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4800 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3419
+1 215-727-8247
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Burlington, Vermont
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224 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Background: After a nice Vietnamese dinner around the corner, we walked to The Gold Standard Cafe to try one of their vegan chocolate chip cookies. They were sold out! So we tried the vegan chocolate chip cookie sandwich, a creamy, sweet filling between not one, but two chocolate cookies! Verdict: Good cookies and filling textures. As the vegan chocolate chip... More 

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Philadelphia area
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394 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were there for a weekday lunch, and were pleased to see that there were a number of other happy diners. However, we were inside and the various conversations in the high-ceilinged space made conversation difficult. Outside tables might have been better, but it was a hot day and we opted for the air conditioned interior. Service was splendid, and... More 

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Thank NorthArrow
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is one of my favorite places to go in West Philadelphia. It is a located on a cool corner location. The food is very yummy and the staff is friendly and helpful. There is outdoor seating, cafe and restaurant seating inside.

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Thank stuffedcabbage
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Ordered a "Deluxe bagel" with salmon and a cup of coffee, payed over 11 dollars for it. Standard coffee, no revelation, but when my deluxe bagel came out, i realized that I had to do all the work myself? I tried, the salmon had been dead for a looong time and the veggies must have been chopped last night. This... More 

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Thank rasmustvp
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This was my first time dining at the Gold Standard Cafe. Our server Megan was very pleasant. We ordered the Babaganoush as an appetizer which didn't come out until our sandwiches came out. Our server didn't notify us until everything was coming out. Our sandwiches were delicious although a topping was forgotten on my Lamb burger. The server apologized which... More 

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Thank Maria S
Phoenix, Arizona
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Love, love this place for breakfast. The best is that you can sit outside, watch the people and traffic, or just relax while enjoying a delicious breakfast, reading the paper, or dabble a bit on your laptop. They offer bagels, croissants, egg dishes, oatmeal, etc. Surely, everybody can find something savory or sweet for breakfast. The coffee is one of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

There isn't a better place for breakfast in Philadelphia on a nice Spring day. Sit outside and relax. I recommend the tofu scramble.

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Thank SunsetPelican
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

The food is delicious. The space inside is very charming and comfy. Its also great to have the outside space when the weather is good. The staff were very helpful in providing us with some excellent recommendations for gluten free options. The omelettes are just amazing. The waffles are also delicious. I have no favorites, loved everything I tasted.

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Thank cora328
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

Philadelphia is lucky to have lots of places like this, where a town house has been turned into a cozy restaurant, with the ability to serve good food at reasonable prices and provide a convenient place for locals to eat. This one is on the edge of 'University City' (U of Penn, Drexel). ~ We went for Brunch today and... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

The Gold Standard is a gem of a place in West Philly. It has a warm inviting atmosphere and the food and service are very good. They serve great omelettes and have great coffee!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3419
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-727-8247

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