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Top Onion Rings In Philadelphia

It may not be the type of food you can indulge in on a daily basis, but as they say, everything in moderation is OK. If you are going to indulge in something sinfully good, you might as well make sure you get the best of the best. No matter what the main course, onion rings are always a good side dish. Just thinking about the crispy goodness will make your mouth water. Some may say they are best with cheesesteaks or hoagies, but there is no reason why you can't get creative. Here is a list of the best places for onion rings in Philadelphia. Some may seem like obvious choices, but some may not. It all depends on what kind of atmosphere you are in the mood for.

Kopper Kettle
1985 Bridgetown Pike
Feasterville, PA 19053
(215) 322-0993

Kopper Kettle has been a staple in the Feasterville-Trevose community for over 30 years. They've been serving up tasty seafood accompanied with delicious onion rings that are a must with your next order. These breaded delights will put a smile on your face. The tavern setting is perfect for a night out on the weekends for good beer, yummy seafood and of course spectacular onion rings.

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American Sardine Bar
1800 Federal St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 334-2337

American Sardine Bar can be found in the heart of south Philly serving up delicious beer and some of the best onion rings you will find in the city of brotherly love. Pair them with their dill pickle dip, and you will be in heaven. The bar also has a casual outdoor eating area that is perfect for a hangout with friends.

Larry's Steaks
920 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 232-7777

Home of the "Belly Filler" cheesesteak, Larry's is a Philly staple in the cheesesteak world. Not only can you find delicious cheesesteaks at Larry's Steaks, but the onion rings are a must! Prices are affordable, and there is a lot of options to choose from on the menu. There are three locations where you can visit including one on the campus of St. Joe's University.

Nifty Fifty's
2491 Grant Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 676-1950

Take a trip back to the '50s at Nifty Fifty's where the menu reflects a time when diners were all the rage. Nifty Fifty's is known for its onion rings, so they are a must with your meal. You'll love the vibe and the decor at Nifty Fifty's, which is truly a throwback.

Pagano's Market and Bar
2001 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 523-6200

Pagano's is THE place for some out of this world onion rings in Center City. Pagano's first opened its doors in 1962, and the onion rings are not the only prime choice on the menu. The menu changes daily, and over the years Pagano's has added healthy options to the menu, but you can always rely on good quality onion rings to be on the menu.

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Christina Thompson is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia. She reports on various topics such as: Social Media, Local Events, Entertainment, Food and Drink and more. Her work can be found at


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