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The 15 Best Restaurants In University City, Philadelphia

Updated: June 28, 2022

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in University City look no further than this list. We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and leading publications for the best restaurants in University City. Visit These restaurants for the finest dishes that University City has to offer. Expect award-winning service.

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Han Dynasty

Chinese, $$, University CityChinese, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Louie Louie

French, $$, University CityFrench, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Kpod

Korean, $$, University CityKorean, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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LaScala's Fire

Italian, $$, University CityItalian, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

The Board & Brew

American, $$, University CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Renata's Kitchen

Middle Eastern, $$, University CityMiddle Eastern, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

LaTao HotPot

Asian, $$, University CityAsian, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Distrito

Mexican, $$, University CityMexican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
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Copabanana

Mexican, $$, University CityMexican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

New Deck Tavern

American, $$, University CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Ramen Bar

$$, University City$$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Walnut Street Cafe

American, $$, University CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge

American, $$, University CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Landmark Americana Tap & Grill - University City

American, $$, University CityAmerican, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Bonchon University City

Korean, $$, University CityKorean, $$Philadelphia, University City
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 16402 restaurants, and 770 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101, USA Today and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life. Don’t bother looking for Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Today - Best Mexican Restaurants in Philadelphia and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best American Restaurants in Philadelphia Areawe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

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