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Nifty Fifty's

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2491 Grant Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
+1 215-676-1950
06:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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329 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the 1950 platter (eggs, bacon, and home fries/hash browns) to go and it was really good. It was ready in 10 minutes and the staff was friendly. Definitely recommend this spot if in the area!

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing and tasty foods. It had one of those old school feels theme and the foods taste fantastic. The milkshake is my favorite. Big enough to share.

Thank kkatiecc
Streator, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The burgers are incredible and the shakes are great. Really enjoyed the crab cakes and the philly cheese steak omelet. This is the first place I go when I'm in Philadelphia.

Thank K5335WJdonl
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our family eat here all the time. Last night we took our four year old Grandson there for dinner. He loves this place. They have great burgers, Texas Tommies, Chicken sandwiches, tenders, nuggets, fries, onion rings and milkshakes. Plus so much more....

Thank Lila850
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had a really good burger, some fries and a great shake, with ice tea. $12. Really friendly staff. Any flavor of shake you can imagine, but I stuck with vanilla and it was s whole lot of delicious shake for the money.

Thank joanne s
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Met my nephew for breakfast at nifty fifty at for breakfast. Both my nephew and myself enjoyed it. We asked for our potatoes well done and the hash browns came out perfectly as asked. The eggs were cook as ordered. The server was attentive asking us if we wanted more coffee and re- filled out waters without asking. Definitely would... More 

Thank Eric P
Owings Mills, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

After hearing great things about this place I went with high expectations. I had been craving a chili cheese coney and some chili cheese fries for weeks so this seemed like the perfect place. I went in and the line was out the door so then I was REALLY expecting GREAT FOOD! The décor was traditional fifties diner style and... More 

Thank Jasdashmol
Maryland, United States
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Diner style restaurant with a pretty diverse menu. The burgers are very good, cooked fresh and made to order. I must have hit them on an off day because the fries were average at best. Service was good. Worth a try if you are in the mood for a quick and basic lunch.

Thank Randy M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I asked for a peanut butter cup shake thick. I like to eat them with a spoon not straw. It was PERFECT. Super tasty and spoon worthy. The chicken nuggets were really unique and cooked just right. I liked the food so much I came back 2 days later (here on business). This time I got a burger and shake.... More 

Thank Stephen C
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stopped here with my boyfriend and we were at the counter to order to go since we were in a rush to be somewhere and i let my boyfriend order first and before I even got a chance to order the girl behind the counter quickly told him the total of how much it would be like i wasn't... More 

Thank Nikita T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2491 Grant Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-676-1950

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