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Pandora's Lunchbox

Certificate of Excellence
City Center East
American, Diner
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1221 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4920
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

A cafe off the main beat but has really good food and staff are very friendly. Great decor. I had the Philly cheesesteak which was good.

Thank Wtfon1
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Great place to go for lunch. Cheesestreaks are great as is their veggie sandwich. Many items to choose from. Quick service. Reasonable prices.

Thank Marianne A
Beaufort, SC
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389 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Pandora's is not a fancy place, but the food is fabulous, the staff is ultra friendly, and the prices cannot be beat. The cheese steak was just incredible and the portions are huge.

Thank liveoak33
Key West
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

What a GEM !!!! I discovered this jewel last summer, and I just walked a mile to find it again. A vast menu and they do each type of food to perfection!!! Steve and Alex and all the guys working the line are not only MASTERS at the art of the food, but EXCELLENT at making you feel like you're... More 

Thank AustinaKeyWest
New Jersey
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Had the cheesesteak and the cheese fries. Both delicious and tasty. Bun was fresh and not doughy, meat did not have an overpowering flavor, and onions complimented the rest. Fries were cooked to perfection. Service was prompt and friendly. Won’t be the last visit.

Thank L M
Montvale, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We needed a quick bite to eat and were glad this place was recommended to us. My turkey wrap was delicious, and my husband loved his cheeseburger. Our daughter had the chicken fingers and fries and said they were good as well. Our orders were cooked to order and freshly made. The gentleman who took our order was very pleasant... More 

Thank Suemariev
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Good food, larger portions, and decent prices. I dine here a few times a month. Fresh ingredients and fast service. They have a little bit of everything.

Thank Derek1_C
Mickleton, New Jersey
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Excellent choice for a quick lunch. The cheesesteaks are amazing, as are the chicken cheesesteaks. Not exactly healthy, but very tasty.

Thank RosaFay1002
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Extensive menu and good food for great price!! $9-$14 entrees with nice portions. Although might want to choose to eat inside where it's safe. Potential drug overdose across the street, ambulance and all when we were there for dinner. Restaurant was too good to pick up and leave.

Thank Melissa L
Warwick, Rhode Island
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Went here after asking the concierge at the hotel where to grab lunch. They have a great menu, there is something for everyone, the prices are fair, and the service was great. Everyone was nice and helpful. We will definitely eat here again when we are back in Philly.

Thank Jaki F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $7
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4920
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-922-2333

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