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Nick's Roast Beef of Old Philly

) #397 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia $ American, ,
16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-928-9411
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is about the smoked wings they serve at Nick's on 2nd street. Not sure what they are called on the menu, but I order the dry rub smoked wings, hot sauce on the side, and they are great. The large order to go...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the roast beef sandwich. It was fine, but I expected a bigger portion and better taste. It did not overwhelm me, and was just as good as other places we have visited.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this spot while on a Saturday excursion for a late lunch. The food was above average and I would recommend this place to anyone in the area looking for a drink and a sandwich.

Thank Gene F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I loved this place. It's small and cozy and a very good staff. The bartender was super nice. She talked me into a new infused vodka (I usually don't care for) it was great. My friend had the roast beef and spinach sandwich and I...More

Thank Joey S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The bacon burger is tremendous. The bacon is grounded in with the ground beef. the burger is juicy and packed full of flavor. I had with lettuce tomato mushrooms fried onions and provolone cheese. the best burger I ever had, I ordered a second one!!!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We went there for happy hour great selection of beers & apps to chose from. But that's just the beginning the sandwiches are the real stars. We started with Italian long hots stuffed with sharp provolone & prosciutto awesome. Then I had a cheeseburger which...More

Thank jjimjake
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

love the atmosphere husband watched the game in peace great food and service love it here will b back soon

Thank Mari A
Reviewed 9 November 2015

This place's name doesn't do it justice, so I'd like to start by clearing something up first- This place isn't just a greasy sandwich shop, it's a small neighborhood bar. This isn't a fancy place, but the service is always excellent, and the roast beef...More

Thank Crue1
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The only thing I'm not happy about, was the fact that I want to eat like 10 roast beef sandwiches, but cant. The.meat was soooooo juicy. (I usually don't eat meat, but this was to much to let pass by) the Bartender was super attentive...More

Thank Nataliaenid
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Amid all the upscale and hipster restaurants in Old City sits Nick's Roast Beef, a throwback but my roast beef sandwich was very good. Peppers, gravy and horse radish were served on the side to allow me to garnish my sandwich as I liked it....More

Thank Nick C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-9411
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