Best Restaurants in Fairmount

December 20, 2016
by Zagat Staff

The best of the best in Fairmount, Philadelphia.

Mediterranean · Fairmount · $$
Food 4.6 · Decor 3.9 · Service 4.3

Many consider this "intimate" , cash-only Fairmount BYO near the Art Museum the "perfect spot for any occasion" , thanks to “fantastic” , "reasonably priced" Mediterranean fare and “friendly” servers who "won’t rush you" ; though some find it “small” , the room is “comfortable” with “spacious tables” , while outdoor seating under trees is "lovely."
La Calaca Feliz
Mexican · Fairmount · $$
Food 4.5 · Decor 4.3 · Service 4.3

Making Fairmounters "muy feliz" is this "fun" , "friendly" sibling of Cantina Feliz and its "outstanding" "modern twists" on "traditional" Mexican comida; whether dropping in for "the best happy hour" or "meeting up with friends" for a "night out" , expect a "fiesta" vibe fueled by "super drinks" (including an impressive tequila and mezcal lineup); P.S. don't miss the "hidden back patio."
Angelino's Restaurant and Pizzeria
Italian · Fairmount · $$
Food 4.3 · Decor 3.7 · Service 4.1

“Noisy and tight but what a delight” sums up sentiments on this “casual” Fairmount Italian BYO, whose “family-friendly” vibe and “solid” , “consistent” grub are why many “love to go again and again” ; “easy parking” and a location convenient to the Art Museum are further pluses.
Zorba's Tavern
Greek · Spring Garden · $$
Food 4.3 · Decor 3.6 · Service 4.3

This long-running Fairmount BYO "may not look fancy” , but its “authentic” Greek cuisine – from classic dishes to plates that go beyond the “expected standards” – is “full of flavor” ; “wonderfully sized portions” , “affordable” prices and “accommodating” service make it a “must” for many.