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Continental Diner

Certificate of Excellence
City Center East
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Market Street & N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-2344
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a very rainy afternoon to ran a drink at the bar. Very friendly bar staff who know their cocktails! Had a few amazing gin based libations. Ate the veal and ricotta meatballs which were absolutely delicious. Loved the atmosphere. Will be back.

Thank PhilipHaxbyT
Webster, Texas
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We went here for dinner and when we arrived we noticed the front diner area was very loud. Just from the people enjoying their meal and company. We asked, and they have a smaller second dining area that is a lot quieter. The foods here are designed to be mix in matched and shared, so that is what we did!... More 

Thank Blake E
Calgary, Canada
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140 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We had a late lunch at the Continental and really enjoyed it. We had a booth that faced the street so lots of light, and the staff were very good. We both had the Clubhouse and fries and the meal was very , very good - lots of meat in the clubhouse, and was very, very good. We'd definitely eat... More 

Thank Canuck2011_11
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

This was simply great American lunch. You can't ask for anything better. Great environment, staff was nice , food was delish. Just good

Thank TuffCrit21
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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265 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

A couple of my friends and I went here for a little dinner (aka an app) and drinks. I had two drinks and cheesesteak egg rolls it was about 50 bucks with tip. It's pretty expensive, but the atmosphere was fun. The bartender that night had a little bit of an attitude.

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I visited this diner late on a Sunday morning with my sons. We all ordered different dishes, and all of them were excellent. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank Tami L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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367 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We went here for brunch and enjoyed the fun decor, friendly staff and generous portions! Would definitely return!

Thank Calypso007
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We had toured the city with some friends and decided to stop in for a bite to eat. Very cool atmosphere as it resembles the old stainless diners of the east coast. Food was very good - had some Thai bbq skewers with a peanut sauce and some jasmine rice. Very tasty. We were riding the subway back home and... More 

Thank Mark F
Camas, Washington
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Better of the Starr chain with good pricing. Low key and good for late night bite. Comfortable diner feel without the 50's vibe.

Thank TravelBunny91
London, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I was brought here by my friends last night for some food and drinks. I ordered a strawberry twizzler virgin cocktail - which was off the menu and it was delicious. My friends ordered champagne with sugar around the rim (can't remember the name). We then ordered a few plates of food and it was of a very high quality.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street & N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: (215) 922-2344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?