1. Buena Onda1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia
2. Same Same614 N 2nd St, Philadelphia
3. William Street Common3900 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
4. Fourth & Cross1527 S 4th St, Philadelphia
5. Brick & Mortar315 N 12th St, Philadelphia
6. Big Gay Ice Cream521 S Broad St, Philadelphia
7. Smokey Pint2549 Orthodox St, Philadelphia
8. Dos Tacos120 S 15th St, Philadelphia
Taking inspiration from the Baja Peninsula and run by chef Jose Garces' Garces Group , Buena Onda serves tacos, quesadillas, and margaritas. The taqueria operates on a sustainable plan, partnering with Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch and composting and recycling as much as they can.
It may be named Same Same, but the menu definitely is a bit different. This fast casual Vietnamese restaurant serves spring rolls, rice noodles, and Bahn Mi sandwiches with unique toppings (including a sandwich that is almost like the classic cheesesteak).
William Street Common is the next Philly spot to nix the tip for diners, instead opting for tip-included three-drink brunches and Southern comfort-food dishes. Try one of the three types of pierogi or maple-glazed bacon to start.
This colorful BYOB diner serves elevated American classics in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, all cooked by a veteran diner chef -- but make sure you have cash since it is cash-only.
This gastropub and cocktail bar serves high quality everything, from their food to their drinks. The elevated American food includes small, medium, and large plates, plus a full assortment of rotisserie meats. The bar serves house bottled cocktails and plenty of beers, so everyone should be able to find something to love.
This Philly outpost of the NYC famous ice cream shop brings the same flavors and vibe to Washington Square West.
This brew and BBQ restaurant is a brick and mortar version of the popular Oink & Moo food trucks, and serves the same quality barbecue alongside craft brews in a casual setting. Most of the beers are local, and the menu includes sliders, tacos, pulled pork, and ribs.
This taqueria serves Mexican street food, but with unique twists and flavors from Chef Sylva Senat. The inside is small but the eats are worth it, like the yucca fries or the kamikaze taco. Plus, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights they stay open and serving a late night menu until 3 am.