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Aug 7, 2014 08:35 AM

First Time Visitor Restaurant Suggestions

I will be visiting Philadelphia next week and will be staying near Rittenhouse Square. I am looking for restaurants that in your opinion an out-of-towner cannot miss. I want to avoid the infamous cheese steak. Open to mostly anything. Also would like lunch recs near university city and logan square as well as breakfast recs near rittenhouse square.

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  1. Townsend (Passyunk Ave. - South Philly)
    Little Fish (Bella Vista)
    Modo Mio (Northern Liberties)
    Le Cheri (Rittenhouse Square)
    Bibou (South Philly)

    Little Fish, MM, and Bibou are byob, a nice Philadelphia perk.

    1. How many dinners will you be here for?

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        1. Zavino has great pizza and small plates. It's at 3200 Chestnut in University City. There is also a Federal Donuts in UCity on Sansom between 35th and 36th St. Great donuts and decent fried chicken.

          I would add Zahav to your dinner list. Also, make sure to visit Reading Terminal Market for breakfast, lunch, or snacks while you are in town.

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