MJ&Bob's Guidebook for the Lansdowne (Philadelphia) PA Area

MJ&Bob

MJ&Bob's Guidebook for the Lansdowne (Philadelphia) PA Area

Sightseeing & Museums
I recommend taking the tour. It's a rewarding way to spend the day if you enjoy gardens, history and Victorian room settings. Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur it is pronounced “winter-tour”.
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Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
5105 Kennett Pike
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I recommend taking the tour. It's a rewarding way to spend the day if you enjoy gardens, history and Victorian room settings. Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur it is pronounced “winter-tour”.
Its a Science Museum with lots of things to do and see: exhibits, demonstrations, Planetarium, Movies and Benjamin Franklin Memorial.
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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
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Its a Science Museum with lots of things to do and see: exhibits, demonstrations, Planetarium, Movies and Benjamin Franklin Memorial.
Sightseeing, Arts and Rocky! And if you are in Philly at just the right time you can see live shows on the Parkway!
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
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Sightseeing, Arts and Rocky! And if you are in Philly at just the right time you can see live shows on the Parkway!
History: "Proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof." Leviticus 25:10
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Cloche de la liberté
North 6th Street
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History: "Proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof." Leviticus 25:10
History, sightseeing.
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National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
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History, sightseeing.
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Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Avenue
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Fondation Barnes
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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www.sightseeingpass.com/Things-to-do/Philadelphia
Visit Philadelphia
30 S 17th St
www.sightseeingpass.com/Things-to-do/Philadelphia
Beautifully displayed artwork on complementary colored background walls from contemporary, social change pieces to European, Mid-Century and more. Stop by highly-rated La Croix restaurant on your way back!
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Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
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Beautifully displayed artwork on complementary colored background walls from contemporary, social change pieces to European, Mid-Century and more. Stop by highly-rated La Croix restaurant on your way back!
Colleges & Universities
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Université de Pennsylvanie
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Swarthmore College
500 College Ave
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Université Drexel
3141 Chestnut Street
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Widener University
One University Pl
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Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Avenue
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Haverford College
370 Lancaster Avenue
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University of the Arts: Terra Hall
211 S Broad St
Moore College of Art & Design
1916 Race St
Shopping
Shopping: Macy's, Target, Restaurants and more!
Springfield Mall
1250 Baltimore Pike
Shopping: Macy's, Target, Restaurants and more!
Shopping!
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The Bourse
111 S Independence Mall E
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Shopping!
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King of Prussia
160 North Gulph Road
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If you like tchotchkes, crafts, homemade gifts & products, souvenirs and Amish markets—this is the place for you! A bustling no frills marketplace with eat-in restaurants and dives, booths and tiny shops crowded with antiques, toys and more. Plan a 35 minute drive. Free parking available. Only open on Fridays and Saturdays.
Booths Corner Farmers Market
1362 Naamans Creek Rd
If you like tchotchkes, crafts, homemade gifts & products, souvenirs and Amish markets—this is the place for you! A bustling no frills marketplace with eat-in restaurants and dives, booths and tiny shops crowded with antiques, toys and more. Plan a 35 minute drive. Free parking available. Only open on Fridays and Saturdays.
Eats!
Authentic Philadelphia cheese steak places, guests recommended restaurants & local eateries.
A seasonal Farmers Market just around the corner. Hours 9am to 1pm every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend to October 31.
Lansdowne Farmers Market
30 North Lansdowne Avenue
A seasonal Farmers Market just around the corner. Hours 9am to 1pm every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend to October 31.
Authentic Philadelphia cheese steaks.
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Geno's Steaks
1219 South 9th Street
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Authentic Philadelphia cheese steaks.
This no-frills restaurant is close by. Best to have them deliver your order. Menu includes Philly cheese steaks, fries, Greek salads and pizzas etc.
Colonial Kitchen
103 N Union Ave
This no-frills restaurant is close by. Best to have them deliver your order. Menu includes Philly cheese steaks, fries, Greek salads and pizzas etc.
Out of the way, but has authentic Philly cheese steaks. Claim to have invented the steak sandwich in 1930.
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Pat's King of Steaks
1237 East Passyunk Avenue
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Out of the way, but has authentic Philly cheese steaks. Claim to have invented the steak sandwich in 1930.
Specialty meats, food markets and authentic Italian restaurants. Near Old City Philadelphia.
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Italian Market 9th Street
919 South 9th Street
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Specialty meats, food markets and authentic Italian restaurants. Near Old City Philadelphia.
A fun place to visit while sight-seeing and shopping downtown Philadelphia. Lots of eateries featuring fresh seafood, home cooking, cheeses, sausages, fresh fruit and more.
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Reading Terminal Market
51 North 12th Street
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A fun place to visit while sight-seeing and shopping downtown Philadelphia. Lots of eateries featuring fresh seafood, home cooking, cheeses, sausages, fresh fruit and more.
Soup are great, they also have sandwiches, pastries, coffees and salads.
Regency Cafe
29 N Lansdowne Ave
Soup are great, they also have sandwiches, pastries, coffees and salads.
Asian Fusion: take-out or eat-in
AviAnna
55 E Baltimore Ave
Asian Fusion: take-out or eat-in
Great lunches, sushi and dinner menus. Serves both Thai and Japanese appetizers and entrees. Try the Bento boxed lunches - served between 11 am - 2pm! Restaurant closes at 3pm and reopens 5pm for dinner.
Heng's Thai Cuisine
1156 Baltimore Pike
Great lunches, sushi and dinner menus. Serves both Thai and Japanese appetizers and entrees. Try the Bento boxed lunches - served between 11 am - 2pm! Restaurant closes at 3pm and reopens 5pm for dinner.
Great sushi and dinner menu.
Pearl Chinese & Japanese
339 N Lansdowne Ave
Great sushi and dinner menu.
Thai and Vietnamese menus. Bringing you delicious and authentic Vietnamese cuisine. For take-out, eat-in or delivery.
Pho Street
204 Baltimore Pike
Thai and Vietnamese menus. Bringing you delicious and authentic Vietnamese cuisine. For take-out, eat-in or delivery.
A vegan restaurant recommended by a guest. A luncheonette with one big table for casual daytime dining and special Saturday evening multi-course dinners. Kosher.
Miss Rachel's Pantry
1938 South Chadwick Street
A vegan restaurant recommended by a guest. A luncheonette with one big table for casual daytime dining and special Saturday evening multi-course dinners. Kosher.
Brunch | The menu is inspired by great ethnic and street foods of the world. Rather than anything too literal, V Street uses these great flavors to create a new dining experience full of bold spice and adventurous flavors. And yeah, it's vegan.
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V Street
124-126 South 19th Street
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Brunch | The menu is inspired by great ethnic and street foods of the world. Rather than anything too literal, V Street uses these great flavors to create a new dining experience full of bold spice and adventurous flavors. And yeah, it's vegan.
Lunch, Dinner | New American cuisine with international influences. The menu is primarily plant based and vegan/vegetarian friendly with many gluten free options. The unique space houses a coffee shop, fresh organic juice bar, restaurant with garden seating, indoor & outdoor bars.
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Front Street Cafe
1253 N Front St
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Lunch, Dinner | New American cuisine with international influences. The menu is primarily plant based and vegan/vegetarian friendly with many gluten free options. The unique space houses a coffee shop, fresh organic juice bar, restaurant with garden seating, indoor & outdoor bars.
"Music lover's rendezvous." You’ll be enchanted by live opera, as singing waiters perform every fifteen to twenty minutes. They takes your order, returns promptly with bread and wine, and then rings a small brass bell... and everything stops... Book early for weekends and holidays!
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The Victor Café
1303 Dickinson Street
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"Music lover's rendezvous." You’ll be enchanted by live opera, as singing waiters perform every fifteen to twenty minutes. They takes your order, returns promptly with bread and wine, and then rings a small brass bell... and everything stops... Book early for weekends and holidays!
Fresh soups, salads, vegetarian options and more. Its about a 30 minute drive away - eat-in or takeout.
Zoës Kitchen
761 W Lancaster Ave
Fresh soups, salads, vegetarian options and more. Its about a 30 minute drive away - eat-in or takeout.
Authentic Cheese Steak sandwiches in the heart of St. Joseph's College. No-frills takeout sandwich joint famous for its "belly-filler" cheesesteak, fast service & late-night hours
Larry's Steaks
2459 North 54th Street
Authentic Cheese Steak sandwiches in the heart of St. Joseph's College. No-frills takeout sandwich joint famous for its "belly-filler" cheesesteak, fast service & late-night hours
Authentic Philly Cheese Steaks!
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Jim's Steaks
400 South St
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Authentic Philly Cheese Steaks!
Cute shop to brunch, or get desserts. With purchase of a meal, you will get a discount when you let them know that you are a guest at Mj&Bob's Airbnb!
Kia's Cakes
16 S Lansdowne Ave
Cute shop to brunch, or get desserts. With purchase of a meal, you will get a discount when you let them know that you are a guest at Mj&Bob's Airbnb!
Out of the way, no-frills takeout dive with yummy authentic Philadelphia cheese steaks sandwiches. Long lines go fast but worth the wait.
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The Original Tony Luke's
39 East Oregon Avenue
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Out of the way, no-frills takeout dive with yummy authentic Philadelphia cheese steaks sandwiches. Long lines go fast but worth the wait.
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Barcelona Wine Bar
1709 E Passyunk Ave
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Pat's King of Steaks
1237 East Passyunk Avenue
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Open late hours.
Empire Diner
106 East Baltimore Avenue
Open late hours.
This cafe has excellent reviews. It’s near Delaware Museum of Art. Vegetarian options available.
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De La Coeur Café et Pâtisserie
1836 Lovering Ave
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This cafe has excellent reviews. It’s near Delaware Museum of Art. Vegetarian options available.
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Sitar India
60 South 38th Street
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Everything Else
For those looking for comfortable accommodations during the Papal visit to Philadelphia, Lansdowne is a short 20 minute drive to Center City Philadelphia.
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Center City
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For those looking for comfortable accommodations during the Papal visit to Philadelphia, Lansdowne is a short 20 minute drive to Center City Philadelphia.
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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
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Haverford Area YMCA
891 North Eagle Road
Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street
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The Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street
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Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
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Verizon Hall
300 S Broad St
Media Theater For The Performing Arts
104 East State Street
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Cherry Street Pier
121 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
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Groceries
Impressive Asian food market with a large variety of Asian produce, fruits, fresh seafood and packaged foods. Dress warmly because its always chilly inside! Best to drive, worth the trip.
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H Mart Upper Darby
7050 Terminal Square
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Impressive Asian food market with a large variety of Asian produce, fruits, fresh seafood and packaged foods. Dress warmly because its always chilly inside! Best to drive, worth the trip.
Nice place to shop for food essentials if driving on your way back from Center City Philadelphia - to the Apartment. A smaller market with veggie and vegan selections.
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Trader Joe's
2121 Market Street
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Nice place to shop for food essentials if driving on your way back from Center City Philadelphia - to the Apartment. A smaller market with veggie and vegan selections.
Colorful fresh produce section, meats, fish and specialty items including veggie and vegan selections.
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Whole Foods Market
15 Wynnewood Road
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Colorful fresh produce section, meats, fish and specialty items including veggie and vegan selections.
GIANT Food Stores
950 Baltimore Pike
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The Bourse
111 S Independence Mall E
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Getting Around
Planes, Trains & Autos: Regional Rail to 30th Street, Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania and center city Philadelphia, or to Swarthmore, Media and Elwyn. Station is walking distance from MJ&Bob's place. Find train schedule at septa.com (Media/Elwyn Line). Tickets can be purchase at station or on train.
SEPTA Regional Rail Train Station
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Aéroport international de Philadelphie
8000 Essington Ave
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