Pennsylvania

Restaurants in Pennsylvania

At the top of the Bellevue, commanding an aerial view of Philadelphia from the domed 19th floor, XIX Nineteen Café serves New American cuisine beneath a 19-foot chandelier with pearl strings and loops.

Xochitl (pronounced “so-cheet”), a tequila bar/restaurant at the foot of Pine Street in Society Hill, serves Pre-Hispanic Mexican dishes like red snapper ceviche, braised beef short rib, and a mushroom tamale.

It wouldn’t be Philly without a cheese steak, so lay on the Cheese Wiz at this iconic restaurant. “Pat” is Pat Olivieri—the South Philly hot dog vendor who’s credited with inventing the Philly cheesesteak (with his brother Harry) back in 1920.

Known all over the world, Geno's has been a pioneer of that greasy tradition, the Philly cheesesteak, since 1966.

Lobster ravioli and filet mignon may be off-message, but are followed by chocolaty desserts.