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Penrose Diner

2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
+1 215-465-1097
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They offer counter and booth seating. Busy all day long and especially if there is sports event later that day. The mark of a good wait staff is how they take care of their guests. Whether you are a regular or one time guest, you...More

Thank Flounder B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Diner was outstanding, the have so many different options and all of what I tasted was on point. I personally had "The French Dip"...it's safe to say that's officially the best French Dip sandwich I've ever consumed. The decor was very beautiful and the...More

Thank Shanon J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a real breakfast- no microwave or heat lamps here. Fluffy pancakes, real eggs and more. Ample portions for a reasonable price. Could not have asked for any more.

Thank wadleyfla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In area for weekend attending concert lay Lincoln financial field. Needed a place close by to meet the diverse food needs of party of 4 (an organic vegan, a breakfast lover and hater and an anything goes eater)...found with ease thanks to Waze (has its...More

Thank Yawney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband , brother and I had a great breakfast! Terrific coffee, eggs, decent hash browns. Egg white western omelette was much enjoyed. Philadelphia scrapple was perfectly cooked. My brother’s steak & eggs were devoured. The service was excellent and prices were good. Good value!...More

Thank cynfis1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Penrose is a rare gem! Husband and I found Penrose Diner on Trip advisor. We wanted a spot for Sunday breakfast that included parking. The place was mobbed with people, regulars and folks going to the Eagles game. We got immediate seating at the counter...More

Thank susangsays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My cousin suggested going here for Sunday breakfast: close and available parking. It was busy but we were seated in less than 5 minutes. We asked the waitress for recommendations but she did not offer much. She did ask about onions on our homefries, which...More

Thank phillyGirl1221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to for dinner from Penrose Hotel across the street. It has an ample of parking spot, and is wheelchair accessible. Their food is great and plenty. Our server was great in explaining about food and quantity. I love their dessert- rice pudding...More

Thank RC Silvanus B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast after leaving a local hotel. Both the food and the service were fantastic. Will definitely go agin next time we are in the area

Thank MEL C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Close to Philly but with parking. We came over from our hotel in the Navy Yard. Huge menu, quick service, lots of food. Chicken croquettes, chicken cheese steaks are good.

Thank dbaaronson
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Sparkie154 | Reviewed this property |
It's an American diner style restaurant so would breakfast and I'm sure would include specials. Beware large portions!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > South Philadelphia
  • Neighbourhood: South Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-465-1097
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