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Tommy DiNic's

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1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-923-6175
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Raleigh NC
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I ordered the roasted pork with sharp provolone cheese and broccoli rabe. It was about $11 and well worth it. What great flavor.

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Thank steve1975
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thee best sandwhiches around. I can't wait to come back again and get three more. Friendly and courtesy staff.

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Thank Misty713
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So disappointed. Bland and lifeless pork. Raw garlic flavor. Skunky cheese. Poorly cooked greens. Why is this place popular?

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Thank Alzor S
Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After seeing this on the food channel I have to say I was skeptical. Just the combination of flavors didn't sound good. HOW I WAS WRONG. The pork sandwich with broccoli rabe and sharp cheddar cheese was amazing. It reminded me of a Chicago style Italian Beef. In my opinion this is far better than the cheesesteaks that I had... More 

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Thank mja1982
New Jersey USA
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First stop Reading Terminal- DiNics Roast Pork Broc Rabe and Sharp Provolone, with long hots pleaseee. So good that it's hard to top but we still gave it a go. DiNics is always my one or two favorite RPBRP's in Philly (rotates with Tony Lukes) but they had their A Game going. Grabbed a few stools at the bar- a... More 

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

I love a good sandwich and the Hand-Carved Beef Brisket w/ sharp provolone is one of my favorites! Reading Terminal Market has great atmosphere with lots of places to eat, but my choice is always Dinic's.

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Thank David P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Thinly sliced, highly flavorful pork sandwich was terrific. Topped with a delicious sauteed broccoli rabe with a tiny kick of heat. A substantial amount of creamy, smoky provolone brought the whole sandwich together. Delicious. I don't eat bread, but my dinner mate raved about the soft, tender roll. Most importantly, we arrived just a few minutes before they closed, but... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I tried after reading about it and because is famous in Reading, but honestly only the fast service makes this one stand out from other pork places in Philly. I think that there are better sandwich places in Reading terminal.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

When I told some friends that I was visiting Philadelphia everyone said that I had to visit Tommy DiNic's in Reading Terminal Market. After a morning wandering around the tourist attractions I ended up at the Market. Maybe it was fate, but one of the first places I saw was DiNic's - it was very busy but there was a... More 

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Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

I went here on the advice of a colleague who grew up in Philadelphia. Had the Roast Pork Sandwich with sharp provolone and Long hot peppers!! Absolutely Delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-6175

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?