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Nifty Fifty's

2491 Grant Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
+1 215-676-1950
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (12 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (4 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Diner, Delicatessen
2491 Grant Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19114-1004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nifty Fiftys has been a favourite of mine, for burgers and shakes for many years, but on this visit to Philly, we had the chance to stop in for breakie. Once again, we were not disappointed ! A veggie omelette big enough for two, hash...More

Thank RescueTeam
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This our first time visiting the location and we were impressed... food was very good... it didn't took a long time to get it and it was fresh... the place was packed, but the staff was very organized, friendly and clean... going back for seconds...More

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

If this is your cup of tea its awesome, but if you are looking for something that resembles a healthy meal...Look elsewhere. The Cheese Steak, Burger, Fries and Onion Rings were delicious (although I had my Monthly in take of Fat and Cholesterol but it...More

Thank 220alw
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had omelettes, pancake and waffles. It was all tasty and better than expected. We loved the restaurant atmosphere and the service. We had to wait in line for ten minutes to get a table, glad we waited

Thank Mohannad L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I love the milkshake selections. The food is all good diner quality. Can be very busy at times. Fairly clean but I am OCD so what I think might not be fair. Fries seemed a little greasy. The 50s theme makes this place real.

Thank Sissyandbrodda
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A buzzing old school ice cream shop! A numerous assortments of milkshakes. I had the bacon ranch chicken cheesesteak with provolone cheese. (Yummy) fries with the honey mustard spread on top. Husband and Nephew both had a burger , which they raved about. If you...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

While driving in Philadelphia I notice the incredibly bright neon 50's lights, and I mean BRIGHT!!! I went the next day for breakfast and was very pleased. The interior is just as corky as the outside. My breakfast was my go to choice eggs and...More

Thank Josue C
Reviewed 11 January 2017 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
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
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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