Best of Philly

Best Dry Cleaner

2017 BEST Dry Cleaner for Terrible Stains

Upland Cleaners

This place got an entire trayful of curried chicken out of a wedding suit. It’s curried chicken, we whispered in terror. No worries! the cheerful proprietress told us. We have many Indian customers! She was as good as her word.

324 Upland Square Drive, Pottstown, PA | 610-323-5867


2016 BEST Dry-Cleaning

Carriage Trade Cleaners

1108 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville-Trevose, PA

This perennial star has been handling stained silks, cashmeres, leather and fur for 30-plus years, and the pros here work miracles (e.g., getting brick-red lipstick out of white chiffon). Read more »

2014 BEST Suburban Dry-Cleaner

1 Less Chore

1 Less Chore has cornered the Main Line market (and beyond!), saving savvy suburban souls from all those tiresome weekly treks to and from the dry cleaner. You leave your bag of clothes on your door (ahem, see: a suburb-friendly service); they collect it, clean it, and return it to you in pristine shape within… Read more »

2013 BEST Dry Cleaner

Master Tailor and Cleaners

1620 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

The name is no joke. The only place to go when you finally give up on that Tide pen. Read more »

2012 BEST Dry Cleaner

Master Tailor and Cleaners

1620 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

They’ll shake their heads disapprovingly. They’ll hem and haw and make no guarantees. And then you’ll come back one week later and pick up your totally red wine/oil/makeup-free silk blouse or cashmere cardigan or white linen pants. Read more »

2011 BEST Dry Cleaner

Carriage Trade Cleaners

1108 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, PA

The pros at Carriage will remove your buttons to clean (then sew them back on), de-fuzz your cashmere and wool, and make red wine stains disappear. Plus, they pick up and drop off. Read more »