Best Eats in Philly

Here at the Center City Team, we are all locals and we love two things: our city, and food! Luckily, Philadelphia has some of the best eats in the United States. And while we love a good Philly cheese steak (how could we not!), we also love the diversity of cuisine found in every pocket of the city.

Many of our favorite Philly neighborhoods offer world-class chefs serving up artisan, gourmet fare right alongside hole-in-the-wall restaurants serving up fascinating ethnic eats and fusion foods.

In short, it’s impossible to get bored of our food scene. Here we share the best eats in Philly—and nothing is off limits! Food halls, fine-dining, and burger shacks, if it’s good food then you can be sure a member of the Center City Team has mowed down there and shared the tale for all hoping to find great new places to eat in Philly.

We hope you enjoy the advice we offer here, and if you need additional information on anything, or to speak with one of our real estate agents, contact the Center City Team: 215.440.2093

November 20, 2019
theater food

A Movie Theater Finally Comes to Center City… But There’s a Catch

AMC’s new Center City multiplex has been decades in the making. Long has downtown suffered from a lack of cinemas to watch first-run blockbusters on the big screen, and the new screens at the Fashion District Philadelphia will undoubtedly have plenty of butts in its seats going forward. However, at least one patron who has already experienced what the AMC […]
November 19, 2019
wedding cake

Philadelphia Weddings: The Top Spots for Wedding Cakes

Wedding cakes: on a scale of 1-10, how important are they? I’d say about “8,” behind the venue and the bride’s dress, but tied with photography, flowers, and music. Every wedding of every faith shares in common a wedding cake tradition. It can be a towering confection taller than the bride or a simple sheet cake, but everyone knows that […]
November 5, 2019
bar

Knockin’ ‘Em Back at Center City’s Best Dive Bars

It’s one thing to go out drinking in style, but hipsters and old-timers agree that there’s nothing as homey as your local dive bar. It’s nothing to look at, the food may be questionable, and your fellow patrons may be career alcoholics, but it feels like your home away from home. There’s no gimmick like axe-throwing or Christmas music, but […]
October 17, 2019
beer

Giant New Brewery Coming to Center City

Craft beer lovers, rejoice! Your new favorite destination for food and house-made brews is about to arrive. News broke a couple days ago that Victory Brewing Company will be making its Center City debut in Logan Square. The immense brewery, taproom, and restaurant will fill 14,000 square feet currently occupied by a TGI Friday’s that will be closing soon. The […]
October 9, 2019
fruit

Wawa Lovers Rejoice: More Stores, New Offerings

Loving Wawa is as quintessentially Philadelphian as cheesesteaks, Tastykakes, and betting on what point this season Carson Wentz will get injured. We just adore Wawa. The coffee is bomb, the food is delish, and, wherever you are in Center City, there’s one within walking distance. The affinity for Wawa is no longer contained to the Keystone State, however. Fans in […]
September 23, 2019
wine

Center City Restaurant Week: Best Eats of 2019 (Part Two)

Our hype train for Center City Restaurant Week 2019 keeps rolling down the tracks. Last week we shared some info about participating restaurants that the Inquirer felt were worthy of mention. Today, we continue that list, highlighting the best dishes and deals for each destination. Have you made your weekend reservations yet? Don’t forget to follow etiquette and courtesy protocol, […]
September 18, 2019
cutlery

Center City Restaurant Week: Best Eats of 2019 (Part One)

If you’re anything like me, you are probably super hyped for Center City Restaurant Week. Maybe you’ve gotten a jump-start and have already checked a few places out? Like I said in yesterday’s blog about the do’s and don’ts of attending the event, it’s a great idea to branch out and try new eateries. Worst case scenario, you can cross […]
September 17, 2019
fine dining

Center City Restaurant Week: Your Do’s and Don’ts

With the first breezes of fall bringing out our sweaters and boots, it’s the right time of year for a beloved Philadelphia tradition: Center City Restaurant Week. For what is actually two weeks (starting this past Sunday), adventurous diners can check out some of Center City’s hottest eateries with prix-fixe menus at a greatly reduced cost. As many as 125 […]
September 12, 2019
stroller

Philadelphia With Kids: A Mom’s Guide

Being a mom is a lot harder job than many people give us credit for. There’s late-night feedings and running ragged on just a few hours of sleep (if you’re lucky) – and that’s just the baby part. Coordinating play dates and other socially-stimulating activities, running to and from all sorts of practices, camps, and schools… it can feel like […]
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