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Nifty Fifty's

2491 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
215-676-1950
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Ranked #601 of 3,722 restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Californian
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great place for when you are craving a burger and fries, but their milkshakes are what drive the meal home. They have such a wide variety from traditional milkshakes to exotic milkshakes, our favorite is the Death by Chocolate on the exotic milkshake list, every chocoholic should try it. The burgers are also decent, you can put a wide variety... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews 128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nifty Fifty's has a great 50's diner with plenty of great burgers and variety of shakes to reinforce the 50's theme. While waiting for your food, make sure to decorate your own old school diner style hat and don't forget to bring some quarters. Along the front of the restaurant there's 50 or so old school gumball machines with various... More

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Cancun, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great place, we always have a lot of fun here, good prices and great food!! I would love to come back soon!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

the interior is really cool, the service as well and in addition friendly and fast. The milk shakes are excellent, food overall very good. just be aware: cash only! but you will enjoy this time travel :-)

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Depere
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Go it's good and fun. Busy and good service. Neighborhood is busy but safe. Working middle class. You may have wait for a seat.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We went here on Sunday, as a group of 6, thinking it would be a good quick easy lunch, we were wrong!!!!! We waited forever, over an hour just to seated! They kept seating party of4's in the table for 6's ( they don't have many spots for bigger parties). The food was gross , cold and tasteless, we sent... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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850 reviews 850 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
568 helpful votes 568 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The people at Nifty Fifty's are the nicest anywhere. Service is always friendly and prompt. Had the creamed chipped beef this morning for the first time--it was GREAT!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

There was a time long long ago when this place did not accept credit cards, they do now. For us on duty pilots they offer good food at a good prices and good service also.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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175 restaurant reviews
568 helpful votes 568 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Our server Tiffany was so nice and helpful!!! The food's always good--and reasonable, too. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly people. A fun place for the whole family.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I had a great experience when I went to Nifty Fifty's and I definitely will be returning! I had the original Black and White milkshake, which was literally the best I've ever had! I also had their chicken nuggets and their smothered cheezy bacon ranch fries YUM!! I loved my server, he was friendly, attentive, and very quick. SERIOUSLY, GO... More

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