In 1959, Dwight Eisenhower was president, Hawaii and Alaska officially became states, and Santucci’s opened in the Italian Market. And after 60 years, they still make an extremely good pizza. Their pies are square, with sweet, bright-red tomato sauce and just the right amount of mozzarella cheese. You should go in person to their original Italian Market location, but they deliver from all four of their Philly locations. They also now have three locations down the Shore, just in case you get tired of going to Manco & Manco’s every single night.
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Koukouzeli is a Greek spot in the Italian Market that’s good for a take-out gyro or casual lunch during the week.
Sarcone’s in the Italian Market is where all the good cheesesteak places get their rolls, but they also have good pizza and desserts.
Villa Di Roma
Villa di Roma is an old-school Italian restaurant in the Italian Market that still feels like it’s in the 1960s.
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Dino’s Subs And Pizza
Dino’s in Margate has great hoagies, and they’ll deliver them right to you wherever you happen to be sitting on the beach.
Harp & Crown
Harp & Crown in Rittenhouse has private dining rooms and bowling lanes, which makes it a good spot for to go all out for a special occasion.
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Pizzeria Beddia is a sit-down pizza spot in Fishtown with arguably the best pizza in the city, plus a natural wine list and excellent soft serve.
Blue Corn Restaurant
Blue Corn is a Mexican spot in the Italian Market with solid margaritas and some really great tacos.
The Original Tacconelli’s Pizzeria
Tacconelli’s is a reservation and cash-only spot in Port Richmond serving crispy, thin crust pizzas.
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