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Continental Diner

Market Street & N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
(215) 922-2344
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Ranked #296 of 3,722 restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Neighborhood: City Center East
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had the same selection at this restaurant that we did across the street at another restaurant. We found that the drinks and appetizers were better. We had calamari, Asian fries and spinach. I had a Brazilian drink with rum and a frozen watermelon ice ball, my bf had a dirty martini. We enjoyed our food so much that we... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This diner had amazing food! We were there for dinner on a business trip and had many different dishes served in small portions family style. Their Thai chicken, sea bass, and steak were fabulous. I also loved their desserts as well. We were seated in the back room, which was very retro and fun. I am so glad I had... More

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York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Went for drinks on Sunday & back for lunch on Monday! Great food. Interesting & creative menu. Amazing service. And I loved loved loved the atmosphere!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

ever on a Gluten Free quest.. they fry the french fires in their own oil. and they are exceptionally good. Omelettes were super- really relaxed place.. we were 1/2 hour early meeting friends on a sunday for brunch but were immediately seated - no pressure. I'd go all the time if I were lucky enough to live nearby. Fresh Iced... More

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New York
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and were glad we did. It’s like being in a retro diner with a modern twist. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the food and drinks delicious, though slightly more expensive than they ought to be. Would definitely recommend, and will definitely go back.

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Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Open late night. Front area is like a Diner with some more conventional rooms off the diner. Cozy. Great location around local entertainment. Staff was quick to serve, knowledgeable about the menu and extremely helpful throughout the meal. Talbe for two are pretty small if you order three or four topas so there is bit of plate juggling but it... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a great place for fancy drinks and clothing. I prefer more bohemian- eclectic and less ruthless. That is just me though... I am sure other people will love the little tapas and renovated décor.

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Louisville, KY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We stopped in Continental on the recommendation of a friend and greatly enjoyed it. The food was very well prepared and the service was perfect. I especially liked the atmosphere in this diner. It is like the diners of the old days but with a modern twist. Very well decorated. I would go back.

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Pittsburgh
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Great brunch cocktails. Service was prompt and attentive. Nice variety of breakfast and lunch options.

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philadelphia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Used to be fun and hip Now over run with families. Food is a disappointment Mozzeralla Sticks seem to come from a box. Chicken skewers tough and tasteless. Wine unbelievable overpriced. One glass of wine and three small plates cost over $60. Its time for this establishment to reinvent itself and change chefs.

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