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Zavino University City
Zavino University City
(14)
££££
Italian | University City, Philadelphia

Super good! There is something for everyone on this menu. Their spaghetti squash small plate is my favorite thing on the menu. The Stache pizza and ricotta appetizer are also amazing. More

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Distrito Taqueria
Distrito Taqueria
(3255)
££££
Mexican / Southwestern | University City, Philadelphia

love the atmosphere and the tacos are amazing! My friends and I will definitely return soon! More

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Dim Sum House by Jane G's
Dim Sum House by Jane G's
(223)
££££
Dim Sum | University City, Philadelphia

Outstanding Dim Sum. The best in Philadelphia. More

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Louie Louie Bistro Bar
Louie Louie Bistro Bar
(390)
££££
French American | University City, Philadelphia

Great atmosphere and decor. Our server was attentive and friendly. The food was a little unique but still comforting. Lovely evening. More

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White Dog Cafe - University City
White Dog Cafe - University City
(3769)
££££
Contemporary American | University City, Philadelphia

The food and service was excellent as usual. I ordered the beet salad with a side of salmon and it was delicious. More

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Pod
Pod
(3074)
££££
Asian | University City, Philadelphia

Great service. Food was excellent. More

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CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge
CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge
(188)
££££
Contemporary American | University City, Philadelphia

I decided to try Co Op with my family TGIF a send off for my daughter in college. The restaurant is beautiful and the ambience was great. However my server was not good. I order appetizers and never received them prior to our actual entrees. My server was busy talking and socializing with her co workers instead of tending to the patrons needs. More

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City Tap House - UC
City Tap House - UC
(542)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

Nice table. Room and time to chill, talk and catch up. The food was good too, with many refills. And enjoyed the many football games. Cheers. More

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Walnut Street Cafe
Walnut Street Cafe
(554)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

Great. Very nice dinner with terrific service. Fun night. Great food !! More

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Booker's Restaurant and Bar
Booker's Restaurant and Bar
(267)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

We were there celebrating a birthday. The service was great! Our waitress took our orders in a timely manner. The food came out nice and hot. Everything was perfect! We will definitely be back! More

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48th Street Grille
48th Street Grille
(36)
££££
Caribbean | University City, Philadelphia

Great food, perfectly prepared and very nice presentation. Large portion and the taste was absolutely fantastic. Can’t wait to go back!! Bringing my husband next time! And ownership was front and center, the chef even came out to greet us and see if we enjoyed our food. You must try this place! More

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The Market Tavern
The Market Tavern
(2)
££££
Irish | University City, Philadelphia

Friendly wait staff, who accommodated our needs for a sunny, quiet table, and to spend a little extra time over our meal. We arranged to meet at the Market Tavern because it was highly recommended and convenient to 30th Street Station. An added plus--The crab cakes were terrific, a real treat for an expat of the Delmarva Peninsula who now lives in NYC. More

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Bistro Perrier at Walnut Hill College
Bistro Perrier at Walnut Hill College
(487)
££££
French | University City, Philadelphia

What a wonderful experience. The decor was delightful. The dining area looked like a alfresco courtyard. The staff were students of the Walnut Hill College. The food was excellent. After dinner, we asked to see the Pastry Shop. The staff was accommodating and opened the shop for us. We were able to purchased freshly baked desserts to bring home. Will definitely recommend Bistro Perrier to friends. More

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The Common
The Common
(43)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

I had been there before for lunch and was eagerly anticipating having the artichoke appetizer, but it was removed from the menu. Also, it was freezing in there as the restaurant was mostly empty. More

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Bernie's Restaurant & Bar - UCity
Bernie's Restaurant & Bar - UCity
(97)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

I just love this place. Would be there every weekend if I could afford the cash and calories. However, I have one small issue: You Guys can’t seem to find anyone who knows how to make pancakes. I’ve been to Bernie’s several times; and each time my pancakes are over cooked. This past Saturday, one of my pancakes was actually burnt. The little guy who makes the omelettes is awesome and on-point; and every other dish that’s in the buffet is made to perfection (those darn biscuits!). Just need you to get a griddle person who’s up to par with your standards. More

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Youma African Cuisine
Youma African Cuisine
(15)
££££
African | University City, Philadelphia

Delicious Senegalese cuisine at an affordable price. The service was friendly and the decor pleasant and cozy. My husband and I went here for a date night. A pleasant find. More

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Zavino University City
Zavino University City
(14)
££££
Italian | University City, Philadelphia

Super good! There is something for everyone on this menu. Their spaghetti squash small plate is my favorite thing on the menu. The Stache pizza and ricotta appetizer are also amazing. More

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Dim Sum House by Jane G's
Dim Sum House by Jane G's
(223)
££££
Dim Sum | University City, Philadelphia

Outstanding Dim Sum. The best in Philadelphia. More

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White Dog Cafe - University City
White Dog Cafe - University City
(3769)
££££
Contemporary American | University City, Philadelphia

The food and service was excellent as usual. I ordered the beet salad with a side of salmon and it was delicious. More

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Distrito Taqueria
Distrito Taqueria
(3255)
££££
Mexican / Southwestern | University City, Philadelphia

love the atmosphere and the tacos are amazing! My friends and I will definitely return soon! More

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Louie Louie Bistro Bar
Louie Louie Bistro Bar
(390)
££££
French American | University City, Philadelphia

Great atmosphere and decor. Our server was attentive and friendly. The food was a little unique but still comforting. Lovely evening. More

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Pod
Pod
(3074)
££££
Asian | University City, Philadelphia

Great service. Food was excellent. More

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Walnut Street Cafe
Walnut Street Cafe
(554)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

Great. Very nice dinner with terrific service. Fun night. Great food !! More

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City Tap House - UC
City Tap House - UC
(542)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

Nice table. Room and time to chill, talk and catch up. The food was good too, with many refills. And enjoyed the many football games. Cheers. More

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48th Street Grille
48th Street Grille
(36)
££££
Caribbean | University City, Philadelphia

Great food, perfectly prepared and very nice presentation. Large portion and the taste was absolutely fantastic. Can’t wait to go back!! Bringing my husband next time! And ownership was front and center, the chef even came out to greet us and see if we enjoyed our food. You must try this place! More

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Booker's Restaurant and Bar
Booker's Restaurant and Bar
(267)
££££
American | University City, Philadelphia

We were there celebrating a birthday. The service was great! Our waitress took our orders in a timely manner. The food came out nice and hot. Everything was perfect! We will definitely be back! More

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Discover University City

Located near the heart of the area’s biggest academic centers, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, the West Philadelphia neighborhood of University City combines the sophistication of an academic urban center with the fun, carefree spirit of a college town, and its diverse food scene reflects this. From Philly-style pizza slices and colorful, fragrant sprinkle-and-frosting rich gourmet donuts to legendary Philly cheesesteaks laden with peppers, grilled onions, and mushrooms on genuine Amoroso rolls and one-of-a-kind upscale vegan street food, University City is also a foodie’s dream. Not to be outdone in the fine dining department, University City is also home to Michelin-starred cafes and destination restaurants.

Discover University City

Located near the heart of the area’s biggest academic centers, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, the West Philadelphia neighborhood of University City combines the sophistication of an academic urban center with the fun, carefree spirit of a college town, and its diverse food scene reflects this. From Philly-style pizza slices and colorful, fragrant sprinkle-and-frosting rich gourmet donuts to legendary Philly cheesesteaks laden with peppers, grilled onions, and mushrooms on genuine Amoroso rolls and one-of-a-kind upscale vegan street food, University City is also a foodie’s dream. Not to be outdone in the fine dining department, University City is also home to Michelin-starred cafes and destination restaurants.