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Nick's Roast Beef of Old Philly

16 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
+1 215-928-9411
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
3 Mar 2018
“Basic but tasty”
4 Jul 2017
“Their roast beef sandwich is very good but expected better.”
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American, Bar, Pub
16 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
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Reviewed today

I came in for a meal and was pointed to the back. You walk thru a crowded bar to a small informal dining room. Nice servers, nothing fancy here. I ordered a great meatball sandwich and a beer. The meal was great. Cheap eats and...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This place is just awesome! The best of the best for service and the food is phenomenal. This place isn’t just bar food it’s a full on restaurant with some of the best food in PA! Staff is excellent.

Thank Sallie A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It's always a good idea to specialize in what you do well and Nick's does roast beef well. They have two locations, one in Philly and the other in Springfield in Delaware County (a suburb of Philly). Both are excellent as long as you love...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Can't go wrong here. Service was fantastic. Separate bar and dining room makes it work for a family.

Thank Malakos
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

As the name implies, this place is great for roast beef. You can get your typical finger food here. The bar is nice, feels like a neighborhood bar/restaurant. I hope it stays that way and not become a trendy place.

Thank Abejo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This review is about the smoked wings they serve at Nick's on 2nd street. Not sure what they are called on the menu, but I order the dry rub smoked wings, hot sauce on the side, and they are great. The large order to go...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had the roast beef sandwich. It was fine, but I expected a bigger portion and better taste. It did not overwhelm me, and was just as good as other places we have visited.

Thank Bobs1016
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Found this spot while on a Saturday excursion for a late lunch. The food was above average and I would recommend this place to anyone in the area looking for a drink and a sandwich.

Thank Gene F
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I loved this place. It's small and cozy and a very good staff. The bartender was super nice. She talked me into a new infused vodka (I usually don't care for) it was great. My friend had the roast beef and spinach sandwich and I...More

Thank Joey S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The bacon burger is tremendous. The bacon is grounded in with the ground beef. the burger is juicy and packed full of flavor. I had with lettuce tomato mushrooms fried onions and provolone cheese. the best burger I ever had, I ordered a second one!!!

Thank Michael C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-9411
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