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Johnny Rockets

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443 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1532
215-829-9222
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the grandkids here they love the burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches were fantastic, grilled cheese. We like the fact that you get a soda anyway you like it.... and then there's the 50 Decor they got a kick out of that and they love the entertainment

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive tourist trap in the heart of South Street. Stopped in for a late lunch during a South Street stroll...got the regular grilled chicken on sourdough, which was just slightly over average. My vanilla shake was large and very thick and yummy. Counter service was very friendly and fun. For $15 including a tip I could have done better I... More 

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Thank Sh00bie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were greeted by Kadija and shown menus. She was very nice and welcoming. We took our food to go. Our burgers were really good and the fries too! My son liked the chicken tenders. They cooked to order so everything was fresh. The place looked nice and clean too.

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Thank jhd28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My boyfriend and I decided to have dinner at Johnny Rockets on South Street. We arrive and are seated right away. The servers comes over to take our drink order then brings us our drinks however instead of asking are we ready to order she hovers around us and it felt creepy. I said we needed another minute and she... More 

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Thank Sean D
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

What a fun place. Good burgers, dogs, fries, milkshakes. Fast service. When it's someone's birthday, all of the servers sing YMCA.

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Thank rose762016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We were very glad to come into this restaurant. It looks just like restaurants in old American movies, service is very nice and welcoming, and food is nice and not too expensive.

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Thank LauG99
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We came wanting a proper American burger, we were not disappointed at all! Portions very manageable for us Brits who aren't used to the usual supersized American portions and also good value for money! Service was excellent as well. If I ever come back to Philly, I would definitely come back here.

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Thank Linda H
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Johnny Rocket is a treat for kids of all ages. Fast food at its best. No grease. Freshly made burgers etc the way you like it. Good drinks and shakes. Fast service. reasonable.

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Thank Harvey S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Been to other Jonny rockets and service and food was a lot better. This one needs to be cleaned and service help waitress forgot about us and didn't bring all the food Burgers or ok won't come back

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Thank Lonjar l
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stopped into Johnny Rockets for dinner on a Sunday night, and we were somewhat disappointed. The juke boxes didn't work, the interior of the restaurant seemed worn out, and service was very slow. Our waiter was polite enough, but had no energy -- he seemed half asleep! Originally, I wanted a grilled chicken breast sandwich, but by 8:00 PM... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-829-9222

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