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Cafe Square One

50 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
+1 215-645-2712
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“smoothie” (2 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
50 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really love eating lunch here! The staff is so impressive and friendly, all restaurants should act this way! products are always fresh and prepared quickly, perfect for a quick lunch

Thank Beachlover046
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The prices here are surprisingly low for Philadelphia and the atmosphere is very chill. We ordered the chicken pesto panini and Buffalo ranch wrap, which were both delicious. The Mango Madness smoothie wasn’t unbelievable but it was a tasty pairing with the paninis. The chips...More

Thank Cat T
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a near to Independence Park small cafe to get good food and coffee. The service is reasonably fast, the staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is pleasant. The menu is extensive, offering vegan, vegetarian, and victuals for the carnivores also. As this is...More

Thank Steven I
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was here in July. I was with family waiting in line at the customs department. We found this place just by wondering down the street and it was a hidden gem! I ordered a breakfast sandwich. I didn't have high expectations since I knew...More

Thank clzook
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you're staying in old town, Philadelphia, consider breakfast at Cafe Square One. Lots of inventive choices including terrific and fresh avocado toast. We shared that along with an egg sandwich on a tortilla and coffee. Eclectic space, good customer service. Much better than the...More

Thank beardocnj
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the few places open early on a Saturday morning in Old Town. We didn't want to drop $50 for breakfast at our hotel but this hit the spot. More of a carryout than a restaurant but they have some limited seating. Food was...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

They had a blackboard outside advertising vegan cheesesteak, and our hotel was literally around the corner. We popped in and ordered a few things, almost all of which we customized and the staff could not have been nicer about it. The cheesesteak was to be...More

Thank June_Boys
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Staying at a nearby hotel I didn't want to pay hotel prices for an unhealthy breakfast. This was within walking distance from the Sheraton and had plenty of healthy options. I enjoyed the awakening omelet and it was very good. Although I didn't need the...More

Thank noputt3
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I always like eating here for lunch and the staff has gotten to know my order quite well.......restaurant is a bit small so seating might not be available but take out option works well

Thank Beachlover046
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I love the homey and artsy feel of the cafe. The breakfast was delicious and the coffee was on point. Definitely worth a visit.

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-645-2712
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