Philadelphia: 10 Restaurants To Go To

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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania 10 GREAT RESTAURANTS TO GO TO WITH KIDS by Samantha Fantauzzi Bard Associates (215) 735-7110 DOWN HOME DINER Reading Terminal Market 12th and Filbert Streets (215) 627-1955 Casual atmosphere, with children's favorite food like meat loaf, chicken and dumplings. Children and adults can be themselves in this comfortable, homey atmosphere, and children love the old-fashioned jukebox. The Reading Terminal market is enthralling for all to see. The market has more than 20 vendors peddling gourmet foods, fresh produce, flowers, books, candy and more. Open Monday through Saturday, 7am to 9pm. Breakfast, lunch and dinner CARY 211 South 15th Street (215) 735-9100 Biggest, best dessert platter in the world! Children and adults love the different samples offered. Cool, hip interior, spacious. Everyone can relax and enjoy the fabulous meal. Large bay windows allow for great people watching. Open 7 days a week Lunch and dinner from 11:30am (closed 4-5pm). JIM'S STEAKS 400 South Street (888) 313-JIMS Famous for the Philadelphia "cheese steak." Kids love the hamburgers, fries and diner atmosphere where they can talk, move around, watch and eat. Adults enjoy the food and atmosphere, too. South Street is a great street to stroll along, too - lots of funky shops, restaurants and cafes. Closed Fridays. Open from 10am, from noon on Sunday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner BASSETTS Reading Terminal Market 45 North 12th Street (215) 925-4315 Oldest American soda fountain. Great ice cream in a variety of flavors, even pumpkin. The Reading Terminal market is enthralling for all to see. The market has more than 20 vendors peddling gourmet foods, fresh produce, flowers, books, candy and more. Open Monday through Saturday 9am to 6pm. Fountain SONOMA 4411 Main Street (215) 483-9400 Sonoma has fantastic pizzas for kids and great adult food selections as well. The atmosphere is a mixture of casual, noisy and active. Children and adults can sit, eat, talk, move and watch all the activity at this great restaurant. Closed Sunday, hours vary. Lunch and dinner PHILADELPHIA FISH & COMPANY 207 Chestnut Street (215) 625-8605 Relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Great food for parents to eat, and simple selections for children as well. Known for their fantastic fish. Closed Sunday, hours vary. Lunch and dinner WHITE DOG CAFE 3420 Sansom Street (215) 386-9224 Children and adults like looking at all the dog motifs, sketches, pictures, photos, and paintings everywhere in the restaurant. Boasts a kid-popular menu including nachos, burgers and fries. Closed Sunday, hours vary. Lunch and dinner PHILLY ROCK RESTAURANT 1400 South Delaware Avenue (215) 463-5771 Quick, simple but great food. Key place to go before going to a movie feature at the United Artist Theater Riverview Plaza, 9 screen theater. Open 7 days a week, 11am to 2am. Lunch and dinner COPA TOO 263 South 15th Street (215) 735-0848 Great spicy fries, cheese fries, burgers. Everything served in plastic baskets. Loud, noisy and funky. Open 7 days a week, hours vary. Lunch and dinner THE MARATHON GRILL 19th and Market Streets (215) 561-1818 A Philadelphia chain - great place to get, easy, and tasty sandwiches. Lots of burgers. Simple, fast, good. This is definitely not an exhaustive list of Philadelphia's great restaurants for families! But it should get you started.

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