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South Street Diner

140 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2415
+1 215-627-5258
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
140 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for local cuisine and found this restaurant where you can find any kind of food... We spent a very good time, had the best onion rings I ve ever had, and we were very well welcomed ! I would recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Mioutik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the words of our dynamic efficient server, this is a terrific diner with a remarkable menu, offering massive portions of every food combo ever created for any hour of the day or night (open 24 hours). A Philly classic in a vibrant, multi-ethnic, historic...More

Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The South Street Diner in Philly was a great spot to eat. So good, we went twice! Service was better on our first trip, but food was good, so we returned!

Thank monicafI7096VD
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We were in Philly for a long weekend and we liked this diner so much, we ate breakfast there twice. 6 adults and 5 children and everyone was happy. Lizzy our waitress was great. The walk from the Hilton was not bad at all. Cant...More

Thank JVJoyce23
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Truth be told, I don't remember much about South Street Diner because it was 2am and I had a lot of drinks prior to arriving. That being said, it was the most amazing breakfast that I have ever had... again, likely the alcohol talking. I...More

Thank Brandon E
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Open 24 hours amd was recommended by our hotel. Food was excellent! Prices fantastic! Had french toast with eggs, bacon, and homefries, along with pancakes for another meal. Everything was enormously plated and delicious! Would definitely return! Great staff also!

Thank nvnativemtbound
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We ended up stopping by the South Street Diner twice during our three day visit to Philly for St. Patrick Day. Our initial trip was due to the recommendation of our Air BnB owner the second was because our breakfast and service was great. They...More

Thank Bskasick
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I was here recently with my daughter and her friend for lunch. The service was very good and the food came quickly, and was good. It's on a cute street with lots of shopping. Recommended.

Thank Diane123Diane
Reviewed January 25, 2017

OK, the menu is NINE FREAKING PAGES!!! BUT, trust me, the food is FANTASTIC. I recommend the greek sampler. IF YOU LIKE GREEK FOOD, YOU WILL BE IN HEAVEN!!!! And the french onion soup is killer!!!! Everything looks great but I am afraid I will...More

Thank BPFunTraveler
Reviewed January 6, 2017

This whole in the wall called south st diner is a dirty poorly run excuse for an eating place the poor street people will not go near this diner...They have better taste!!!!!! let us be fair .. the breakfast is usually cold or just warm...More

Thank thomas p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-5258
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