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“Helpful staff” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cosi

Cosi
325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
215-399-0214
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Ranked #686 of 3,785 Restaurants in Philadelphia
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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“Helpful staff”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We used this location for breakfast on a couple of occasions whilst staying at a nearby hotel. It had some outdoor seating which we used and it allowed us to watch the world go by. The comings and goings to the kiosk and the horse drawn tours for example but also people just getting on with their lives. The food was fine, as was the coffee and we remember the square bagels and helpful staff. It wasn't clear where orders were taken. This could be made clearer. There was ample indoor seating for the time of day. Staff delivered our freshly cooked food to the table.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Delaware
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Quick lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Food is good but it took a long time to get our sandwiches and salad. We were in a hurry and almost had not time left to eat. Weird system with runners delivering the food to the tables. Would have rather just waited for it myself.

Visited August 2013
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Awful”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Service slow. Layout of restaurant not good. Order counter behind pillar. No direction by wait staff where to go and no cream out for coffee. Staff did not give muffins to us had to go to another counter for that. Confusing. Food came out delivered partial order took # away so other part of order not supplied. Food was just OK.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Speedy & Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Wonderful salads! Can add chicken, etc. to dishes. Soups very good too. Unique way of ordering & bringing food to your table. Cushy sofas plus tables & chairs. If crowed, can get a bit noisy.

Visited June 2013
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“Healthy gf & vegetarian options”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Was looking for a vegetarian lunch close to independence hall. This was really good loved the bread!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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