by Joel Jacobson
Try a great restaurant Philadelphia while in the city of brotherly love
The city of brotherly love has a lot of history, and it also has some great restaurant Philadelphia to try and enjoy.
One type of cuisine you must try while you are in one of restaurant Philadelphia is the famous Philly Cheese Steak. Philly is king of the cheese steak, and there are many restaurant Philadelphia that claim to make the best. Some of the restaurants where you can try out one of these delicacies are; Campo’s Deli @ Market Street, Dalessandro’s Steaks, Geno’s Steaks, Jim’s Steaks, and Pat’s King of Steaks. All have a little different spin on the cheese Steak, but all are excellent in their own right.
A nice casual restaurant Philadelphia which offers casual elegance in an Irish Pub atmosphere is Downey’s. Filled with antiques and Irish memorabilia, Downey’s offers a fantastic view of the Delaware River from an open top deck and has café seating along South Street. South Street is known as the hippest street in Philly. The bar itself is actually imported from Ireland, and is popular for sports stars and celebrities to meet there.
One thing that’s becoming very popular, (or should I say IS popular) at many restaurant Philadelphia is BYOB. That stands for Bring Your Own Booze. Some places will charge what is called a corkage fee in order for you to bring your own. One very nice, but small BYOB on South Street / historic area is Azafran. With a South American feel, the food is great, fish dishes are exquisite, and it is reasonably priced.
If you are looking for a romantic evening, try a restaurant Philadelphia called Pompeii. Located in the theater district, it’s a great place to take a first date, and dine before the theater. Or you can enjoy a special occasion or stay late for drinks in their lounge. Their menu features regional Italian cuisine which you can enjoy in their modern new interior. This restaurant mixes new culinary concepts with the old world charm of Italian food.
A restaurant Philadelphia landmark is Ralph’s. Ralph’s has been in business since 1900 and four generations of the family have owned and operated the business. They are also the oldest family owned restaurant in the country.
Buddakan is a spectacular restaurant Philadelphia featuring exotic flavors of modern Asian cuisine. A ten foot Buddha adorned with candles and a waterfall await the diner in the middle of the room. Buddakan is named one of America’s top 50 restaurants by Travel and Leisure magazine. It’s located in Old City between 3rd and 4th streets.
There are plenty of sites to see Philly; the Liberty Bell, avenue of the arts, Chestnut Hill, Independence Mall, the Philadelphia zoo, etc. The list goes on and on. And one thing is for sure; when you’ve finished your busy day, there is plenty of restaurant Philadelphia for you to try out and enjoy.
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