Brent Porche

Brent Porche

Brent Porche

I am not a foodie. LOVE some good grubbin’, but not a foodie. Good food with a twist, whether that twist is the food itself or the atmosphere is now a mini adventure however. If you are looking for something neat and different this list might be a good place to start looking.

These are just a few of the many funky and different restaurants that you can find in Philadelphia. With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal.

  • Bud & Marilyn's

    Bud & Marilyn’s is a restaurant and bar that is known for its kitschy decor and its delicious food. The restaurant is decorated with vintage furniture and memorabilia, and the menu features classic American dishes with a twist.

    Corner of 13th & Locust, Philadelphia

  • El Vez

    El Vez is a Mexican restaurant that is known for its Tex-Mex fusion cuisine. The menu features dishes like tacos, burritos, and enchiladas, but with a Southwestern twist. I could eat Mexican food every day of the week!

  • Max Brenner

    Max Brenner is a chocolate lover’s paradise. The menu features everything from chocolate fondue to chocolate pizzas, and there’s even a chocolate bar where you can watch the chocolate being made.

    1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia (215) 344-8150

  • Moshulu

    Moshulu is a historic tall ship that has been converted into a restaurant. It offers stunning views of the city skyline and a menu of classic American dishes. I was just on the Moshulu not all that long ago, real cool spot along the Delaware River waterfront!

  • Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

    Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti is a fine-dining restaurant that offers stunning views of the Delaware River. The menu features classic Italian dishes with a modern twist and all delicious!

    212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia 215-238-0499

  • SPIN

    SPIN Philadelphia is a restaurant and bar that combines the fun of ping pong with the excitement of a night out. The restaurant has 16 ping pong tables, as well as a full bar and menu. SPIN is a great place to come with friends for a fun and competitive night of ping pong. You can also come for a date night or a business meeting. SPIN is the perfect place to let loose and have some fun.

    211 S 15th St, Philadelphia (Corner of 15th & Walnut) 267-463-4850

  • Tattooed Mom

    Tattooed Mom is a quirky South Street bar with a fun and eclectic atmosphere. The menu features craft cocktails, burgers, and other American comfort food.

    530 South Street Philadelphia

  • The Cauldron

    If you’re looking for a unique and magical cocktail bar and restaurant, The Cauldron is the perfect place for you. With its molecular mixology cocktails, delicious food, and fun events, The Cauldron is sure to have something for everyone.

    1305 Locust St, Philadelphia (732) 538-7630

  • The Italian Market

    The Italian Market is a neighborhood in Philadelphia that is home to a variety of Italian restaurants, markets, and shops. The market is a great place to find fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other Italian ingredients. A must try, Talluto’s cheese balls, their pitted olive salad & their fresh made raviolis. So good!

    919 S. 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 278-2903

  • The Reading Terminal Market

    The Reading Terminal Market is a historic market that is home to over 100 vendors selling a variety of food and goods. The market is a great place to find unique and delicious food from all over the world.

    1136 Arch Street, #400, Philadelphia 215-922-2317

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