Like A Local: Best Hidden Gems In Philadelphia

Like A Local: Best Hidden Gems In Philadelphia

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Anyone can find the popular spots, but if you’re willing to embrace the unknown, you’ll find that Philadelphia is full of hidden gems.

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    The coffee is good, naturally, but don't underestimate the pastry and baked goods! Also great soups in the colder months. Always friendly and engaging staff. -- maurice gaston via Foursquare
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    Stop by if you have time to wait in queue 5 minutes and another 10 minutes for the barista to prepare you brew -- Monique Renee via Foursquare
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    They roast their beans in-house, and have a wide variety of pastries and cafe food available as well. -- Kristen Sweeney via Foursquare
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    Great spot to get a pour over if you're in the Center City West neighborhood. They serve Stumptown and a Philadelphia local roaster, ReAnimator. -- Alicia via Foursquare
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    HONEYBUNS!!!!! 😋😋😋😋😋 -- Hun3y_J 🍯😘😘😍😍💋💋 via Foursquare
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    Famous for its ma po tofu (can get it with or without meat) and sesame chicken...but everything on their menu is nom worthy! Such quick service too! 5-star food truck for sure. -- Lucy Xu via Foursquare
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    Don't expect to be able to get any work done here. The employees and their friends sit around talking loudly to each other and singing with no regard for the paying customers. -- Max A via Foursquare
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    Vegan lifestyle is celebrated at Grindcore House, a Pennsport hangout where coffee drinkers can choose from a variety of nondairy creamers & a meatless, eggless, milkless menu of pastries & sandwiches -- Visit Philly via Foursquare
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    The two brothers that run this place are awesome. Some of the friendliest people i have ever met -- Chris Attama via Foursquare
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    While its espressos have been given top ratings, the two locations of High Point Café in Mt. Airy also have a mean menu of quiches, baked goods and crepes to match. -- Visit Philly via Foursquare
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    EB boasts an everything-you-need $5 "Kensington Happy Meal," which is comprised of two hot dogs, a bag of chips, a PBR pounder, and a toy. -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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    Free wifi and a very nice upstairs area to eat. I like it. -- B.J. Ellis via Foursquare
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