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Midtown III

City Center West
American, Diner
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28 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3720
(215) 567-5144
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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a definite throwback to the old-style luncheonettes, but I love places like this. Typical diner-style food that was very good and very reasonable. Staff was great and very friendly.

Thank Bob J
Mexico City, Mexico
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is old looking and run-down diner. The food is pretty basic, average taste and with not a good presentation but the prices are cheap and reasonable, portions are on the big side and service is quick but a bit cold. I tried the steak with mashed potatoes and a salad. The salad was good, the steak looked pretty... More 

Thank MVVeronica
Cork, Ireland
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119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast and experienced a real diner. The food is good and the portions are big. The ladies serving are loud and a little unfriendly but it adds to the overall experience.

Thank JandDatOCD
New York City, New York
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140 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm in this neighborhood frequently and have been meaning to come in for a meal. I finally had some free time on a Sunday morning and stopped in. The place is super welcoming and classically American Diner - from the outside to the menu to the staff that calls everyone "sweetheart". The menu is huge and there is something for... More 

Thank ThePickledPeddler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is what you'd expect in a diner. Don't be put off by the cocktail bar - in the morning this place is pure breakfast. Locals and visitors alike frequent the place. Good enough that I went back for my entire stay.

Thank Danny S
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was a lovely home town type of eatery. I had a great meal for a low price and feel the place is under rated. I ate there 2 times because I liked it so much and it is open 24 hours!

Thank keithlen56
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is a diner with a true diner attitude. The staff was sassy, helpful, and fun. My hubby had the scrapple and eggs, I had the chocolate pancakes. Food was good. Service was quick!

1 Thank kjdc1980
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

So i went into this establishment looked at an menu and ordered...when i received my bill it was different from.the menu...when i inquired about this the waitress said she would of suggested something else but people always says they have money...okay so i changed my order to get more bang for my buck ... i than walked to the atm..the... More 

Thank Joy B
Glasgow, Scotland
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Simple fare from this diner. Had dinner and breakfast. Great if your staying in the Sonesta next door. Giant pancakes as big as my head....

Thank Bride2207
Omaha, NE
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Good service and friendly staff. The price/value ratio is good. The ambiance is a bit tired and dated. This place is a nice choice if you don't want to spend a fortune for lunch.

2 Thank gcashley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3720
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: (215) 567-5144

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