Best of Philly

Best BYOB Restaurant

2015 BEST New BYO

Helm

Forget too many cooks in the kitchen. Dual chefs Kevin D’Egidio and Michael Griffiths have hit the exacta: idea-crammed cooking that’s in lockstep with the foraged-and-fermented zeitgeist, in an atmosphere as relaxed as your living room.

1303 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-309-2211 | Website


2014 BEST BYOB

Will

1911 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Chef-owner Chris Kearse seamlessly melds modern cuisine and classic French technique in an almost flawless display of culinary smarts. Add in the Tuesday Tasting menus, the Sunday prix-fixe dinners and the fact that it’s a BYOB, and Will suddenly becomes the kind of place that could only exist in Philly. Read more »

2013 BEST Italian BYO Restaurant

Mercato

1216 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

Readers’ Choice: Perennially full, cash only, tons of cured meats and a bolognese to dream about; Mercato is exactly everything that Philadelphians want in their Italian BYOs. And they’re finally taking reservations. Read more »