At a Glance
Bounded by Broad Street to the west, 6th Street to the east, Tasker Street to the south and Washington Avenue to the North.
SEPTA Bus Lines 4, 23, BSO Midnight-5am Service and the 29, SEPTA Rail Lines BSS ATT Station to Fern Rock, MFL Frankford to 69th Street, 13 and 36 lines.
- Le Virtu
- Will BYOB
- Ristorante Tre Scalini
- Marra's Cucina Italiana
- Pub On Passyunk East
- Passyunk Square
Known for its ethnic food, Food & Wine magazine recently naming East Passyunk Avenue one of the 10 Best Foodie Streets In America, Passyunk Square in a foodies delight. Not too shabby, huh? Deep in the heart of Philly, pronounced “Pashyunk”, get some water ice (pronounced “wawrder ice”) and make the cheesesteak shuffle, which is a tough decision, between the famous Pat’s and Geno’s, brashly located across the street from one another.
An eclectic mix of old school tradition and the new hipster movement. Take a walk along Passyunk Avenue to experience one of the city’s most exciting shopping/dining districts. Don’t mind the tourist on the weekends lined up at The neighborhood is best known for its shopping and restaurants along the East Passyunk corridor. The eastern side of Passyunk features a large number of privately owned shops, restaurants, and grocery stores. The neighborhood is best known for its shopping and restaurants along the East Passyunk corridor. The eastern side of Passyunk features a large number of privately owned shops, restaurants, and grocery stores. Philly’s most popular cheese steak spots, Pat’s Steaks and Geno’s Steaks, both located at 9th & Passyunk Ave. Neighborhood Association: Passyunk Square Civic Association The neighborhood is best known for its shopping and restaurants along the East Passyunk corridor. The eastern side of Passyunk features a large number of privately owned shops, restaurants, and grocery stores; additionally, it has a number of businesses to benefit the local residents, such as insurance offices, salons, and pharmacies.
So what makes Passyunk so special? Aside from gorgeous traditional Philly row homes lining the streets in this once sleepy community, restauranteurs have found this location to be pretty lucrative. The main strip of Passyunk is home to both restaurants that have been a staple in the community for decades such as Marra’s as well as newcomers such as Palladino’s, which has been receiving rave reviews. In a foodie town such as Philadelphia, having the luxury of several of the best eateries steps from your door is pivotal in their decision on where they choose to reside. In addition to the expansive list of restaurants in and around Passyunk Ave., this area also keeps busy all-year-round with street festivals and neighborhood events. If having a Zagat rated restaurant within walking distance isn’t at the top of your must-haves, chances are a neighborhood with a sense of community is. Events such as the Craft Beer Day, Deck the Ave. and Car Show and Street Festival are all annual events that not only bring out the residents of Passyunk but also from all over the region. Aside from the annual events weekly events such as 2nd Saturdays have more of a cozy neighborhood feel as local stores open their doors every second Saturday of the month with great sales, complimentary refreshment and entertainment. No wonder that this section of the city has become red hot. So whether you’re looking to open a business or live and play in this area, you can’t go wrong with Passyunk.