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Chef Ken's Cafe

7135 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1842
+1 215-242-2495
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (4 reviews)
“soul food” (4 reviews)
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7135 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1842
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Basic BBQ with basic sides, nothing more than average and a bit greasy. It is a hole in the wall. My husband like it.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the barbecue ribs tonight along with some Mac and cheese and green beans. Ribs were huge and tasty, Mac and cheese awesome. Cute and interesting interior space. Anthony Bourdain ate here so you know it's good.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Came here because it was featured on a Food TV. The soul food was AMAZING! I really enjoyed it. I recommend this place if you are in the mood for soul food.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We wandered into Chef Ken's Cafe just to try something new. The $12 Blackened Salmon special drew us in. When we entered, we were greeted by Chef Ken and happy customers alike. The dining area was clean and organized, with hand sanitizer at every table...More

Thank candlelightmarinade
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Bring your appetite if you are going! Chef Ken does not allow you to leave without a full stomach AND a doggie bag! His food is delicious and the chef (you are certain to meet him) is truly delightful. He loves to cook and he...More

Thank Mrbynum
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

I had a great experience at Kens. The menu is great along with the service. I would recommend everything on the menu

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 21 August 2013

My husband and I went here after seeing it on the Bourdaine show too and had to try it. You can't find food like that where I live. We went after spending some time in the city, starving. Unfortunately they weren't open for another hour....More

Thank Slam2u2
Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

Visited here my first time and I am sad I have lived here a year and have only now discovered chef kens. Featured on Anthony Bourdaine ken's has a full selection of down home good cooking ... Sides, entrees the full spread all home made....More

Thank Joshua Y
Reviewed 16 December 2012

So I went to Chef Ken's after I saw it on Anthony Bourdain's "The Layover," and it was AWESOME. I got this absolutely ridiculous dry-rubbed chicken platter for $10 that included some slamming green bean (with BBQ sauce on them) and smashed potatoes. It's right...More

1  Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 15 October 2012 via mobile

I visited this quaint restaurant for a soul food dinner. I was intrigued with the fact that all dinner platters were $10. I wasn't impressed with the food. The macaroni and cheese was drab and the green beans were tart. I'm not a picky eater...More

2  Thank goldy_gyrll
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 21:00
Thursday
14:00 - 21:00
Friday
14:00 - 21:00
Saturday
14:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7135 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1842
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-242-2495
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