Philly's Gayborhood Dining Top Spots

Philly's LGBT Gayborhood Dining Scene's. Philadelphia’s dining scene continues to draw national accolades for its quality and variety, from innovative gastropubs to inviting wine bars to new twists on Italian and other ethnic cuisines. Everyone is welcome at the table, whether the restaurants are located in the heart of the Philadelphia's Gayborhood in Center City or one of its adjacent up-and-coming neighborhoods. Here are some of the city’s newest spots that are popular with the LGBT community: (Oct. 5 2015) Noord, chef Joncarl Lachman’s restaurant featuring Northern European cuisine, has been wowing East Passyunk diners since its opening back in 2013.  Neuf now Open, is an Italian Market restaurant focusing on the warm, French-influenced flavors of North Africa.

Federal Donuts announced that its popular fried chicken sandwich will now be a permanent menu item beginning on Monday, September 14. The popular sandwich was a huge success this summer. It's a boneless version of FedNuts' double-fried chicken sandwich on a Martin's potato roll, with buttermilk ranch seasoning, spicy sauce, American cheese, and pickles. It'll hit the menu at $6.75 and, like the rest of the chicken offerings, will be available daily starting at 11 a.m.

What's Federal Dounts?

Federal Donuts Korean-style fried chicken and delectable donuts, selling out regularly since opening in the fall of 2011.

Early risers can choose from fancy donuts with changing flavors like mint chocolate cookie, lemon bar, maple bacon and spicy PB&J or hot and fresh donuts with a dusting of strawberry fennel, turkish mocha and more.

Fried chicken aficionados wait in line regularly to sample the ever-rotating list of rubs and glazes including dill pickle, coconut curry and cowboy coffee.

Coffee, of the hot and iced varieties, round out the incredible delicacies available at this triple-threat


  • 1219 S. Second St., 7am-3pm daily
  • 1632 Sansom St., 7am-7pm daily
  • 701 N. Seventh St., 7am-7pm daily
  • 3428 Sansom St., 7am-7pm daily

Buena Onda is inspired by the fresh, tranquilo, do-it-your-way spirit of Mexico’s Baja peninsula.

In Baja, Buena Onda means “Good Vibes.” And our kitchen here has gathered good vibes from the many seafood shacks, taquerias, panga fisherman, and farmers who have sustained themselves for generations by respecting the sea, cultivating year-round produce in Baja’s rich soil, and sharing ingredient driven dishes with family & friends.


1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130


(215) 302-3530


Open Daily 11am – 9pm

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