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Explore the 3 top spots in Philadelphia's Spruce Hill neighborhood

Explore the 3 top spots in Philadelphia's Spruce Hill neighborhood
Photo: Ice Cave/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 03, 2020.

Visiting Spruce Hill, 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 halal spot to a shaved ice shop.

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

1. Saad's Halal Restaurant

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Topping the list is halal spot Saad's Halal Restaurant, which offers cheesesteaks and desserts. Located at 4500 Walnut St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 618 reviews on Yelp.

This spot was named one of the best halal restaurants in the country, according to the Philly Voice. Look for tasty bites like lamb shawarma, beef shish kebab and grilled chicken. This spot also serves up a variety of classic American fare, including cheesesteaks, french fries and burgers. 

2. Dottie's Donuts

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Next up is Dottie's Donuts, situated at 4529 Springfield Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 184 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

This spot, which offers another location in Queen Village, serves a menu of vegan doughnuts in flavors like chocolate-hazelnut, rosewater pistachio and matcha vanilla. 

3. Ice Cave

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Ice Cave, a spot to score desserts, shaved ice and bubble tea, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4507 Baltimore Ave., five stars out of 120 reviews. 

This spot, which specializes in Taiwanese-style shaved ice treats, was founded by a Drexel University graduate. Stop by for frozen treats in flavors like mango, coffee and peanut. 


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