Best American Restaurants in Philadelphia

Vernick Food & DrinkVernick Food & Drink
(1633)
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American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Talula’s GardenTalula’s Garden
(6834)
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American | Washington Square, Philadelphia
Serpico - PhiladelphiaSerpico - Philadelphia
(1207)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
MicaMica
(1178)
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American | Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
Belvedere Inn Restaurant and BarBelvedere Inn Restaurant and Bar
(1247)
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American | Lancaster, Lancaster County
The Farm And Fisherman - Cherry HillThe Farm And Fisherman - Cherry Hill
(1569)
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American | Cherry Hill, New Jersey Suburbs
Bud & Marilyn'sBud & Marilyn's
(2341)
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American | Center City, Philadelphia
Duling Kurtz HouseDuling Kurtz House
(613)
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American | Exton, Western Suburbs
Urban Village Brewing CompanyUrban Village Brewing Company
(29)
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American | Northern Liberties, Philadelphia
Blackfish - ConshohockenBlackfish - Conshohocken
(2460)
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American | Conshohocken, Western Suburbs
TheaThea
(385)
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American | Mechanicsburg, Hershey / Harrisburg
Friday Saturday SundayFriday Saturday Sunday
(397)
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American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Kensington QuartersKensington Quarters
(509)
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American | Fishtown, Philadelphia

Best Italian Restaurants in Philadelphia

Ambra - PhiladelphiaAmbra - Philadelphia
(75)
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Italian | Queen Village, Philadelphia
Vetri CucinaVetri Cucina
(1938)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
The Victor CafeThe Victor Cafe
(2537)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia
Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
(912)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia
Casta DivaCasta Diva
(683)
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Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Davio's - PhiladelphiaDavio's - Philadelphia
(2848)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
The Kitchen ConsigliereThe Kitchen Consigliere
(2580)
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Italian | Collingswood, New Jersey Suburbs
Bistro RomanoBistro Romano
(2709)
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Italian | Society Hill, Philadelphia
Porcini - PhiladelphiaPorcini - Philadelphia
(1412)
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia
Mangia QuiMangia Qui
(118)
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Italian | Harrisburg, Hershey / Harrisburg
Caffe Valentino - PhiladelphiaCaffe Valentino - Philadelphia
(294)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

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ScarpettaScarpetta
764 reviews
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Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

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Friday Saturday SundayFriday Saturday Sunday
397 reviews
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American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

I could tell lots of care and thought went into the dishes. Also the service was wonderful. Overall it was a lovely experience! More

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Talula's Daily - Secret Supper ClubTalula's Daily - Secret Supper Club
499 reviews
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Contemporary American | Washington Square, Philadelphia

A delicious 5 course meal that perfectly balanced salty, savory, and sweet! More

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Maison 208Maison 208
248 reviews
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American | Washington Square, Philadelphia

Awesome time and great service!! Highly recommend! More

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Jules@MarketJules@Market
89 reviews
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Seafood | Bristol, Bucks County

First time there and will not be last. Fresh as fresh is. Very friendly and helpful staff. Not stingy on size of meal. Very satisfied. More

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TALKTALK
63 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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MixtoMixto
1413 reviews
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Cuban | Center City, Philadelphia

We were a group of 4 but decided to order tapas style so we had 6 starters. There starters are good sized and great for sharing. We enjoyed all of them, least favorite was the fried pork; others were ceviche, both octopus dishes, stuffed plantain (really good), can't remember the last one. Dessert were actually on the smaller size. Would definitely go back again. More

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Bellini GrillBellini Grill
2361 reviews
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Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Consistently good. I had the crab ravioli, and my husband had the special tile fish. Both entrees were very enjoyable. Drinks are reasonable (martini and a glass of wine). Service was good. Overall, a good experience. We’ve been here many times before, and we will go back. This is a very good value restaurant. More

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PinefishPinefish
338 reviews
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Seafood | Center City, Philadelphia

The food was excellent, however the kitchen accidentally sent out most of the small plates all at once rather than staggering them, as we had asked for, so we felt a little rushed, but they were very apologetic and comped us a dish. We will definitely return. More

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The Spicy BellyThe Spicy Belly
115 reviews
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Caribbean | Manayunk, Philadelphia

Our service was excellent and the menu is creative and delicious. Big servings, reasonably priced. Highly recommend. More

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Ambra - Philadelphia1. Ambra - Philadelphia
75 reviews
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Italian | Queen Village, Philadelphia

We enjoyed a lovely meal here last night. Inventive food, perfectly portioned and paced. Thoroughly knowledgeable and kind staff. Impeccable wine pairing by the sommelier. Love that they’re connected to Southwark so you can wait at the bar. Their attention to detail was impeccable, they personalized not only my meal but my actual written tasting menu to accommodate a nut allergy. We had a 9 course meal and felt wonderful after, not bloated or stuffed like you would expect. This was completely due to how much attention they pay to portions. It was spot on. I felt wonderful afterwards. Our only suggestions would be to turn the music down, and perhaps choose a softer genre for such an intimate place. We had trouble at times hearing the explanation of the food. And if you offer the salad course with the amazing thin layer of pate again, be sure to pair it with a soft bread that can soak up the amazing flavors at the end. We nearly licked our plates! Ok, one of us actually licked our plate but I won’t tell who 😁 Well done Ambra. More

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Forcella BYOB2. Forcella BYOB
204 reviews
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Contemporary American | Jenkintown, Philadelphia

Always wonderfully prepared & tasteful dishes made with fresh ingredients. More

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Bibou3. Bibou
1324 reviews
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French | South Philly, Philadelphia

The Best Restuarant in Philadelphia. We have been there many times and never disappointed. If u want ambience and a delicious dinner I highly recommend Bibou. The team really makes it a special night. More

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Vetri Cucina4. Vetri Cucina
1938 reviews
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Italian | Center City, Philadelphia

This is worth every penny and then some. Truly a one of a kind dining experience. The depth of knowledge on every menubitem was incredible. Truly exceptional. More

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Vita Nova - University of Delaware5. Vita Nova - University of Delaware
387 reviews
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Contemporary American | Newark, Delaware

We enjoyed our lunch at Vita Nova. The kids were shy but very attentive and the food was outstanding. More

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La RocaLa Roca
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Mexican | Manayunk, Philadelphia

We believe in order to truly understand a culture you must indulge in their cuisine and there is no better way than with Mexican street food, welcome to the biggest fiesta in Manayunk! Everything on our menu is certified fresh and ethically sourced in order to convey the most popular dishes from south of the border in their purest form like tacos tradicionales & guacamole huitlacoche. Our goal is to express the true nature of Mexican cuisine through elevated street food along with that famous fiesta mentality. We are bringing Mexico to Manayunk — the passion, love, energy, and most of all… the party!

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Lavi BYOBLavi BYOB
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Farm-to-table | Ardmore, Western Suburbs

As a farm to table restaurant, Lavi is a proud supporter of local farms. We share an unwavering passion for constantly sourcing fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients. A seasonal menu is offered based on the local produce that is currently thriving. We proudly grow our own herbs in the summer as we believe that fresh ingredients are an important element to every dish. Our cuisine has been dubbed New American with a strong emphasis on flavor. A flavor we are excited to deliver to our customers. With our profound sense of community, we are family friendly restaurant alongside a BYOB. Grab your favorite bottle and un-wine at Lavi!More

Per DiemPer Diem
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American | Lancaster, Lancaster County

JUST AS LIFE IS LIVED ONE DAY AT A TIME, SO TOO ARE THE BEST MEALS & DRINKS SAVORED BY THE BITE & SIP.
Starring fresh ingredients sourced from Lancaster County's myriad farms & producers, Per Diem offers a unique space to meet, eat, imbibe & unwind.
whether enjoying the calm before a tour, casual drinks with friends or clients, or a date night out, Per Diem's eclectic mix of dishes & drinks is designed for guests of all trade & tradition.More

Thanal Indian TavernThanal Indian Tavern
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Indian | Center City, Philadelphia

Welcome to Thanal Indian Tavern!
Fresh Indian Cuisine for everyone!
Our attempt is to transport you to into culinary journey of India by skipping all the touristy spots and take you straight to the heart of the culture. This unique food and drinks menu are to inspire and appeal to the explorer in you to experience Indian culture in a whole new way. We have re calibrated Indian cuisine with all its authentic splendor in an innovative style of subtle fusion and tinges of barbecue.More

Trattoria Di Napoli RestaurantTrattoria Di Napoli Restaurant
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Italian | Bear, Delaware

Come on in and taste our Homemade Gnocchi and Bread that are both Handmade on premises; Or choose a seafood, veal or special entree dish and watch our kitchen prepare your meal from scratch. We pride ourselves in using only the finest and freshest ingredients and serving each guest with nothing less than top notch customer service. As a result, we are happy to accommodate any special requests and dietary needs. Relax and enjoy your meal with a glass of wine from our extensive wine list then, finish your meal with our outstanding homemade Tiramisu.More

Discover Philadelphia

No longer just NYC’s 8th borough, Philadelphia is a well-kept secret, especially when it comes to food. Sure, you can still get a cheesesteak or its lesser-known, debatably better cousin—the roast pork sandwich—but the restaurant scene has taken off in recent years, with Israeli, vegetarian, and Spanish food in the mix. The provolone-lined cheese shops of eras gone by exist in bigger, better versions and the large, welcoming brasseries that dot Rittenhouse Square make you feel like you’re in Paris. Reading Terminal Market pays homage to Lancaster County’s Pennsylvania Dutch fare, with a bounty of pretzels and apple butter, while local bakeries, baristas, and breweries set a high culinary bar for the City of Brotherly love.

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