Brendan’s Liked Places
Paesano's Philly Style is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

1. Paesano's Philly Style

8.6
943 S 9th St (at Carpenter St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Bella Vista - Southwark · 62 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: This is where you'll find my favorite roast pork sandwich, the Arista w/ broccoli rabe, long hots and sharp provolone. It may be sacrilege to say, but this beats out DiNic's for me.

Bibou is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

2. Bibou

1009 S 8th St (at Washington Ave), Philadelphia, PA
French Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 21 tips and reviews
Sabrina's Cafe is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

3. Sabrina's Cafe

910 Christian St (btwn 9th St & 10th St), Philadelphia, PA
Breakfast Spot · Bella Vista - Southwark · 113 tips and reviews
Federal Donuts is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

4. Federal Donuts

1632 Sansom St (btwn S 16th & 17th St), Philadelphia, PA
Donut Shop · Center City West · 167 tips and reviews
Pizzeria Stella is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

5. Pizzeria Stella

9.1
420 S 2nd St (at Lombard St), Philadelphia, PA
Pizzeria · Center City East · 88 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Order the Tartufo (black truffle, egg & fontina) and the Pepperoni (abbruzze). They are both fantastic in their own way. This is one of the best pizza joints in town.

Zahav is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

6. Zahav

9.3
237 Saint James Pl (at Dock St), Philadelphia, PA
Israeli Restaurant · Center City East · 226 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: It's all about the hummus. My personal favorite is the tehina. Then have fun with the small plates. The fried cauliflower, crispy Haloumi and grilled duck hearts are particularly good.

Tommy DiNic's is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

7. Tommy DiNic's

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

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: One of the best roast pork sandwiches in Philly and the best thing in Reading Terminal Market. Get it with sharp provolone and broccoli rabe. The line may be long, but this sandwich is worth the wait.

David's Mai Lai Wah Chinese is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

8. David's Mai Lai Wah Chinese

7.1
1001 Race St (at 10th St.), Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 79 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: The servers can be rude, but the food makes up for that. They make the best dumplings. Order the fried and steamed for the full experience. Both are 6 for $6.

Sang Kee Peking Duck House is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

9. Sang Kee Peking Duck House

8.5
238 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 100 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Order the half Peking duck, load up a pancake, smother it with hoisin sauce and repeat. The Chinese version of tacos. This is enough for two people to share, but I can down it by myself.

Osteria is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

10. Osteria

8.7
640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · North Philadelphia · 79 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Order the grilled octopus followed by the chicken liver rigatoni. They're both perfection, but I could eat that rigatoni every single day. To repeat the words of another foursquare user, "pasta porn."

Dalessandro’s Steaks & Hoagies is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

11. Dalessandro’s Steaks & Hoagies

9.2
600 Wendover St (at Henry Ave), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Spot · Roxborough · 199 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Look no further. You have found the home of the best cheesesteak in Philly. You have to go to Roxborough to get it, but it's so worth it. I get mine with provolone/no onions.

Blue Sage Vegetarian Grille is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

12. Blue Sage Vegetarian Grille

8.5
727 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · 55 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: The reconstructed pie is always amazing and get the corn & potato soup to go. In the winter, it's all you're going to want.

Termini Brothers Bakery is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

13. Termini Brothers Bakery

8.7
51 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market), Philadelphia, PA
Bakery · Chinatown · 17 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Best cannoli in town. I always get them with the vanilla filling. Perfection!

Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

14. Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge

8.7
435 Spring Garden St (at 5th St), Philadelphia, PA
Diner · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 145 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: You'll find some pretty amazing fried chicken and corn bread here. It was a complete surprise for me. A night of dancing, beers and their chicken will put a smile on your face.

Village Whiskey is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

15. Village Whiskey

8.8
118 S 20th St (at Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Whisky Bar · Center City West · 173 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Order the Whiskey King Burger topped with foie gras, bacon and bleu cheese. Get it with a side of duck fat fries. So worth it!

C'est la Vie is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

16. C'est la Vie

8.3
20 S Main St, New Hope, PA
Bakery · 23 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Lemon meringue tartlette. Oh so good.

Italian Cucina is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

17. Italian Cucina

8.0
95 main street, New Hope, PA
Italian Restaurant · 6 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: One word: sausage. The leanest, spicy pork sausage you'll ever have. Not a bit of gristle to be found. Order it with the homemade saccatini in vodka sauce. Also, save room for the limoncello cake!

Barcade is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

18. Barcade

8.5
1114 Frankford Ave (W Girard Ave & W Widley St), Philadelphia, PA
Bar · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 131 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Excellent craft beer selection that you can enjoy while playing the arcade games of your childhood. Nothing else in Philly quite like it.

Eulogy Belgian Tavern is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

19. Eulogy Belgian Tavern

136 Chestnut Street (btw 2nd & Front), Philadelphia, PA
Belgian Restaurant · Center City East · 97 tips and reviews
New Delhi Indian Restaurant is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

20. New Delhi Indian Restaurant

8.4
4004 Chestnut St (at 40th St), Philadelphia, PA
Indian Restaurant · Spruce Hill · 36 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Go on Sunday for the best Indian buffet you're going to find in Philly. Also, amazing lamb vindaloo, chicken tikka masala and gulab jamun.

Cheu Noodle Bar is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

21. Cheu Noodle Bar

255 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA
Noodle Restaurant · Washington Square West · 87 tips and reviews
Dim Sum Garden is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

22. Dim Sum Garden

7.8
1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 174 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Get the #1 and #2 soup dumplings. You'll be so full and so happy!

Han Dynasty is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

23. Han Dynasty

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

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: You can't go wrong with the Dan Dan noodles. I always order them and get the cold noodles in chili oil to go for later if I'm having "one of those nights."

Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

24. Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House

7.7
1022 Race St (btwn 10th & 11th St), Philadelphia, PA
Noodle Restaurant · Chinatown · 85 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: You can't go wrong with any of the hand drawn noodles. My go-to is the hand drawn noodles with pork soy sauce. Cheap and delicious.

Beiler's Doughnuts is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

25. Beiler's Doughnuts

8.8
51 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market), Philadelphia, PA
Donut Shop · Chinatown · 53 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Best doughnuts in Philly. Don't try and fight me on that. Salted caramel and banana cream are the best. Pretty good coffee too. Only open Thurs - Sat.

Cafe Volo is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

26. Cafe Volo

9.0
4360 Main St (at Levering St), Philadelphia, PA
Coffee Shop · Manayunk · 38 tips and reviews
Max Brenner is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

27. Max Brenner

8.2
1500 Walnut St (at 15th St), Philadelphia, PA
Dessert Shop · Avenue of the Arts South · 137 tips and reviews
Vernick Food & Drink is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

28. Vernick Food & Drink

9.1
2031 Walnut St (at S 20th St), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Center City West · 82 tips and reviews
Small World Coffee is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

29. Small World Coffee

8.6
14 Witherspoon St (btw Nassau St and Spring St), Princeton, NJ
Coffee Shop · 133 tips and reviews
Taqueria La Veracruzana is one of Brendan’s Liked Places.

30. Taqueria La Veracruzana

8.2
908 Washington Ave (btw 9th & 10th), Philadelphia, PA
Mexican Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 38 tips and reviews

Brendan R.Brendan Rastetter: Great Mexican food! They make killer carnitas tacos.