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Sabrina's Cafe

910 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808
2155741599
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Ranked #10 of 3,733 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
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Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International, Café
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Born out of Robert & Raquel DeAbreu's desire to create a comfortable, welcoming place that served great food at great prices; Sabrina’s Café opened in 2001 serving up now infamous staples like Stuffed Challah French Toast, The Barking Chihuahua, and their Huevos Rancheros. A great brunch spot, Sabrinas Cafe also features creative dinner fare that is just as impressive.
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This diner was recommended to me by the hotel concierge. It is conveniently located near the Barnes and Philadelphia Museum of Art. The menu had lots of vegetarian options. I got the tofu scramble. Instead of the usual greasy salty diner food, I get a lightly seasoned and not overly greasy tasty plateful of food. Prices are good and service... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We showed up late on a Saturday morning and had about a 15 minute wait before being seated in this obviously very popular neighborhood cafe. My 14-year-old nephew was enthusiastic about his sunny side up eggs and bacon, and I found the homemade granola with yogurt and berries very tasty. The granola did not have great big tooth-breaking clumps in... More

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Ossining, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My colleague got the brioche stuffed french toast and it was amazing! I enjoyed a "barking chihuahua" breakfast burrito. Great menu, yummmmy food, and really kind service. A great find =)

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Wilmington, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a very nice meal here, but the best thing there by far was a special hostess who I think was named Ana rose (?) She was so helpful with my grandson and we really were impressed but when we went back yesterday, we were told she no longer worked there :(

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Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our son, a Drexel student, lives within short walking distance of Sabrina's on 34th street. He always suggests we go here, and whenever possible, we do! Service is friendly and attentive, surroundings are casual and comfy, and, of course, the breakfast fare is second to none. During our latest visit, we each ordered different items, at least two of them... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

First I did not see anywhere mentioned that they only accept cash. Second it's byob so if you go for dinner take wine or beer. It's a place where you go for the food only not atmosphere or to watch the game. But the food really lives up to the reputation. We went on Sunday and the brunch menu had... More

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Washington, DC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Sabrina's Cafe was highly recommended by our hotel. We arrived around 11am on a Sunday-- peak brunch time. Unsurprisingly, the wait was 30 minutes (however, we were seated within 20 minutes). I'm somewhat of a french toast connoisseur, and hands down, Sabrina's stuffed french toast was out of this world yummy! In terms of the atmosphere, it is a pretty... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch in the new place near the main line. I had a Tuscan sandwich. The service was grat, the food was a good as it gets.

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Central Florida, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

we were so happy to stumble upon this. Last time in Philly our sweet waitress at Ristorante Pesto had suggested this for breakfast as well as Isgro's bakery. This time when we were in town, we stopped by Isgro's but they were closed, so headed toward the Italian Market and happened upon Sabrina's. We got a lovely table beneath the... More

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Paramus, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Very attentive service, great food and charming decor. Very kitschy! Expect a line for brunch if you go at peak times.

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