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Little Pete's

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City Center West
American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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219 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6316
215-545-5508
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice breakfast

This was walking distance to our hotel and our family of 4 had a nice breakfast in a homey diner atmosphere. Standard fare and Jewish twist with bagels, lox etc. The service was warm and friendly. We would have gone here again if we were staying for longer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
sypai68
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I came here with my wife after we had arrived at our hotel, which was across the road. I just wanted some simple, sustaining food after our flight from England. The seating is split between a horseshoe shaped bar with about 12 stools and about 6 four-seat booths. We sat at the bar and water was brought to us, along... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was walking distance to our hotel and our family of 4 had a nice breakfast in a homey diner atmosphere. Standard fare and Jewish twist with bagels, lox etc. The service was warm and friendly. We would have gone here again if we were staying for longer.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A local diner that is full of local people, good food well cooked and good service. My coffee cup never quite managed to empty as the staff were keeping it topped up. The food was tasty & good value for money

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Allentown, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I love going out to eat in Philadelphia I like high-end restaurants and I like quality expensive food. And I absolutely love a place that serves breakfast at reasonable prices with good quality food and a mix of people. Breakfast for three grapefruit and cornflakes eggs and ham well-done bacon and English muffin 23 bucks

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We found a gem in Philly,Jenny our server won my grandsons heart, she remembered his birthday from our first night and made him feel very special, the food is good and a lot of variety. Fantastic bread pudding and they serve breakfast 24 hrs a day.

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Miami, Florida, USA
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209 reviews 209 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

In an area populated by 4 star hotels with similarly priced 4 star breakfasts that can run in the over $20 per person range for your basic 2 eggs, toast and coffee- Little Pete's was a find for funky diner type food, reasonable prices and an excellent breakfast. We sat at the counter and had eggs, pancakes, sausages, potatoes, etc... More 

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new york, new york
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Low key, down home, comfort diner. I admittedly do not like Philadelphia and all my trips leave me disheartened with the city - but this place won me over. The staff is great, the place is clean and vintagey. The food was delicious! I'm picky about eggs and they did a perfect job!

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Reston, VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was recommended by the hotel (Radisson Blu, across the street). We went the night we arrived for hot chocolate, soup, a bagel, and rice pudding. I was delighted by the U-shaped counter in this tiny corner restaurant. The diner was small but it could hold a fair number of people, with the counter and the tables along the walls.... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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112 reviews 112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great food, perfect for Saturday or Sunday breakfasts. We eat here every time we stay over in Philly and have never been disappointed!

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

quick service in an old fashioned dinner Good food served all day Take cash / no credit cards , but the prices are good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6316
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: 215-545-5508

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?