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Reading Terminal Market

12th and Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-922-2317
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (491 reviews)
“poultry” (93 reviews)
“donuts” (359 reviews)
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8:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, American, Indian, German, Irish, Caribbean, Dutch, Southwestern, Seafood, Fast food, Mediterranean, Spanish, Asian, Thai, Greek, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Jamaican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12th and Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There something for everyone in this market. It’s busiest on Saturday and less busy on Sunday, but even at peak, it’s worth the wait. Highlights for us include Meltkraft, fresh made cinnamon buns, homemade ice cream, Amish delights, cheese steaks and beautiful flower shops among...More

Thank shelltravelstheworld
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit. Lots of food, but very busy. We did buy a few small gifts to take home. Centre of the city.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yummy at every stop. FRESH EVERYTHING. SOOO COLORFUL. AWESOME EXPERIENCE. Seated eating available in many places..

Thank Betsy L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived desperate to sit down after a guided tour of the city that lasted 5 hours! There is a fairly large seating area, but at 4pm on a Saturday afternoon finding a spare seat was a competitive experience. Likewise getting something to eat took...More

Thank Casualhiker22
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice food market with a lot of hype. Most of the dinosaurs no options are fast food, but some nice seating places.

Thank Nissim L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not sure what the hype is. This place is a combination flea market and mall food court. Had the absolute worst samosas and naan ever at one of the shops. Perhaps the meat and deli places provide reasonable selections, but overall it is loud, crowded...More

Thank gunflint1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reading terminal market is truly amazing. Great prepared food like dinics roast pork to fresh meat and seafood sellers. This is one of my favorite places to visit - authentic food, great prices and a feast for the eyes! It's the type of place so...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely "something for everybody"! So much fun! So much energy here! Stop for lunch with friends and each of you can pick something from different food stands. My husband always stop for lunch on our way to the Walnut Street Theater for our matinee show....More

Thank plrussel2
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this place as do many Philadelphians. If you come to our wonderful town, you have got to make this place--The Reading Terminal is a must do experience. So much delicious food! The Amish have amazing food and freshly on-site made donuts. The line...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 4 days ago

You could spend an entire day at the Reading Terminal Market, just walking around and eating. There are so many vendors with food, cooked and ready to eat there or uncooked to take home and prepare later. Cookies, desserts, seafood, pizza and sandwiches. There are...More

Thank bellame
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Drae B
5 August 2017|
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Heather D
21 April 2017|
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Response from bjtatlanta | Reviewed this property |
Many of the food vendors have counter service, but not all. There a a few areas with open seating for visitors to bring their take out meals to and enjoy eating while taking in all the sites of the market.
15 March 2017|
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Response from Rod K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can find gluten free food in a market this big.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12th and Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-2317
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