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Exploring Philadelphia’s Fairmount Neighborhood

Brittany Valentine
Brittany Valentine
Posted on August 10
philadelphia museum of art with a view of the Schuylkill River.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is in Fairmount. (g01xm/Getty Images)

This hip residential neighborhood is located next to Philadelphia's Logan Square area, and is known for its historical monuments, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and beloved eateries. Here are a few great spots to visit next time you’re in the area:

Embrace hygge (pronounced hue-gah), the Danish concept of coziness and life’s simple pleasures at Bar Hygge. You can get crab fries, salmon ceviche, and specialty cocktails for dinner, or indulge in avocado toast and biscuits for weekend brunch 🥑

1720 Fairmount Avenue

two green Eagles t-shirts, and one Eagles baby onesie

You can pick up Eagles gear for the whole family. (Aliswagon/Instagram)

Grab some cute Philly-based accessories from this vibrant woman-owned neighborhood boutique. Shop online or in-person for everything from kids toys and games to candles and soap 🧼

2017 Fairmount Ave

Treat yourself to a gourmet Italian dinner at this James Beard award-winning restaurant. Enjoy homemade pastas, thin-crust pizzas, seafood and more in a beautiful space surrounded by indoor plants 🍝

640 N Broad Street

Check out Philly’s original board game cafe. Thirsty Dice is a full-service restaurant and bar that has over 950 games in its collection, such as Pictionary, CATAN, and Yahtzee. You can bring a game from home, or learn a new one from an on-site “gametender.” Reservations are recommended 🎲

1642 Fairmount Ave

map of Fairmount

Check out this Google map of Fairmount, which includes the spots listed above. (Google maps)

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