Your guide to the 4 top spots in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 top spots in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhoodPhoto: Morimoto/Yelp
Published on March 03, 2020

Visiting Old City or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Philadelphia neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a chocolate shop to a macaron cafe.

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

1. Lore's Chocolates

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Topping the list is candy and chocolatier shop Lore's Chocolates. Located at 34 S. Seventh St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 91 reviews on Yelp. Lore's Chocolates offers chocolate-covered strawberries, caramels, custom chocolates and more.

2. Morimoto

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Next up is sushi bar and Japanese spot Morimoto, situated at 723 Chestnut St. With 4.5 stars out of 1,813 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. Morimoto offers spicy king crab, Chilean seabass, eel avocado sushi and more.

3. ICI Macarons & Cafe

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ICI Macarons & Cafe, a spot to score coffee, tea and macarons, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 230 Arch St., five stars out of 235 reviews. On the menu, look for honey lavender lattes, lemon meringue croissants, hazelnut macarons and more.

4. The Olde Bar

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The Olde Bar, a bar and New American spot that offers seafood and more, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 238 Yelp reviews. Head over to 125 Walnut St. to see for yourself. The Olde Bar serves up East Coast oysters, battered cod, barbecue shrimp po'boys and more.

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