Do you plan on seeing Pope Francis when he comes Philadelphia at the end of September? If so, we’ve compiled a list for some of the best places to grub, whether you’re alone or with friends and family.

Sabrina’s Café
1804 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

If you’re looking to enjoy a delicious breakfast or brunch in the city, Sabrina’s is the perfect destination. Sabrina’s menu has traditional yet creative selections to choose from after working up an appetite walking around the city.


London Grille
2301 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

London Grille is known for its creative and bold menu. The established, laid back bar/restaurant also has a renowned cocktail list and a offers a variety of craft beer. It is the perfect spot to have some quality eats with family and friends.

The Fat Ham
3131 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

The Fat Ham is located in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood. According to its website, it is a “pork-centric restaurant drawing inspiration from Southern country cooking.” This bar/restaurant also offers seasonal specialty cocktails featuring a selection of more than 120 bourbons and whiskeys.

The Dandelion
124 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA

The Dandelion is known for serving up tasty British classics — in some cases, with an American twist. It’s a great location for family-style dining.


White Dog Cafe
3420 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA

Only farm-fresh, environmentally sustainable foods are served here. Cuisines feature the best organic ingredients and everything is purchased from farms less than 50 miles away. This cafe is a favorite among locals.

The Bourse Food Court
111 S. Independence Mall E.
Philadelphia, PA. 19106
www.bourse-pa.comThe Bourse Food Court has something for everyone, whether you’re craving pizza, Chinese food or even a refreshing smoothie. It also has a candy shop that would satisfy any sweet tooth.

700 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Jones is known for serving up comfort foods such as fried chicken and waffles, meatloaf and chicken pot pie. But consider yourself warned, this Stephen Starr restaurant can get crowded, so reservations are recommended.