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Healthy Eating in Philadelphia

Looking For Your 2020 Philadelphia Guide to Healthy Eating?  

Wanting to dine out on local fresh, healthy options? We’ve got your top places to eat clean in Philly.

Philadelphia’s Fishtown is home to many different cuisines, art, and music. It is home to an ever-growing destination spot for those who visit Philly. The restaurants here are some of the best places you’ll find in Philadelphia that you’ll want to bite right into — here’s where to go if you are looking to eat clean, tasty and locally sustained food. 

Liberty Kitchen

Located in the heart of Fishtown, Liberty Kitchen is the newest addition to bring locally sourced products to their neighborhood. The market features a selection of locally produced and important artisan cheese by their in-house cheesemonger. On their menu, they offer fresh Hoagies, Charcuterie boards, Salads, and Mac and Cheese. They even have accommodations for vegan and vegetarian on their menu, like their Veggie Jawn. By far, it is one of the most up and coming locations in Philadelphia. Stop by and grab a delicious lunch or dinner, and be sure to check out their variety of fresh and local grocery options. Oh, and did I mention they are BYOB?

1244 N Front St

Honeygrow Test Kitchen

Ever wanted to visit a test kitchen to see behind the scenes of what goes into developing restaurants menus and trying out new kinds of food? Look no further, because the Honeygrow Test Kitchen is their own take on freshly made, easy to pick up, wholesome eats for the Fishtown neighborhood. A Philadelphia based start-up company, they carefully curated selection of items on the menu showcase some of their own favorite stir-fry and salads. In addition, they also sell experimental dishes they are always trying out, like their Blackened Bay Shrimp, to their Rose Citrus Salad (which comes with Green Tea noodles).

1601 N Front St

Bimini Juice Bar & Salad Bar

Stop by for a great easy time for those who love quick-service restaurants that serve fresh juice, smoothies, salads, and more with a focus on raw healthy ingredients. Bimini Juice Bar & Salad Bar has a large menu full of delicious salads, create your own wraps, smoothies, fresh-pressed juice, and hot specialty beverages. When you walk in, their atmosphere is light and cheerful, they put their fruit and veggies on display, so you know they are fresh. Some of the local favorites here are the Thai Chicken Wrap and a Dream Vacation Juice.

807 N 2nd St


Voted as the “Best New Restaurant of 2018” by Philadelphia Magazine, ever since this multipart Lebanese Resturant was first revealed in 2017, a buzz has been surrounding Suraya ever since. Named after the grandmother of the two of the owners, the Lebanese market, restaurant, and garden are located in Fishtown. Suraya has become a local’s favorite date night destination, flocking over for freshly made pastries and man’oushe in the morning, then heading back over for dinner for Middle Eastern staples such as freshly made hummus, labneh, muhammara, and kebabs. 

1528 Frankford Ave

Da-Wa: Joseph’s Sushi & Ramen

If you think it’s difficult to find a decent sushi spot in Fishtown, you’ve come to the right place. This little gem is tucked underneath Girard Station on Front Street. Da-Wa offers authentic Japanese sushi and sashimi, along with the chef’s 21- course Omakase menu (Meaning the chef picks) and of course, ramen. If you’re looking to venture out your taste buds into Japanese culture, try the daily specials such as Kamasu (Japanese Barracuda), or Tachiuo (Japanese Beltfish). 

1204 N Front St

One-Shot Coffee

One-Shot Cafe specializes in serving creatively-crafter beverages, brunch, and house-made pastries all day, every day. They are a cozy home away from home to meet, work, or simply relax. Starting as a small coffee shop on Liberties Walk in 2005, One-Shot Coffee has become a staple in the neighborhood for your morning cup of joe. Their carefully crafted coffee drinks feature locally roasted coffee purveyors, such as ReAnimator and Rival Bros Coffee by the bag. They always serve a variety of vegan options as well as vegetarian options and housemade vegan sweets.

217 W George St

Front Street Cafe

Front Street Cafe brings the residents of Fishtown and other neighborhoods a refreshing menu featuring farm to table, locally sourced and organic New American cuisine. Their menu comprises primarily of plant-based options, vegan and vegetarian-friendly and many gluten-free options as well. Along with the restaurant, they also house a coffee shop, an organic juice bar, and garden seating. A unique addition is on the second floor upstairs, which is a private event space with live music. 

1253 North Front Street


This little modern classic restaurant is serving up a variety of classic Southeast Asian dishes. Stock in Fishtown is one of Eater Philly’s 38 essential restaurants in the city. From dishes such as Banh Mi and Pho to Lao-style Coconut Curry and Burmese Sesame Noodles, they offer up many vegan options you won’t want to skimp out on. The modern BYOB just opened up their second location in Rittenhouse, their setup is built on the fast-casual, order-at-the-counter format, opposite to Fishtown’s full-service approach. So if you are ever in Rittenhouse, their second location downtown shouldn’t be missed. 

308 East Girard Avenue

Sweet Green

If you’re looking to venture out of Fishtown for the weekend, Sweetgreen is your next best bet to healthy eating in Philadelphia. Located in the heart of Center City, its menu is focused on producing real food. They support small and mid-size growers who are farming sustainably and are transparent with their customers about what is in the food you’re eating, and where it comes from. If you step inside any Sweetgreen, you’ll notice how fresh the produce really is. On their menu, they have warm bowls, which typically include rice and whatever toppings you wish, salad bowls and make your own, which can include rice and salad.

924 Walnut Street, Washington Square West; 1601 Market Street, Center City; and 1821 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse

Posted by: gmhm on January 10, 2020
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