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Philadelphia's 3 favorite spots to score gourmet food, without breaking the bank

Philadelphia's 3 favorite spots to score gourmet food, without breaking the bank
Photo: T & F Farmers Pride/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 15, 2020.

Got a hankering for gourmet food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable gourmet food spots in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. T & F Farmers Pride

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Topping the list is T & F Farmers Pride. Located at 8101 Ridge Ave. in Upper Roxborough, the deli and gourmet food spot, which offers sandwiches and more, is the highest-rated cheap gourmet food restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 77 reviews on Yelp. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about T & F Farmers Pride.

"T&F Farmers’ Pride has been family owned and operated since the beginning," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "The store has grown from a produce market to an Italian specialty store serving hoagies." Look for items like homemade deli salads, ravioli, fresh baked bread and more. 

2. Condiment

photo: alex l./yelp

Next up is Center City's Condiment, situated at 51 N. 12th St. With five stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp, the gourmet food spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details about Condiment.

"Billed as the world's first condiment shop, this spot crafts small batch condiments in Reading Terminal Market," according to its website. Look for condiments like butter, barbecue sauce, pesto, horseradish and more. 

3. Rose's Water Ice

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Roxborough's Rose's Water Ice, located at 4240 Pechin St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap grocery store and gourmet food spot 4.5 stars out of 27 reviews. 

This spot is part of the original "water-ice dynasty" that included three Northeast water ice shops and multiple food trucks, according to Time Out. Look for flavors like lemon, cherry and chocolate. 


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