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Reading Terminal Market

12th and Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
215/922-2317
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Ranked #2 of 3,730 restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: City Center East
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New York City, New York
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153 reviews 153 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A great place for Lunch - lots of choices from all over the world, good food and at the same time the market reminds you of Pennsylvania's past and present as a great agricultural source with local products. We had cheese steaks and all 5 loved it ! One small caveat - parking is hard to find and the area... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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105 reviews 105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This place is as good as it gets. You walk into the place and there are probably a hundred different businesses in there, mostly restaurants, and you can get absolutely anything you want. And every place we tried was fantastic. My two favorites were Herschell's Deli (probably not spelled right), and the Flying Monkey Bakery. But the Amish restaurants may... More

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

If you need something to eat, but don't know what, this is your place. You can get a snack, a meal, or fresh meats and groceries to take home. Talk about a one stop food shop. Some of the best dining in the area. Not fancy, just plain good.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Sure, most places have something similar to this, but not on this level. Our visit to Reading Terminal Market was where we had planned to have our first traditional Philly Cheesesteak, and on that regard it was every bit as good as we imagined it to be. What really set this place apart though was the sheer depth of the... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Awesome selection of local foods to eat there or take home. Very crowded when we were there. We wanted to go back for dinner, but it closes at 6 pm so plan accordingly.

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Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

A bit crowded at times, but a full service market. Walk around and find a great place to try hoagies and/or cheesesteaks. RTM even has a few local farmers markets. Prices are reasonable.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Be forewarned, that the market will probably be very crowded with a lot of hustle-and-bustle, but by no means should that stop you from visiting this venue; in fact, it's part of the experience. As soon as you enter the market, your senses will be bombarded by the array of food selections and delicious smells. My best advice would be... More

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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166 reviews 166 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This was an amazing place! So many food choices, it is unbelievable! Had pulled pork at DiNic's and a few "snacks" from other places. A very neat place to visit when in Philadelphia!

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Good food, arts & crafts, delicious confections, groceries, candles, herbs, books, and more. You name it, the Reading Terminal Market likely has something for everyone. Do go for lunch; there are many restaurants to whet your appetite. Its also a great place for handmade gift items. Parking is $4 for two hours with a validated ticket (just be sure spend... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Couldn't get enough of Reading Terminal Market - aisles and aisles of delicious food!! We stayed right across the street at Home2 Suites (great hotel, see separate review), and went to the Market several times. The first time we got there, it was crowded and bustling, around lunch time. So much fun and exciting - long lines, but they moved... More

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