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Explore the 4 most popular spots in Philadelphia's Pennsport neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Philadelphia's Pennsport neighborhood
Ginza | Photo: Sompheo P./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 10, 2020.

Visiting Pennsport, 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 vegan spot to a sushi bar.

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

1. Grindcore House

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Topping the list is vegan and vegetarian spot Grindcore House, which offers coffee, tea and more. Located at 1515 S. Fourth St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 324 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot, which boasts a second location in West Philadelphia, offers sandwiches, bagels, salads and beverages. Look for the peppered seitan sandwich stuffed with spinach, pickles and vegan mayonnaise.  

2. Gooey Looie's

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Next up is deli Gooey Looie's, which offers sandwiches, cheesesteaks and more, situated at 231 McClellan St. With 4.5 stars out of 230 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite.

This shop often makes "best of" lists for its sandwich selection, according to the Los Angeles Times. On the menu, look for sandwiches, burgers, hoagies and more. Also, check out its popular pizza steak. 

3. Federal Donuts

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Federal Donuts, which offers doughnuts and coffee and tea, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1219 S. Second St., four stars out of 528 reviews. 

Boasting eight Philadelphia locations, this doughnut shop offers treats in flavors like s'mores, blueberry pancakes and lemon bar cheesecake.  

4. Ginza

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Ginza, a sushi bar that offers ramen and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 106 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1100 S. Front St. to see for yourself. 

This eatery, which is headed by the owners of Bubblefish, offers bites like poké bowls, sushi rolls and small plates of black cod and beef short ribs. 


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.