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Here are Philadelphia's top 4 Southern spots

Here are Philadelphia's top 4 Southern spots
Photo: Rex 1516/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 26, 2020.

In search of a new favorite Southern spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

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1. Butcher's Smokehouse

photo: butcher's smokehouse/yelp

First on the list is Butcher's Smokehouse. Located at 1221 Walnut St. in Washington Square, the Southern spot, which offers barbecue and more, is the highest-rated Southern restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting four stars out of 62 reviews on Yelp.

2. Khmer Grill

photo: jack m./yelp

Next up is Chinatown's Khmer Grill, situated at 1016 Race St. With 4.5 stars out of 68 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score barbecue and chicken wings has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Rex 1516

photo: rex 1516/yelp

Graduate Hospital's Rex 1516, located at 1516 South St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Southern and New American spot, which offers salads and more, 4.5 stars out of 443 reviews.

4. Honey's Sit-N-Eat

photo: shouli t./yelp

Honey's Sit-N-Eat, a Southern and traditional American spot in Northern Liberties, is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 1,350 Yelp reviews. Head over to 800 N. Fourth St. to see for yourself.


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