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    • Perch Pub1345 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
      Jim Barton recommended Perch Pub
      4
      Nice place up on the second floor of a building at the corner of Broad and Locust. Had a few beers with friends and liked the atmosphere immediately. I ordered the mac and cheese with bacon jam. The ... read more
      bacon jam went perfectly with it. I recommend you try it. Perch also has a couple of pool tables round the back if you are in the mood for some stick.
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    • Tequila's Restaurant1602 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
      Elvira Vanag recommended Tequila's Restaurant
      4
      The name of this restaurant, Tequila's, gives you a hint of what to expect here. Yes, it has a great selection of tequilas, and it serves authentic Mexican food. It’s more expensive than your typical ... read more
      cheaper Mexican restaurants, but you get what you pay for – interesting menu choices and very good food.
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      Elvira Vanag

      If your kids like Mexican food, this could be another option.

    • Girasole - Philadelphia1410 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA
      Elvira Vanag recommended Girasole - Philadelphia
      4
      Girasole restaurant is located half a block from the Avenue of the Arts, right around the corner from the Kimmel Center, so it is a convenient place for dinner before the show. I looked at the menu ... read more
      online ahead of time and was looking forward to mushroom risotto. Once we got there, I was disappointed to find out that it was a restaurant week and they had special menu (no risotto!). I got gnocchi instead – they were delicious. I also liked my appetizer – fried calamari, shrimp, carrots, zucchini and potato, with dipping sauce. It’s like typical fried calamari, but in addition to calamari, there were 2 shrimp and fried veggie sticks (couple of each). I liked this variation. The portion was just the right size for one person. It was tasty. My husband got carpaccio girasole and an entrée with two kinds of Italian sausage. It was good, he said. The desert was good too. The service style is a bit unusual – there seem to be no dedicated person for your table, but all waiters and waitresses serve all the tables. We got a lot of attention, but it was annoying at times to answer their “how is everything?” questions too often, sometimes 5 minutes apart. I would go to this restaurant again, so I can try other dishes on the menu.
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      Elvira Vanag

      This could be another place - they have pizza, in addition to other good Italian food.

    • El Vez121 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
      Elvira Vanag recommended El Vez
      4
      I like El Vez! It’s a fun place; it has an interesting interior and good food. I don’t even mind that it’s a bit too noisy and can get crowded. My favorite dishes are guacamole, cactus and crab salsa, ... read more
      mahi-mahi tacos and Mexican chopped salad… Oh… make sure you visit their restroom downstairs. And one more thing - don’t forget to get your picture taken inside of a photo booth!
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      Elvira Vanag

      I know a lot of restaurants in this area but they mostly have adults in mind. Probably, El Vez could be fun for the kids. Check their menu to see if there is something your kids would eat. They will definitely like the interior, plus the photo booth.

    • Italian Market949 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, United States
    • Reading Terminal MarketN 12th St & Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    • Academy of Music1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5024
    • Le Bus Bakery129 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5230, United States

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