Best of Philly

Best Restaurant Revival

2016 Best Revival


Opa wasn't a great restaurant when it opened. But with a new chef in the kitchen and a new menu, the place has been revitalized, with interesting takes on classic Greek dishes and an array of options that stretches beyond souvlaki and saganaki to offer traditional barley toasts, flash-fried smelts with grilled lemon, Greek stromboli — and also, of course, souvlaki and saganaki.

1311 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-0170 | Website

2015 Best Revival

The Olde Bar at Bookbinder’s

125 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Turtle soup is back at Philly’s most iconic restaurant address — but this time with a quail egg and a sidecar of sherry foam, some […] Read more »

2011 Best Revival

Khyber Pass Pub

56 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The redone menu and dining room have given the legendary Khyber a new lease on life. Marvel at the transformation as you snack on bacon-grease […] Read more »

2010 Best Revival

Oyster House

1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

When Sansom Street Oyster House closed its doors two years ago, we sighed with sadness … and relief. The eatery, run by the Mink family […] Read more »