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Best Gastropub

2013 BEST Gastropub

Pub and Kitchen

Readers’ Choice: New menu, new chef and a refreshing new remodel… but the same sort of smart offerings that fans have come to count on. Plus a very solid bar burger (and at $13, one would hope so).

1946 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-0350 | Website

2012 BEST Gastropub

Alla Spina

1410 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia, PA

Beef-fat french fries, fried pig’s tails, Italian poutine with leg of Guinea hen bolognese and fresh mozzarella curds, marrow bones, mortadella hot dogs, a veal breast hoagie with bacon mayo, and 20 taps spouting rare Italian beers and well-chosen local favorites? Yeah, we’ll see you at the bar. Read more »

2010 BEST Gastropub

Pub and Kitchen

1946 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA

As the casual-dining trend soldiers on sorry, lovers of servers who call you “sir” instead of “dude” more places are dubbing themselves “gastropubs,” a dorky term for a joint serving elevated pub grub. But no one’s elevating it more than chef Jonathan “Johnny Mac” Adams, who alternates hearty renditions of classic alcohol-absorbing fare (see: pulled… Read more »