The Layover: Philadelphia
American Sardine Bar is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

1. American Sardine Bar

8.7
1800 Federal St (at 18th St), Philadelphia, PA
Bar · Point Breeze · 74 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: This bar/restaurant in South Philly has a great selection of beers and yummy comfort food. Plus, sardine sandwiches for only $2!

Amis Trattoria is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

2. Amis Trattoria

412 S 13th St (btwn Pine St & Lombard St), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Washington Square West · 92 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Marc Vetri’s Italian restaurant, Amis. Homemade mortadella w/ hazelnut honey, grilled veal tongue w/ pepper mostarda, *tripe & white-bean stew, Cacio e Pepe, bucatini all'amatriciana.

The Barnes Foundation is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

3. The Barnes Foundation

8.9
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy (at N 20th St), Philadelphia, PA
Art Museum · Fairmount - Art Museum · 133 tips and reviews
Bui's Lunch Truck is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

4. Bui's Lunch Truck

7.2
at 38th & Spruce, Philadelphia, PA
Food Truck · University City · 17 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: This food truck offers many sandwiches, but their “Hangover Special” (filled with sausage, bacon, egg and special sauce) is one of their most popular items.

Czerw's Kielbasa is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

5. Czerw's Kielbasa

9.2
3382 Tilton St, Philadelphia, PA
Market · Port Richmond · 15 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Visit for Philadelphia’s best homemade Polish Kielbasa.

City Tavern is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

6. City Tavern

138 S 2nd St (at Walnut St), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Center City East · 105 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: City Tavern takes you back in history, all the way to the birth of America. Their bar features drinks and beers that are creations of America’s Founding Fathers.

Chef Ken's Cafe is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

7. Chef Ken's Cafe

7135 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Southern Food Restaurant · West Mount Airy · 17 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Philadelphia native and former reality TV personality, Shawn Moreland takes Tony for a soul-food lunch at Chef Ken’s.

Cafe Soho is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

8. Cafe Soho

8.1
468 W Cheltenham Ave (at 5th St), Philadelphia, PA
Korean Restaurant · Oak Lane - East Oak Lane · 34 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Located in Cheltenham, Café Soho is the place to go for Korean fried chicken.

Di Bruno Bros. is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

9. Di Bruno Bros.

8.9
930 S 9th St (at Hall St.), Philadelphia, PA
Cheese Store · Bella Vista - Southwark · 37 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Tony meets up with Emilio Mignucci at Di Bruno Bros. for a tour of the Italian Market. 350 cheeses. Stichleton, basically Stilton.

Dirty Frank's is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

10. Dirty Frank's

7.2
347 S 13th St (at Pine St), Philadelphia, PA
Dive Bar · Washington Square West · 52 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Just down the street from Amis, Peter McAndrews takes Tony to Dirty Frank’s, where they meet up with another local chef, Han Chiang.

Fante's is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

11. Fante's

7.9
1006 S 9th St (at Carpenter St), Philadelphia, PA
Gourmet Store · Bella Vista - Southwark · 11 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: One of the oldest and most distinguished kitchen supply stores in America is in the heart of Philly’s Italian Market.

Johnny's Hots is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

12. Johnny's Hots

8.2
1234 N Delaware Ave (East Allen Street), Philadelphia, PA
Breakfast Spot · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 17 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: A popular walk-up lunch spot featuring delicious hot dogs and sandwiches.

Johnny Brenda's is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

13. Johnny Brenda's

8.9
1201 Frankford Ave (at Girard Ave), Philadelphia, PA
Bar · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 141 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: A fantastic bar/restaurant/music venue located in the heart of Fishtown.

Hardena Waroeng Surabaya Restaurant is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

14. Hardena Waroeng Surabaya Restaurant

8.3
1754 S Hicks St (At Moore St), Philadelphia, PA
Indonesian Restaurant · Point Breeze · 21 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: This family-run, Indonesian restaurant is a favorite in Philadelphia. Highlights: Beef rendang, sautéed tempeh, jackfruit curry, fish curry, the pink drink.

Han Dynasty is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

15. Han Dynasty

8.3
123 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Center City East · 118 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Han Chiang’s Chinese restaurant is utterly amazing, but be prepared for the intense spices, not adjusted for American palate, that make Han’s dishes well-known. dan dan noodles. Other locations.

John's Roast Pork is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

16. John's Roast Pork

9.0
14 Snyder Ave (at Weccacoe Ave), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Queen Village - Pennsport · 119 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: A great place for a cheesesteak, but John’s Roast Pork is more well-known for their mouth-watering roast pork sandwiches.

Kanella: Greek Cypriot Kitchen is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

17. Kanella: Greek Cypriot Kitchen

1001 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA
Greek Restaurant · Washington Square West · 54 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Chef Konstantinos Pitsillides brings authentic Cypriot-Greek flavors to this very popular BYOB restaurant.

Mütter Museum is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

18. Mütter Museum

8.5
19 S 22nd St (at Ludlow St), Philadelphia, PA
Science Museum · Center City West · 103 tips and reviews
Paesano's Philly Style is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

19. Paesano's Philly Style

8.6
943 S 9th St (at Carpenter St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Bella Vista - Southwark · 64 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: 1of2 Try one of Peter McAndrews’ famous sandwiches. Arista, Paesano, Gustaio. Their potatoes are roasted in duck fat and are smothered in provolone cheese. OMG.

Paesano's Philly Style is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

20. Paesano's Philly Style

152 W Girard Ave (at N Hancock St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 55 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: 1of2 Try one of Peter McAndrews’ famous sandwiches. Arista, Paesano, Gustaio. Their potatoes are roasted in duck fat and are smothered in provolone cheese. OMG.

Southwark is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

21. Southwark

7.9
701 S 4th St (at Bainbridge St.), Philadelphia, PA
Cocktail Bar · Queen Village - Pennsport · 45 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Southwark has an extensive drink and cocktail menu with great options for dinner and dessert.

Pho 75 is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

22. Pho 75

8.7
1122 Washington Ave (btwn 11th St & 12th St), Philadelphia, PA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 39 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Tony meets up with Chef Mike Solomonov for breakfast at one of Mike’s favorite spots, a Vietnamese restaurant called Pho 75. Vietnamese coffee w/ condensed milk.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

23. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

9.0
1020 South St (at Alder St), Philadelphia, PA
Sculpture Garden · Washington Square West · 93 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Philly’s “Magic Gardens” are South Street’s amazing walk-through mosaics designed by Isaiah Zagar.

The Pen & Pencil Club is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

24. The Pen & Pencil Club

7.6
1522 Latimer St (btwn 15th & 16th St), Philadelphia, PA
Speakeasy · Rittenhouse Square · 26 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Chefs Marc Vetri and Mike Solomonov take Tony to the local press and chef bar, Pen & Pencil, for some late-night drinks.

Stateside is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

25. Stateside

8.3
1536 E Passyunk Ave (at Tasker St), Philadelphia, PA
Whisky Bar · Bella Vista - Southwark · 48 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Tony drops by Stateside to sample their wide variety of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, as well as their amazing menu.

Syrenka Luncheonette is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

26. Syrenka Luncheonette

3173 Richmond St, Philadelphia, PA
Polish Restaurant · Port Richmond · 3 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: A great lunch spot that serves up traditional Polish cuisine. Got that good stuffed cabbage.

Zahav is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

27. Zahav

9.4
237 Saint James Pl (at Dock St), Philadelphia, PA
Israeli Restaurant · Center City East · 227 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Chef Marc Vetri and Tony have dinner at Mike Solomonov’s modern Israeli restaurant, Zahav.

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

28. Ray's Happy Birthday Bar

6.9
1200 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Karaoke Bar · Bella Vista - Southwark · 30 tips and reviews
Sarcone's Deli is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

29. Sarcone's Deli

736 S 9th St (at Fitzwater St), Philadelphia, PA
Deli · Bella Vista - Southwark · 30 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: The Italian Hoagie. Thinly sliced prosciutto, hot capicola, hard salami, provolone cheese, oil, vinegar, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions. They make their own bread, and they even supply it to others.

Stogie Joe's Tavern is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

30. Stogie Joe's Tavern

7.4
1801 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Karaoke Bar · Bella Vista - Southwark · 40 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Meatball Sandwich. Homemade meatballs on a kaiser roll.

Govinda's Gourmet Vegetarian is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

31. Govinda's Gourmet Vegetarian

1408 South St (at S. Broad St.), Philadelphia, PA
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · Avenue of the Arts South · 51 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Vegan Chicken Cheesesteak. Vegan Chik’n, rainbow peppers, vegan mayo, and soy cheese.

Tommy DiNic's is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

32. Tommy DiNic's

8.3
51 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Chinatown · 194 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Roast Pork Sandwich with Brocolli Rabe and Provolone. This sandwich was named Best in America by Adam Richman.

Meltkraft is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

33. Meltkraft

51 N 12th St (at Arch St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Chinatown · 24 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: The Valley Thunder Grilled Cheese Sandwich. “Valley Thunder” (12-month cheddar), Bubbe’s brisket, and baked macaroni and cheese. Get the ketchup-flavored kettle chips!

Jake's Sandwich Board is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

34. Jake's Sandwich Board

122 S 12th St (Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Center City East · 63 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: The 50/50 Sandwich. 1/2 pork, 1/2 smoky grilled bacon with house sriracha spread and sharp provolone. They have $5 MYOP (Make Your Own Pork sandwich) Mondays.

Royal Tavern is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

35. Royal Tavern

8.9
937 E Passyunk Ave (btwn Christian St & Carpenter St), Philadelphia, PA
Pub · Bella Vista - Southwark · 99 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Meatloaf Sandwich. Meatloaf, bacon, crispy mushrooms, fried egg, cheddar, and tomato glaze on white bread. There’s also a pretty wicked vegan sloppy joe for non-meat eaters.

Koch's Deli is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

36. Koch's Deli

7.3
4309 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA
Deli · Spruce Hill · 31 tips and reviews

Brad G.Brad Graham: Hot Pastrami With Swiss. They love giving out samples. Try to your heart’s content. Their motto is “more meat for less bread.”

Addison Street is one of The Layover: Philadelphia.

37. Addison Street

Addison St (btwn S 17th & S 19th St), Philadelphia, PA
Road · Rittenhouse Square · 1 tip