There are some surprises in the top 5 Most Famous Restaurants in Philadelphia. One thing about Philadelphia, it has character. This character imparts a unique cuisine of which the local residents are proud, if not fanatical. Think Philly fanatic and you get the vibe of this city of pride. The famous Philadelphia restaurants are landmarks – those that most represent this cuisine, which ranges from the Philly cheesesteak – where it all originated of course – to the best anywhere.
The listed institutions are just that, long standing, loved and representative of the different mix that makes up this city, from fine dining in Philadelphia, to tourist meccas, to the culinary delight of the great, famous steak hoagie – cheesesteak.
Unranked, and deliberately omitted from this list of famous restaurants in Philadelphia is Bookbinders, which was perhaps the most well-known of the landmarks in the city. It is now closed, and we do not know of any plans to re-open it. Let us know if you hear something.
Who do you think we should add to make this a Top 10 list?