Philadelphia is home to some of the most important historical monuments in our country, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and Betsy Ross' house. But it is also home to some pretty iconic American foods, such as the Philadelphia cheesesteak.
However iconic it might be, there is more to the Philadelphia than just cheesesteaks. From beloved hoagie spots to pizza joints, Philadelphia is home to many tried-and-true favorites, like Pat’s King of Steaks and Campo’s Deli, which have become institutions throughout the city. Although you could spend months exploring all that the city has to offer, be sure to check out these selections if you only have a limited amount of time in town.
Follow this guide and you’ll know which classic corners to stop at for cheesesteak — because some are better than others — and which restaurants let you bring your own bottle of wine to enjoy with their menu. By the end of your visit, you’ll have experienced some Philly favorites!