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Silk City Diner

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€€ - €€€
American, Diner
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435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
+1 215-592-8838
10:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here for their wings and cheese fries and wasn't disappointed. First, got their Thai wings and they tasted awesome. Perfect crisp- perfect taste. Second, got their cheese fries and the portion they gave us was big and delicious. Third, the waitress was great. The only problem was the hostess. We were added to the waiting list and she gave... More 

Thank Brian D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a reliable meal and attentive service. Creme brûlée French toast was relish but obviously sweet- paired well with the beet salad, one of the better ones I've had. Fried pickles were a little bit of a let down- pickled too big to hold breading

Thank Mark R
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 7 family and friends headed over for a Saturday brunch. Service was excellent. Food also great. Group had shrimp and grits, Philly cheese steak omelet, rancheros, crab cakes and chicken and waffles. And the soup of the day. Very good. All great. Give it a shot. Also featured on DDD.

Thank B M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went for the happy hour to try their food. The food was fine but not much of a happy hour place. Other places in the city have better happy hour options. This place is better as a night club and has strictly ok for food. They did not have very good happy hour discounts. $5 margaritas which were passable.... More 

Thank Hitesh N
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent a long weekend in Philly. We really love cute and unique breakfast spots. So Silk City was perfect. We sat outside and we could not stop looking around, the detail alone is amazing. Such a great atmosphere. The food was so great. My boyfriend wakes up all the time, 6 months since we've been there,... More 

Thank Jonna R
Riverside, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went two nights in a row. First night we ate light and had the tomato soup and beef stew which were fabulous. Now, when went back the next night that blew us away....we had the meatloaf (holy cow Batman) and the salmon over the shrimp fried rice (shut the front door!!)and a side a of the most amazing collard... More 

Thank Jean D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My son and I had brunch here on a whim. I was pleasantly surprised to find good vegetarian options on the menu and food prepared as well as any eatery I've been to, with quality ingredients. The soup special was so good (smoked chicken and mushroom) that we ordered a second serving. And the potatoes that came with my tofu... More 

Thank scripsi
DeRidder, Louisiana
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered the chicken fried steak and eggs. The potatoes and eggs were good the chicken fried steak was no good. I will not be back. Also my coworker ordered chili which neither looked smelled or tasted like chili. Prices are high for low quality food.

Thank Jeff S
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

After going to the Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site we stopped in here for a beverage before continuing on our long walk. The garden appears cute at first glance until you look closer and realize everything is overgrown and needs to be trimmed. All their yard gnomes and other statues are hidden in the grass. The service sucked -... More 

Thank Lissa3891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Silk City had a diner area with a pretty outdoor area as well. The music and food are always good. Whether you're in the mood for low key drinks, or dancing all night, Silk City is the place to go!

Thank Sofia425

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-8838

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