55 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Jansen in Mt. Airy is a great fine-dining spot that'll never leave you with second thoughts when paying your bill.
This Southern spot in Northern Liberties serves excellent fried chicken - get your wings with their hot honey sauce.
Messina Club is a members-only restaurant with the best pierogies in the city.
Encima is a mezcal bar with over 70 types of mezcal and tequila above The Franklin Bar in Rittenhouse.
Blind Barber is a two-floor speakeasy in Center City that's a barbershop during the day.
Condesa is an excellent, upscale Mexican restaurant in the lobby of the Pod Hotel.
Located on the bottom floor of the newest Comcast Tower, a meal at seafood spot Vernick Fish is a perfect choice for almost any situation.
K’Far is an all-day Israeli cafe from the people who run Zahav, and while it’s better known for breakfast, it also serves an excellent dinner.
Palizzi Social Club is a members-only spot in East Passyunk. It’s hard to get a membership, but it’s worth it since the Italian food is so good.
Even though you might wait a while at Circles + Squares in Olde Richmond, it’s worth it to get the best pizza in Philly.
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown where you should go for a date or a nicer-than-usual weeknight dinner.
Hiroki is a dark sushi restaurant in Fishtown with a 9-course omakase menu for $135.
Jean-Georges is an expensive French restaurant on the top floor of the Comcast tower with panoramic views of the city.