Yelp names Philadelphia #1 city for shopping local this holiday season

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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It turns out you couldn't be in a better city to find a great deal from a small business.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- For a lot of people, this is the week when holiday shopping kicks into high gear.

And it turns out you couldn't be in a better city to find a great deal from a small business.

Yelp named Philadelphia as the number one city in America for shopping local this holiday season.

The website says it developed its rankings by looking at reviews mentioning the word 'gift' at specific businesses and categories that are popular for the holiday.

Honolulu, Seattle, Oakland, and Portland, Oregon rounded out the top five.

Here is the top 20:

1. Philadelphia, PA

2. Honolulu, HI

3. Seattle, WA

4. Oakland, CA

5. Portland, OR

6. Oklahoma City, OK

7. New Orleans, LA

8. Burbank, CA

9. Brooklyn, NY

10. Denver, CO

11. Providence, RI

12. Rochester, NY

13. Louisville, KY

14. Reno, NV

15. Austin, TX

16. Minneapolis, MN

17. Scottsdale, AZ

18. Washington, DC

19. Tulsa, OK

20. Las Vegas, NV

More: Officialblog.yelp.com