10 Best Restaurants

Tara Nurin

By , Travel Expert at Large, Philadelphia
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Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Philadelphia dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Philadelphia Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

  • 1

    Vetri Ristorante

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're not able to score a reservation for Vetri, visit Marc Vetri's more accessible restaurants, Osteria, Amis, Alla Spina and Pizzeria Vetri."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Plates are sized to be shared; order several and let the tasting begin."

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    Local Expert Tip: "If you're meeting a group for a special occasion, order a half or whole suckling pig 72 hours in advance."

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    Lauded as one of the nation's best French bistros, this quaint, cash-only BYOB is well deserving of the...  Read more »

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    Anyone who thinks vegan food can't be flavorful hasn't eaten at Vedge. Not only is this friendly and...  Read more »

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    Don't skip dessert at this contemporary American corner spot on East Passyunk Avenue, you'll miss out on...  Read more »

  • 7

    The Farm and Fisherman

    Chef Josh Lawler was a forerunner in the locavore movement, and his practice and dedication shows in every...  Read more »

  • 8

    Noord Eetcafe

    Noord Eetcafe is a BYOB Northern European inspired restaurant, think seared Norwegian salmon and duck...  Read more »

  • 9

    Vernick Food & Drink

    • Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square

    Two floors of ingredient-driven cuisine is what you'll find at Vernick Food & Drink. Recognized as a...  Read more »

  • 10

    Will BYOB

    Modern French-inspired fare by chef and owner Chris Kearse will have you licking your lips after each and...  Read more »



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