Watch Out for These 17 New Restaurants Joining Philly’s Dining Scene This Summer

New and notable.

  • Real Food Eatery (Center City)
  • Spice End (South Street)
  • La Mula Terca (Point Breeze)
  • Aroma (Washington Square West)
  • Love & Honey (Northern Liberties)
  • Milkhouse (University City)
  • Heart of Lebanon (East Passyunk)
  • Connie’s Kitchen (Italian Market)
  • Manatawny Still Works (East Passyunk)
  • Blue Duck (Washington Square West)
  • Kanella Grill (Washington Square West)
  • Mission (Center City)
  • Keen (Rittenhouse)
  • Perla (East Passyunk)
  • Ambra (Queen Village)
  • Rival Bros. (East Passyunk)
  • Wahlburgers (Northern Liberties)
  • Banh Mi and Bottles (South Street)



Fried chicken by Love & Honey


A continually-updated list of places opening soon around the city.

July 13

CENTER CITY — Two life-long friends are opening a fast-casual, health-conscious restaurant smack in the middle of Center City, serving salads and composed bowls loaded with veggies and proteins of your choice. [EPHL]

SOUTH STREET — Kati roll experts Spice End opening a second location in the former Dickey’s BBQ location at 7th and South Streets. []

POINT BREEZE La Mula Terca will be a Latin American street food BYOB led by Israel Nocelo and Arturo Lorenzo . [BillyPenn]

WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST — Italian BYOB Aroma is filling the void left by The Farm and Fisherman on the quaint Washington Square West corner []

NORTHERN LIBERTIES — CIA grads Todd and Laura Lyons are launching a fried chicken, pie, and comfort food restaurant called Love & Honey close to The Fillmore. [Foobooz]

UNIVERSITY CITY — Grilled cheese expert Milkhouse is opening a second Philly location in 30th Street Station, replacing Ben & Jerry’s. [Foobooz]

EAST PASSYUNK — Heart of Lebanon will be the East Passyunk’s first Lebanese restaurant by chef Youssef Masri. [EPHL]

ITALIAN MARKET — No frills Italian Market music joint to get a fry-bar. [EPHL]

EAST PASSYUNK — Manatawny Still Works chooses East Passyunk Avenue for its new tasting room and bar. [EPHL]

WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST — Northeast Philly’s finds a new home (with a bar!) on 11th Street between Walnut and Locust. [EPHL]

WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST — After opening a bigger and better Kanella, Cypriot chefKonstantinos Pitsillides returns to his Spruce Street digs with a street food concept. [EPHL]

CENTER CITY — The Oyster House crew moves upstairs to open Mission, a Mexico City-inspired beer garden. [EPHL]

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