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Johnny Rockets

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City Center East
American, Hot Dogs
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443 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1532
215-829-9222
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 6
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dont come on weekend nights!!

It is a hot mess on weekends and full of "ignorance". Save yourself a headache. Come on day hours, the enviorment is much lighter, and less muggy. I will never come back on a weekend night.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Elvis M
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Dining on a budget
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It is a hot mess on weekends and full of "ignorance". Save yourself a headache. Come on day hours, the enviorment is much lighter, and less muggy. I will never come back on a weekend night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We are local in South Philly and for my "staycation" I wanted to enjoy lunch one day at Johnny Rockets. So off we went. We ate at one in Gatlinburg, Tennessee that was so delicious. Our server John was friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere was awesome. There were several families enjoying lunch as well. The restaurant was clean. We both... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I were walking south street and decided to grab a bite to eat and decided to get some good simple food. We were pleasantly greeted the moment we walked in and seated swiftly. Our server Kyle was pleasant, professional and helpful, he was quick with drinks and added the little touch's that a great server does. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My son loves Johnny Rockets so we decided to take a drive over to Philly for his bday. I agree with some of the other reviews, the prices of milkshakes are a little pricy but that was to be expected, the food was good no issues there, and our server was great...that being said the place was not very clean.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Saw a board outside advertising toasties as a lunch special. Went in and had some, they were just ok. Should have gone for the burgers! We enjoyed picking out songs on the jukebox though!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The staff gives the outward appearance of caring, interested and happy but the truth is, more people asked if I was being helped than were actually helping. It shouldn't take 25 minutes to serve a hamburger unless you are grinding the meat fresh. That aside, one would hope that the burgers and bacon would come out perfectly awesome. Not the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not only is everything here - except iced tea - in excess of 500 calories - some up to 1500 for milkshakes but it's pricey. A plan single burger and cup of coffee came to about $9.00 before tip. The menu is required to have calorie content and when that went into place business dropped. And how can yiu only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Plus: Fun decor, music, good milkshake Minus: Burger, fries, onion rings below averag, insanely cold during winter even in back of restaurant, slow service

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to this Johnny rockets and was surprised that they were not that busy we were seated the everything needed a good cleaning it took a long time for them to take our order and then it was wrong 3 out of 3 people they took my son's sandwich which he had taken one bite out of and cooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took the family out for a nice day on South Street and came here for floats and fries. The waiter was great. He kept checking on us making sure everything was good. I will be coming back soon.

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Additional Information about Johnny Rockets

Address: 443 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1532
Phone Number: 215-829-9222
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 443 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-829-9222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?