Pennsport, More Than Just Doughnuts

When Federal Donuts sold out of fried chicken Monday we were forced to ask where else in Pennsport is there to eat. The answer is there are a lot more options than some Foobooz commenters seemed to think.They might not be the fanciest places but there is good hearty fare to be had.



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2nd Street Brew House – 12 rotating taps, 65 beers by the bottle and nightly events and deals make this new craft beer bar a neighborhood favorite.

Beer Heaven – Located in the strip mall at Columbus and Washington Ave this beer store has a good enough selection and better prices than several other neighboring beer stores. And lots of parking too.

Caffe Valentino – This Italian BYOB has been survived the test of time. Check them out on Tuesdays when 4-courses are just $35.

Gooey Looie’s – This sandwich shop has long been a popular spot for in-the-know locals and gourmands who enjoy the monstrous cheesesteaks and hoagies.

Pho Saigon -Open for just about two years now, Pho Saigon has won itself fans for its flavorful broths and reasonable prices.

Rocco’s Italian Sausage – If you’ve been to the Home Depot on Delaware Avenue you know Rocco’s smells good. But take it from us, the taste rivals the smell.

Shank’s Original at Pier 40 -Get the tradition of the original Shank’s on Delaware Avenue.

Strange Brew Coffee – Every neighborhood needs a friendly coffee shop. All the coffee comes from local roasters and sandwiches are brought in from LeBus. Stop by on a Friday evening for some live music.

Taco Loco – Mexican food truck stationed by playground at 4th and Washington. Get the carnitas tacos, they’re cheap and really good.

Ugly American – Check out the Ugly American for quizzo on Thursdays when the signature corn dog is just $1. Also be sure to admire the bar’s art work, including the license plate map of the United States.

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