Top 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

Philadelphia magazine used to post this list every 2 years, but the dining scene in Philly is so hot right now, they need to update it seasonally. D’Artagnan has been serving the chefs in this city for many years; it was one of the first major cities outside of New York that we began servicing with daily truck delivery.

Over the years we have watched Philadelphia go from considering a ban on foie gras (a battle we fought with zest – and won) to a destination-worthy spot for food lovers. With many interesting options, and more James Beard Awards than ever before, the restaurants of Philadelphia have certainly arrived.

What are you missing in Philadelphia?

Biodynamic wines now line the shelves of corner bars. Fast-casual is now the best kind of casual. Modern ain’t haute — chefs would rather live the caveman (and cavewoman) life, cooking over fire, sourcing from farmer buddies. Theme matters less than soul, and diners have developed a collective nose for soul. (Don’t have any? Good luck.) Not to mention, the scene as a whole just moves faster than ever before, expanding and contracting even week-to-week. -Philly Magazine/Foobooz

We are proud to work with 9 of the top 10 restaurants on this list (the only one excluded is Vedge, as it’s a vegetarian restaurant!), and congratulate each of them.

You can learn more about each of them at the links below.

Hungry Pigeon

Queen Village

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Best Chicken Dinner: salsa braised D’Artagnan Green Circle Chicken at Hungry Pigeon

Laurel
East Passyunk

Vernick Food + Drink
Rittenhouse

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D’Artagnan Wagyu beef brisket at Vernick

Zahav
Society Hill

Vetri
Midtown Village

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Dining room at Vetri

Fork
Old City

Serpico
Bella Vista

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Serpico – photo from their website

Friday Saturday Sunday
Rittenhouse

Palizzi Social Club (Best New Restaurant)
East Passyunk

Of course, we work with many other fine restaurants on the list, and encourage you to patronize them all! Read the whole top 50 list here and start planning your great meal – perhaps as soon as this weekend.

Looking for the rest of the best of Philly? A whole list of attractions can be found at phillymag.com.

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Best Bar Snack: D’Artagnan duck hearts as served at Fond

If you’re eating at one of these restaurants, share a pic with us on social media and show us what you ordered. Tag @dartagnanfoods on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

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