Elkins Park isn’t just a location on a map.

It’s a culinary treasure trove.

Each restaurant? A story.

Here at Lynnewood Gardens Apartments, it’s a common chat among our residents. “Where’s the best brunch spot?” “Which restaurant has the juiciest burgers?” We’ve heard you, and we’ve got answers. We’ve rolled up our sleeves and put together a list of the top restaurants in Elkins Park, all rated by people like you. Ready to discover your next favorite eatery?

Let’s dive in!

Le Onde Ristorante

Where? 7909 Park Ave, Elkins Park 19027

Why Go? Ever dreamt of an Italian escape? Le Onde Ristorante BYOB isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a ticket to Italy right in Elkins Park. Bring your favorite wine, soak in the ambiance, and let the authentic flavors dance on your palate. Trust the rave reviews; this might just be your next favorite spot.

Peoples Pick? Pollo Alla Parmigiana E Manicotti – Breaded Chicken Breast, House Made Ricotta Stuffed Manicotti, Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella.

"This place should be in magazines or on the zagat guide 
 review! Probably the best of the year! The osso bucco 
 was beyond anythingI have ever had." - Google Review
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Chef Vargas

Where? 7900 Old York Rd, Elkins Park 19027

Why Go? Imagine starting your day with a breakfast that feels like a warm hug. That’s Chef Vargas for you. Dive into their delightful dishes and let the cozy vibes set the tone for your day. It’s not just a meal; it’s a morning experience.

People’s Pick? Chilaquiles – Fresh corn tortilla chips, cooked in salsa and cheese and baked, topped with chorizo-scrambled egg and sour cream.

"The "Hidden Gem" describes this place perfectly!!! 
 We came in here for breakfast with 1 gymrat friend 
 and her roommate and left full and happy." - Google Review
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Luigi's Pizzarama II

Where? 417 Township Line Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

Why Go? Luigi’s Pizzarama II is a beloved dining spot celebrated for its authentic Italian-American dishes, especially its standout plain cheese pie and Brooklyn style pizza. Patrons frequently praise the restaurant for its consistent quality, friendly service, and special touches like the healthcare worker discount. The takeout service and competitive pricing further enhance its reputation, making it a favorite in Elkins Park.

People’s Pick? Their authentic thin-crust pizza, which is reminiscent of New York City pies.

"Luigi's Pizzarama II is the best pizza place in town.
 Their plain cheese pie is to die for, and the Brooklyn
 style pizza is as authentic as it gets." - Google Review
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Where? 1333 W Cheltenham Ave #102, Elkins Park 19027

Why Go? Craving a Korean adventure? DuBu promises an authentic journey through Korea’s rich culinary landscape without leaving the Philly area! It’s not just about the food; it’s about the dedication, the tradition, and the love poured into every dish.

People’s Pick? LA Galbi – A Korean BBQ short ribs dish that’s tender and soft at the same time.

"This was my favorite restaurant when I lived in philly. 
 Definitely come check out their lunch combos, they
 are the best bang for your buck." - Yelp Review
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Creekside Restaurant & Deli

Where? 7909 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

Why Go? Whether you’re on a lunch break or planning a family dinner, Creekside has something for everyone.  Dive into their diverse menu and discover why it’s more than just a restaurant; it’s a culinary haven.

People’s Pick? Their classic Pastrami Ruben Hoagie gets a thumbs up!

"Incredible food & atmosphere. We got the Falafel wrap and 
 Shawarma Plate. The shawarma lamb was perfect. The hummus 
 it comes with was also very freshand perfect on the side 
 with the rice. Couldn’t recommend this restaurant more." - Bill R.
Creekside Restaurant & Deli

La Piovra Elkins Park

Where? 7901 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

Why Go? La Piovra in Elkins Park, PA, is a culinary gem offering an exquisite blend of Italian and Albanian flavors. From their mouth-watering pizzas, which many claim to be the best in the area, to their perfectly grilled entrees and delectable desserts, La Piovra consistently delivers a top-notch dining experience that keeps locals and visitors coming back for more.

People’s Pick? The pizza, especially the Margherita and Vegetariana is a standout favorite.

"We love La Piovra! The staff is always friendly,
 the food is delicious, and the restaurant is
 adorable. What a neighborhood gem." - Rebecca Schwartz
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Royal Zarasa

Where? 411 Township Line Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

Why Go? Royal Zarasa is celebrated for its delectable fried fish and the harmonious blend of their chicken & waffles. Their creamy mac & cheese and moist banana pudding have become favorites among regulars. With a daily-changing menu, each visit promises a unique and delightful culinary experience.

People’s Pick: Their fried fish has everyone raving about the excellent flavor and perfect seasoning.

"The fish was absolutely delicious….the best I’ve ever
 had in the area. The Mac & cheese satisfies your
 taste buds 100%. Will definitely be back!" - Betty Shannon

At Lynnewood Gardens, we believe that home isn’t just about the four walls you live within, but also the vibrant community that surrounds you.

Elkins Park is our shared backyard. Each restaurant in Elkins Park we’ve introduced you to is more than just a dining spot—it’s a neighbor, a friend, a part of our story. These are the places where memories are made, where first dates turn into anniversaries, and where family traditions are born.

Whether you’re a long-time resident or new to our community, we invite you to savor, relish, and celebrate the culinary treasures right at our doorstep. After all, at Lynnewood Gardens, we don’t just eat—we come together, we share, and we make memories. Ready to embark on your next culinary adventure?

Your table, in the heart of Elkins Park, is waiting.