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Di Bruno Bros.

1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
215-665-9220
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Ranked #43 of 3,741 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Pizza, Soups
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: City Center West
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English first
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

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
29 helpful votes 29 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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473 reviews 473 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Whenever we go to Philly we have to go here. The cheese selection alone is amazing. There are so many choices at the deli with pre-made foods and deserts you can get an entire meal here and take it home. The homemade pepperoni is great. If your going to Philly even just for the day, take along an ice cooler... More

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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had an amazing lunch with my family, the meals satisfied four very different appetites. One of the culinary artists noticed My daughter's sandwich was not to her liking and made her a sandwich which she quickly devoured. Great service, great food, splurge worthy.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Di Bruno's on Chestnut Street was a real find for us ...... a great delicatessen with great food for your weekly shop or for takeaway lunches etc. Lovely cakes and great coffee too. The restaurant upstairs is a great place for a casual lunch for tourists like us or for a quick and tasty lunch for local workers. The staff... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I had gone to the Di Bruno Bros location in the Italian Market a few times. Loved it there, every Clerk is wonderful, all welcome and invite you to try new cheeses. For the first time last week I stopped by the one on Chestnut Street. Huge, lots more stuff---deli, bakery, fresh fruit and vegetable. Yes, some things are over-priced,... More

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Seaville
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Attended a wedding rehearsal dinner here and was the food good --yes sir. Very nice place -upstairs for such an event. Downstairs deli/restaurant looked super also.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Amazing gourmet grocery in the heart of the city with true Philly flavor. They sample most products and the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. The upstairs has prepared food, seating, and free WiFi.

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