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2491 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
+1 215-676-1950
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 am
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Philadelphia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A buzzing old school ice cream shop! A numerous assortments of milkshakes. I had the bacon ranch chicken cheesesteak with provolone cheese. (Yummy) fries with the honey mustard spread on top. Husband and Nephew both had a burger , which they raved about. If you miss how good ice cream parlor's were then visit "Nifty Fifty's".

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Thank Kim B
New Haven, Connecticut
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207 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While driving in Philadelphia I notice the incredibly bright neon 50's lights, and I mean BRIGHT!!! I went the next day for breakfast and was very pleased. The interior is just as corky as the outside. My breakfast was my go to choice eggs and hash, and they did not disappoint. The waitress kept the coffee pouring and was of... More 

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Thank Josue C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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392 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Ordered the 1950 platter (eggs, bacon, and home fries/hash browns) to go and it was really good. It was ready in 10 minutes and the staff was friendly. Definitely recommend this spot if in the area!

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Thank Shopaholic_x0
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Amazing and tasty foods. It had one of those old school feels theme and the foods taste fantastic. The milkshake is my favorite. Big enough to share.

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Thank kkatiecc
Streator, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The burgers are incredible and the shakes are great. Really enjoyed the crab cakes and the philly cheese steak omelet. This is the first place I go when I'm in Philadelphia.

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Thank K5335WJdonl
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Our family eat here all the time. Last night we took our four year old Grandson there for dinner. He loves this place. They have great burgers, Texas Tommies, Chicken sandwiches, tenders, nuggets, fries, onion rings and milkshakes. Plus so much more....

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Thank Lila850
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a really good burger, some fries and a great shake, with ice tea. $12. Really friendly staff. Any flavor of shake you can imagine, but I stuck with vanilla and it was s whole lot of delicious shake for the money.

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Thank joanne s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Met my nephew for breakfast at nifty fifty at for breakfast. Both my nephew and myself enjoyed it. We asked for our potatoes well done and the hash browns came out perfectly as asked. The eggs were cook as ordered. The server was attentive asking us if we wanted more coffee and re- filled out waters without asking. Definitely would... More 

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Thank Eric P
Owings Mills, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

After hearing great things about this place I went with high expectations. I had been craving a chili cheese coney and some chili cheese fries for weeks so this seemed like the perfect place. I went in and the line was out the door so then I was REALLY expecting GREAT FOOD! The décor was traditional fifties diner style and... More 

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Thank Jasdashmol
Maryland, United States
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Diner style restaurant with a pretty diverse menu. The burgers are very good, cooked fresh and made to order. I must have hit them on an off day because the fries were average at best. Service was good. Worth a try if you are in the mood for a quick and basic lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2491 Grant Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-676-1950

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