South Philadelphia, a perennial haven for those seeking cheesesteaks and pretzels, has expanded its culinary scene quite a bit over the last decade. Read ahead for our guide to South Philadelphia’s best restaurants.
There is no restaurant in South Philadelphia that better represents Philadelphia’s sports culture than Chickie’s and Pete’s. Constantly packed with people, this South Philadelphia institution continues to draw people in with its world famous Crab fries. Located just down the street from Philadelphia’s professional sport stadiums, it is the best place to watch any home game besides going to the game itself. The atmosphere is electric, and the open layout allows for large groups.