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Little Pete's

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City Center West
American, 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, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 30
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  • 9
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  • 0
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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
Great, inexpensive little diner in Phili!

We were in the Rittenhouse Square area and were starving! We happened upon LIttle Pete's and were pleasantly surprised! It doesn't look like much, but don't let that fool you. You will get a good meal at a good price here! My son had the cheesesteak, and he said it was very, very good. I had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was the only place open past midnight on a Sunday night. My friends said it was decent so we came here. It was packed! The waitress was not too friendly but the service was quick. The food is averaging diner food. The cashier was not very friendly either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were in the Rittenhouse Square area and were starving! We happened upon LIttle Pete's and were pleasantly surprised! It doesn't look like much, but don't let that fool you. You will get a good meal at a good price here! My son had the cheesesteak, and he said it was very, very good. I had a reuben sandwich which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

While in Philadelphia I ad to find a diner that served Philly cheese steak, I could not have found a better place to try it. Friendly staff, delicious food and great value. But I think it would have been improved, if that's possible, with a beer, but little Peres has no liquor licence, shame but still enjoyed.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you are looking for a quick, cheap meal this is the place. It services good food and great coffee. The atmosphere is also worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Fast and friendly serice. Cheesesteak and pizza burger are very good. And do not stay in glasses were never empty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Staying nearby for a conference, we just wanted no frills good food, and that's what we got at Little Pete's. Tasty food, great friendly service. We went back several times. It's open 24/7, not just midday to midnight like the info on here says.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Absolutely loved this place, was within walking distance to where we stayed overnight. Decided to talk a walk and check it out for breakfast. Everything was super good. The wait staff was great, making sure coffee was always full and everything was the way we wanted it !! The place was packed for breakfast which is a good sign. We... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I and some friends enjoyed breakfast here recently. Great little dive diner, super cheap food, quick service and super sweet wait staff!! Great place to visit if you enjoy the 24hour diner scene!!!

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great little diner that serves bountiful platters of food. The food is classic diner food done well. Try it while you can as the entire block including Little Pete's will be crushed by the wrecking ball soon. The block will be a new hotel (not like we need another one on 17th. street as traffic crawls at rush hour) but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A fabulous spot to pop in for a bite to eat. Authentic diner experience for those travellers from countries other than US - singles sit at the counter. Great conversation with staff and customers alike, very friendly and helpful, sharing ideas and recommendations of where to eat and what to visit. Will be back and will bring friends!

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Additional Information about Little Pete's

Address: 219 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6316
Phone Number: 215-545-5508
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Diner

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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 20
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?