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Treat your taste buds: Explore University City Philadelphia restaurants

University City Philadelphia Restaurants

A photo of Dim Sum House by Jane G's restaurant
4.5
Awesome(263)
$$$$
• Dim Sum • University City

**Please call restaurant for open reservations**Specializing in both Cantonese and Shanghai cuisine, Dim Sum House provides an eclectic menu of notable dim sum dishes. You can also enjoy a full bar/lounge and a complimentary game of pool for all guests. Enjoy fresh, made-to-order dim sum in an...

A photo of White Dog Cafe - University City restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4036)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • University City
Booked 1 time today

White Dog Cafe, an iconic restaurant in University City for over 30 years, is a leader in using environmentally sustainable, organic and local foods from farms within 50 miles. Known for warm hospitality, inspiring and award winning food, the White Dog's historic three brownstones were recently...

A photo of Copabanana restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(58)
$$$$
• Mexican • University City
Booked 7 times today

Copabanana University City has become a Penn institution with its genuine campus vibe. With ceiling to floor windows and a sidewalk cafe overlooking the campus scene, the Copa is also a popular destination for the nearby Penn hospital complex -- only a block away.The Copabanana serves legendary...

A photo of Louie Louie Bistro Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(555)
$$$$
• French American • University City

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...

A photo of Bistro Perrier at Walnut Hill College restaurant
4.5
Awesome(510)
$$$$
• French • University City

The College is currently closed as the students enjoy their Thanksgiving Break.We welcome you to join us at Walnut Hill College's Bistro Perrier starting December 3rd until December 19th. This year, our traditional buffet will be served to you at your table. Enjoy any, or all of the items on our...

A photo of Booker's Restaurant and Bar restaurant
4.4
Awesome(377)
$$$$
• American • University City
Booked 5 times today

Booker’s Restaurant and Bar is West Philadelphia's latest gathering spot, an urban bistro serving up New American comfort food with Southern flair. Enjoy a glass of bourbon, wine, or beer as you explore our eclectic menu, made for the diverse community we serve. Omnivores, vegans, kids, and...

A photo of City Tap House - UC restaurant
4.4
Awesome(555)
$$$$
• American • University City

CITY TAP HOUSE at UNIVERSITY CITY is serving the region’s largest selection of draught beers – 60 taps in all, including many rare and sought-after crafts – with a menu of creative American pub fare. Features a rustic, 120-seat dining room adjacent to an open kitchen, a spacious bar area, and an...

A photo of Distrito Taqueria restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3297)
$$$$
• Mexican / Southwestern • University City

Distrito is a cool celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City, with a menu focused on the cuisine of what is known by locals as the "Distrito Federal.” With a premium tequila bar. Distrito Taqueria is a casual eatery featuring an approachable menu by Chef Jose Garces.House...

A photo of Jezabel's restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(5)
$$$$
• Argentinean • University City

We offer a Northwestern Argentine experience in a warm, welcoming setting… a place for the community to gather and enjoy simple yet delicious food.Jezabel's serves breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks, 7 days a week, and brunch Fridays thru Sundays. The all-day menu includes traditional...

A photo of Pod restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3158)
$$$$
• Asian • University City

Philadelphia restaurant impresario Stephen Starr's retro-modern offering, located in the town's "University City" neighborhood, lets its guests sip sake, beer, and colored cocktails while munching on fresh sushi, dim sum, and Pan-Asian entrees. The hip, contemporary, "starship-like" space was...

A photo of The Common restaurant
4.3
Awesome(57)
$$$$
• American • University City

The Common is casual, New American cuisine in the heart of Philadelphia’s University City. We offer a produce and market-driven menu, with a focus on fresh, healthy, local and seasonal ingredients. We have honed in on precisely what the University City dining experience has been missing. Join us! ...

A photo of Youma African Cuisine restaurant
3.4
Very Good(15)
$$$$
• African • University City

African cuisine just open in the heart of the University City serving Halal and authentic African food

A photo of CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
4.3
Awesome(208)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • University City

Our lively corner restaurant with hopping bar and lounge is located on the bustling corner of 33rd and Chestnut Street. CO-OP is the perfect spot for a bite after work, a breakfast meeting, a boozy brunch, a business lunch, or a celebration with family and friends.

A photo of Zavino University City restaurant
4.4
Awesome(18)
$$$$
• Italian • University City

Known for its artisanal pizza, Zavino is also serving Italian small plates, house-made pasta, and wine. Check out happy hour and book yourself a table.

Discover University City

Located near the heart of the area’s biggest academic centers, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, the West Philadelphia neighborhood of University City combines the sophistication of an academic urban center with the fun, carefree spirit of a college town, and its diverse food scene reflects this. From Philly-style pizza slices and colorful, fragrant sprinkle-and-frosting rich gourmet donuts to legendary Philly cheesesteaks laden with peppers, grilled onions, and mushrooms on genuine Amoroso rolls and one-of-a-kind upscale vegan street food, University City is also a foodie’s dream. Not to be outdone in the fine dining department, University City is also home to Michelin-starred cafes and destination restaurants.

Located near the heart of the area’s biggest academic centers, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, the West Philadelphia neighborhood of University City combines the sophistication of an academic urban center with the fun, carefree spirit of a college town, and its diverse food scene reflects this. From Philly-style pizza slices and colorful, fragrant sprinkle-and-frosting rich gourmet donuts to legendary Philly cheesesteaks laden with peppers, grilled onions, and mushrooms on genuine Amoroso rolls and one-of-a-kind upscale vegan street food, University City is also a foodie’s dream. Not to be outdone in the fine dining department, University City is also home to Michelin-starred cafes and destination restaurants.

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