University City Selections
International House of Philadelphia is one of University City Selections.

1. International House of Philadelphia

7.9
3701 Chestnut St (at 37th St), Philadelphia, PA
Performing Arts Venue · University City · 3 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Host to unique artistic, musical and cultural events.

Institute of Contemporary Art is one of University City Selections.

2. Institute of Contemporary Art

8.2
118 S 36th St (At Sansom & 36th Streets), Philadelphia, PA
Art Gallery · University City · 9 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: This modern space has three new exhibits a year (try to attend an opening night) and offers FREE admission.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is one of University City Selections.

3. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

8.5
3260 South St (at 33rd St), Philadelphia, PA
History Museum · University City · 43 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Historical artifacts from around the world including mummies, Roman statues and the third largest sphinx in the world!

Kaskey Park is one of University City Selections.

4. Kaskey Park

at Guardian Dr & University Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Park · University City · 3 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Also known as the “Bio-pond,” this hidden park opened as a research garden in 1897, and is the perfect spot to have lunch in the company of turtles.

Clark Park is one of University City Selections.

5. Clark Park

9.3
4300-4398 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Park · Spruce Hill · 25 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: With a Saturday farmers market, events like Shakespeare in the Park, and sporadic drum circles, this vast green space is coveted by locals and visitors alike.

The Rotunda is one of University City Selections.

6. The Rotunda

7.1
4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Music Venue · Spruce Hill · 6 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: From break-dancing on Thursday nights to obscure puppet shows, this is the place to go for open minded performing arts seekers!

Green Line Powelton Village is one of University City Selections.

7. Green Line Powelton Village

7.6
3649 Lancaster Ave (at 37th St & Powelton Ave), Philadelphia, PA
Coffee Shop · Powelton Village · 8 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Named after Philly’s green trolley line, enjoy strong coffee and a cozy environment. Try the cherry apple walnut bagel!

The Blockley is one of University City Selections.

8. The Blockley

3801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Music Venue · University City · 28 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: This friendly venue offers good sound, 12 craft beers on tap and eclectic performers like the Toots and the Maytals, DJ Jazzy Jeff and more!

Metropolitan Bakery is one of University City Selections.

9. Metropolitan Bakery

6.5
4013 Walnut St (at 40th St), Philadelphia, PA
Bakery · Spruce Hill · 36 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: One of Philly’s best artisanal bakeries; surprise someone with their fresh baguettes, specialty loaves and hand-made pastries.

City Tap House is one of University City Selections.

10. City Tap House

8.5
3925 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Gastropub · University City · 118 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Beer lovers, welcome! You’ll find 60 beers on tap here, good pub food and great outdoor seating with fire pits at night.

Distrito is one of University City Selections.

11. Distrito

8.4
3945 Chestnut St (at 40th St), Philadelphia, PA
Tapas Restaurant · Spruce Hill · 104 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Modern Mexican from Iron Chef Jose Garces. With tasty small plates and very colorful décor, it’s the perfect place for a celebratory fiesta.

Pod is one of University City Selections.

12. Pod

8.8
3636 Sansom St (btw 36th & 37th), Philadelphia, PA
Asian Restaurant · University City · 105 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Futuristic space-age ambiance meets modern Asian cuisine in this unique Stephen Starr restaurant. The sushi is always top-notch and the crab fried rice is a favorite!

New Deck Tavern is one of University City Selections.

13. New Deck Tavern

7.6
3408 Sansom St (btwn 34th & 36th St), Philadelphia, PA
Pub · University City · 71 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Best described as “a little bit of Ireland in University City,” this spot boasts one of the largest collections of single malt scotches in Philly and a fine selection of beers on tap.

Abyssinia is one of University City Selections.

14. Abyssinia

7.6
229 S 45th St (at Locust St), Philadelphia, PA
Ethiopian Restaurant · Spruce Hill · 24 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: One of Philly’s best Ethiopian spots. Wander upstairs to their under-the-radar bar, Fiume, for Thursday night bluegrass and a weekly special.

Phở & Cafe Saigòn is one of University City Selections.

15. Phở & Cafe Saigòn

6.8
4248 Spruce St (at 43rd St), Philadelphia, PA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Spruce Hill · 20 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Inexpensive and fresh Vietnamese food served at this no frills, pleasant café. Try their pho, summer rolls and bubble tea.

sweetgreen is one of University City Selections.

16. sweetgreen

7.9
3925 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Salad Place · University City · 41 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: A sustainably minded and healthy quick-casual place for delectable salads & frozen yogurt. The “Bondi beach” with avocado, hearts of palm and wasabi peas is recommended but you honestly can’t go wrong

Marigold Kitchen is one of University City Selections.

17. Marigold Kitchen

8.3
501 S 45th St (Larchwood), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Spruce Hill · 15 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: This “New American” BYOB’s small setting and rustic-chic decor gives the feeling of dining in the parlor of someone’s home, which in a sense, you are. The crab mac ‘n cheese is out of this world

Modern Eye is one of University City Selections.

18. Modern Eye

7.7
3419 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Optical Shop · University City · 3 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Hip and contemporary, this unique, full service optical shop has an unparalleled selection of frames and the most helpful staff around.

Studio 34 is one of University City Selections.

19. Studio 34

8.3
4522 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Yoga Studio · Spruce Hill · 9 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Named after the 34 trolley line, this is a vibrant and welcoming place for yoga, pilates and art events.

Fencing Academy of Philadelphia is one of University City Selections.

20. Fencing Academy of Philadelphia

3519 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Gym / Fitness Center · Powelton Village · 2 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Be a knight in shining armor and try your hand at fencing! Sign up for all levels fencing classes here.

Milk & Honey Market is one of University City Selections.

21. Milk & Honey Market

7.5
4435 Baltimore Ave (at 45th St), Philadelphia, PA
Gourmet Shop · Spruce Hill · 26 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: For local produce, honey and dairy, this little market & cafe is a beautiful gem. The Spruce Hill sandwich followed by some Bassett’s ice cream is a good choice.

Keswick Cycle is one of University City Selections.

22. Keswick Cycle

6.8
4040 Locust St (btwn 40th St & 41st St), Philadelphia, PA
Bike Shop · Spruce Hill · 8 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: Philly is more fun by bicycle, and this down to earth bike shop offers a good selection. Ask them when their next fun ride like the “Coffee ride” is!

The Last Word Bookshop is one of University City Selections.

23. The Last Word Bookshop

7.7
220 S 40th St (btw Walnut & Locust), Philadelphia, PA
Bookstore · Spruce Hill · 15 tips and reviews

Reinhold ResidentialReinhold Residential: A thoughtfully categorized selection of used books with a knowledgeable staff makes this place fun for browsing and a great place for selling your old books.