Good Stuff Eatery
Cafe Ynez
Breanne Furlong for Society Hill Society
coZara
Akitchenandbar
Cassie Hepler
The Treemont
Lolita
Townsend
FlatIron
Cassie Hepler
Hai Street Kitchen & Co. US
Cassie Hepler
Chops Restaurant
Junto BYOB
Morgan's Pier
Cassie Hepler
Masters Bar & Restaurant
Commonwealth Kitchen
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1. Good Stuff Eatery 108 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Rittenhouse)

Cathy Mendelsohn wanted to create a feeling of nostalgia at Good Stuff, where people would be transported back to a time when chatting over a great burger and milkshake made for the perfect afternoon.

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2. Cafe Ynez 2025 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Cafe Ynez is a breakfast, lunch, and dinner Mexican joint in Point Breeze that is BYOB. We are huge fans of their diverse brunch menu and authentic Mexican dinner entrees, and locals love their fun and festive atmosphere. Cafe Ynez frequently tops our must-eat in Philly lists, and you will know why as soon as you take your first bite.

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3. Society Hill Society 400 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (Society Hillqueen Village)

Reed Barrow’s SHS is all Americana, with a mean hamburger and a killer apple-braised pork belly with ham consommé. Bypass the cocktail list and tell the bartenders what flavor you're in the mood for and they'll whip up something just for you.

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4. cozara 3200 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (West Phillyu City)

If you're looking for sushi, you're at the wrong place because coZara is all about small plates. Must-try items include the chicken wings seaweed salad, and tuna tar tar.

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5. a.kitchen 135 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Rittenhouse)

Chef Eli Kulp’s amps up this bistro with decadent plates in an avant grade style. Try the the smoked beets with beet gribiche or the grilled chicken thighs with eggplant BBQ. It's prefect for carnivores and omnivores alike.

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6. Garage 1231 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (South Philadelphia)

Garage has an in-house food truck that features an ever-changing array of Philly chefs (beginners and pros). There's a ton of craft beer and it's got a BYO cheesesteak policy as well as pool and skeeball.

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7. The Treemont 231 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (Center City West)

Chip Roman brings dry-aged Berkshire pork chops, chickpea fritters, deviled eggs with duck confit to Center City. Plus, there's happy hour every day (except Saturday) from 5-7pm.

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8. Lolita 106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Market East)

Lolita is back with authentic tasting Mexican corn, habanero margaritas, the best guac in the city. They've also got pretty much every taco you can imagine -- from shrimp to fish to pulled pork to fried chicken.

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9. Townsend 1623 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Townsend has some lovely French food and wine pairings like the blue foot mushroom escargots or the succulent sea scallops. Upstairs is for lovers, while downstairs is more relaxed with a bar/indie rock vibe.

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10. Flat Iron 26 East Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (South Philadelphia)

Flat Iron has many faces -- it's a dance party and music venue at night, a sports bar during games, and a place to bring your friends to eat during the day. It's got a great menu that includes gluten-free options too.

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11. Mamou 102 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Midtown Village)

Mamou brings rustic Louisiana country to Philly through Executive Chef Paul Martin's Cajun menu. It's got everything from oyster shots to Mama Kat't gumbo to Confit rabbit nuggets.

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12. Hai Street Kitchen & Co. 32 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Center City West)

If you've never been to a Japanese burrito bar, then get ready for a Subway-style build your own sandwich concept -- but with sushi. Try the fresh Slammin Salmon, shrimp tempura roll with pickled mango, cabbage, pepper teriyaki.

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13. Charlie was a sinner. 131 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Midtown Village)

Charlie certainly was a sinner, and a glutenous one at that. Despite a mostly vegan menu, Charlie's knocks it out of the park with decadent small plates and seemingly whimsical cocktails that hit you fast. Dark wood-paneled walls and plush velvet booths create a warm, intimate interior that's perfect for a date night. Take a seat at one of the candlelit tables and indulge in the always mysterious Charlie's Punch.

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14. Chops Comcast Center, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The outdoor cafe features a full menu with must-tries like the wagyu burger, pork cuban, crab cakes, and lobster grilled cheese alongside a handful of beers, as well as wines by the glass and cocktails.

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15. Junto 100 Ridge Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Junto promises locally sourced ingredients prepared with old world techniques. Try the chicken liver and schmaltz spread on rye toast.

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16. Morgan's Pier 221 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Chef David Gilberg brings classics like lobster rolls, piri piri chicken, and crab cakes to you at the Penn's Landing resto. Sunday brunch is a can't miss event -- same with Tuesday night clam bakes.

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17. Stock 308 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125 (Fishtown)

Stock serves Vietnamese cuisine of high quality—grass-fed beef make up hearty broths. Vegetarian options are available like maitake and shiitake mushroom soup, complete with coconut milk, crushed peanuts, and Thai chilies. Vegan options are available, too. Definitely try the banh mi— it’s some of the best in the city.

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18. Masters Restaurant and Bar 1535 N Carlise St., Philadelphia, PA 19121 (North Philly)

The first floor main bar is cool and all, but the second floor is a boozy study lounge with free Wi-fi (because alcohol definitely helps studying) that turns into a dance club once the sun goes down.

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19. Commonwealth Kitchen 8016 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136 (The Northeast)

They've got tons of fresh food that's made daily at Commonwealth Kitchen. It's menu boasts gourmet pizzas, hand-cut french fries, pasta, burgers, cheesesteaks, wings, and last but not least, the superhero 6ft hoagies.