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Silk City Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
+1 215-592-8838
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After going to the Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site we stopped in here for a beverage before continuing on our long walk. The garden appears cute at first glance until you look closer and realize everything is overgrown and needs to be trimmed. All their yard gnomes and other statues are hidden in the grass. The service sucked -... More 

Thank Lissa3891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Silk City had a diner area with a pretty outdoor area as well. The music and food are always good. Whether you're in the mood for low key drinks, or dancing all night, Silk City is the place to go!

Thank Sofia425
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and had a great time but watch out for the bartender charge me 12 dollars for a long Island...the second one was 14...smh

Thank licolet
Atlanta, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Went for food after a concert, midnight. The portions were large and everything was cooked to order. Food came out hot with a great presentation. Had the grilled chicken sandwich with fries. They over seasoned it with pepper, but outside of that the food was good.

Thank Bridget S
Miami, Florida
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Was in town for a weekend and happened to stumble upon this gem in Philly. The atmosphere and decor is wonderful, matched equally by the amazing food. We went for brunch, and sat outside. I had the chicken and waffles (delicious!) and my friend had the breakfast chorizo burrito. Both dishes were extremely tasty. When in Philly, make sure to... More 

Thank Alex M
New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The inside looks like a traditional diner, but we sat on the outside patio which has a really nice atmosphere. The food and service were great, and the prices were reasonable. We really liked the patio vibe and stayed after dinner for a few more drinks. This is a good option for outdoor food/drinks on a nice day.

Thank Nicole C
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Super great food!! We were visiting friends and they stated we had to eat here. They are Philly residents. We had the shrimp burger, fried chicken, spicy chicken sandwich and hamburger. The jalapeno corn muffins are delicious. All of the food was excellent. The dessert was homemade ice cream and warmed apple pie. We all needed to be rolled out... More 

Thank Hunter H
Jersey City, New Jersey
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, I wasn't able to dine here due to the disrespect and insulting ways of the hostess . I decided to dine here with a friend. We entered into the restaurant a gentleman approached us and asked did we need seating for 2. We replied yes. He told us to sit where we liked. We sat. The hostess abruptly approaches... More 

Thank Maroonsabr
Edmond, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I looked this place up online before coming to Philadelphia and was so excited to try it out. The food was ok and the staff weren't friendly at all. I did however love the patio and vibe outside. I can now say been there, done that.

Thank Tdotgirl1969
Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This is my first time in Philly and my flight got in late but we wanted some good! I did some research on best late night food in Philly and Silk City Diner stood out with their amazing menu! We drove 20 minutes from the airport and was very excited to eat! The food was delicious and the music was... More 

Thank jennyoul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-8838

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