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Di Bruno Bros.

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Neighborhood: City Center West
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Di Bruno Bros.
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1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-665-9220
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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Great breakfast and what a wonderful market!
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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foodiecat
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East Coast of USA

We stopped here for breakfast after a Sunday morning run and were immediately taken by the vintage-style decor, friendly staff, and delicious food. My husband had oatmeal and chai, while I... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
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177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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East Coast of USA
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stopped here for breakfast after a Sunday morning run and were immediately taken by the vintage-style decor, friendly staff, and delicious food. My husband had oatmeal and chai, while I opted for coffee and a bagel. The latter was well worth $10 as it came with a generous schmear of cream cheese and a huge serving of good quality... More

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Always love stepping back in time and visiting DiBruno's. we went to the Location on 18 and Chestnut for lunch. Always an amazing selection of foods. Very difficult to choose something to eat. Everything looks (and is) delicious. Finally decided on a bacon jam panini and the hot Italian sausage Links with onions, peppers and green beans. Ate the Dishes... More

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

While the cappuccino was excellent, the Diplomat Brioche (rather like a bread pudding melded with a brioche) was delicious- especially warmed up by the very courteous counter server. A quick grab, nosh at the counter that looks out on busy Chestnut Street and go- a very pleasant experience all in all.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A lovely deli with a small buffet upstairs which offers a range of healthy and tasty foods for lunch, such as grilled chicken, broad beans, salad leaves, artichokes, and pizza if you want something a bit naughtier. Most foods are charged by weight, so great for groups of varying appetites, especially if you're short on time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Creative sandwiches on really good, crusty bread - a welcome relief from the usual conveyor belt fare from the chains. And the desserts are seriously good - especially the caramel sea salt brownies.

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Sarasota, Florida
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495 reviews 495 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stopped in to see about healthy lunch options and were very impressed with this excellent deli/market in central Philly. Our biggest gripe is that the selection of organic foods is very limited... So... great market/deli and lots of really great food - but mostly not organic unfortunately... maybe that's something they can look at for the future as not... More

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It was a market as well as place for a great sandwich or dessert. The brewed decaf coffee I had was the best I ever had. Anywhere. It was busy yet the staff was friendly and courteous and made sure I got what I ordered. We sat at the counter overlooking the city street and enjoyed people watching. This is... More

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New England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This place had great reviews so I had to check it out it was a huge disappointment, a limited and mediocre selection with high prices. It is more of a novelty store vs. a true foodie destination. Here's my experience: circled the area for 20 minutes looking for a parking spot (vs. paying $15 in a lot), walked in and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

DiBruno's is the place to go for those choice edibles: meats, fish, cheeses, salads, pastries, teas, coffees...all of it. During a recent weekend visit to Philly, I'd noticed several people carrying several shopping bags from DiBruno's. While walking down Chestnut Street, I accidentally ran into it and knew I had to go inside. Oh, boy...what a find! NYers: Think of... More

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Alexandria, VA
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558 reviews 558 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Di Bruno's delis throughout Philadelphia offer a wide range of food that is just right for a family or group of hungry folks. Each one has a full inventory of sandwiches, prepackaged meals, desserts and sliced meats and cheeses. An excellent array of drinks and sides are available to fill out any meal. A number of homemade items on the... More

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Additional Information about Di Bruno Bros.

Address: 1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: 215-665-9220
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Dessert, Italian, Pizza, Soups

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