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Best things to do in Philadelphia

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Brewery
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“Great creative flatbreads, warm atmosphere, home brew and even kombucha on tap! ”
40 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Voted one of the best neighborhood in the US. Chestnut Hill has everything to offer: from summer concerts, to fine shopping and dining.”
26 locals recommend
Café
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“Another Mt. Airy Gem which has the best coffee in town! Yes we are a bit biased but they also have their own baked goods that you will not find anywhere else. If you like the coffee so much, buy a bag or too and make at home. ”
31 locals recommend
Pub
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“Restaurants have come and gone but McMenamin's has been a staple in the neighborhood for decades. Great food, drinks and community spirit. You really get to know the neighborhood at this spot. This is more like a Mt. Airy watering hole that is not for ambience but we love it. ”
30 locals recommend
Diner
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“Cute little diner with an amazing beer selection and an outdoor ice cream trolly car that you must experience! ”
20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Good american fair (Muscles, burgers, frites. . .). Great beers and outdoor space. ”
20 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“DELICIOUS Indian food. There is not a lot of sit down areas for eating in but they deliver and it's rather quick to pick up. My go-to feel good food. ”
18 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great place with a good beer selection and good cocktails. Also features many vegetarian and vegan options. ”
19 locals recommend
Café
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“Breakfast baked goods are great, crepes, best espresso bar in the neighborhood.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“Favorite place to hike in the city! Amazing trails to explore, Gorgeous views and scenery. Love to hike this then stop for brunch at the valley green inn ”
8 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“fine-dining restaurant & bar serves upscale Mandarin & Pan-Asian dishes with French flair.”
8 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Neighborhood Japanese spot offering sushi & cocktails while a fireplace burns in the background... http://www.restauranthokka.com/ ”
9 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee, cookies that you can't miss, and atmosphere. There is a bakery right across the street from the cafe - both serve coffee and baked goods!”
8 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Support independent bookstores! (And get a latte at High Point, while you're at it...)”
10 locals recommend
Café
“Owner Marc Lamont Hill (BET host and CNN contributor) is the owner. If you need a place to work, grab some coffee/tea and a little lunch, definitely check it out. If you are also looking to buy some books on Politics, history, literature, children's, new authors,( African American culture and more), definitely check out. You will also be in the center of Philadelphia History where our founders hung out. Germantown was the first Municipality in this country. ”
5 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“Want a healthy start to your day? This place has all the juices and smoothies and awesome decor on top of that. They have awesome coffee too.”
8 locals recommend