Rooster
141 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Took my daughters out for a special lunch - thank you for taking such great care of us! More

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Bistro La BaiaBistro La Baia
163 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Small quaint restaurant located in Rittenhouse Square. Portions are large and the service was excellent. We are monthly customers and will be returning more frequently. Lobster ravioli and the chicken marsala were to die for. More

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Harper's GardenHarper's Garden
153 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Overall, the food was solid, but some of the dishes, e.g. the brussel sprouts, were underwhelming. The cauliflower tortelloni was delicious as well as the toasts. Service was very good especially since the restaurant was quite busy. In terms of ambiance, one problem was that the 2-person tables are shoved too close together making it very cramped. Also, they need to consider a covered entryway in winter since every time the restaurant door is opened, diners are exposed to an icy blast. More

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SOUTH Jazz ClubSOUTH Jazz Club
337 reviews
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Southern | Center City, Philadelphia

We had a great time at South last Wednesday. The performer Geraldine Oliver and her awesome band - Aaron Graves-piano, Dylan Taylor-bass, Tony Day-drums, were just exquisite! Geraldine Oliver was wonderful to listen to and watch. The Concert was very enjoyable. We're both Vegetarians, and unfortunately there's not as many choices for us. We ordered food from their side orders, and my husband couldn't get the kitchen to cook string beans tender enough for him to eat. We sent them back about 3 times, then we finally had them removed from our list. The waitress was very nice, though. More

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MixtoMixto
1427 reviews
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Cuban | Center City, Philadelphia

Amazing food always delicious and great for brunch More

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Maggiano's - PhiladelphiaMaggiano's - Philadelphia
4866 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Food was really good. Service was not. We were served our food and then our appetizer. Waitress never came back to refill our drinks More

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ZINC- PhiladelphiaZINC- Philadelphia
596 reviews
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French | Center City, Philadelphia

I really enjoyed good French cuisine and wines, and I found it in Zinc. Unpretentious, quick and dedicated service. Great selection of wines by the glass (awesome Bordeaux and Chinon!). I will definitely come back to explore more! More

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City Tap House - Logan SquareCity Tap House - Logan Square
303 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Excellent beer selection. Great list of porters and stouts for winter. Pizza is very decent. More

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JonesJones
1446 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Reservation ready on time. Attentive staff on a busy night. Nacho and zucchini appetizers were great. Portions large. Comfort food focused menu More

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Liberte LoungeLiberte Lounge
451 reviews
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French | Center City, Philadelphia

My mother and I dined in for the “tea for two” package. The service was incredible. The staff frequently checked in yet were not overbearing. The drinks and food were wonderfully executed. I will be booking again in the future! More

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ChopsChops
386 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

Nice atmosphere, great for lunch. Staff is awesome. I love eating in the penthouse. More

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SOUTHSOUTH
813 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Center City, Philadelphia

The open-table reservation system should be more efficient with scheduling reservations for the Jazz Parlor room that is feature at South. I made my reservation and was under the impression that I made it correctly for the Jazz Parlor Room. However, that was not the case upon arrival. So better clarity on the on-line system for reserving is much needed. There should be some training for the servers as well, as my server was not to good at all. She provide zero suggestions, never asked how we were doing once we got our food and had a bit of attitude like she was annoyed with the day. Besides these two issues I enjoyed the experience and am willing to dine here again hopefully with my next visit I have zero to complain about. More

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Keen PhillyKeen Philly
50 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Wonderful food and a great staff! Had brunch there this past Sunday. They treated us like friends right from the start. The food is what gets you to make the reservation. The staff and the food is what brings you back! More

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Jane G'sJane G's
435 reviews
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Chinese | Center City, Philadelphia

excellent food; a few very friendy waiterrs, others very sour. More

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Kabuki SushiKabuki Sushi
12 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

We were first time diners. Our group enjoyed the experience. The sushi was fresh and there was a wide variety from which to pick. The space was a bit cramped and a touch noisy. Overall, we enjoyed our meal and will visit again. More

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R2LR2L
4616 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

I love this restaurant. The only comments I have are the bus boy took plates away while someone in our party was still eating, and I think some of the entrees are a bit over priced. More

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Vintage Wine Bar & BistroVintage Wine Bar & Bistro
209 reviews
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French American | Center City, Philadelphia

Great ambience! Loved it. Friendly staff and great food! The burger was awesome! The split pea soup was warm and yummy! More

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Con Murphy's Irish PubCon Murphy's Irish Pub
150 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Con Murphy's was the perfect spot for a bite to eat after attending the German Christmas Village. It was close and easy to find. Food was great. They were very accommodating to leave out ingrediants or add an ingrediant to their menu items. Nicely paced meal. Food tasted fantastic. Everything seemed homemade. My fish taco's were very fresh and tasted great! Pierogies were fantastic as were the flatbreads. Would recommend! More

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Varga BarVarga Bar
19 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Vargas Bar is always a treat; great food and atmosphere. We had fried pickles, mac & cheese, ham & cheese egg rolls and brussels sprouts (group of 6) and fish tacos. Everything was timed great and our waitress was on it all night for our drinks, will be getting back there soon! More

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Square 1682Square 1682
1533 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Great food. Outstanding friendly and prompt service. I will definitely return next time I’m in Philadelphia. More

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Franky Bradley’sFranky Bradley’s
207 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

We met our party here after the Army Navy football game...ambiance was great, service was great, drinks were spot on, and the bill for 10 didn't break the bank. This is our third year for the game in Philly, and we've been to this restaurant each year...we'll go back again! More

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Xochitl - PhiladelphiaXochitl - Philadelphia
1293 reviews
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Mexican | Center City, Philadelphia

Such a cozy environment! Great place for date night or a simple friends get together. Food was fantastic, I recommend the chicken tacos or the seafood enchiladas! More

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TimeTime
511 reviews
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Contemporary American | Center City, Philadelphia

Amazing musicians.... and great food More

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The TavernThe Tavern
164 reviews
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Contemporary American | Center City, Philadelphia

The lamb Bolognese was delicious! Adorable space with friendly service, and reasonable prices. We ate here before going to the orchestra and will definitely be back! More

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Barra Rossa – PhiladelphiaBarra Rossa – Philadelphia
1301 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

Good food, especially with kids hungry after matinee. Service was very accomodating, casual atmosphere, and vegetarian options. More

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Morton's The Steakhouse - PhiladelphiaMorton's The Steakhouse - Philadelphia
1459 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

We enjoyed our meal however we were all unhappy with the price of alcohol. $18 and $19 for a glass of wine is outrogous ! More

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Fadó Irish Pub - PhiladelphiaFadó Irish Pub - Philadelphia
95 reviews
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Comfort Food | Center City, Philadelphia

Food was terrific and heir Old Fashioned was amazing! Love the atmosphere and proximity to the Merriam Theater. More

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Taqueria Feliz - ManayunkTaqueria Feliz - Manayunk
339 reviews
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Mexican | Center City, Philadelphia

Great place even greater service food was amazing. This place is Tequila heaven. Many great selections available. More

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AqimeroAqimero
281 reviews
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Contemporary American | Center City, Philadelphia

Great location for a holiday brunch... the Ritz is beautifully decorated for the season. Service was prompt as we had to get to the Army/Navy football game, would definitely stop in a gain More

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Bank & BourbonBank & Bourbon
816 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Excellent brunch buffet with premium items like shrimp cocktail and a prime & short rib carving station. Worth every penny. More

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AtticoAttico
5 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Center City, Philadelphia

picked this place for dinner and it did not disappoint! such a fun, rooftop spot on broad to overlook the city. food was delicious -- menu allows for tapas-style or full entree, depending on what you're in the mood for. a more intimate place, but great lighting and a cool outdoor area when the weather is warm. More

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Max Brenner - PhiladelphiaMax Brenner - Philadelphia
3329 reviews
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Comfort Food | Center City, Philadelphia

Had the Max Benedict for brunch on Sunday...was delicious!! Savory waffles, topped with tomato, spinach, spiced bacon and a perfectly poached egg...and then the hollandaise sauce!!! YUM!! Would definitely come again. More

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LibertineLibertine
74 reviews
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Contemporary American | Center City, Philadelphia

delicious brunch with homemade breads and bagels. Highly recommend. More

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Aki Nom Nom Sushi & RamenAki Nom Nom Sushi & Ramen
17 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

The food was so great. Our waiter was polite. Was a little pricey but for the location it was good. More

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ValanniValanni
2553 reviews
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Mediterranean | Center City, Philadelphia

One of my favorite go to places for good food, service and ambiance. More

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SUGASUGA
618 reviews
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Chinese | Center City, Philadelphia

Outstanding service and amazing food made for a memorable evening! More

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a.bara.bar
33 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

It was okay, but we are unlikely to go back More

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Cinder Copper & LaceCinder Copper & Lace
96 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Great brunch menu. Delicious and friendly service More

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TALKTALK
67 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

Another outstanding dining experience at TALK! Mushroom duo, oysters, duck, and filet were the stars on this visit. Thoughtful, clever ingredient combinations. Exceptional cocktail menu and wine list. Delicious desserts - we suggest getting one of each! TALK is a great new gem in Philly. More

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Devil's Alley – PhiladelphiaDevil's Alley – Philadelphia
454 reviews
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Comfort Food | Center City, Philadelphia

As always me and my colleagues had a great time. Good food, phenomenal service and a awesome atmosphere. Thank you!!! More

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Smokin' Betty'sSmokin' Betty's
1310 reviews
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Comfort Food | Center City, Philadelphia

love this place,that is why we keep going back. One small concern. Need to step up service better. We needed to track down our waiter so we could make show on time. More

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XIX NineteenXIX Nineteen
3000 reviews
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Contemporary American | Center City, Philadelphia

The ambiance was amazing. The service was awesome. Definitely will recommend it to everyone ! More

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - PhiladelphiaMcCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia
4069 reviews
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Seafood | Center City, Philadelphia

Will definitely return. Food was delicious, and service was the best. Had a great lunch!! Started with seafood appetizer, lobster bisque soup, and we had crab stuffed shrimp, fried shrimp, and cod sandwich, all cooked perfectly. More

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Lou Bird'sLou Bird's
103 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

I was in Philadelphia for business. Came upon Lou Birds by chance. Had a great meal. Staff was very friendly. Sat and enjoyed my meal and sat afterwards sipping wine and reading a book. A very pleasant evening overall. I will be back. More

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OpaOpa
934 reviews
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Greek | Center City, Philadelphia

Great food, outstanding service. Our server was attentive and helpful without hovering--just perfect. More

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Su Xing HouseSu Xing House
23 reviews
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Chinese | Center City, Philadelphia

Wonderful vegetarian dinner for 10 in our own nicely decorated small room. All were pleased. More

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PinefishPinefish
350 reviews
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Seafood | Center City, Philadelphia

Great place, awesome service and great food. Owner is very friendly and personable. More

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Spice 28Spice 28
445 reviews
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Chinese | Center City, Philadelphia

The food here was so tasteful we order almost every entre and appitizers and they were all so good. More

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Delmonico’s SteakhouseDelmonico’s Steakhouse
269 reviews
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Steakhouse | Center City, Philadelphia

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Center City Philadelphia Diners' Choice Winners

Center City Philadelphia's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Vetri CucinaVetri Cucina
1972 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN PHILADELPHIA! The welcome, attentive service, the fantastic gourmet, delicious food that takes 3 hours to taste. The relaxed atmosphere. The fresh homemade bread and one of a kind desserts. I especially enjoyed the Monday BYOB night. More

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Green SoulGreen Soul
9 reviews
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Vegetarian | Center City, Philadelphia

Wonderful selection of items that were cooked fantastic More

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Serpico - PhiladelphiaSerpico - Philadelphia
1228 reviews
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American | Center City, Philadelphia

A definite Michelin star caliber restaurant. Food and service are outstanding! More

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Double KnotDouble Knot
1431 reviews
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Sushi | Center City, Philadelphia

Fabulous food ! Great setting in the downstairs dining room , intimate lighting and Japanese industrial chic decor but warmer . Loved the sushi and the bao in fact I could not fault a thing . Highly enjoyable with great food and wine More

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Abe FisherAbe Fisher
1085 reviews
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Global, International | Center City, Philadelphia

Honestly every morsel we ate was completely delicious! And the service is always warm, inviting, and expedient. Love this place so much! Bravo:) More

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MorimotoMorimoto
4944 reviews
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Japanese | Center City, Philadelphia

Delicious food, creative drinks (alcohol and non!), personal and knowledgeable service, eclectic and fun ambiance. Definitely recommend for a special occasion! More

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The Capital Grille - PhiladelphiaThe Capital Grille - Philadelphia
4237 reviews
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Steak | Center City, Philadelphia

Before theater dinner. The prefix menu was just right for what we wanted... great service! More

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Butcher & SingerButcher & Singer
5545 reviews
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Steak | Center City, Philadelphia

We were there for a wedding anniversary and the service, ambiance, and food were excellent. Everything exceeded our expectations. More

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Vernick Coffee BarVernick Coffee Bar
14 reviews
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Café | Center City, Philadelphia

Returned for second time in 2 weeks! Outstanding food, service, atmosphere. Unique space...great addition to downtown Philly. More

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Bleu SushiBleu Sushi
242 reviews
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Japanese | Center City, Philadelphia

Always great. More

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Discover Center City

The whole world should knows that there’s more to the diverse dining scene of Center City than cheesesteaks and hoagies. Israeli, Mexican, Japanese and a melting pot of other cuisines are dished up daily in the shadow of the Liberty Bell. French bistros are becoming as commonplace as Italian delis. If you haven’t tried black truffle pizza, what’s stopping you? Whether it’s a cocoa-cured rack of lamb or a vegan wood-roasted carrot that you’re craving, Center City likely has it. Fine dining establishments and casual rooftop bars co-exist in perfect harmony, and top chefs collaborate rather than compete. By the way, the iconic cheesesteaks and hoagies aren't bad either.