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Nick's Roast Beef

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2149 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3602
+1 215-463-4114
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“gravy fries” (11 reviews)
“roast beef” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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American, Pub
2149 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3602
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

spicy sausage sandwich, roast beef sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, all very good.great service and beer also.

Thank ninetyninevette
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Early Friday night dinner, slow upon arrival but it was packed when we left. Roast pork & beef sandwiches very good.

Thank Snack-Jack
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Our stay in Philly was greatly enhanced with a couple of evenings, drinking and making new friends whilst watching our favorite sports. Not too busy or noisy so that you can't chat and good bar food options. Although we avoided it on Saturday night when...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I have been going to Nick's forever and it always hits the spot. You have to deal with the parking and the décor wins no points, but the sandwiches are the best and the beer cold. Servers are definitely old school. This is a must...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Don't be shocked, but the inside of Nick's has been done over. New paneling, new art work, but same great food. Gravy fries are historically good and everyone should get their on order. Sandwiches are as good as ever. Service, Philly chic. Avoid soda and...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Easy review. Everything is awesome. Always. And all the waitresses have character. Fun, delicious. Cold beer.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

These sandwiches will melt in your mouth. They are priced right great flavor. They have fast service and polite services. Everyone needed to try their food seriously.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

My friend Bobby J and I inquired where is the best place to eat something unique in Philly besides a cheese steak and this was the suggestion. It was an amazing suggestion. The menu is stapled to the wall and the place looks run down,...More

Thank attyjpm
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Always the same. Great roast beef and "gravy fries". Service always the best. Can smell the beef outside, easy parking during the day, lot harder at night. Been same for many a year, no need to change. This place is as historic...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

As always the food was delicious was just there half hour ago the only problem I have is the neighborhood is so dirty

Thank Deborah D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19145-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > South Philadelphia
  • Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-463-4114
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