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Foods On First

1429 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1507
+1 215-568-3555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen
1429 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1507
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is an almost-hidden gem in the city's center, just a block or two from city hall. We ended up here for breakfast every day of our recent business trip, and we were never disappointed. Seating is a bit limited, but we managed to...More

Thank RouxTheDay
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We spent a couple of nights eating in restaurants and felt they were way over-priced. Not here! Great food, great service and a great price. Eaten there twice now and will again before leaving Philly. Highly recommended.

Thank SnaxMuppet
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is one of my go-to breakfast GrubHub spots. This time around I ordered the all meat omelette and short stack pancakes. Generous portions, traditional flavors, no complaints!

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I witnessed the individual who was cooking the food not wearing sanitation gloves as required by Pa . State Law . And then put their bare hands on other folk's food is definitely unsanitary and when I called to speak to the owner about this...More

1  Thank Clifton C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stayed at Le Meridien hotel next door.Great alternative to the overpriced hotel breakfast. The breakfast sandwich was stuffed with bacon and egg. Wife and I split it twice while we were there. Coffee was great too. 15 minimum on CC orders so bring cash

Thank Bonesaw50
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give it another half of a star. The waitress was so friendly and explained all the popular dishes which was nice. I ordered the fish and grits which was really good. The only think I would change is how hard the...More

Thank iSpy71322
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our hotel did not have a complimentary breakfast so stopped at this place. Had eggs, French toast and a cheese steak club sandwich. All good, friendly wait staff.

Thank acmaine
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped by for breakfast the morning of day 2 of the draft. Excellent, friendly service by Scarlet. Great eggs and peppers on long roll. My son loved the potatoes with peppers and melted cheese. Much better than a hotel breakfast!

Thank livmas
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We have run in to quite a few VERY rude people in Philly restaurants and were quite discouraged. We found this little restaurant and were SO impressed. Food was good, staff went above and beyond, and prices were reasonable.

Thank Dahni R
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This neighborhood restaurant is steps away from Le Meridian Hotel. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, I compliment the restaurant with the quality preparations and friendly service. The cornbread muffin for breakfast was flakey and moist. The large filled lobster ravioli, made in-house, served with a...More

1  Thank Tramble
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-3555
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