You can find an array of dining options less than a mile in all directions of the neighborhood. Classic favorites such as pizza and Chinese food are just minutes away on Providence Avenue, the main road running from Academy Hill through Chester.
At Giorgio's Pizza, students and residents alike enjoy choices ranging from seafood to gyros and of course, Philly cheesesteaks. Despite Giorgio's small size, customers are drawn in by the variety of well-prepared dishes. Students and local customers agree that the restaurant's steaks and grinders are the best in the area.
For more sophisticated Italian eating, head to the Portobello Cafe just a mile southeast of the neighborhood. Many visitors enjoy the authentic Italian dishes with robust flavors. Many relax as they drift into the homey atmosphere that Portobello Cafe evokes. While relaxing, customers enjoy fresh pasta dishes along with one-of-a-kind meatballs and rich raviolis. Pair your favorite entree with a wine of your own choosing, since Portobello Cafe is a BYOB establishment.
Just a mile south in Chester, you'll find the amazing Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack conveniently located on the Delaware river. Harrah's thrills customers with horse racing, an exciting casino, and plenty of restaurants and bars. The PPL Park, home stadium to the Philadelphia Union Philly's soccer team, sits at the south end of Chester. With over 10 concession stands, you can enjoy all your Philly favorites here at the stadium.