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11 of Our Favorite Manayunk Restaurants

Bring your appetite down to Main Street in Manayunk, located just 15 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia.

Located along the scenic Schuylkill River near sprawling Fairmount Park, Manayunk has a natural ambience and small-town charm to pair with a flavor-rich food scene. 

Main Street is the heart of Manayunk and is filled from wall to wall with eateries that are raved about. Go and satisfy all of your cravings at one of these top restaurants our team has picked for you!


The Couch Tomato

100 Rector St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-483-2233
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 Go from being a couch potato to a diner at The Couch Tomato in Manayunk!

With a special outdoor dining menu featuring food cooked in-house at their bistro, you can enjoy scenic Manayunk views while digging in on freshly made entrees.

Pair your meal with a hand-crafted cocktail, a luxurious bottle of wine or a craft beer to top it all off!

 
 
 
 
 
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Zesty’s

4382 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-483-6226
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You’ve heard of Asian fusion, but have you ever tried Italian-Greek combination cuisine?

If not, Zesty’s is your place!

Zesty’s has a special COVID-19 menu with specialties that highlight the best of their cooking, like lamb souvlaki for a taste of Greece or beef tortellini that tastes like Italy.

Italian-Greek is unique, but worth a try at Zesty’s!

 
 
 
 
 
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Chabaa Thai Bistro

4343 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-483-1979
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Take your taste buds to Thailand at Chabaa Thai Bistro.

With two floors for dining and a colorful and vibrant atmosphere, plus a lunch, dinner and seasonal menu, Chabaa has all the elements of an authentic and delicious dining experience.

Chabaa is BYOB, so make sure you have the drinks on hand!

 
 
 
 
 
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Winnie’s Manayunk

4266 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-487-2663
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Get your American comfort food fix at Winnie’s Manayunk!

Fresh-baked bread, weekend brunch and locally-sourced ingredients are all the names of the game at Winnie’s.

They have daily specials every day and dishes that satisfy nearly every palate!

 
 
 
 
 
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The Goat’s Beard

4201 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 267-323-2495
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It’s all about staying local at The Goat’s Beard, with local ingredients in every entrée and beer and wine from Philadelphia based breweries and wineries.

Innovation is also served at The Goat’s Beard with plenty of meat, seafood and salad options that are sure to pop off on your plate and in your mouth!

A great ambience makes your outing come full-circle.

 
 
 
 
 
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SOMO Manayunk

4311 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 267-297-6668
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Have your next meal in a renovated factory at SOMO Manayunk.

Serving small plates, sandwiches and elevated entrees, SOMO has the menu options to satisfy any appetite and any craving.

They’ve got beer taps, wine and signature cocktails, too!

 
 
 
 
 
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Jake’s and Cooper’s Wine Bar

4365 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-483-0444
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Come for the wide selection of handpicked wine labels at Jake’s and Cooper’s, but stay for the food as well!

Spoiler alert: All of the food at Jake’s and Cooper’s pairs very well with red wine! You can find menu items like pizza, pastas, red meat and even some salads for an immaculate dinner in Manayunk!

 
 
 
 
 
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Lucky’s Last Chance

4421 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-509-6005
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Ditch the fast food joints in favor of some elevated and artistic hamburgers and hot dogs at Lucky’s Last Chance!

Lucky’s is only takeout for now, but that shouldn’t preclude you from stopping in and trying one of their delicious creations paired with a rich craft beer.

 
 
 
 
 
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The Rook Manayunk

4001 Cresson St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 267-323-2906
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Another Manayunk special, The Rook offers up fresh, local ingredients in a beautiful outdoor dining setting near the Schuylkill River.

Try one of their burgers, sandwiches, Italian-style entrees or come in for weekend brunch if you prefer!

You can’t go wrong at The Rook!

 
 
 
 
 
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Manayunk Brewing Company

4120 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-482-8220
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Manayunk Brewing Company may be a bar first, but they’ve got a formidable menu to keep your appetite at bay as well!

Order one of their stone oven-fired pizzas, freshly made salads from the garden, or stick with a classic burger or sandwich

Not feeling any of those options? They’ve got sushi too!

With many of their drinks crafted on-site as well, Manayunk Brewing Company is the epitome of “from the source.”

 
 
 
 
 
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Craft Manayunk

4141 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-508-0336
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Looking for a more modern environment for your Manayunk dining experience? Craft Manayunk has you covered!

Try one of their traditional entrees like Mac & Cheese, Shrimp Scampi or Lobster Ravioli, or one of their burgers and sandwiches.

Top your meal off with a brew or freshly-concocted drink from their bar for a great all-around meal!

 
 
 
 
 
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Manayunk is truly one of the scenic gems in all of Philadelphia. Going to this neighborhood can make it feel like you’ve escaped from the urban setting while never having actually left!

When it comes to restaurants, Manayunk can more than hold its own, with eateries that pride themselves on freshness and sourcing from local farms and suppliers.

The 11 places on this list are some of our favorites in the Manayunk area, but did we miss any that you’ve tried and/or liked? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

Why Trust Us?

When it comes to local restaurant recommendations, we pride ourselves on being a reliable and trustworthy resource. Our suggestions are not just based on our personal experiences, ensuring a more authentic and well-rounded perspective, but also on extensive online research. We diligently searched the internet and reviewed 6 credible sites and blogs, including Tripadvisor.com and Traveltriangle.com. 

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We compiled all the findings in one location and sorted them by the frequency of mentions to ensure you receive top-notch recommendations. We strive to present you with a curated list of establishments that truly stand out, allowing you to enjoy the best dining experiences possible. 

Interested in the sources we consulted? Check out the list of all 6 sites we referenced below this paragraph, offering transparency and an opportunity for our readers to explore further. Our commitment is to deliver trustworthy and unparalleled recommendations, helping you make informed decisions on your culinary journeys.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g60795-zfn20483966-Philadelphia_Pennsylvania.html
https://traveltriangle.com/blog/restaurants-in-manayunk/
https://www.theinfatuation.com/philadelphia/guides/5-great-spots-in-manayunk
https://www.reddit.com/r/PhiladelphiaEats/comments/147dxka/seeking_musttry_food_places_in_manayunk/
https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/pennsylvania/articles/the-10-best-restaurants-in-manayunk-philadelphia
https://www.opentable.com/neighborhood/philadelphia/manayunk-restaurants

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

As a former restaurant owner, he knows about running a food business and loves to eat and enjoy cocktails on a regular basis. He constantly travels to new cities tasting and reviewing the most popular spots.

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