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South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-413-3713
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Known as Philadelphia's liveliest and funkiest strip, the street has more than 300 stores and restaurants.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Philadelphia, PA 19147
City Center East
+1 215-413-3713
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was once a pretty good bohemian experience, but that was some time ago. It is still a neighborhood jammed with shops, restaurants, bars etc. and the crowds make it a fairly safe venue. The crowds also make it crowded and busy and the parking...More

Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of shops and restaurants in this area. Good for exploring but not very many true tourist destinations in this area.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Fun night life in Philly! It has tons of bars and restaurants! A lot of shopping stores too. We feel safe when we were walking down in South Street, because there were group of police men watching the crowd. It was fun! Great night out...More

Thank Pinay P
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Back when, I vaguely remember the clubs and late nights and all the 60's stars here. I drove down from the Bronx (NY) early in the morning of my 18th birthday!! It's still fun here but I definitely missed the old vibe

Thank XSki007
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a stroll down south street. It was a nice night out with warm temps which made it a great night for people watching!

Thank jeffwU2958ED
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to south street in many years, as it has gone through its lows. Seems like things are on the upswing with interesting shops, restaurants and bars. Still a little dodgy in areas. Yet potential for a great improvement. Saw tourists and locals which...More

Thank SashaGRose
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We walked here on a Friday night in the summer and it was alive with lots of different characters. There are tons of shops and places to eat along the street. Definitely, go and enjoy yourself.

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Very cook place to shop, something for everyone. Great food places, very diverse. Would definitely go back again. Reminded me of the east village in Manhattan.

Thank vanessasangels03
Reviewed 4 August 2017

An after dinner walk down South Street to Penn's Landing.. Enjoy looking across the Delaware at the Battleship New Jersey.. She fired a lot of salvos back in the day to support us in the Nam 1969...

Thank BobZ9
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

If you visit Philly, no trip is complete without a visit to South Street. Have a few drinks at the piano bar(can't remember the name) walk along the water front, shop at Tower Records.

Thank Robin W
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8 March 2017|
Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
The South Street is not just a street, it's a promenade sight... There are many hotels near-by it. And all of them are rather good, and classy. I would prefer these among others: Alexander Inn, Morris House Hotel... More
rachel k
17 September 2015|
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Response from GypsiiRose | Reviewed this property |
i am not familiar with it but it sounds fun