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Little Pete's

Certificate of Excellence
City Center West
American, Cafe, Diner
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219 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6316
+1 215-545-5508
12:00 - 00:00
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Burlington, New Jersey
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Little Pete's is like your crusty old Uncle Joe or Aunt Mary: steady, reliable, has great homestyle (hangover) food, and always welcoming 24/7 & wont judge you! Oh what a travesty that they MIGHT move or close for a dubious chain hotel. This is our go to spot for breakfast all day, hoagies, entrees like meatloaf or turkey: you get... More 

Thank Rob S
New York City, New York
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here for the classic two-eggs breakfast. Got it. Felt like a nice neighborhood hangout. Generous with refills of tea and teabags.

Thank hushaphone
New York City, New York
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, diner food, good variety, fast service and average interior. Best feature is that it is open 24 hrs/day!

Thank amdrella
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Between now and Memorial Day Weekend, be sure to stop in at Little Pete's and witness a dining experience unlike anything else. The food was good. Nothing too amazing, but it hit the spot nicely. What makes Little Pete's a Very Good is the atmosphere. This diner of 37 years is getting the boot from the adjoining hotel because of... More 

1 Thank ifeldman389
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, a classic old diner, about to close. Bring cash and go before August 2017. My wife got a salad, it was huge. I got the grilled cheese, it was tasty.

1 Thank Josh A
Miami, Florida
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216 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I admit to a preference for good value restaurants (a.k.a. holes in the wall) and Little Pete's is right in that sweet spot. We ordered a cheese steak hoagie for dinner and the next night my wife sent me to pick up a second one. The french fries are a great value too. A great option for those of you... More 

Thank Maskotas
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I visited twice during a business trip and loved the place.. The staff are very friendly and the food was nice, dont expect high end posh, but if you really want a flavour of the city then i would recommend this place as it is one of a few that gives a true flavour of the city.

Thank whomadewho1
New York City, New York
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Little Pete's gives you a hearty breakfast meal and servers with panache. They are real Philly people and they give you tidbits of information from around the city. They are also fast and on point. The diner will close in May, 2017 to make way for another big hotel on the already crowded 17th Street. Pay CASH!!! Enjoy you coffee.

1 Thank MPNY
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Little Pete's is a staple, and one scheduled to close in August 2017. Good food at fair prices, a retro decor, and no-nonsense but good-hearted and attentive staff. It will be missed.

Thank Tom A
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

These places are slowly dying off. It was clean, the service was great, and food was good. The prices where great , too. Would eat there again when in Philly.

Thank Vinstep

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6316
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-5508

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