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5 Pre-Show Dinner Spots

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When a grab and go cheesesteak just isn't going to cut it, here are 5 pre-show dinner spots for a delicious sit-down meal in the city of brotherly love!
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A Latin American restaurant located in the convenient Washington West district on the historic Antique Row, Mixto is known for its bold flavors and casual yet hip atmosphere. Try the empanadas, seafood paella and $5 margaritas during Happy Hour! Outdoor patio seating is also available for those more mild months.
1141 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Villa di Roma

This no-frills spot serves up fresh, authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of the Italian Market. Start with the garlic bread, followed by one of the many pasta dishes and try the cannoli for dessert. (Just remember to bring cash only!)
936 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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The Cambridge

Classic American cuisine with a distinct edge, The Cambridge is within walking distance from most of the major arts institutions on South Broad Street. The layered three bean nachos, lobster mac & cheese, and 24 hour brined porker burger are just a few customer favorites. Open until 2 a.m., you can even stop here for a bite after your show lets out!
1508 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Shiroi Hana

A sleek, stylish Japanese eatery located near City Hall, Shiroi Hana is the ideal spot for some traditional sushi and a warm sake. Go here for their atmosphere, presentation, and mouth-watering hand rolls.
222 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Not only do they offer a special pre-theater prix fixe option, but Estia serves up some of the freshest Greek and Mediterranean style food around. With a range of seafood, salates and other specialties, you can't go wrong with any of the options at this upscale spot.
1405 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102