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South Philly

Matthew McGrath, Rowan University ’21 | @SugaMacSuga

South Philly is a big neighborhood that is filled with so much character. There is nothing quite like taking a stroll down East Passyunk Ave. or visiting the Singing Fountain in the heart of Passyunk Square.

Some of my favorite neighborhood traditions are the Festa Della Repubblica (Italian National Day Festival) and Second Saturdays on East Passyunk Ave. As a self-proclaimed foodie, I love nothing more than being surrounded by restaurants and vendors eager to fill me with their delicious creations! This neighborhood is known for its great food, great music, and great people. 

The Italian Market on 9th Street has the best fresh fish, meat, fruit, and cheese, and has authentic eats from every corner of the world.

Stop by Caffe Chico for a mouth-watering roast beef sandwich and Ultimo Coffee for the best espresso around! And of course, grab a classic Philly cheesesteak at Pat’s King of Steaks—a true Philly phenomenon.

You can’t visit South Philly without catching a Phillies game at Citizens Bank Park. The atmosphere is always electric!

Don't Miss These Events


Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday October 26
Miracle on South 13th Street Holiday Light Display December
Restaurant Week February 2020



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