Eat Like a Local in Philadelphia!

We asked our members who live in the Philadelphia areas for their favorite places to eat each meal and the best attractions to visit. See their recommendations below!
All distances are based on walking mileage unless otherwise noted

Breakfast

Sabrina’s Café
910 Christian Street
1.2 miles from the Convention Center

Morning Glory Diner
735 S. 10th St.
1.0 miles from the Convention Center

Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th St.
Connected to the Convention Center

Devil’s Alley
1907 Chestnut St.
0.9 miles from the Convention Center

Tir Na Nog Irish Bar
1600 Arch St.
0.5 miles from the Convention Center

Lunch

Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th St.
Connected to the Convention Center

Maoz Vegetarian
248 South St.
1.4 miles from the Convention Center

Moriarty’s Pub
1116 Walnut St.
0.4 miles from the Convention Center

El Vez
121 S.13th St.
0.6 miles from the Convention Center

DiBruno’s
1730 Chestnut St.
0.8 miles from the Convention Center

Dinner

Pub and Kitchen
1946 Lombard St.
1.4 miles from the Convention Center

Nineteen (XIX)
200 S. Broad St. (19th floor inside the Hyatt)
0.7 miles from the Convention Center

Tequila’s
1602 Locust St.
0.9 miles from the Convention Center

National Mechanics
22 S. 3rd St.
0.8 miles from the Convention Center

Bobby’s Burger Palace
3925 Walnut St.
2.6 miles from the Convention Center

bistro 7
7 N. 3rd St.
0.8 miles from the Convention Center

Positano Coast
212 Walnut St. 2nd Floor
1.1 miles from the Convention Center

On a Budget

Chinatown
Near the corner of Arch St. and N. 11th St.
0.1 miles from the Convention Center

La Creperie Café
1722 Sansom St.
0.8 miles from the Convention Center

Bobby’s Burger Palace
3925 Walnut St.
2.6 miles from the Convention Center

South Street Diner
140 South St.
1.5 miles from the Convention Center

Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th St.
Connected to the Convention Center

Cheese Steaks

Steaks on South
308 South St.
1.4 miles from the Convention Center

Jim’s
400 South St.
1.4 miles from the Convention Center (Multiple locations)

Pat’s
1237 E. Passyunk Avenue
1.8 miles from the Convention Center

Geno’s
1219 S. 9th St.
1.8 miles from the Convention Center

Favorite Tourist Destinations

Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
0.5 miles from the Convention Center

Walk in Old City
Self-Guided Tour

Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S. 22nd St.
1.2 miles from the Convention Center

Liberty Bell
598 Chestnut St.
0.7 miles from the Convention Center

Elfreth’s Alley
126 Elfreth’s Alley
0.9 miles from the Convention Center

Independence Hall
Chestnut St.
0.4 miles from the Convention Center

Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th St.
Connected to the Convention Center

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphians suggest not running up the “Rocky Steps” unless you want to be teased by a local.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
4.7 miles (driving) from the Convention Center

Boathouse Row
2.0 miles (driving) from the Convention Center

Irish Memorial
Front St. and Chestnut St.
1.1 miles from the Convention Center

The One Thing You Can’t Miss

Morning run/walk on Schuylkill Path
1 Boathouse Row
2.0 miles (driving) from the Convention Center

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphians suggest not running up the “Rocky Steps” unless you want to be teased by a local.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
4.7 miles (driving) from the Convention Center

Independence Hall
Chestnut St.
0.4 miles from the Convention Center

Liberty Bell
598 Chestnut St.
0.7 miles from the Convention Center

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
118 N. Broad St.
0.3 miles from the Convention Center

Boathouse Row
2.0 miles (driving) from the Convention Center

South Street – Lots of good restaurants

Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
0.5 miles from the Convention Center

Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th St.
Connected to the Convention Center

Italian Market
1100 S. 9th St.
1.4 miles from the Convention Center

Olde City
Near Arch St. & N. 4th St.
1.2 miles from the Convention Center

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