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Penrose Diner

2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
+1 215-465-1097
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“all meat” (2 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
“pork roll” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit here on a regular basis. Breakfast is my favorite, but all the meals are great. I usually always ask for Berton he is a great server, keeps your drinks filled and always makes sure you have what you need.

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four colleagues and I visited the Penrose Diner this week while on business at the Navy Yard. The Penrose is about a five minute ride from the Navy Yard. Before choosing Penrose, we asked a number coworkers and transplants what they thought of Penrose and...More

1  Thank garbakup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the cream chip beef. Asked what kind of bread I wanted,told her rye. Got plain rye not toast. Very little beef, but lots of cream. Coffee cup had lips from a woman's lipstick. Two long hairs also on the plate. Two 🌟 tops.

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is amazing and there are lots of great choices to choose from ... think of a made from scratch - homemade flavor IHOP - I'd definitely recommend this place. Breakfast is available all day. 10/10 would recommend.

Thank ThisWayHome
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I've never had, or heard of, scrapple. I come from the south, where home fries are little cubes of potatoes. But I wanted to experience Philly right, so I had the w eggs breakfast with scrapple was not disappointed. Fast and friendly service, delicious meal,...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a clean, casual place before and close to the Phillies game. This diner is beautiful. Inside appears new and very large . It's very nice, neat, and clean. Staff was upbeat and all smiling. Our server Joan was awesome. We got...More

Thank squrt43
Reviewed 28 April 2017

pre game luncheon, before walking over to the Phillies game a DAY GAME! choice!....did a little research on this site, and dined at the Penrose. Very large portions of good diner fare, had some of the turkey club sandwich leftover to enjoy during the seventh...More

Thank r s
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

After a long car journey, we did not want to go to far for dinner. Booked into the pen rose hotel and opposite is the Penrose Diner. So we walked across the road and went in for dinner. The food portions are ginormous, so if...More

1  Thank Sparkie154
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great family breakfast place. Very crowded on a Sunday morning, but plenty of parking & staff seats quickly. They also had baked goods for sale - huge muffins & sticky buns. Friendly waitresses. Delicious food & generous portions.

1  Thank PaBirddog
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Following the Phillies 5k run, we stopped by the Penrose for a hearty breakfast. Despite a line to be seated, the hostess efficiently seated everyone. Our booth was cosey and overlooked the parking lot and the 76 expressway. However we were not there forte views,...More

1  Thank TempleBob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > South Philadelphia
  • Neighbourhood: South Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-465-1097
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