The Most Underrated Restaurants in Philly

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These 15 dining destinations are worthy of more praise, promotion, and patronage

During the end of the year, there’s a lot of great restaurants that often go ignored on “best of” lists. While countless regional and national media outlets put a spotlight on some of the same twenty or so places to eat that are downright outstanding — there are several dining spots that often fall within the cracks. There’s plenty of reasons why: A lack of consistent PR, a softer launch, location is somewhere that doesn’t generate enough buzz, not a part of a popular restaurant group, and/or they’re being outshined by a bigger named restaurant that serves similar cuisine.

While it’s great to celebrate restaurants who have triumphed in putting Philly on the map, here’s to recognizing these 15 underrated places that’s ensuring that the city remains there.

  • December 1, 2023
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