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Explore the 4 top spots in Philadelphia's Whitman neighborhood

Looking to uncover all that Whitman has to offer? Get to know this Philadelphia neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a cheesesteak spot to a Chinese restaurant.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Whitman, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. The Original Tony Lukes

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Topping the list is breakfast and brunch spot The Original Tony Lukes, which offers sandwiches and cheesesteaks. Located at 39 E. Oregon Ave., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 1,799 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot is the eight-time winner of Philadelphia Magazine's "Best of Philly" awards, according to its website. On the menu, expect breakfast sandwiches, hoagies, rib-eye steaks and more. 

2. Terryin

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Next up is sushi bar, Japanese and Asian fusion spot Terryin, situated at 358 Snyder Ave. With four stars out of 144 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Hoodline previously reported this spot one of the top five Japanese restaurants in Philadelphia. On the menu, look for bites like salmon-stuffed rolls, poke bowls and barbecue spare ribs. 

3. Jimmy's Water Ice

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Jimmy's Water Ice, a spot to score shaved ice, ice cream and frozen yogurt, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2251 S. Front St., five stars out of 10 reviews. 

Founded in 1957 by Ralph Maglione Sr. and his wife, this sweet staple offers water ice in flavors of mango, blueberry and bubble gum. 

4. King Food

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King Food, a Chinese spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 13 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2554 S. American St. to see for yourself. 

On the menu, look for hot noodles with sesame sauce, chicken and eggplant and seafood lo mein. 


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