Six Pack: Sweet Potato Dishes in Philadelphia

Sweet potatoes can be used in more than just fries. Here are six restaurants using the sweet potato in creative ways.

Who Needs Meat When You Can Make Sweet Potatoes Taste Like This

The wood grilled sweet potato pâté with grain mustard, jerk cashews and brown bread will blow you away.

Vedge
1221 Locust Street
215-320-7500
Sweet Potato Pâté $8

Sweet Potato Empanadas at Dos Segundos

Anything is better in an empanada crust. So imagine the wonder of a an empanada filled with mashed sweet potatoes. Now imagine it served with a pumpkin seed pesto.

Cantina Dos Segundos
931 N 2nd Street
215-629-0500
Sweet Potato Y Requeson Empanadas pumpkin seed pesto $9

Sweet Potato Enchiladas at Interstate Draft House

The sweet potato enchiladas at Interstate Draft House are served with piquant sauce and fresca.

Interstate Draft House
1235 E. Palmer St, Philadelphia, PA
267-455-0045
Sweet Potato Enchiladas $9

Silk City Is Sweet Potato Crazy

How do you like your sweet potatoes? Silk City has sweet potatoes three ways; as a puree, in empanadas and in a braised pork belly hash with shallots, thyme, maple reduction and poached eggs.

Silk City Diner
435 Spring Garden Street
215-592-8838
Cider Braised Pork Belly Hash with sweet potatoes $12

Geechee Girl Has Sweet Potato Pancakes for Brunch

Get sweet and savory together for brunch at Mount Airy’s Geechee Girl with sweet potato pancakes topped with candied pecans. served with maple glazed bacon.

Geechee Girl Cafe
6825 Germantown Avenue
215-843-8113 
Sweet Potato Pancakes (special)

Sweet Potato Sushi at Zento

Old City’s Zento offers a sweet potato tempura roll as part of its vegetarian options.

Zento
134 Chestnut Street
215-925-9998

  • irene mueller

    Who in the area (Bucks/Philly/Monto) has really good sweet potato fried. I had them in a restaurant in Florida -FARLOWS – and they were the best I ever tasted.

    Irene Mueller