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Cafe Ole

147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
+1 215-627-2140
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“shakshuka” (16 reviews)
“hummus” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Israeli, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at an Air B & B just across the way from this neighborhood gem. The coffee is delicious and the pastries are so delicious. We went both days to get the hot Nutella croissants right out of the oven. We also ordered sandwiches...More

Thank loribob67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this cafe as a great breakfast spot. Staff were very friendly and the place was humming, always a sign of great food. We weren’t disappointed. We both had the Goats Cheese Omelette which was served with a small side salad and a...More

Thank born2shop17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for late breakfast, very lively and friendly staff. I enjoyed the Moroccan Shakshuka, it was amazing. My husband ate the French toast and a croissant sandwich, both of which he said were delicious. Some of the best food we had while visiting...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The chicken salad was very good and not the usual, side of Israeli salad was good too. Husband had mouthwatering brie grilled sandwich of which he let me have one bite. Cold raspberry tea and hot chai were also excellent.

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Just go, try the Shakshuka and you'll be happy you did. There are 3 varieties but start with the Standard. Everything else is good, too. Very casual, lively place.

Thank brianbribri
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Decidedly NOT a Mexican restaurant, this overgrown coffee shop has excellent java, plus good sandwiches (gluten free bread available), salads, and Middle Eastern/Israeli standards. The sampler as excellent hummus as part of the very array which we enjoyed so much as a lunch that we...More

Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I consider myself a shakshuka connoisseur at this point, and this was goooooood. Eggs at the perfect degree of runniness, excellent depth of flavor in the tomato sauce, the two little loaves of bread were very fresh, and the thick yogurt with zaatar and fruity...More

Thank snarliest1
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This spot was recommended by another local business as a good place for lunch. They were right!! Food, atmosphere and staff were all excellent. Enjoyed the Shakshuka, the house specialty which I would highly recommend. It was gluten free and the staff were very aware...More

Thank CalGal090
Reviewed 21 February 2018

They will cater to food allergies. The place is clean and adorable. we did not stay to eat because they do not serve decaf. How can a coffee place not serve decaf?

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 15 January 2018

chocolate croissants and apple cranberry walnut tart. good atmosphere like a west village N.Y cafe. lattes w/almond milk for lactose intolerant

Thank ninetyninevette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-2140
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