Best of Philly

Best Shoe Repair

2019 Best Shoe and Leather Repair

Capa Shoe and Leather

They’ll fix your downtrodden soles and broken straps with the artisanship that has kept them in business since 1936. Read More »

1015 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-923-0990 | Website

2017 Best Shoe Repair, City

Charles Shoe Repair

Yes, yes, we’re all still mourning the loss of Superior Shoe Repair. But Charles is the perfect rebound: Reliably good repairs and a speedy turnaround time. Read More »

Penn Center, 1800 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA | 215-564-1600

2016 Best Leather Restoration


Take your dull, beat-up shoes, bags, belts and briefcases to his men's footwear shop, and they'll restore and repaint the leather by hand. Note: They do briefcases and belts, too. Read More »

25 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-644-9435 | Website

2015 Best Shoe Repair

Rossi Shoe Service Inc.

Since the shuttering last winter of former mainstay (and longtime Best of Philly champ) Superior Shoe Repair, Philadelphians have been desperately searching for a new place to take their tired soles. The answer, everyone, is this Ardmore shop, where brothers Rick and Joe Rossi take exquisite care of your designer shoes and bags (new or vintage), make expert improvements, and use high-quality products. Read More »

20 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, PA | 610-642-9464 | Website

2014 Best Shoe Repair

Superior Shoe Repair

When other places tell you they don't have the right glue or that strap isn't worth fixing, Superior is always there with the right equipment, the necessary TLC and a quick turnaround. Hands down, the city's most skilled shoe surgeons. Read More »

138 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-972-9680

2013 Best Shoe Repair

Superior Shoe Repair

A daunting thing, handing over your fussiest footwear to this decidedly un-fussy shop. But you neednt worry: Theyll fix whatever the Philly pavement ruined (screw you, cobblestone!) and return your precious pumps (or what have you) the same day, with new heels and new soles, and polished to perfection. Read More »

138 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-972-9680

2011 Best Shoe Repair

Carl’s Shoes

Don't be scared off by the how should we say this? practical footwear in the windows, or the nagging sense that you've arrived here via time machine. The Carl's repair team expertly handles everything yes, even your Loubies and will have them back on your feet in about a week. Read More »

27 West Main Street, Moorestown, NJ | 856-235-6223 | Website

2009 Best Shoe Repair

Willie and Sons

Put off the funereal task of tossing your beloved-but-broken-down footwear. This North Philly stalwart will have your co-workers offering the ultimate testimonial to its magic: "Hey, new shoes?"
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3831 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-223-4667