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The 7 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

The last decade or so has seen Philadelphia’s restaurant scene evolve rapidly, as it now plays host to plenty of variety, from French to Japanese to Modern American.

Philadelphia’s Center City boasts a number of restaurants and offers an appealing combination of American and international cuisine. Center City is home to Japanese Morimoto, one of Philadelphia’s premier Japanese dining destinations – led by Masaharu Morimoto of Food Network’s Iron Chef fame – and offers contemporary Japanese cuisine. They offer a multi-course omakase tasting menu named ‘chef’s choice’, allowing you to experience the essence of Morimoto’s dining.

In recent years, the restaurant has been featured in Gourmet magazine’s ‘Best Restaurants in America list’ and Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s ’50 Hot Tables in America’. Today, the restaurant continues to receive rave reviews, reinforcing Philadelphia status a premiere dining destination.

No matter what your taste, our guide to the best restaurants in Philadelphia offers plenty of upscale restaurants to choose from.