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Silk City Diner

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435 Spring Garden St Philadelphia PA 19123
Phone
(215) 592-8838
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(215) 592-7571

Business Hours

Status: Open

Sunday
10:00am-4:00pm
Monday
5:00pm-11:00pm
Tuesday
5:00pm-11:00pm
Wednesday
5:00pm-11:00pm
Thursday
5:00pm-11:00pm
Friday
5:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-4:00pm

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The Silk City Diner and Lounge have a long history in Philadelphia, although only since 1990 under the current management. Built in 1958 in Patterson, NJ by the Patterson Dining Compnay, its name is derived as a result of the silk trade industry (Patterson being the "Silk City), so prevelent in Patterson at that time - the name stuck as the model for the dining car construction. The dining car...

* American Diner Chic

* Eclectic Atmosphere

* Happy Hour M-F 5-8p

Recently reopened under new owner Mark Bee, owner of nearby restaurant N.3rd, at Silk City Diner "everything old really is new again." The menu is old time comfort food favorites. The 1950's stainless steel dining car radiates a warm red glow; there's an adjoining club where disco ball chandeliers illuminate black velvet...

Renovated in June 2007, Silk City is actually two places joined together. The diner was originally built by the Silk City company in the 1930s. If you are familiar with the old Silk City menu, expect changes. Instead of the usual diner fare the new menu features more inventive dishes such as Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, Crab Cake Sandwiches and more. Average price given below accounts for diner. On...

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Enjoy live entertainment and dancing as well as a solid "diner" menu at Silk City. Read More

Fans “go for the fried chicken” and other “interesting, unique” American comfort-food offerings at this diner-cum–“hipster bar” in Northern Liberties offering an “awesome” outdoor beer garden, “live music and a happening dance scene”, as well as “meatloaf and mashed potatoes like mom used to make”; “friendly” service and “reasonable” prices are additional reasons that it’s become a “Philly...

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Pretty unique place. A diner on one side and a bar on the other that sometimes has bands play. Very popular at night.

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I came to Silk City New Years Day morning, and the wait was about an hour, but it was worth every minute! I ordered the Huevos Rancheros and O-M-G. SO DELICIOUS! I've never mixed my eggs and made...

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Silk City has a long history in Philadelphia. The diner car was built in 1952 by the Paterson Dining Company in Paterson, New Jersey. At the time, Paterson had a thriving silk manufacturing industry and was nicknamed

Silk City is located at 925 Arch St, Phila, PA. This location is in the Center City East neighborhood. This business specializes in Restaurants.

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What to Eat: Brunching here offers the best blueberry pancakes and heartiest Bloody Marys south of Bee's other nearby haunt-- N3rd.

When to Go: Silk City offers generous specials Monday through Friday. Gorge yourself on Meat Loaf Mondays or Turkey Tuesdays, and you'll pay half price.

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