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  • People also say (49 tips):

      HISTORY: "This is home to a number of sites and attractions associated with early American history, including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell."
  • 9.4


    Israeli Restaurant 237 Saint James Pl Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (189 tips):

    • Eater
      Eater: "Bring a group for the breathtaking smoked lamb shoulder braised in pomegranate juice. No place else in America serves such a sensuous, transporting, and finely wrought feast."
  • 9.4

    Capogiro Gelato Artisans

    Ice Cream Shop 119 S 13th St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (128 tips):

    • Stephanie K.
      Stephanie Kuo: "One of the best gelaterias outside Italy, Capogiro handcrafts its array of seasonal flavors daily. Pistachio and Avocado are recommended, but don't pass up on the Grapefruit Campari if it's available!"
  • 9.1

    Menagerie Coffee

    Coffee Shop 18 S 3rd St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (46 tips):

      CITY GRIT: "A cozy coffee shop with a full espresso bar and hand poured coffee. What else could you want in a coffee spot? It's a great jumping off point for the morning or a stopping point for a midday rest."
  • 9.6

    Reading Terminal Market

    Market 51 N 12th St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (595 tips):

    • visitPA
      visitPA: "Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia opened in 1892 and is a favorite among locals and visitors. Choose from ethnic restaurants, including the Food Network famed pork & roast beef at DiNic's."
  • 9.4

    The Franklin Fountain

    Ice Cream Shop 116 Market St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (238 tips):

    • Sarah S.
      Sarah Sisk: "If you're in Philly, be sure to stop here! It's a little pricey and the line can get long but well worth it. If you enjoy whipped cream, do not pass it up here! It's house-made and so delicious."

People are talking about these places in Center City East:

  • 9.2

    Beiler's Doughnuts

    Donut Shop 51 N 12th St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (34 tips):

    • Danley H.
      Danley Hu: "Gets packed on Sat bc they don't work on Sun! I got half a doz and they were less than $1 each! Dough is fluffy and soft! I loved that a lot of the donuts were not overly sweet! Maple bacon my fave!"
    • Satish
      Satish: "I have to say this - these are some of the best donuts I have had anywhere in the country. Skip the frills and just go for the plain glazed or cinnamon sugar ones. It's enough to have a foodgasm."
  • 9.2

    Bistro Romano

    Italian Restaurant 120 Lombard Street Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (56 tips):

    • Jeremy H.
      Jeremy Hannah: "Authentic Italian food. It was awesome. It is great for a romantic date night. Prices are not bad but on the more expensive side of things. But it's worth it. Staff was great"
    • Brett K.
      Brett Killen: "Keith was a great waiter! The minestrone soup was one of the best I've ever had. Pasta dishes are very filling, we didn't even have room for dessert. Don't fill up on bread!"
  • 9.2

    Pizzeria Stella

    Pizza Place 420 S 2nd St Philadelphia, PA

    People also say (70 tips):

    • "Stephen Starr is doing just pizza and doing it right: Artisan slices, simple to decadent, consistently excellent and affordable."
    • David R.
      David Rosenbloom: "Top 5 pizza joint in my opinion. The sausage is insane but the best is the one with black truffle and egg. Always amazing. Pizzas are small so get one for each person."

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