The 6 Best Restaurants In Philly

My 3 favorite things to do is; DRESS, DANCE, AND EAT!!!

I’m oh so excited to share this with you today - I’m gladly sharing my 6 favorite restaurants in Philly that I absolutely had great experiences at! I love good food (ask my friends how much I love food) and I’ve been falling love with so many yummy places - my points were 1) good service, 2) good dish presentation, 3) photogenic interior, 4) most importantly, TASTY. As an Instagramer, 2&3 are kind of important too! hehe But seriously, these places are pretty great!

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#6 GREEN EGG’S CAFE

3 locations:

719 North 2nd Street

1306 Dickson Street

1301 Locust Street

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Visit here for brunch! Their savory dishes are so tasty and you will be surprised how big their pancakes are!! You will never leave this place with empty stomach!

Chicken & waffles Benedict / Red Velvet Pancakes - SO GOOD! I’ve also had their Egg Benedict and Breakfast Burritos, they were both so filling and tasty!

Chicken & waffles Benedict / Red Velvet Pancakes - SO GOOD! I’ve also had their Egg Benedict and Breakfast Burritos, they were both so filling and tasty!


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#5 HUNGRY PIGEON

743 South 4th Street

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I found this place through a photoshoot - the front windows are filled with plants, and the inside is so cute! Their matcha latte is Rie & Eddie approved (we are so picky when it comes to matcha drinks) and I enjoyed their bitter salad. No wonder why their reviews are awesome and I’d like to go back for dinner!

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Matcha latte / Brussel Sprouts Frittata - it was hard for me to choose what I want because everything on the menu sounds so good. I had their Frittata and I enjoyed it, their Breakfast Salad is so popular, I’m going to have to try it next time!

Matcha latte / Brussel Sprouts Frittata - it was hard for me to choose what I want because everything on the menu sounds so good. I had their Frittata and I enjoyed it, their Breakfast Salad is so popular, I’m going to have to try it next time!


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#4 MISSION TAQUERIA

1516 Sansom Street

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This is such a cute/modern Mexican place with a big opening space! Dishes are very colorful and when you crave savory food this is the place for you!

GOTTA HAVE MARGIES! - Their margaritas are so refreshing! We had Guava Margie (left) and Yellow Juice Margie (right), they were both nicely tart and sour plus a good amount of sweetness (I’m not going to lie, I got tipsy real quick!). Arugula salad was very sour but I liked it. And Pork Al Pastor Tacos were SUPER tasty! The combination of pork and pineapple was MMM so good! People around us were having tacos too (maybe popular for lunch?) and they were all MMM-ing as well!

GOTTA HAVE MARGIES! - Their margaritas are so refreshing! We had Guava Margie (left) and Yellow Juice Margie (right), they were both nicely tart and sour plus a good amount of sweetness (I’m not going to lie, I got tipsy real quick!). Arugula salad was very sour but I liked it. And Pork Al Pastor Tacos were SUPER tasty! The combination of pork and pineapple was MMM so good! People around us were having tacos too (maybe popular for lunch?) and they were all MMM-ing as well!


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#3 PARC

227 South 18th Street

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This restaurant is my friends & my go-to brunch place! I’ve dined in here several times and they never disappointed me! Every time I’m here I feel like I’m in Paris. Their lattes, drinks, brunch, dinner, even desserts… EVERYTHING is on point! I personally LOVE their sun dried tomato dishes; so many flavors in a tomato! MMM I’m craving them right now!


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#2 SURAYA

1528 Frankford Avenue

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I may have found my favorite cafe/restaurant… My Philly blogger friends are talking about this place and I finally have got to visit, and then I fell in love! Their front side is a market/cafe and the back is the dine in space. First of all, the interior is outstanding! Second of all, their dish presentation is amazing! 1000 out of 100!

You MUST try their pastries! SO. GOOD. I’d love to go back there for dinner and have their kebab!

You MUST try their pastries! SO. GOOD. I’d love to go back there for dinner and have their kebab!


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#1 LOUIE LOUIE

3611 Walnut Street

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This place is JAW-DROPPING! I’ve never seen a restaurant that is this perfect. My BFF Haley and I had a brunch / photoshoot here, and it was the best time I’ve ever had! Thank Chris the waiter for giving us such a great service, and OMG, just take a look at this beautiful location!

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BAR I’VE EVER SEEN. - We had cups of tea and brunch: Avocado Toast, Spinach Quiche, and then drinks: Time May Change Me (left, sweet and sour! I LOVED this tequila drink) and White Cosmopolitan (right, cosmo that’s not too sweet and very refreshing)- everything was magnificent!

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BAR I’VE EVER SEEN. - We had cups of tea and brunch: Avocado Toast, Spinach Quiche, and then drinks: Time May Change Me (left, sweet and sour! I LOVED this tequila drink) and White Cosmopolitan (right, cosmo that’s not too sweet and very refreshing)- everything was magnificent!

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Bon appetit!

My craving for good food continues…

Meanwhile you can easily keep up with my daily restaurant/cafe finds with hashtag #RieGourmet on Instagram!

Have a magical week everyone!

Style photos by Anya Kay

Food/location photos by me