Best of Philly

Best American Restaurant

2017 Best New American Restaurant

Friday Saturday Sunday

Chad and Hanna Williams have brought this institution back to life: an elegant dining room, killer cocktails, and inspired takes on classic dishes (like this roasted asparagus) that leave us wanting more.

261 South 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-546-4232 | Website

2016 Best La Peg

La Peg

140 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA Website

In a year when French restaurants seemed to be staging something of a comeback in Philly, what did Peter Woolsey, one of the city’s best-known […] Read more »

2015 Best Vernick Food and Drink

Vernick Food and Drink

2031 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The second most impressive thing about chef Greg Vernick’s eponymous restaurant is that it started great and has, over the years, only gotten better — […] Read more »

2014 Best Petruce et al.

Petruce et al.

1121 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Whether it’s lamb ribs, an exquisitely grilled porgy or a master class on carrots, Jonathan and Justin Petruce’s wood-fired cookery represents American food at its […] Read more »

2013 Best Marigold Kitchen

Marigold Kitchen

501 South 45th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Robert Halperns cooking is as American as the Cabot-clothbound-cheddar cracker he likes to send out before appetizers, and as New as the liquefaction process that […] Read more »

2012 Best Ela

Ela

627 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Forget the melting pot. Jason Cichonski’s hyperactive mishmash of global ingredients and innovative technique is as American as a Ritalin kid watching Chopped on a […] Read more »