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Philadelphia american Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Philadelphia american restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Philadelphia just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Philadelphia, you've come to the right place.

Our Philadelphia restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016 Guide

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Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (12/12/2013)
“Service was so excellent. They went out of their way to make sure that we had a pleasant visit. The biscuits with the garlic butter was fresh and delicious. Food was very tasty, did not care too much for the potato salad, too many different ingredients in it for me. Turkey was so tender and seas... ”

Cafe Breezes

 5 star(s)  (01/23/2013)
“Club Breezes is fortunate to have survived an ever changing economy, yet remain consistant in the quality of service to its patrons! 2013 will prove to be a banner year for Club Breezes, because of the visionary Victor Ragan along with his partners and staff. I look forward to hearing live music t... ”

Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (09/26/2012)
“The food was the best I've had in along time.”

The Mission Grill

 3 star(s)  (10/21/2011)
“actually got sick after eating. Steak meat in fajitas may have been culprit.”

Cafe Breezes

 5 star(s)  (09/14/2011)
“Cafe Breezes is like home away from home but with a 5 star restaurant feel. They dont serve your typical bar. They have salamon fettucini, lamb chops, grilled garlic chicken. Food you would not see in a corner bar. The ambience is excellent and so is the service”

Sole To Soul

 4 star(s)  (03/09/2011)
“Good Food Good Service”

Sole To Soul

 3 star(s)  (02/12/2011)
“i was truely disappointed. because of the name i thought i would be dinning on some soul food. how wrong was i? completely. i order roasted potato that were over season, mac & chesse i still can't figure out what all was done to it. they try to hard way over the top of what mac & chesse is. fry fis... ”

Sole To Soul

 4 star(s)  (01/15/2011)
“My sister and I went for a late Friday dinner and we were pleasantly surprised that we didn't get end of the night service that sometimes comes with being at the end of the night. Food was delicious and the service was lovely. We will go again.”

Athenian Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (01/01/2011)
“My partner and I love it! Great service, awesome food, REAL DINER PRICE (Very affordable)! We would go to many diners through out the north east and nothing compares to the service and food of Athenians =)”

Sole To Soul

 2 star(s)  (11/07/2010)
“The GOOD: This restaurant looks great on the inside. The chairs hurt after sitting in them for a while. The background music was fantastic. The warm bread they bring out was great,too. The BAD: They put the same seasoning on everything and it was way too heavy. It was on my salmon, broccoli, roas... ”

Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (09/08/2010)
“Great food -- will go often”


 1 star(s)  (03/05/2010)
“NOVI IS THE WORST! I went for a pizza and some nice jazz music on a Friday night. The music was good, the food was just ok, the service was the worst I've experienced in years. From the time we sat down the waitstaff completely ignored us.... it was close to impossible to even get a glass of water... ”

Hot Potato

 5 star(s)  (01/04/2010)
“My wife and I ate at the Hot Potato a number of times. We love the food and service. The excellant food and service has been consistent. The waiters/employees are very friendly. The restaurant appears to be very clean with a clean restroom. The kitchen is one doorway from the dining area. Also, all ... ”

The Mission Grill

 5 star(s)  (11/02/2009)
“My husband and I came across Mission Grill on Oct. 14, 2009. We were on our way to "Terror behind the Walls". Our server, Sean, was very friendly, professional and helpful with all questions we asked. As we were leaving, we asked him for some directions. He brought a young man, Patrick, to our table... ”

Ace Diner

 5 star(s)  (07/04/2009)
“About the best diner food in the area. Service os just ok. You can get lost in the shuffle of a busy day. Great breakfast favorites. And the homemade toast, wow! Have been going since '92.”

Ace Diner

 4 star(s)  (08/16/2008)
“A local spot with local flavor in West Philadelphia near Overbrook High School on Lancaster Ave. Very good food and portions at reasonable prices. No real ambiance, but it is a diner in a diner building. This is a "the locals know it's good" kind of place, most others would probably just drive by... ”

Paradigm Restaurant & Bar

 1 star(s)  (01/31/2008)
“The plan to go to Dolce / Paradigm began with high ambitions. I invited in friends from out of town to celebrate New Year's Eve. We reserved a table and I paid $450 in advance (this price included two bottle service bottles). Upon arriving at the club, they would not seat us at our reserved table... ”

Caribbean Delight

 5 star(s)  (09/25/2007)
“this place was awsome!!!”

Phila Fish & Co

 4 star(s)  (04/05/2004)
“I've wanted to try this restaurant for years. Finally did and found the food to be quite good, at about the price I would expect to pay for this quality (entrees about $20 each). I had a chicken/potatoe/leek soup (creamy and flavorful), Maryland crabcakes (light, not gooey), and coconut sorbet f... ”

Rose Tattoo Café

 4 star(s)  (02/06/2003)
“Terrific! It's a bit noisy if you're trying to carry on a serious conversation... but the setting is intimate and food is terrific.”

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