Philadelphia Magazine’s Best New, Not-to-be-Missed Philadelphia Restaurants

Pastéis de nata and peri peri chicken at Gilda
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Pastéis de nata and peri peri chicken at Gilda. Gilda in Fishtown was one of ten new not-to-be-missed restaurants Philadelphia Magazine reviewed.

If you are looking to try something new and delicious, Philadelphia’s dining scene has several excellent fresh options that stand out among the throng of newcomers to the city, writes Kae Lani Palmisano, Jason Sheehan, and Hannah Albertine for Philadelphia Magazine.

Gilda on E Girard Avenue in Fishtown offers a casual vibe with amazing sandwiches and even better big and fluffy doughnuts.

Tabachoy on S 10th St in Bella Vista is the perfect spot to enjoy tasty Filipino comfort food.

Next on the list of the best newcomers is Korea Taqueria on Tasker Street in Grays Ferry, which offers a unique mix of Mexican and Korean ingredients and influences in its meals.

Chef Phila Lorn at Mawn on S 9th Street in Bella Vista twists and merges classics from a number of Southeast Asian cooking traditions for a mouthwateringly good final result.

El Chingon on S 10th Street in East Passyunk serves tasty Mexican cuisine with all bread products made from scratch.

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle Provisions on S 48th Street in West Philadelphia serves great Jamaican-style spiced beef patties in a pastry shell, among many other delicious, Afrocentric options.

Pietramala on N 2nd Street in Northern Liberties is the new excellent option for vegans who are looking for some variety.

Next is Saami Somi in Reading Terminal Market in Center City, where you will taste some of the best bread options in the city.

Roxanne on Christian Street in Bella Vista offers a ballsy and balanced $85 tasting menu that will not leave you wanting.

Finally, Doro Bet is the new Ethiopian counter-service spot on Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia that offers finger-licking good teff-battered fried chicken.

Read more about Philadelphia’s best new restaurants in Philadelphia Magazine.


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