Philadelphia November 10, 2017
7 Mom & Pop Restaurants In Philadelphia That Serve Home Cooked Meals To Die For
Philadelphia is home to plenty of hole-in-the-wall Mom & Pop restaurants where you can get a great home cooked breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Next time you just don’t feel like cooking, yet still want to enjoy a home cooked meal, head to any of these spots and enjoy a treat for your tastebuds.
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1. Cafe Lutecia
Cafe Lutecia never disappoints when it comes to a quick, healthy, and homemade breakfast or lunch. They've got amazing quiche, delicious homemade soups, and fresh salads. Be sure to try their tomato bisque - it's the best in Philadelphia and perfect to pair with a hot sandwich on a blustery fall day.
Address: 2301 Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19146
2. Khmer Kitchen
This family owned, hole-in-the-wall restaurant is one of the best in Philly. You simply won't have a bad meal here, and you'll be treated like part of the family as soon as you walk in. Even if you consider yourself a picky eater, give Khmer Kitchen a chance and try the best Cambodian food in Pennsylvania.
Address: 1700 S 6th St., Philadelphia, PA 19148
3. Ristorante Pesto
Ristorante Pesto is very much a mom-and-pop-and-daughter spot! This Italian restaurant is run by Giovanni and Concetta Vallaro, who own the restaurant, and Giovanni and Maria Vallaro-Facenda are the creative chefs that whip up homemade pasta, flavorful sauces and gravies, and all-around unforgettable Italian meals.
Address: 1915 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148
4. Farmer's Keep
Farmer's Keep is a newer establishment, but it gets right down to feeling like a country corner market in the middle of a busy city. Everything here is a fresh as it can be, and the staff clearly cares about this restaurant and its customers. You won't find fresher home cooked lunch or dinner anywhere else.
Address: 10 S 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
5. Honey's Sit N Eat
Honey's is a Philadelphia landmark diner, and the dishes they make is out of this world. The atmosphere will make you feel at home and the meals will taste just like your mom used to make for you when you were a kid.
Address: 800 N 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
6. Apron's Soul Food Restaurant
Nobody makes soul food like they do at Apron's. Be sure to try the candied yams, fried chicken, collards, and at least one turkey wing.
Address: 2617 Grays Ferry Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19146
7. Dutch Eating Place
Start your day the Amish way at the Dutch Eating Place in Reading Terminal Market. You won't find a breakfast fresher than this! They'll feed you like you're part of the family, and you'll almost be too full to stop over to Beiler's for a donut....
almost. Address: Reading Terminal Market, 1136 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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