Best of Philly

Best Quick-Serve Restaurant

2017 BEST Quick-Serve, ’Burbs

Malvern Buttery

Lunching here is a bit of a leap of faith—there’s no menu, so all you can do is wait to see what toasts, salads, soups and breads the kitchen crew slides onto the counters. And guess what? Nothing has fallen flat yet.

233 East King Street, Malvern, PA | 610-296-2534 | Website


2017 BEST Quick-Serve, City

Real Food Eatery

207 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA

It’s everything we want from a meal today: speedy, fresh, low-cal and filling. Read more »

2015 BEST Quick-Serve Dinner

Buena Onda

1901 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA

How to make the wait for dinner at Jose Garces’s new taco joint go by even more quickly: Ignore everything on the menu but the zippy, flavorful $3.50 fresh fish (and shrimp) tacos and the free beer you’ll be offered while standing in line. Read more »