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Gia Pronto Cafe

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3736 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4115
215-222-7713
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tasty Banh Mi Chicken, Buffalo Chicken And Applegate Turkey Panini Sandwiches By Hospital

On a trip to Philadelphia's University City Hospital Complex., we were famished after our meetings over two days. We went to the closest open Cafe, Gia Pronto. We were not dissapointed. We enjoyed the Vietnames Banh Mi chicken, the Buffalo Chicken and the Applegate Turkey sandwiches all which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

On a trip to Philadelphia's University City Hospital Complex., we were famished after our meetings over two days. We went to the closest open Cafe, Gia Pronto. We were not dissapointed. We enjoyed the Vietnames Banh Mi chicken, the Buffalo Chicken and the Applegate Turkey sandwiches all which were put on the Panini Press prior to serving. We will likely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This place has excellent salad selections. The ingredients are always fresh and although the line is long, the service is quick. A little pricey, but the quality and amount of food is worth it. Great lunch stop!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The pizza is good but small and way over priced. The salads and sandwiches are nothing to brag about and again, way over priced. Go to the Children's Hospital (CHOP) cafeteria. Better value and great portions of pizza, sandwiches and salad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Our daughter was in CHOP for a while so we sampled all of e restaurants around the hospital and none was better an Gia Pronto. The salads are made to order and very fresh and the pizza is outstanding. Its not super cheap but well worth it for great food (beat the heck out of the cafeteria).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

The place does not resemble an Italian cafe, but the food is great, I like the fact I can choose all toppings and they helped me to understand how ordering works at my first visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

This regards the nearby Gia Pronto restaurant at the Perelman Center, PennMedicine. This has been open for about a year now - the food is good, fresh and the portions modest. The prices, though, are very expensive and the food, though fresh, is not worth this major markup. Worst of all - the employees - awful service, never accommodating, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

Andrea's lunch every day...so mine quite often too! Great pannini!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

Great tasting paninis and sandwitches on the go, but not for cheap.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3736 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighborhood: University City
  • Phone Number: 215-222-7713
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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