Philadelphia Journals

Philadelphia - The South Side

A travel journal to Philadelphia by Tom Jeffrey

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Philadelphia - The South Side

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Overview

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South Philadelphia is by far one of the more colorful parts of town. Begin your visit with a trek down South Street. Among the other visitors, you'll find hair to match every color inside a box of Fruit Loops, tattoo and piercing parlors, antique shops, The Gap, a few relaxing outdoor cafes and a host of other entertaining sights, sounds and smells. Heading further south off of 3rd Street you'll find Fabric Row. Walk south on 9th Street and you'll hear hucksters barking insanely low prices on fresh fruit, seafood and pasta at the Italian Market. On the 500 - 600 blocks of Bainbridge you can get lost in a world of antiques. Cruise deep into the South Philly neighborhoods and, depending on the time of y...Read More

Dmitri's

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Restaurant | "Dimitri's"

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Here's the skinny on this locally treasured sweet spot. Reservations are not accepted and on most nights (unless you get there when the doors open) you'll have a good hour plus wait. Luckily, there's a cozy little bar across the street to hang out in while you salivate for a tasty plate of fresh food. The hostess will come find you when your table is ready. The menu has the perfect amount of options and deciding what to get is cause for a migraine. Do try the grilled octopus. The fish is always fresh and always delicious. The clams are a hit too. One more bonus at this heavenly hideout, it's BYOB. Enjoy.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 29, 2000

Dmitri's
795 South 3rd St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
+1 215 625 0556