Fries are one of the most sought after food in America and for good reason — they satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Although curly fries may not be as popular as the traditional french fry, they still run amok in the area. If you’re craving curly fries in the city, head to one of the places listed below for some of the best curly fries in Philadelphia.
Greek Lady
222 S 40th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-2600
www.greeklady.com

In University City, head to the Greek Lady whenever you have a curly fry craving. Serving a wide selection of classic Greek and American foods, Greek Lady serves basic curly fries as a side item for only $3.50 and, for a dollar more, you can add cheese. To go with your curly fries, this restaurant also sells chicken sandwiches, lamb, chicken and veggie gyros and more delicacies including Philly specials like the cheesesteak.

McGillin’s Olde Ale House
1310 Drury St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 735-5562
www.mcgillins.com

McGillin’s Olde Ale House is the oldest continuously operating bar in Philadelphia having opened in 1860, the year President Lincoln was elected president. The kitchen at McGillin’s serves Irish and American food including classic spicy curly fries, which come as a side for $2.39, or a basket for $3.99 — add cheddar cheese for .79 cents. If you prefer a fancier and more filling variety of fries, McGillin’s sells a Tex-Mex style of curly fries topped with jack and cheddar cheeses, jalapeno peppers, salsa and sour cream.

Moriarty’s Pub
1116 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 627-7676
www.moriartyspub.com

Moriarty’s Irish Pub and Restaurant is a quiet pub located at 11th and Walnut in Center City. The pub serves bar and Irish fare including burgers, shepherd’s pie and, yes, curly fries. Moriarty’s puts its own spin on the classic fry by offering a Spanish variety. The Spanish curly fries are made with peppers, spicy seasonings and fried onions. Moriarty’s also has 30 drafts and even more bottles to choose from. Enjoy your curly fries and a $3 beer during happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day.

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Nick’s Roast Beef Bar & Grille
16 S 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 928-9411
www.nicksroastbeefbarandgrille.com

Nick’s Roast Beef Bar and Grille is a popular spot in Old City for karaoke, beer and curly fries. The curly fries are seasoned and come with a variety of dipping sauces you can choose from including remoulade, basil mayo, pepper aioli, Sriracha aioli and Bloody Mary Ketchup. Pair your fries with a beer and one of its famous roast beef or pulled pork sandwiches for a complete meal. Nick’s Roast Beef is a neighborhood bar in the heart of Old City perfecting for relaxing with friends and enjoying a meal.

Tony Luke’s
39 E Oregon Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
http://www.tonylukes.com/

Starting as a sandwich shop in South Philadelphia, Tony Luke’s has grown to become an award-winning restaurant famous for the cheesesteak, a Philadelphia staple. Fries come in the regular or curvy variety dressed with different seasoning including salt & vinegar, Chipotle BBQ or just cheese for only $4 or $4.50. Don’t forget to order one of its famous cheesesteaks or roast pork sandwiches while chowing down on some delicious curly fries.

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Kelly Neilson is a freelance writer living and working in Philadelphia. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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