Whether you’re out for one of the Avenue’s signature special events, like Flavors of the Avenue or Second Saturday, perusing the weekly farmers market and gourmet Italian and specialty shops, or you just want to take a walk down memory lane to see what’s new and walk off that cheese steak or home-made pasta, East Passyunk is a wonderful place to take a stroll.
Looking for a new outfit from a small boutique that will guarantee you an entrance and eliminate the need to worry about your friend showing up in the same dress? Got ‘em. Need new hard-wood floors? Got that. andmade clothing and jewelry? Garden supplies and flowers? A doctor or daycare for your kids or your pet? The last full-service shoe store in the region for your kids? Got them, too. Home-made cheese and organic groceries and locally-grown produce and…. Yep, we have that too. Click here to browse the 200+ shops and businesses of East Passyunk Avenue.
Recently named a Top 10 Foodie Street in America by Food & Wine Magazine and the Top Food Neighborhood in Philly by Zagat, East Passyunk Avenue boasts some of South Philadelphia’s oldest and most authentic traditional Italian restaurants, cozy BYOBs, pubs that have taken bar food to a whole new culinary level, healthy wraps and panini, modern eclectic cuisine, the heart of the Philly cheesesteak battle, and fine dining fit for any special occasion. From made-to-order stromboli and hand-made pasta to sushi and burritos, the Avenue’s restaurants and cafes will appease any appetite. Buon appetito!
East Passyunk Avenue is just a 6 minute subway ride and 25 minute walk from Center City. On weekend nights we offer 3 valet zones with pick up from any location - so come down and take a stroll!
Fountain Farmers' Market
Broad Street Farmers' Market
QOTA at Le Virtu
Thursday, June 20, 6-9pm
QOTA at Stogie Joe's
Wednesday, July 17, 6-9pm
Car Show & Street Festival
Food & Wine Magazine Names East Passyunk Top 10 Foodie Streets in America!
Philly In Focus Video from Flavors of the Avenue
ZAGAT names East Passyunk 2012 Philly Food Neighborhood of the Year
Dining feature in the Philadelphia Daily News
2012 Readers' Choice winners in the South Philly Review
Family fun on East Passyunk Ave
East Passyunk was featured on BBC Travel!
Read about our signature foodie event of the year here.
Tom Ferrick wrote a great piece on the revival of the Avenue on his blog Metropolis.
For some interesting history and pics, click here.
EPA was featured in the Travel Section of the New York Times!
EPA got a big write up in the July 2009 Philly Mag. Check it out here.