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Main and Vine
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Enoteca Tredici
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Old City Philadelphia Restaurants

ZahavZahav
6746 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Old City, Philadelphia

Wow. Wow wow wow wow wow wow wow. Get the tasting menu. Wow. More

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Tomo Sushi & RamenTomo Sushi & Ramen
39 reviews
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Japanese | Old City, Philadelphia

Great neighborhood gem with good ramen and sushi More

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High Street on MarketHigh Street on Market
604 reviews
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Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

Interesting food, especially vegetable dishes, excellent service and nice atmosphere. Highly recommend the Brussels Sprouts, mixed vegetables with chow, chow, burrata with apples, ricotta pasta and the branzino. More

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Buddakan - PhiladelphiaBuddakan - Philadelphia
8312 reviews
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Asian | Old City, Philadelphia

Restaurant week visit. The food and ambiance was great but i felt rushed. I was offered water but not given any other beverage options until I asked about them. More

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La Famiglia RistoranteLa Famiglia Ristorante
1390 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

My husband and I and another couple went to LaFamilgia for lunch during restaurant week and the food was amazing. We will all definitely go for dinner next time with a few other couples that want to try LaFamigila's awesome food, service and ambiance! More

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Amada PHLAmada PHL
6791 reviews
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Spanish | Old City, Philadelphia

Good service with a nice wine recommendation. Good selection/choices for restaurant week as well. More

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FARMiCiAFARMiCiA
3204 reviews
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Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

Wonderful food and great service. I would go again - highlights: pear and crabmeat salad, duck and pork chop mains More

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Royal BoucherieRoyal Boucherie
405 reviews
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French | Old City, Philadelphia

Place is great. Food is delicious and the service is outstanding! More

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Fork Restaurant - PhiladelphiaFork Restaurant - Philadelphia
3657 reviews
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Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

The service and attention to detail were very good. The dishes had a uniqueness and mix of flavors that I had not experienced before More

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Pinot BoutiquePinot Boutique
12 reviews
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Wine Bar | Old City, Philadelphia

Friendly staff and great ambiance. I recommend the wine flights and they are good prices More

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Wister BYOBWister BYOB
356 reviews
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Seafood | Old City, Philadelphia

Food was excellent and service was delightful! A great anniversary dinner! More

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The Plough and the StarsThe Plough and the Stars
506 reviews
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International | Old City, Philadelphia

Awesome!!! Have the chicken curry! More

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Spasso Italian Grill - PhiladelphiaSpasso Italian Grill - Philadelphia
1511 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

Excellent service and fantastic food offerings. Sampled this restaurant during restaurant week and had plenty of food left over to take home. Delicious! More

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PanoramaPanorama
1786 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

This was my second time dining at Panorama and I was pleased. The servers and hostess were friendly and accommodating. The food was outstanding. Panorama has some of the best Italian food in Philadelphia. More

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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum BarCuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
3487 reviews
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Cuban | Old City, Philadelphia

We had been to this restaurant in Orlando a few years. The one in Philadelphia is just as good. They have a great Rum Bar and Rum drinks. Great Cuban food. Wonderful Cuban Atmosphere. We were there on a Monday night. It was quiet and romantic. I can imagine that on a Fridayt and Saturday nights, it would ber more lively with live music. More

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City TavernCity Tavern
2134 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

Great food. Neat history. Friendly staff. More

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Positano Coast by Aldo LambertiPositano Coast by Aldo Lamberti
2086 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

Excellent grilled octopus (favorite) but it was all good! Wonderful location and ambiance. Timed visit to catch a movie at the theater after, could not have been more perfect! More

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Lucha CartelLucha Cartel
353 reviews
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Mexican | Old City, Philadelphia

Food was very good server was very nice and attentive but table was small and wobbly almost lost our meal when trying to cut our food but overall a good meal More

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Vista PeruVista Peru
170 reviews
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Peruvian | Old City, Philadelphia

Great Peruvian food and a small but attractive room; very moderately priced for location with excellent service. We will be back. More

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Red Owl TavernRed Owl Tavern
829 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

Great experience! More

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Sedition Restaurant & BarSedition Restaurant & Bar
100 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

A great neighborhood place. Good food, good prices, great service. My wife and I have become regulars. More

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Ariana - PhilaAriana - Phila
48 reviews
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Afghan | Old City, Philadelphia

ironically, we planned to eat at Kabul, but they suddenly closed for business. Ariana has the same menu, same delicious food, and same prices. if you are a former kabul fan, just walk down the block to Ariana! More

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Sandler's On 9thSandler's On 9th
94 reviews
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Comfort Food | Old City, Philadelphia

We had an early Saturday breakfast and it was delicious! Will definitely be going back! Staff was very attentive and super nice! More

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LaScala's - PhiladelphiaLaScala's - Philadelphia
2165 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

Very good food for the price. I had so much food I took half of my meal home. By far the best restaurant week deal ever! More

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National MechanicsNational Mechanics
104 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

National Mechanics is our go-to place for GREAT food. Brunch & dinner. everyone should check this place out. More

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Craftsman Row SaloonCraftsman Row Saloon
235 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

Tried for lunch during center city restaurant week- great food, fantastic service. Will come back again. More

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La PegLa Peg
694 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

Went for New Years Eve, food and service were great! Nice atmosphere and beautiful view of the waterfront/ firework show. More

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The Olde BarThe Olde Bar
421 reviews
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Seafood | Old City, Philadelphia

The Olde Bar was a great fix for our oyster craving. Buck a shuck was well worth it! We also got the buffalo cauliflower which is a bit overrated but it was good. More

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Marmont SteakhouseMarmont Steakhouse
1022 reviews
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Steakhouse | Old City, Philadelphia

Always rode or walked by The Marmont, never knowing it was a steak restaurant. After making reservations for restaurant week, and really checking it out online. I had a feeling it was good to be good. And I was so right. Everything was perfect, can’t wait to go back to try more of the menu. More

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P.j. Clarke'sP.j. Clarke's
86 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

PJ Clarke's, an NYC institution, has a Philadelphia outpost in the Curtis Building and it's a welcome addition! The food is yummy, the service attentive, and a lot of tables overlook Washington Square Park. It's a bit on the expensive side be called "bar food" but if you're looking for a nice evening out, this is the ticket! More

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The Nauti Mermaid Crab House & Piano BarThe Nauti Mermaid Crab House & Piano Bar
48 reviews
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Seafood | Old City, Philadelphia

Great quality seafood. Crab cakes were all thrill no fill 🤤 More

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The GaslightThe Gaslight
182 reviews
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American | Old City, Philadelphia

Went for my birthday celebration. There seemed to be a lot of larger parties seated so service was on the slower side but we still had a very enjoyable time! Definitely a good brunch deal, and a cool spot in old city! More

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Chez BenChez Ben
46 reviews
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French | Old City, Philadelphia

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Souped Up Hotpot & Asian BistroSouped Up Hotpot & Asian Bistro
3 reviews
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Asian | Old City, Philadelphia

This is the place to go for a great meal of fresh food and a bit of fun making it the way you want. Chinese hot pot cooking started centuries ago during the Jin Dynasty and spread to the rest of China. It still remains very popular throughout China today. Here at Souped Up, we are introducing an Asian twist on liquor. The exotic flavor profiles of our craft cocktails blend perfectly with the unique spices of our Asian food. Our bar stocks beers and liquors both foreign and domestic with specialty import whiskeys from Japan as well as a wide selection of premium sake and shochu. Our seasonal cocktail menu will keep you coming back for something new and refreshing.More

Buk Chon Korean CusineBuk Chon Korean Cusine
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Korean | Old City, Philadelphia

Located in Old City Philadelphia. Buk Chon Korean Cuisine presents a modern approach to traditional korean cuisine fare featuring a contemporary chef driven menu.

Meet Chef Duo ! Chris & Alicia, In the last 17 years of their marriage, they have lived in 3 different countries, 8 different cities including, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Qingdao. As exhilarating as it was, the two were ready to slow down. When searching for their final destination, in addition to considering the fact that this would be a bit more long term than their usual stay, they were searching for somewhere they could create dishes for both their neighbors and customers. Upon seeing the cobblestone streets of Philadelphia Old City, they knew that the search was over.
The husband and wife duo have spent several years collecting recipes from diverse countries and cultures and they are excited to pour the experience accumulated from years of traveling and working in the food industry into their final project More

PAPRİCA MODERN MEDITERRANEAN GRILLPAPRİCA MODERN MEDITERRANEAN GRILL
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Mediterranean | Old City, Philadelphia

Old City Philadelphia Diners' Choice Winners

Old City Philadelphia's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
ZahavZahav
6746 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Old City, Philadelphia

Wow. Wow wow wow wow wow wow wow. Get the tasting menu. Wow. More

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Tomo Sushi & RamenTomo Sushi & Ramen
39 reviews
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Japanese | Old City, Philadelphia

Great neighborhood gem with good ramen and sushi More

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High Street on MarketHigh Street on Market
604 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

Interesting food, especially vegetable dishes, excellent service and nice atmosphere. Highly recommend the Brussels Sprouts, mixed vegetables with chow, chow, burrata with apples, ricotta pasta and the branzino. More

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Buddakan - PhiladelphiaBuddakan - Philadelphia
8312 reviews
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Asian | Old City, Philadelphia

Restaurant week visit. The food and ambiance was great but i felt rushed. I was offered water but not given any other beverage options until I asked about them. More

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La Famiglia RistoranteLa Famiglia Ristorante
1390 reviews
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Italian | Old City, Philadelphia

My husband and I and another couple went to LaFamilgia for lunch during restaurant week and the food was amazing. We will all definitely go for dinner next time with a few other couples that want to try LaFamigila's awesome food, service and ambiance! More

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Amada PHLAmada PHL
6791 reviews
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Spanish | Old City, Philadelphia

Good service with a nice wine recommendation. Good selection/choices for restaurant week as well. More

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FARMiCiAFARMiCiA
3204 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

Wonderful food and great service. I would go again - highlights: pear and crabmeat salad, duck and pork chop mains More

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Fork Restaurant - PhiladelphiaFork Restaurant - Philadelphia
3657 reviews
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Contemporary American | Old City, Philadelphia

The service and attention to detail were very good. The dishes had a uniqueness and mix of flavors that I had not experienced before More

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Pinot BoutiquePinot Boutique
12 reviews
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Wine Bar | Old City, Philadelphia

Friendly staff and great ambiance. I recommend the wine flights and they are good prices More

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Royal BoucherieRoyal Boucherie
405 reviews
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French | Old City, Philadelphia

Place is great. Food is delicious and the service is outstanding! More

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Discover Old City

Old City is often referred to as America's most historic square mile. This small neighborhood in the heart of Philadelphia boasts a number of American monuments like the Betsy Ross House and the Federal Reserve Bank. As befits an area filled with national landmarks, Old City restaurants serve up plenty of good old-fashioned American cuisine. Reasonably priced fare can be found in cute cafes, hearty taverns, and classic burger joints. The area also has a number of sports bars where locals come together to drink beer, eat a cheesesteak, and watch their favorite Philly teams. For upscale dining options, Old City natives turn to high-end Japanese restaurants, wine bars, and French bistros.