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Old City Coffee

221 Church St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4514
+1 215-629-9292
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great coffee” (16 reviews)
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221 Church St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk through interesting neighbourhood to get an early morning coffee a few blocks from our hotel.

Thank maida22
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Great little bustling coffee shop with an old city/neighborhood feel. Lots of seating, excellent coffee & service and pastries. Tons of tea options too!! They'll grind fresh coffee beans for you to take home. Lots of seating inside & tables outside along the cobblestone quiet...More

Thank miscalane
Reviewed April 5, 2018

...and stayed for coffee and a cookie. Both great--highly recommend the Oatmeal cookie--as good as it was huge.

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Ordered an oat milk latte and grabbed an oatmeal raisin cookie bigger than my hand. Both delicious. Friendly service.

Thank Merritt H
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We were in Philly for the weekend and went here multiple times. Great coffee and lovely location. Staff were friendly.

Thank Katie S
Reviewed December 20, 2017

My friend tells me she stops here all the time. Located in very small street/alley. Small store, good fast service. Decent prices. Would recommend and return.

Thank cvandenbraak
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by and grabbed the flavor of the day on the walk from the hotel to the hop on hop off bus. So many regulars in this place I knew it had to be good. The containers that the creamer, almond milk, etc are in...More

Thank Kaje20
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I had an espresso here. Good espresso is hard to find and it was good. I had one at Old City Coffee in Reading Terminal as well.

Thank NancyProvidence_RI
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I visit this nice small cafe often for an espresso or cappuccino, which they can serve with almond or soy drink if preferred. However some of the staff changes quite often and hence quality varies. That's also my current to go for coffee beans. Regarding...More

Thank frenkie_boy
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This is some of the best coffee shop coffee I've ever had! Definitely worth your time to go get a cup. I wish this was in my home town! Highly recommend!

Thank Kharaktor
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Church St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-629-9292
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Join us in our intimate 25 seat European Style cafe for tiny batch roasted Arabican coffees and Chest Teas. Our specialty is traditional urn brewed full flavor coffee. In an era where computer controlled “satellite” brewers rule-we think you will enjoy the distinct taste of real cultivar coffee brewed in an “analog” way! All espresso drinks are hand packed with Six Bean espresso and crafted to order by your Barista. All of our chest teas are available brewed to order by the pot.
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