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Top Places for Lunch Near the Liberty Bell

Grab-and-go bites and fanciful dishes, all within a 10-minute walk of the bell

A busy morning of sightseeing in Philadelphia’s Historic District can easily work up quite the appetite. If your visit leaves you near the Liberty Bell Center at lunchtime, a wide selection of nearby eateries invite you to relax and refuel.

Between 2nd and 8th streets and Walnut and Market streets, you can grab a deli sandwich from the food court in an American landmark, chow down on a traditional Philly cheesesteak, opt for a chef-driven, sit-down meal in an elegant setting or choose from a number of other top-notch eats.

Whatever the rest of your day has in store, be sure to take a moment to recharge with a delicious bite from one of these local eateries.

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Cheesesteaks, Hoagies and Quick Bites
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Sonny's Famous Steaks

Philly’s most famous sandwich in the shadow of the Liberty Bell

Sonny’s Famous Steaks serves up popular, made-to-order cheesesteaks (with a variety of cheeses and toppings) as well as rib-eye burgers, cheese fries, onion rings and more. Large parties can reserve tables in advance, making Sonny’s a convenient and affordable option for group dining.
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Food Court at The Bourse

A food court in a nationally registered historic site

Originally serving as the country’s first commodities exchange, the Bourse is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The building houses an indoor food court, though several restaurants are closed while The Bourse undergoes construction and revitalization.
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Burgers, Pizza and Casual Eats
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Thin-crust pizza and world-famous gelato

In addition to world-renowned, homemade gelato from sister outpost Capogiro, Capofitto serves thin-crust, modern-style Neapolitan pizzas cooked in a wood-burning, on-site oven. The menu also features Italian favorites like antipasto, charcuterie, paninis and salads.
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Khyber Pass Pub

Southern comfort food with vegan and meat-heavy options

Cornmeal-crusted oysters, gumbo and hickory-smoked meats are among the southern-style staples on the menu at Khyber Pass Pub, which also features one notable craft beer list. Tucked inside a Colonial-era building, this off-the-beaten-path spot also offers a wide range of vegan- and vegetarian-friendly options.
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Fine Midday Dining

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