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Silk City Diner

435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
+1 215-592-8838
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“hash” (7 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and immediately loved the funky decor. Place was packed and busy but we were seated within 5 minutes. Waitstaff was very friendly. Our food arrived quickly which surprised us all. And it tasted wonderful. Everyone couldn’t get over how good it was. This...More

Thank DAWN H
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Nice diner with a full bar, it is right across from the new Yards brew house. The "food network" pork empanadas were great. Good local beer at reasonable prices. Worth a visit.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

this used to be a straight diner according to my friend whose dad took him here 50 years ago..now it is a diner, bar, club at night but we were there for sunday brunch. Waited 10 minutes for a table (they dont take reservations) and...More

Thank animaleyedoc
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Although I would have liked a less eggy/brunch menu at lunch time, I was wowed by the deceptively simply named 'shrimp and grits.' which included andouille sausage and shrimp jus, along with broiled shrimp and grits. Excellent creation.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the diner after a visit to the holiday display at Franklin Square. We had wanted to try it for quite some time. Where most diners have a huge menu and fair quality, Silk City has a limited menu and high quality. They don’t...More

Thank drewlocher
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Just WOW! Everything was delicious. Brussel sprouts, empanadas, Mac and cheese, Thai wings, fresh cut fries. I’m hungry just writing this!! Try it ALL!

Thank FlyingStew75
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We wanted to try a place that was different and fun. We looked up the Food Network places visited by Guy F. And Silk City came up. The ambiance was fantastic and the food was fresh and huge portions.... the price was very reasonable. Street...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. The staff were polite and friendly. Myself and my wife went because we loved the film 'Split' and wanted to visit the location of one of the famous scenes. I would recommend this great place to everyone.

Thank ricsreddevils
Reviewed 30 September 2017

i was in the city for a show and after the show we were starving, we just happen to stop by and see this diner with outdoor seating so we stopped (we parked in the CVS). it is a diner, lounge and outdoor area. The...More

Thank Culturaltrvlr83
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My husband and I ate here yesterday before we went to a show at the Electric Factory (which was a short walk away) and we were very pleased with the experience. We both ordered the angus burgers and they were absolutely delicious. I also wanted...More

Thank JayJayKetch
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Questions & Answers
4 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Meter parking, but there is enough parking for you. I was lucky enough to get parking directly across the street.
Tiffany G
11 May 2017|
Response from B M | Reviewed this property |
No I do not think so it's great food more of a bar/restaurant/nightclub with families are good for brunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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