Jones looks like the living room in That 70’s Show combined with a multimillion-dollar Palm Springs vacation house. Everything about it is retro, from the stone fireplace to the moss-green booths, and they have one of our favorite brunches in the city. It’s full of comfort food like baked mac and cheese and matzo ball soup, but what you really want to order is the monkey bread and a Bloody Mary (or three).
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Common Wealth is one of the few places in Philly where you can get actually good Southern food.
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City Tap House
City Tap House in University City is a bar and pizza place that’s great for groups and popular with students.
Front Street Cafe
Front Street is an all-day spot in Fishtown with a big patio, affordable cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.
Abe Fisher is an upscale dinner spot in Midtown Village serving updated Jewish deli classics, like smoked short ribs and borscht tartare.
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The Continental Mid-Town
The Continental in Rittenhouse is basically the same as the one in Old City, except this one has an indoor/outdoor rooftop.
Morimoto is a sushi place in Old City that’s super expensive, so you should save it for a special occasion or when someone else is paying.
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