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1504 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Big Pet Peeve of Mine

I walked into 500 Degrees at 10:30pm on a Thursday night. The sign on the door clearly stated it was open until 11:00pm. (So does the hours posted on Tripadvisor) The young kid at the register was busy chatting with a group of his friends who were talking about where to go drinking. He looked... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
James S
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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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575 reviews 575 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
385 helpful votes 385 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I walked into 500 Degrees at 10:30pm on a Thursday night. The sign on the door clearly stated it was open until 11:00pm. (So does the hours posted on Tripadvisor) The young kid at the register was busy chatting with a group of his friends who were talking about where to go drinking. He looked at me with as much... More 

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Paris, France
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712 restaurant reviews
435 helpful votes 435 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It used to be my preferred burger place in town but after last visit it appears that the quality is dropping a bit - the idea is still great, with possibility to make its own burger from scratch, with tens of ingredients to choose from. But while previously it was perfectly prepared and served, most recent experience was rather the... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

During my visit to philly, someone advised me to try it! I took the classic 500 degrees' burger. It was a fair burger not as I was expected... The fries were not crispy...I didn't like! It wasn't a great experience unfortunately...

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Seoul, South Korea
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place quite possibly made the best burger I've had in Philadelphia. I love the build your own burger options. Mine goes something like this: Two burger patties American cheese Bacon Fried Egg Raw onion Jalapenos Arugula (optional) Mayo Not your style? Weren't you paying attention? I said it's build your own! Make your own damn burger, but don't expect... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Really I'd give this 3.5 stars because it is a little better than average. I went for lunch during the work day and it was not crowded at all which is nice because it is tiny inside. My burger was good. I wouldn't rave about it. The fries were good too (garlic parmesan). I know I'm using the word good... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It has a lot of hype and a lot of choices. I didn't really like the $12 burger choices but it was good. I wouldn't stop out of my way here again. Their fries didn't taste like much and seating is limited. The staff really wasn't too friendly when we asked questions. They have a large selection so there are... More 

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Albany, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Nice choices here for burgers and topping alike. Burgers were great as were the regular and sweet potato fries. It is small and you are likely to share a table but yum yum!

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Barrington, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Wish they still had the 3 Little Pigs special which was so good but the regular bacon, egg, and cheese burger on a brioche bun is solid. Fries are very good too and you can make your own cherry coke. Worth the $ in my opinion. Service is hit or miss though.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The place leaves a bit to be desired but it's a pretty tasty burger. Definitely beats Shake Shack in my opinion. Truffle fries are awesome also.

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jcsfla
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I was really excited to give this place a shot but the service was very slow, the burger was salty, and I think that the food was unexceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1504 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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