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Di Bruno Bros.

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1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5120
215-665-9220
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Syracuse, New York
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Support a family run coffee shop/market/restaurant instead of Starbucks. This place has so much variety, character, and atmosphere. I had a small coffee and a pumpkin not muffin (which were delicious) for less than it would have cost for just one coffee at the Seattle-based behemoth. I took a seat by the window overlooking Chestnut St to people watch, while... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Didn't want to eat at a restaurant; I just wanted to pick up something and take it back to the hotel to watch Olympics! This place was more than I could have ever expected! Hand-Filled Cannoli! OMG! Best ever! Great cheese, meat and other food! But HAND -FILLED CANNOLI! I was in Philadelphia for three days and went back twice... More 

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Thank DCD2212
Atlanta, Georgia
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285 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just like picking up food here and taking it back. The cheese guy is wonderful and knows so much. You can sample things, too. You can't go wrong with anything here. A great way to have some good food without paying the big Philly restaurant prices.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting place. You can shop for dinner, get something to drink, have breakfast or lunch, or take something to go. If you have to pick up a little something on your way to a dinner invitation, this is the place. It is part grocery store, part coffee house, part bakery, and part deli. My favorite thing to... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally, a deli that has good lump crab cakes. Large, lightly spiced, with chives and a splattering of red pepper, going well with the thousand island dip. And very good stuffed clams that you can pick up from their fresh fish counter and have them warm it for you. Trundle upstairs and wolf it down in their high-roof cafe on... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Dibrunos has an incredible selection of Prosciuttos, cheeses, and all kinds of premium imported Italian products. It gets really crowded here , but they are very well organized and the lines move quickly. A must try in Philly

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

DiBruno's is a definite go-to if you are a cheese fanatic-- they have an incredible selection with many rare finds. It's high end so I only go for special occasions and for buying gifts. The service was a little disappointing the last time I was there. I was looking for cheeses and cured meats I could buy as gifts and... More 

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Thank kirakirakei
DiBrunoBros, Social Media Team at Di Bruno Bros., responded to this review

Dear kirakirakei, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We believe in continuous improvement and always pay close attention to our customer comments. Your feedback provides us with a teachable moment for our staff and an opportunity to improve our service. Sincerely, Di Bruno Bros. Social Team More 

New York City, New York
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644 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Located above its own grocery store,this iconic restaurant offers good fresh Italian dishes. The decor is non descript and seating fairly plain but the quality of the food redeems it.

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Thank MILOUW
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

For fresh, superb ingredients and delicious hard to find items, Di Brunos is a gourmet mecca. Prices are higher than comparable supermarkets like Wegmans and Whole Foods, but is is after all a "convenience store." Staff is chatty and lackadaisical. You have to really work to get their attention most of the time.

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Thank litphyl03
DiBrunoBros, Social Media Team at Di Bruno Bros., responded to this review

Hi litphyl03, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We believe in continuous improvement and always pay close attention to our customer comments. Your feedback provides us with a teachable moment for our staff and an opportunity to improve our service. Sincerely, Di Bruno Bros. Social Team More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A must do for food lovers. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff willing to share their knowledge and samples. The selection of cheese and the quality was first rate, throw in some Iberico jamon and I was one happy camper.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5120
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: 215-665-9220

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