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Marathon Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Delicatessen
121 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
+1 215-569-3278
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“salad” (42 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
121 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by for a seasonal breakfast of pumpkin pancakes eggs and bacon for breakfast. Unfortunately the pancakes where undercooked gooey and raw. I ate the eggs but couldn’t finish the pancakes. It was what brought me into the restaurant . I told the manager...More

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a Tuesday evening this place was jumping. The food was very good, well prepared and presented. I had the ginger salmon and it was delicious. The wait staff were friendly and helpful. Menu options were varied and I believe there is a list...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Love to eat here for breakfast as the specials are always good and varied. Service is always great even they are very busy . Noise level is quite high and tables are jammed together, but that’s part of the experience. Lox and eggs very good,...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great salads and soup, sandwiches, etc. Great sweet potato fries. All excellent. Can get very busy at lunch hour peak but worth it!!

Thank el4321
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch before tooling around this city. Sat at the small but nice bar and was one of three people. Waitress/bartender was nice and attentive. Ordered an unsweetened ice tea and the turkey and grain burger with the salad option. The...More

Thank Shlinds
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in this busy corner restaurant. We took a booth which buffered the noise. Our server got multiple tables at once. We each ordered salads. After 25 mins, we asked the server for update on food and she indicated the food...More

Thank Cris G
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Classic diner with a modern look. Fantastic place to grab brunch or any breakfast food you can think of. In the evening, there is also a bar, so not a bad place to meet up with colleagues either. 10/10

Thank Piotr1369
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I had a business meeting at this restaurant. My guest was also a restaurant owner in Philadelphia but he decided that this place would be better for us to discuss matters than at his place and he was right. We met at 11:30 and Marathon...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you are lucky enough to get in here as they don't take reservations you will love everything on the menu. This is a neighborhood gem. Young & old go here. Enjoy a fabulous Bloody Mary, or Mimosa, fresh baked muffins, pancakes to die for...More

Thank SkysMommy4
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I can't quite believe how appalling my experience was at this restaurant. When we arrived at the restaurant we immediately asked for separate bills as we were a group of people travelling on business. We were told that this was fine, and the waitress proceeded...More

Thank Natasha T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (16th and Sansom)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located only 3 blocks from the Broad Street Line and several major bus routes including: 2, 9, 21, and 42.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-569-3278
Marathon has served the neighborhoods of Philadelphia for over 25 years as a family-run restaurant group. We serve well-made American classics, and strive to source the freshest food locally available to us, including from our own Marathon Farm in Brewerytown, Philadelphia. Our favorite farm to table items include our grass-fed Cheesesteak, free-range Turkey Plate, and fluffy Omelets made with cage-free eggs.
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