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The 10 Most Delicious Things to Eat at Spruce Street Harbor Park This Summer

Fried chicken sandwiches, waffle ice cream sandwiches, tacos and more for 2016

This summer, Spruce Street Harbor Park (SSHP) returns to the Delaware River Waterfront for year three with a floating restaurant, boardwalk, hammocks, tons of colorful LED lights and even more options for drinking and dining on the waterfront.

This year, chef Kevin Sbraga opened The Little Fat Ham on the waterfront with an emphasis on Southern-inspired food. Garces Group is back with Village Burger, Distrito Taco and some new concepts including Papas Fritas, a restaurant serving fries topped with everything from queso to braised short rib, and Froman’s, a boardwalk stop serving summertime staples like hot dogs, burgers and tomato salad.

Plus, Chickie’s and Pete’s heads North from its South Philly headquarters for a special location of its restaurant.

Returning for 2016 is Port FedNuts, the Penn’s Landing location of Federal Donuts that will bring back its popular sandwich (fried chicken with American cheese, buttermilk ranch seasoning, dill pickles and red hot mayo) along with cold brewed iced coffee and mini cinnamon sugar or powdered donuts.

Franklin Fountain will also bring back its creamy, ice-cold frozen treats at the S.S. Franklin Fountain — think of the popular waffle ice cream sandwich, milkshakes and scoops of classic ice cream.

Below we've highlighted the must-eat dishes at the park. Hope you're hungry.

The amazing fried chicken sandwich at Port Fednuts.

Carnitas tacos from Distrito Taco.

A beef brisket sandwich from Sbraga's The Little Fat Ham.

An awesome Chicago-style hot dog from Froman's.

The Papas con Carne at Papas Fritas.

Famous Crabfries from Chickie's & Pete's.

A drink and a few bites from the Barge Bar.

Delicious ice cream (including a waffle ice cream sandwich) from the S.S. Franklin Fountain.

Funnel cake from Frozen Delights.

And don't forget about an order of Mini Donuts from Port Fednuts.

BONUS: A Lazy Hammock, the Yards Brewing Co. exclusive beer for Spruce Street Harbor Park in 2016.

That's really just the food... For our complete guide about everything there is to do at Spruce Street Harbor Park, click the button below.

Guide to Spruce Street Harbor Park


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