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Dutch Eating Place

Certificate of Excellence
City Center East
American, Dutch, Diner
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1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
+1 215-922-0425
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Wed 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Golden, Colorado
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful, amazing dutch food...meaning delicious and large portions. We had the blueberry pancakes and the western omelet. The pancakes are completely stuffed with fresh, whole blueberries while the omelet is stuffed with ham and tomatoes, cheese, stringed potatoes....we are talking STUFFED. Truly amazing food and they are so friendly. A must place to eat.

Thank kellywchrist
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250 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit to Philadelphia and my second visit to the Dutch! This time I had the apple cinnamon French toast special which was delicious and great value, highly recommend a visit!

Thank Touringmuso8
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, United States
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191 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting the Auto show (not wort the time) we went across the street to the Reading Terminal Market to grab some lunch. After wondering through the crowd we decided on The Dutch Eating Place. They have a nice menu and great soup. Unfortunately, while the food is good and freshly prepared as well as reasonable priced the seating leaves... More 

Thank Richard K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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94 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

The pancakes are excellent!!! Everything is great. I really enjoy the fast service and fresh food. There is always a line to eat here. Don't worry, the line goes fast. Everything (meaning breakfast, I have not been here for lunch/dinner) is good.

Thank Chris W
Bend, Oregon
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210 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

A local recommended this place when we stumbled into the Reading Terminal Market looking for breakfast. Yes, there's usually a short line/wait, but it moves quickly. Go here for pancakes or french toast, coffee and oj, and you'll be warmed up and ready for any conference or sightseeing. And the service is friendly and fast! Loved this place, ate here... More 

Thank StaceyLeeDee
Chalfont, PA, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

An absolute favorite in the Reading Terminal Market. Whether you're going for breakfast or lunch, always quality, fresh food. Wait staff is friendly and efficient. Last couple of visits, we had to wait but not for more than 10 minutes or so. You won't go away hungry. They have their own-made strawberry jam/spread for your toast...mmm. Enjoy!

Thank James H
Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

RUN to this place! Was drawn to it after seeing a huge crowd days earlier, and had to hit this place up for breakfast. Their menu is standard diner fare with generous portions and great prices (3 people ate for ~$20). Service is super friendly (shout out to Ruth Ann!) as are most of the patrons. Get there early or... More 

Thank KRMG57
Anaheim, California
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

No need to travel to Amish Country--it is here! The nicest people work here and the food is just wonderful! Don't miss the hot turkey sandwich!!

Thank pgreenhalghccc
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

My coworkers and I were looking for a good lunch spot near the convention center and were delighted when the Dutch Eating Place experience lived up to the great online reviews. It is located within the Reading Terminal with all kinds of neat and tasty vendors and the serving style is counter height stools. We lucked out and got seats... More 

Thank Emily T
Reading, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Enjoyed a delicious breakfast of generous serving portions here. No frills just excellent home cooked meals. Definitely get your money's worth here.

Thank clmusser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Dutch, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-0425

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