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Saad's Halal Restaurant

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4500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139-4587
+1 215-222-7221
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“shawarma” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Middle Eastern, American, Halal
4500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139-4587
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good halal restaurant in Philadelphia, I have enjoyed the chicken maroosh. Mobile Phone using isn't recommended.

Thank Asad2K9KUET
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Very unprofessional and the food is not that great. Called to notify them of a mistake in the order, for no reason the person on the phone who I think is the owner, started yelling and cursing on the phone. I was shocked .. That...More

Thank Omar A
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a great place for cheesesteaks! So many things on the menu are also very good. It can get busy sometimes.

Thank nmjr11
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The worst food experience I've ever had. I typically go out to eat 4 or 5 times a week, so this really was far below anything I've ever eaten. I went around 8 o'clock on a weeknight. No one was in the restaurant. I ordered...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Let me preface this review by saying that my husband is Muslim and I am not. I had also visited This was the second trip to Philadelphia that we had made together, and we were unable to get cheesesteaks on our first trip. In truth,...More

1  Thank iicamii
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This restaurant has found a great way of combining a Philly classic (the hoagie) with Middle Eastern food, via the amazing chicken maroush sandwich. There's chicken, creamy garlic sauce, pickles, and more all on a hoagie roll. The combo can sound weird but the taste...More

Thank BridgettAngella
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The food at Saad's is incredible; one of the best halal places to indulge in across the country! I had the chicken maroosh and it was outright spectacular! I also tried the philly cheese steak which was nothing less of magnificent on its own either....More

Thank Aarij Z
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Be careful what you order here! You will get an absolutely massive amount of tasty food for your money! A meal is really two meals! Really nice people. Nice atmosphere. Nice clientele. Halal. Bit of a rough neighborhood, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank zippededooda
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Go to the counter, say "hi" to Saad (he's usually there). Saad is an amazing fellow, friendly and warm toward *everyone.* If you go there more than a few times, and if you introduce yourself, he will likely remember you by name. I have been...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to this place by the Malaysian Ambassador to USA who frequented this place when he did his Phd here at Philadelphia University.I had the famous Philly Cheese Steak and my wife took more Arabic Kebab.Both were tasty and it was worth the...More

Thank Fazillah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139-4587
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighborhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-7221
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