Han Dynasty is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

1. Han Dynasty

9.0
123 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Center City East · 116 tips and reviews

Helene G.Helene Golombek: The best, most authentic Chinese food I've ever had. Ask for recommendations, and if you like spicy, try the Fish Pot.

Helen K.Helen Kao: For appetizers, enjoyed the dan dan noodles, Taiwanese sausage with garlic, and the spicy cucumbers. Yum!

MarissaMarissa: Great meal! I recommend the double cooked pork belly and the dan dan noodles. The food is spicy, but it's a good spicy, spicy done right.

Han Dynasty is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

2. Han Dynasty

8.9
3711 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
Szechuan Restaurant · University City · 66 tips and reviews

Julie X.Julie Xu: Pretty much everything is good, you really can't go wrong. Dan dan noodles are the best. Mung bean noodle cold dish, dry cooked chicken, and the fish cooked in chili oil are a few of my favorites.

Hessa A.Hessa Al Zamel: Spicy crispy cucumber, kung pao chicken, fried rice .. All are delicious 👍👍👍

Pei 👻 W.Pei 👻 Wen: Their unique take on Dan Dan noodles involves an amazing blend of spiciness and richness from peanut sauce. Not authentic, but absolutely delicious.

DanDan 担担食府 is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

3. DanDan 担担食府

8.8
126 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Center City West · 24 tips and reviews

Larisa G.Larisa Grollemond: True to the name, great dan dan noodles. The upstairs space is cosy but very loud. Small groups only!

Chris H.Chris Hayes: Get the Dan Dan noodles and wontons in chili oil.

Lauren M.Lauren Mellott: You have to try the dumplings in sweet chili oil! The dry pepper pot fish, as well as the DanDan noodles are great! To cool things down (because everything is spicy) try the scallion pancakes!

Buddakan is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

4. Buddakan

9.1
325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Asian Restaurant · Center City East · 111 tips and reviews

James B.James Bressi: LOVE this place. Serves family style. What to order? Appetizer: chicken & ginger dumplings Entree: wasabi encrusted filet mignon / pan seared filet mignonDessert: banana towerGreat Drinks. Read more.

James R.James Russell: The Zen-gria is refreshing. Try the Asian Caesar Salad, Crispy Calamari Salad, or Chicken & Ginger dumplings for apps. The Sweet & Crispy Jump Shrimp are delicious w/a side of wasabi mashed potatoes.

Naif M.Naif Mansour: It is my best Asian restaurant experience ever. Try the spicy shrimp for appetizer, shrimp dumpling& spring rolls.for main course the duck, black pepper beef & sweet shrimp walnut. donuts is good.

Sancho Pistola's is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

5. Sancho Pistola's

8.7
19 W Girard Ave (at Leopard St), Philadelphia, PA
Mexican Restaurant · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 31 tips and reviews

Wil R.Wil Reynolds: The tuna guacamole spicy appetizer is phenomenal

Katerina G.Katerina Goryacheva: Omg!!! Spicy mango margarita and spicy tuna guacamole is to die for!! Our server Lena was really awesome and funny!

Lance B.Lance Bacon: The spicy tuna guacamole is amazing. I had the ahi tuna tacos as well and they were stellar.

Blackbird Pizzeria is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

6. Blackbird Pizzeria

9.0
507 S 6th St (btwn Lombard St & South St), Philadelphia, PA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Washington Square West · 77 tips and reviews

VegNews MagazineVegNews Magazine: The ultimates at this unique vegan pizzeria include the Nacho (avocado, caramelized onions, jalapeños, and cheddar) and the Fungi (mushrooms, thyme, garlic butter, truffle oil, and mozzarella).

Neysha V.Neysha V 🍦: Get the Yukon or Red Dawn slice, maybe some habanero seitan wings, and listen to Minor Threat. Ooh, and don't forget a cup of Main Root soda on tap.

Siva S.Siva Sundararaman: Try the seitan cheese steak and buffalo Habanero wings

V Street is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

7. V Street

8.7
126 S 19th St (btwn Sansom & Walnut St), Philadelphia, PA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Center City West · 23 tips and reviews

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Start with spicy Indian papadum chips with whipped dal before moving on to Peruvian fries, Korean-fried tempeh or South American-inspired carrot choripán. Read more.

Alyssa G.Alyssa Guo: Langos and dan Dan noodles are amazing. You won't be disappointed

Whitney T.Whitney T.: You have to try the spicy Dan Dan noodles! Their dishes have a ton of flavor. I couldn't tell it was vegan at all.

Fu Wah is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

8. Fu Wah

8.7
810 S 47th St (btw Baltimore and Warrington), Philadelphia, PA
Deli / Bodega · Cedar Park · 24 tips and reviews

Robert C.Robert Carlsen: get the tofu hoagie, with everything (very spicy)

Crockett H.Crockett Hopper: awesome spicy chicken hoagie - ask for extra spicy if you want real heat. Also stocks Mexican coke for real sugary goodness.

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Try the Tofu Hoagie. Ask for extra Sriracha, and be prepared to wait. These are hugely popular in vegan West Philly. Read more.

honeygrow is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

9. honeygrow

8.8
110 S 16th St (at Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Salad Place · Center City West · 64 tips and reviews

Tom M.Tom Mapp: everything is great tasting and fresh!! beware of combining chili flakes and sriracha.. tears!

Debra L.Debra Lermitte: Loved it! The menu ordering interface was easy & quick. My customized red curry was fresh, spicy & delicious.

Dave R.Dave Richard: Great noodles -- extremely customizable... One caveat: if you order jalapeños, you will get a ton of them. I probably had the equivalent of 5 whole jalapeños in my pasta.

QT Vietnamese Sandwich is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

10. QT Vietnamese Sandwich

8.8
48 N 10th St (btw Arch St & Filbert St), Philadelphia, PA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Chinatown · 37 tips and reviews

Fraser M.Fraser Marshall: Make the tofu lemongrass hoagie spicy for that added awesomeness.

Shari R.Shari R: #7 Vietnamese Grilled Pork banh mi, you are so tasty! Get it extra spicy...

jenny w.jenny wang: New fav food place in Chinatown! Quality non expensive food. Spicy is def spicy! Beware!

Jake's Sandwich Board is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

11. Jake's Sandwich Board

8.8
122 S 12th St (Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Sandwich Place · Center City East · 62 tips and reviews

Mike B.Mike Basile: The Philly Wasabi is awesome!

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Get the Fire Steak. Sliced rib-eye steak, onions and mushrooms sautéed in house hot sauce, provolone cheese, and panko-encrusted long hot peppers. Read more.

Brad G.Brad Graham: The 50/50 Sandwich. 1/2 pork, 1/2 smoky grilled bacon with house sriracha spread and sharp provolone. They have $5 MYOP (Make Your Own Pork sandwich) Mondays.

Giwa is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

12. Giwa

8.6
1608 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA
Korean Restaurant · Center City West · 33 tips and reviews

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Grab a hearty seafood pancake ($8.50) and a bottle of homemade hot sauce ($4.95) to take back to the office. Read more.

Aaron B.Aaron Byles: Hot sauce is amazing!

Andrew T.Andrew Tauro: Dol sot with pork is the way to go. Tacos are hit or miss. The hot sauce isn't that strong but great flavor. $15 minimum on cards!!!

Honest Tom's Taco Shop is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

13. Honest Tom's Taco Shop

9.2
261 S 44th St, Philadelphia, PA
Taco Place · Spruce Hill · 72 tips and reviews

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Get the guac and chips for $4. Add hot sauce to spice it up.

Holly C.Holly Conrad Smith: Damn that breakfast burrito was so good :-) AND CHOLULA!

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: If you head over after 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday you can score one of their special fish tacos with pickled shallots, grilled pineapple, jalapeño aioli, and fresh cilantro. Read more.

Amis Trattoria is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

14. Amis Trattoria

9.1
412 S 13th St (btwn Pine St & Lombard St), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Washington Square West · 90 tips and reviews

CITY GRITCITY GRIT: Our personal favorites are the Swordfish Meatballs with Creamy Polenta & Pine Nuts AND the Bucatini with Jalapeno and Almond Pesto.

Taylor D.Taylor Daroci: My favorite restaurant in the city. Everything is unbelievably good. Cacio e Pepe is a must! Bucatini with almond and jalapeño pesto is great as well.

Kristin F.Kristin Filipovits: My favorite place in all the land. My go-to's: Baked pecorino. Jalapeño bucatini. Any ragu or corn pasta. Brussels sprouts or cauliflower. Rice pudding or Nutella waffle with butter semifriedo. Boom.

Morimoto is one of The 15 Best Places for a Spicy Food in Philadelphia.

15. Morimoto

9.0
723 Chestnut St (at 7th St), Philadelphia, PA
Japanese Restaurant · Center City East · 90 tips and reviews

J.R.J.R.: Get the Omakase which means roughly, "In the chef's hands". Went there twice before I was a vegetarian and they were both amazingly inventive dinners. Most interesting dish was the jalapeno sorbet. Read more.

Nikki F.Nikki Flores: Toro roll, spicy tuna roll is the best I've ever had! And the hazelnut beer is to die for!

APAAPA: Exquisite sushi. We split the chef's combination and wasabi fried rice. Everything was very fresh and high quality. Swanky atmosphere, too!