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Mama's Vegetarian

18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
+1 215-751-0477
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pickle bar” (3 reviews)
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Fast food, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

The made to order food is hot and fresh. Limited but ample menu focuses on do a few things and do them right. Parking is a pain (we are in Phila), but is available near by. Limited size and rustic dinning area is easily overlooked...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a kosher shop that has a VERY limited menu but whatever we tasted was delicious. The fallafel balls are almost creamy on the inside and the fries are great. The line was the length of the store (not that big a store) but...More

Thank eviezev
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Great location and great food at a very reasonable price. Be advised that it gets very busy and you can wait to be served. I would call to see if there is a long line.

Thank jack2act
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Mama's Vegetarian is an vegetarian restaurant situated at the down town of Philadelphia city. Mama's Falafel Sandwich and Platter are two main dishes supplied in this hotel. Tehran, tomato, cucumber,cabbage etc vegetables are supplied. Fried eggplant, hard boiled eggs are also served. Deep fried soy...More

Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Seriously one of the best I've ever had outside of Israel. Restaurant was clean. Workers friendly and helpful. Price cannot be beat. YUM.

Thank Debby0208
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Best falafel in town. The owner is in the kitchen every day making it all from scratch. From the pita to the salads. My favorite is the falafel sandwich on whole wheat a little spicy with sauerkraut. The fries are simple and a must have....More

Thank PhilaWorldTraveler
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We've eaten here a few times and love the falafels here. They are always fresh and made to order as you like them. Service is always quick even when it looks croded which is always a plus. Pickled vegetables there are also great.

Thank ppatel807
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Quick service. Not trying to be presumptuous. Cheapest kosher option in Philly. 5 stars!

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Came across this place by accident while roaming the city and glad we did as we are always up for some fresh falafel. Now here is a disclaimer, of course not as good as in Israel, heck they are served right out of the fryer...More

Thank JoeKupe
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We popped in here for lunch after visiting the Mutter Musuem. The service was fast and the food delicious. The pitas were packed full of the best falafel, and chopped veggies. A large was reasonably priced and enough for two meals. You will not regret...More

Thank Sallyninepatch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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