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Ants Pants Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
2212 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1145
+1 215-875-8002
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  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“fried cheese” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
2212 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1145
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A friend from Miami was in Philadelphia for business. We told him we would pick him up and go to breakfast Sunday morning. Had read some good things about "Ants Pants" and gave it a try. The only problem was finding a place to park...More

Thank dgilfor
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Had a wonderful breakfast on a cold winter morning with my wife. While, we still can't really figure out the Aussie angle, I had their signature omelet with apple and brie cheese which was very tasty. Chips were nice touch for breakfast. My wife had...More

Thank Alieber475
Reviewed 12 September 2017

One of best brekkies ever! Large portions, we could have split one but were glad we didn't! This Aussie inspired cafe has excellent service, and great food. It's not overtly Aussie on the menu, more of a regular US menu with a few Aussie drinks...More

Thank Crystal6648
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have tried this a few times and everything is freshly prepared. Sitting outside can be a little tough because of the foot traffic on South Street and the restaurant is not very big. Service is good.

Thank Deby R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The omelet was skimpy on the cheese and pretty flavorless. But they do a nice pancake so we might go back for those. Service was pleasant and adequate. Menu is varied and interesting.

Thank NorthArrow
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Ants Pants Cafe was a great spot for breakfast! I had a delicious concoction called The Stack and a flat white. The cafe is cozy and welcoming and the staff equally so. The food was delicious! I would definitely go back and encourage others to...More

Thank kiwiandmolly
Reviewed 30 March 2017

So, this place was OK, but I wasn't impressed. The gluten free option they have is a bagel and it tastes awful. I eat GF at restaurants all of the time and this was the worst I have had in a bagel. I wish they...More

Thank Locococomama
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy cafe on South street with fantastic coffee and food! We stopped here for brunch and got lucky to be able to snag the 4 counter spots right by the window. I ordered their open face sandwich which had greens, bacon, and egg on top...More

Thank maria c
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for Brunch on a Monday. Food was very good and prices were reasonable. Small and quaint, but very tasty. They only accept cash but they do have an ATM inside.

Thank Denton B
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A classic Philly spot. A bit cramped, which is a must for a local's favorite. Leave the spacious fake places to tourists! Sat with a few friends and felt instantly comfortable. The coffee flowed, the food was great. Will come back to that beautiful part...More

Thank Hanaanrosenthal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2212 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-875-8002
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Philly neighborhood breakfast, coffee and brunch cafe with an Australian influence. Since 2004, our cosy little spot has been serving up fresh food options.
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