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Trolley Car Diner

7619 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1608
+1 215-753-1500
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7619 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1608
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were watching our grandsons last week and had breakfast here two mornings. Our server, Alicia, was wonderful, even remembering our order on our second visit. We ordered a basic breakfast and it was prepared exactly as we requested. This is not our first visit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BCM1225
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Mt. Airy is my favorite weekday offering at the Trolley Car Diner. Two eggs made to order, with that l select potatoes with onions, breakfast meat, along with multigrain toast. It comes with coffee. It is a never fail meal!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ScottyRock
Reviewed October 3, 2018

My sons and I visited for a Saturday brunch. There was a short wait before being seated. The waitress was very prompt and friendly. The food was amazing...big portions and tasted great....steak, cheese eggs, home fries, pancakes, french toast, bacon. Even my hard-to-please, picky-eaters enjoyed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nakita F
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I have not been here for years... l came for breakfast in August, and l have been back 3 times since that visit. At the Trolley Car Diner, you will get great service, large portions and reasonable prices. They will see more of me in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ScottyRock
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The Trolley Car Diner is a great staple in our community and it's been there for as long as I can remember. They have milkshakes, great food and they give you more than enough for your money. My fiance and I came here for a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank banmilkshake
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The food was very good with large portions, the staff was great, they were playing Billy Joel, it was cool inside on a hot day. It was a great diner experience. I wish I had walked across the parking lot for some ice cream from...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jj30777
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

The Trolley Car Diner is a favorite place where I meet business associates and other friends. Because it’s a diner I’m a fan of their breakfast options. However they serve much more. My personal favorites are their cheese grits and their stuffed French toast. I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LarryM37215
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Our first visit was during Sandy when we were out of power for 14 days and stayed at our sons house which is nearby. Since then, we've been there 3 other times and this is my first review. Get the Special which includes eggs, meat,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank BCM1225
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

The Trolley Cat Diner is an old time chrome steel diner (circa 1940's) located in the Germantown area of Philadelphia. It is modern inside but retains the historic charm of the steel diners of its era. It is very popular. Food is excellent. I particularly...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Michael T
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant looks charming from the outside and is insuch a quaint town. However, ince inside, it becomes obvious the place needs a lot of work. The booth we sat in had tears in it fixed with duct tape. The bathrroom was not upkept and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Kristal G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7619 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-753-1500
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