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8501 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3316
+1 215-247-6887
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything is right about Cake. It's set in a small, cozy space that was once a greenhouse which makes the lighting inside magical. Just the space alone is worth going for. The menu is the perfect mix of healthy homemade favorites done in a unique way so that's it's fresh and interesting but not pretentious in anyway. Picky eaters and... More 

Thank Yankeerunner
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On an unusually warm January day my wife & I along with a great friend had lunch at this idyllic, glass enclosed former floral "hot house" to catch up on each of our lives. Cake is not just a bakery, although it's baked goods can rival the best French pastries. It is an oasis for delicious soups, sandwiches and salads... More 

Thank mgkmarkr
Philadelphia, Pa
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The space is great. It is an old greenhouse with soaring glass. The menu is not extensive and there are daily specials. If you want to have a leisurely lunch going during the week as it is crowded on weekends and you do feel some pressure to leave as there is not a place for people to wait for tables.... More 

Thank joanz359
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We ordered takeaway pastries for the trip home to NYC. Everything in the case looked spectacular, difficult to make a choice. The restaurant is open and airy, a beautiful setting for brunch or lunch.

Thank collinstw
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The food is great, and the atmosphere is lovely with the large amount of natural daylight and plants, but the menu is quite limited. I was there for lunch and while there is plenty of cakes/ pastries, and plenty of salad type dishes, there is very little in between. I had the quiche which was great. There was also a... More 

Thank yauch29
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went here for brunch on a Friday morning, and didn't have a hard time getting a table, though the place was definitely hopping. The service was excellent-- relaxed and happy is how I'd describe the atmosphere. The food was very good-- not ginormous plates, but that's probably for the best. I'd definitely come back for brunch if I were in... More 

Thank Frank W
Oreland, PA
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We are always on the look out for a new BYOB to try. Had walked past Cake on a recent stroll and saw that it offered dinner on Friday nights. The atmosphere was very laid back and cozy. Not very crowded at 6PM. When I saw the prices I expected the portions to be small. Not at all. Food was... More 

Thank JMGOrelandPA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great Brunch and Lunch. Great atrium environment, with friendly, efficient staff. The food is extremely heathy and inexpensive with huge portions. Can't go wrong. Very child friendly.

Thank PhillyBird1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Cake is a restaurant that is set in the former glass greenhouse structure for a flower shop that is adjacent to it. I went on a sunny day in the summer and it was positively lovely! There is a center fountain with lots of greenery around. It really has the atmosphere of being outdoors without all of the associated sweat... More 

Thank Maggie S
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have some friends visiting from New Zealand and we spent this morning exploring Chestnut Hill. The wife wanted coffee and a little snack (about 10:45) before we set out for the Morris Arboretum and I said- 'let's go to Cake.' We go in- it's not terribly full. We request a table for 5, so they jam a chair onto... More 

Thank rita r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3316
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-6887

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