Philadelphia, PA - Everyone loves a good breakfast sandwich. But there's something special about a breakfast piled on a biscuit. The way they soak up egg yolk or sausage gravy (or just tons of butter).
Where to Get a Biscuit Sandwich in Philadelphia
The way a good biscuit really needs no accompaniment, but of course, gets more exciting when piled high. And, of course, the way a good biscuit pair perfectly with so many breakfasty foods we love: eggs and bacon and sausage and country ham.
Listed below are just a few Philly restaurants serving up great biscuit sandwiches:
Forget the Reuben. Old City’s Fork gives pastrami an intriguing new identity with its breakfast sandwich at Sunday brunch. The house-smoked meat is topped with pepper gravy and cauliflower on a horseradish cheddar biscuit. 306 Market Street, (215) 625-9425, forkrestaurant.com
Brunch at retro comfort eatery Jones turns an egg sandwich into something memorable. A buttermilk biscuit is halved and stuffed with scrambled eggs, ham, and cheddar. 700 Chestnut Street, (215) 223-5663, jones-restaurant.com
When the biscuit sandwich comes from a well-established bakery, it’s only a matter of adding some smart embellishments. Metropolitan Cafe’s version includes melted cheddar cheese and a bacon-onion jam—perfect for a hangout in Rittenhouse Square, just steps away. 264 S. 19th Street, (215) 545-6655, metropolitanbakery.com
The Pub & Kitchen
Graduate Hospital’s Pub & Kitchen delivers a chicken-cheesesteak remix. Grilled chicken, cheddar gravy, and a sunny-side egg mingle on a chive-studded biscuit base. 1946 Lombard Street, (215) 545-0350, thepubandkitchen.com
The Twisted Tail
It’s no surprise that the modern Southern menu at Society Hill’s The Twisted Tail would be rich in buttermilk goodness, with biscuits popping up all over the place. Who can resist the chicken biscuit with pickles and pimento cheese? 509 S. 2nd Street, (215) 558-2471, thetwistedtail.com
Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
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Best Philadelphia Biscuits