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Nick's Roast Beef of Old Philly

16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-928-9411
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“roast beef” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap food, but mostly greasy, fried, and typical Philly or Pub food. If you want to eat, stick with the Roast Beef.

1  Thank James E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Can't go wrong here. Service was fantastic. Separate bar and dining room makes it work for a family.

Thank Malakos
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

As the name implies, this place is great for roast beef. You can get your typical finger food here. The bar is nice, feels like a neighborhood bar/restaurant. I hope it stays that way and not become a trendy place.

Thank Abejo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This review is about the smoked wings they serve at Nick's on 2nd street. Not sure what they are called on the menu, but I order the dry rub smoked wings, hot sauce on the side, and they are great. The large order to go...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had the roast beef sandwich. It was fine, but I expected a bigger portion and better taste. It did not overwhelm me, and was just as good as other places we have visited.

Thank Bobs1016
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Found this spot while on a Saturday excursion for a late lunch. The food was above average and I would recommend this place to anyone in the area looking for a drink and a sandwich.

Thank Gene F
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I loved this place. It's small and cozy and a very good staff. The bartender was super nice. She talked me into a new infused vodka (I usually don't care for) it was great. My friend had the roast beef and spinach sandwich and I...More

Thank Joey S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The bacon burger is tremendous. The bacon is grounded in with the ground beef. the burger is juicy and packed full of flavor. I had with lettuce tomato mushrooms fried onions and provolone cheese. the best burger I ever had, I ordered a second one!!!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We went there for happy hour great selection of beers & apps to chose from. But that's just the beginning the sandwiches are the real stars. We started with Italian long hots stuffed with sharp provolone & prosciutto awesome. Then I had a cheeseburger which...More

Thank jjimjake
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

love the atmosphere husband watched the game in peace great food and service love it here will b back soon

Thank Mari A
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-9411
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