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1408 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
+1 215-985-9303
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1408 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

I only very briefly visited, so I don't have an extensive review to write - only that it was very easy to find, situated on a very colourful long street that I enjoyed walking down. The vegan cheesesteak was fantastic, I would go back for...More

Thank DM1992
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Have you ever eaten something that has made you want to cry? You will if you eat at Govinda's! We got to enjoy a chicken cheese steak & chicken quesadilla, each with mozzarella & light mayo. My daughter and I split the 2 dishes and...More

Thank Kelly N N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This place was on our must visit again list from a few years ago. It seems that veggie options are getting better everywhere you go. Gone are the days of a choice between a frozen Boca burger or a cheese pizza. However the one thing...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Govindas has been my go to for yummy vegan food for years! Everything here is meatless, 99% vegan, they offer real cheese if you choose. They always make the best vegan food- I love the "chickenless cheese steak" which always is wonderful- grilled up seasoned...More

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Love this place! My husband and I use this as our go to when we are in the city and need late night food. Plus they have Vegan Treats desserts!

Thank Margo W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

As a vegan, it's so nice to be able to go to a restaurant and order anything on the menu! The Philly 'chicken cheese steak' was wonderful! Will definitely visit here again if ever in Philly....worth the stop!

Thank JordanJa72
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Govinda's has a counter area, a section with tables, and a few tables outside. I chose to order and then just grab a seat at the counter. The staff are very obliging and upbeat, which is always a plus. I ordered from the chalkboard menu...More

Thank BaltimoreMDWriter
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious vegan and vegetarian "fast food" spot. My meat-loving partner loves it too. A bit pricey, but unfortunately that's the norm for vegetarian/vegan spots. Well worth it though!

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

As a vegetarian, I'm used to only having to pick among 2-3 choices at most restaurants. At Govinda's, I was completely overwhelmed at how many (delicious sounding) choices I had. Luckily, the cashier was extremely friendly and knowledgable about the menu and could recommend various...More

Thank Sheridan S
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I am not a vegetarian but I was traveling with two so we came here. As a carnivoer, I do not appreciate this type of food but I tried it. I got a sloppy joe. I was not fond of it. I tried some "chicken"...More

Thank Brian N
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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  • Address: 1408 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-985-9303
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