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Mama's Vegetarian

18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
+1 215-751-0477
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pickle bar” (3 reviews)
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Fast food, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
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18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy quick food for lunch. Nice friendly staff. Prices are a little high but the food is good quality.

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

In an attempt to be vegetarian for a week, I was faced with going out to eat on day 1. After a quick google search I came across Mama Vegetarian. You order at a counter, pick up your food and go to a table (of...More

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

When you travel places you want to go where the locals go and this is a perfect place in Philadelphia for local food. It’s not a corporate chain, it doesn’t waste money on marketing or other non-essentials. It makes good, homemade Israeli /Mediterranean food. The...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

It'd been too. Long since I went to Mama's. The falafel is good, the pita is fresh, and the hot sauce is HOT! Plus, it's 100% kosher.

Thank Adam Z
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visiting Philly, looking for a place for a vegetarian/vegan lunch. Found Mama's Vegetarian and was not disappointed. The staff was friendly and the food was very good. I got the small falafel sandwich and the size was perfect. We were lucky to find a seat...More

Thank PaceJapan
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The food at this small Kosher middle eastern spot was delicious. Staff was friendly. My only suggestion is that they do a deep cleaning to make the place more appetizing. Ambiance, in my humble opinion is always part of a dining experience. Dirt and piles...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 18 November 2017

They are cash only. The food is good, but not authentic. For $8 you can get a good pita full of reasonable food. Average at best. I thought the long line was for something better than what is delivered.

Thank Charles4564
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The menu is simple and the food was fresh. A lot of food for a good value. We ordered the Samantha’s Platter to share with an extra pita, it was perfect.

Thank MLeeReviews
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is the absolutely best vegetarian falafel shop in the whole city. People travel near and far to chow down on Mama's pita sandwiches. I eat there frequently. The falafel recipe is consistently good and the staff is friendly. You also have a small salad...More

Thank agentbey
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Glad there's a place to grab a tasty kosher meal local to where we were staying. It's not fancy, food is served on plastic plates but everything was fresh and tasty. Limited seating and it does get crowded. Would go back.

Thank Ross C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-751-0477
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