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TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 BEST DRINKS 7 BEST FOOD 23 BEST PENN CLUBS 26 BEST PENN PROGRAMS 28 BEST PLACES 2023 BEST OF PENN STAFF PRODUCT LAB | ANGELA NGUYEN, DHRUV GUPTA, LYDIA BAE, RYAN LIU, TIFFANY CHEN, JENNA TESAURO, KRISTEN LI COPY EDITORS | ALLYSON NELSON, JULIA FISCHER PHOTOS | DEVIN KHEMALAAP COVER DESIGN | YAXLEI ALEJO ORTIZ
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PENN’S CHOICE: TEADO
Looking for a refreshing drink? Stop by TeaDo! Their menu offers an assortment of milk bubble teas and fruity teas, so everyone can discover their new favorite drink. If you are also looking for a quick bite, come try out their onigiris or takoyaki. Grab a drink, a straw, and a comfy seat at TeaDo! Address: 3816-36 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
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GONG CHA Address: 3737 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
BOBA KING Address: 3925 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
PENN’S CHOICE: WILLIAM'S CAFE
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Williams Cafe is a completely student run establishment conveniently located in Williams Hall. They offer a variety of coffees, teas, juices, baked goods and snacks for purchase. The cafe has a very friendly environment and has tables and seats for customers to sit and chill or do homework at.
Address: 255 S. 36th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Address: 4000 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Best Happy Hour
PENN’S CHOICE: NEW DECK TAVERN
Address: 210 S. 40th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
New Deck Tavern is an Irish pub and restaurant with a wide variety of food and drinks. If you’re looking for a fun night, go and visit them Wednesday at 8 p.m. for their weekly Quizo games! Quizo is a general knowledge trivia game which is perfect for a fun night out with friends or family.
Address: 3408 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday: 3 p.m.-12 a.m., Tuesday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sunday: 12 p.m.- 11p.m.
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Address: 124 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Best Bakery PENN’S CHOICE: PARIS BAGUETTE Need a quick, convenient café to grab breakfast or a sweet treat? Paris Baguette is a fast-casual bakery-café that serves delicious pastries, cakes, and brewed beverages. It has something for everyone, whether you prefer savory or sweet pastries, and it even has seasonal specials throughout the year. Be sure to also check out their cakes for any upcoming birthday parties!
FEDERAL DONUTS CENTER CITY Address: 1909 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
K'FAR CAFE Address: 110 S. 19th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Address: 3816 Chestnut St. Unit #9, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
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Best Brunch Food
WHITE DOG CAFE
PENN’S CHOICE: SABRINA'S CAFE
Address: 3420 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sabrina’s Café, located near Drexel University, is known for its extensive brunch menu, including a tasty tofu scramble and multiple savory burger options. It also offers a variety of classic dishes, such as french toast, waffles, and eggs benedict, as well as vegan options.
GREEN EGGS CAFE
Address: 227 N. 34th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Address: 212 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
PENN’S CHOICE: SHAKE SHACK
Shake Shack offers modern, quick dining with a multitude of burger choices, crispy fries, and milkshakes. They also have a refreshing set of juices to choose from. If you’re vegetarian, don’t fret, because Shake Shack offers an appetizing shroom burger. Stop by this holiday season to check out their holiday milkshakes, such as their Christmas Cookie Shake. Address: 3200 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Sunday-Wednesday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
FIVE GUYS Address: 3714 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
COPABANANA Address: 4000 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Best BYO PENN’S CHOICE: PATTAYA Pattaya offers a wide range of Thai dishes, with a hint of French influence. They serve traditional Thai dishes, but also specialty menu options such as a rack of lamb or alligator. Their dessert options include mango sticky rice, crispy banana rolls, and thai coconut pudding. Address: 4040 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday: 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
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OCHATTO Address: 3608 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
KEN'S SEAFOOD Address: 1004 Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Best Dessert Place
PENN’S CHOICE: INSOMNIA
Address: 3818 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Insomnia Cookies was founded in 2003 by 2004 College graduate Seth Berkowitz in his dorm room when he was having late-night cravings and disappointed that no stores were open. Insomnia Cookies now has more than 100 locations and offers cookies, brownies, ice cream, cookie cakes, and more. The best part is stepping into the store and breathing in the delicious scent of freshly baked cookies. Head to Insomnia Cookies to satisfy your cravings and leave filled with joy!
LIL POP SHOP Address: 265 S. 44th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Address: 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 a.m., Saturday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
PENN’S CHOICE: HEMO'S
Address: 736 S. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
Hemo’s food truck serves high-quality sandwiches and cheesesteaks at an affordable price. Run by the friendly and attentive Hemo, this campus food truck is a great breakfast or lunch option when you are on the go. Customers recommend the chicken cheesesteak and the bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich. Make sure to ask for Hemo’s special sauce!
WOODROW'S SANDWICH SHOP
Address: 3700 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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Address: 630 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
Best Fine Dining PENN’S CHOICE: ZAHAV
Zahav is a Philadelphia restaurant that offers a diverse selection of Israeli cuisine. They offer two four course menu options for guests. They offer reservations as well as walk-in dining. Zahav is the perfect place to visit if you want to try something new or enjoy authentic Israeli cuisine. Address: 237 Saint James Pl., Philadelphia, PA 19106 Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 5 p.m.-11 p.m.
PARC Address: 227 S. 18th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
WHITE DOG CAFE Address: 3420 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Best Grab and Go PENN’S CHOICE: HONEYGROW Honeygrow, which originated here in Philadelphia, offers a variety of customizable salads and stir-fry noodle options. Due to its proximity to many campus buildings, it is the perfect place to have lunch with friends between classes. Be sure to try out their signature “honeybar” bowl with your picks of fruit, honey, and toppings! Address: 3731 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
DIG Address: 140 S. 36th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
HUMMUS GRILL Address: 3931 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
“Their salads are exquisitely flavorful. There is the perfect combination of dressing buoyancy and lettuce occupancy. Each bite is unique and evokes a distinct pleasure that draws you back each and every time.” —Blake Rubenstein, C'22
Best Food Truck PENN’S CHOICE: LYN'S Lyn’s Breakfast and Lunch is a University City staple specializing in a variety of fresh, affordable, and delicious breakfast and lunch options. The selection at Lyn’s is cooked to order using fresh ingredients, with prices often below similar options for off-campus dining. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite between classes or a convenient meal with friends, Lyn’s is a great option. Address: 3600 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
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UNIVERSITY GYRO Address: 38th & Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19104
TACOS DON MEMO Address: 270 S. 38th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Best Chinese Food PENN’S CHOICE: DIM SUM HOUSE Want to try the best Chinese food on campus? Located at 3939 Chestnut St., Dim Sum offers an intimate atmosphere to enjoy authentic Chinese food with friends. You can try their delicious pork soup dumplings, lo mein, and shrimp shumai. Dim Sum House offers lunch specials during weekdays from 12 p.m.-3 p.m., so be sure to take advantage!
HAN DYNASTY Address: 3711 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
SANG KEE NOODLE HOUSE Address: 3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Address: 3939 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday: 12 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 12 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
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Best Salad Place PENN’S CHOICE: SWEETGREEN Sweetgreen is located at 39th and Walnut streets, below the Radian. Offering both warm bowls and signature salads, sweetgreen is the perfect place to stop for a healthy meal on the go. Check out their selection of seasonal salads. Address: 3925 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
GOLDIE Address: 3401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
HONEYGROW Address: 3731 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
“Whether I need to grab a bite after my workout or want a quick meal to get with friends, Sweetgreen is my go-to for a healthy and delicious salad. The Harvest Bowl is a personal favorite!” — Dina Leyzarovich, SEAS'23
Best Late Night Food PENN’S CHOICE: WAWA Wawa was founded in 1902 by George Wood in Delaware County, Pa. The store was originally called Wawa Dairy and sold high-quality milk and cream products. Today, Wawa sells a variety of food options like hoagies, quesadillas, and drinks, and they recently launched a dinner menu with pizza and burgers. Wawa’s convenience and limitless options makes it a great late-night spot. Whether you want a filling meal or light snack, Wawa has you covered!
INSOMNIA COOKIES Address: 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
HANGRY JOE'S HOT CHICKEN & WINGS Address: 125 S. 40th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Address: 3724-3744 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 12 p.m.-11 p.m.
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Best Indian Food PENN’S CHOICE: AMMA'S Known for their delectable collection of dosas and their simple yet healthy and delicious meals, Amma’s provides Penn students with the chance to feast on authentic Indian food that truly feels homemade! Their parathas and vindaloo are must-tries, and their mango lassi serves as a perfect compliment to any meal. Address: 103 S. 39th St. UNIT #3, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-9:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 12 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
NEW DELHI Address: 4004 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
EKTA Address: 106 S. 40th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Best Thai Food
PENN’S CHOICE: PATTAYA Looking to host your club’s next BYO or get together off campus? Look no further than Pattaya Thai Cuisine, located on the corner of 40th and Locust streets! Bring your favorite drink to pair with Pattaya’s large selection of Thai dishes. Address: 4040 Locust St,. Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Saturday: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday: 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 18 THE DAILY PENNSYLVANIAN • NOVEMBER 16, 2023
THAI SINGHA HOUSE Address: 3906B Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
LEMON GRASS THAI Address: 3131 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Best Italian Food PENN’S CHOICE: GIORGIO ON PINE Giorgio on Pine is a BYO rustic trattoria-style restaurant specializing in classic Roman cuisine. Using locally-sourced, fresh ingredients, Giorgio on Pine crafts specials that reflect the seasons. Along with an alternate gluten-free menu to accommodate some dietary restrictions, Giorgio on Pine provides a casual atmosphere and a fine dining experience. Address: 1328 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. -9 p.m.
LASCALA'S FIRE Address: 3200 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
PIZZERIA STELLA Address: 420 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Best Mexican Food PENN’S CHOICE: EL VEZ Step into the vibrant world of El Vez, where the ambiance is as colorful and lively as the flavors on your plate. Famous for their mouth-watering Limon guacamole, crispy rock shrimp tacos, and mole short rib enchiladas, El Vez is a sensory delight for both the eyes and the palate. Address: 121 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12 a.m.
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DON BARRIGA Address: 4443 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
EL TACO Address: 3716 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Best Vegan Food
PENN’S CHOICE: HIPCITYVEG HipCityVeg is a completely vegan and plant-based restaurant that only uses 100% organic ingredients. They have a vegan take on a fast food menu that offers customers a quick, healthy and delicious alternative. Address: 214 S. 40th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
HONEYGROW Address: 3731 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
CHARLIE WAS A SINNER Address: 131 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Best Sandwich PENN’S CHOICE: GOLDIE Goldie is a vegan Israeli style falafel shop that also serves fries, shakes, salad, and many other foods and toppings. Located inside of Franklin's Table, Goldie is the perfect lunch spot to visit on campus. Address: 3401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
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MIDDLE CHILD Address: 248 S. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
FU-WAH MINI MARKET Address: 810 S. 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143
BEST PENN CLUBS
Best Pre-professional Club PENN’S CHOICE: STUDENT NURSES AT PENN (SNAP) As the primary and largest undergraduate nursing student organization at Penn, SNAP empowers nursing students through a myriad of opportunities, including peer advising, leadership roles, externships and connections to the National Student Nurses Association. SNAP provides invaluable resources for both academic success and professional development! PENN ELECTRIC RACING
WHARTON UNDERGRAD FINANCE CLUB
This is UPenn's Formula SAE Electric team who build fully electric racecars and have won 39 trophies in 10 years!
WUFC focuses on providing members acess to learning everything about finance and support towords their finace goals.
Best Performance Group PENN’S CHOICE: PENN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Penn Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1878 and is the largest musical organization on campus. The ensemble rehearses four hours a week and performs a wide variety of repertoire in Irvine Auditorium. Their current director is Thomas Hong, past conductor of Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Seattle Symphony Orchestras and recipient of the Leopold Stokowski Fellowship and Whitaker Opera Prize. Be sure to attend Penn Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concerts on Dec. 9, Feb. 24, and April 27. MASK AND WIG
WITHOUT A NET
Mask and Wig has been entertaining audiences at Penn and around the country since 1889 with their blend of comedy, music, and dancing.
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BEST PENN CLIBS
Best A Capella Group PENN’S CHOICE: PENNY LOAFERS The Penny Loafers, an a cappella group founded in 1986, is an all-gender group specializing in indie-pop music. With a mix of pop & indie, electronic, and R&B in their repertoire, the Penny Loafers hold a variety of performances throughout the year. Notably, the Penny Loafers performed a well-received set at the Class of 2027’s convocation this fall.
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DISNEY A CAPELLA Disney a capella is Penn's signature co-ed a capella group that sings only Disney songs!
DISCHORD Dischord is a Pop and R&B acapella group at Penn renowned for their studio recorded alcumbs and wonderful culture!
BEST PENN CLUBS
Best Penn Band PENN’S CHOICE: PENN BAND The Penn Band, founded in 1897, is one of 60+ performing arts groups at Penn. The group has nearly 120 members and frequently performs at various on-campus functions such as football games, Homecoming weekend, move-in, and more. Penn Band is notable for their scrambling band formation, which ignores typical marching band formations. Everyone is encouraged to join Penn Band at meetings on Mondays at the Platt Center at 6 p.m..
BLOOMER'S BAND The Bloomers Band serves as the perfect musical ensemble complement to the all-female sketch group. PENN GLEE CLUB BAND Penn Glee Club's Cover Band includes a rhythm section, a horn section, and vocalists.
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BEST PENN PROGRAMS
Best Pre-Orientation Program PENN’S CHOICE: PENN ARTS This pre-orientation program centers around art offerings and opportunities at Penn and throughout the city. Penn Arts takes students to Penn’s arts-focused centers, Philadelphia’s art institutions, and master classes in various techniques and forms of art. Through Penn Arts, students can meet other first years with similar interests and passions in art while discovering ways to be involved in artistic pursuits during their time at Penn.
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PENNQUEST PennQuest offers 120 first-year students the chance to embark on a 4-day outdoor journey where they foster friendships and build skills. PFP PFP provides a 4-week, intensive, academic training that also helps students get situated with the campus and it's resources
BEST PENN PROGRAMS
Best Department PENN’S CHOICE: ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION The Annenberg School for Communication is a leading hub of scholars diving deep into the dynamic world of media and its profound implications on global issues. Offering a diverse Communication major with optional concentrations like Advocacy & Activism and Data & Network Science, students have the opportunity to tailor their studies to their passions, further enriched by hands-on research experiences with esteemed professors.
URBAN STUDIES The Urban Studies Program brings together faculty and resources from several departments to offer a multifaceted education on urban trends. ENGLISH Penn's English department offers students the chance for research, education, and concentration in several fields.
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Best Date Spot PENN’S CHOICE: POD Pod serves Japanese food and sushi with a playful, modern touch. They offer all types of delicious bites from sashimi, sushi rolls, karaage, tempura, noodles, and more. It is the perfect place to bring a special someone because of its inviting interior design, relaxed atmosphere, and flavorful food. Pod also has a delicious happy hour, and it’s a must for your next date! Address: 3636 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday -Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (lunch) Monday-Thursday: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. (dinner) Friday-Saturday: 5 p.m.-11 p.m. (dinner) Sunday: 4 p.m.-9 p.m.(dinner)
LA SCALA FIRE Address: 3200 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104
BUDDAKAN Address: 325 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 Photos by Devin Khemalaap
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Best First-Year Dorm
PENN’S CHOICE: THE QUAD
As one of the most recognizable landmarks on campus, the Quad has been the first destination for many Penn first years since 1895. Students living in the Quad are grouped into three college houses: Fisher-Hassenfeld College House, Ware College House, and Riepe College House. Known for providing the “first-year experience,” these college houses may be the perfect place for those looking to explore the social scene at Penn. The Quad is currently undergoing a $200 million renovation, which is expected to be completed by 2027. Address: 3700 Spruce St., Philadelphia PA, 19104
LAUDER COLLEGE HOUSE Address: 3335 Woodland Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
HILL COLLEGE HOUSE Address: 3333 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
“Walking around the quad is arguably my favorite part of the day. Not only is the quad an amazing, close-knit, social community, but it is also amazingly beautiful! Not many students get to say they have a view of a huge green space where people work, play, and socialize.” — Chloe Hunt (C ‘25)
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Best Gym or Studio PENN’S CHOICE: POTTRUCK
Penn Campus Recreation, with facilities such as Pottruck, is a multi-story campus fitness center for Penn students. Whether you’re into running, rock climbing, swimming, weight lifting, or playing basketball, Penn Campus Recreation has everything you need. They even offer free group exercise classes you can sign up for, including yoga, spin, zumba, core, and upper body workouts. Get your next workout in at Penn Campus Recreation, and be sure to check out all the facilities! Address: 3701 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Friday: 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Satuday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
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GREGORY COLLEGE HOUSE Address: 3909 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 [SOLIDCORE] Address: 2116 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Best Study Spot PENN’S CHOICE: VAN PELT Van Pelt is Penn's primary library, with a ground floor that's open 24/7 for students to study in. There are private GSRs open for students to book and a Mark's cafe where students can buy soda, chips, and other snacks. Address: 227 N. 34th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 Hours: Monday -Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 a.m., Friday: 8:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m-6:00 p.m., Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
BIOTECH COMMONS Address: 3610 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
FISHER FINE ARTS Address: 220 S. 34th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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