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Philly's Best Cheap Eats from Celeb Chefs

Cuisine from celebrity chefs doesn't have to come with a side of sticker shock. Check out this list of affordable options from well-known toques.

  • Federal Donuts
    • American
    • Pennsport
    Food
    25
    Decor
    14
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $11

    Good to know: From celeb chef Michael Solomonov, Korean-style fried chicken, unusual donuts and drip coffee are available – but only until supplies run out.

  • Pizzeria Vetri
    • Pizza
    • Logan Square
    Food
    25
    Decor
    18
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $24

    Good to know: This causal pizzeria from Marc Vetri and co. serves Neapolitan pies and boasts an impressive selection of craft beer. 

  • Alla Spina
    • Italian
    • Spring Garden
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $39

    ​Good to know: Look for pork-centric Italian bar treats and beer galore at Marc Vetri’s graffiti-graced gastropub.

  • Bobby's Burger Palace
    • Burger
    • Spruce Hill
    Food
    23
    Decor
    19
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $16

    Good to know: Burgermeisters brave lines out the door for Bobby Flay’s hamburgers, milkshakes and sweet potato fries.

  • Percy Street Barbecue
    • Barbecue
    • Bella Vista
    Food
    23
    Decor
    20
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $29

    Good to know: This popular barbecue joint from Michael Solomonov offers all the classics like pulled pork, smoked brisked and bbq chicken. 

  • Buena Onda
    • New
    • Logan Square
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    I

    Good to know: Munch on fresh fish tacos at this Baja-inspired taqueria from Iron Chef Jose Garces. 

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