FOOD/DRINK: Best Spots Around Penn

Philly is KNOWN for its food scene, and it is crucial to know the best places to eat amazing food. Luckily, Penn is located at a prime location for foodies. Below is a comprehensive food guide for the best spots I’ve been to!


Breakfast/Brunch

Sabrina’s Cafe | IG: @sabrinascafe



  • AMAZING french toast, my favorite is the Cannoli one

  • Incredible avocado toast; the egg is always cooked perfectly

  • On Drexel’s campus





Renata’s Kitchen | IG: @renatas_kitchen



  • Chicken and Waffles are a great balance of salty and sweet

  • I am also a big fan of their Shakshuka

  • On 40th and Baltimore




FOOD TRUCKS

Tacos Don Memo’s



  • LITERALLY hands down the best tacos and burritos I have ever had

  • The carnitas meat is perfectly seasoned

  • Superb location, just a 30 second walk from Huntsman!


Lyn’s


  • Go here for their breakfast sandwiches!!

  • Very affordable (breakfast sandwiches < $5)

  • Also very great location near Quad!



DINNER RESTAURANTS


Dim Sum House | IG: @dimsumhousephilly



  • Amazing variety of food; my favorite is their awesome selection of dumplings

  • Perfect for a group get together

  • Two locations, one is on campus!


La Fontana Della Citta | IG: @lafontanadellacita



  • Gnocchi is to DIE FOR

  • Really great vibes, BYO, awesome for friends, dates, special occasions, etc.

  • In Rittenhouse/Center City area; an easy walk for a nice restaurant!