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Sabrina's Cafe at Powelton
Ranked #143 of 4,718 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Finally! Sabrina’s Cafe has made it’s way across the river and into University City. Sabrina’s finds itself in the heart of the Powelton Village nestled in a historic Victorian manor with a enclosed wrap around porch. Serving up the comfort food you’ve come to expect from Sabrina’s but now within walking distance. Vegan and vegetarian friendly Sabrina’s is a great place to meet up with friends over some good’ol home style cooking.
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent!! Saturday brunch.
Beautiful Victorian style houses.
Staff were very nice and kind.
We were four, each dishes were delicious and perfect!!!

Thank gmouse1960
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a breakfast with the family. We all had portions that we could not finish. The service was great and took care of the whole party. We ordered a variety of meals and they all came out on time and tasted great.

Thank Harvey H
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Hard not to be impressed given the impressive house that houses this restaurant. Great menu. Wait staff is solid and works hard in this busy venue. It is just a little more pricey than other local breakfast spots but offers great benefits. Fries are served with breakfast but fruit is substituted on request. Both are very good. Service is attentive and prompt.

Thank JamesA1987
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Last night between 6 -7pm, Saturday, Nov 18, 2017, we were trying to celebrate a birthday for someone who had been ill and was finally in recovery. Because of their limited dietary restrictions, it was suggested to go to Sabrina's Café. We packed the car and drove over 1 hour from MD to Philly with other things scheduled for the evening, so we telephoned in the order to keep us on schedule. We ordered 4 sandwiches, specifying that the ONE that showed on the menu that it contained bacon was not added to the sandwich and it was repeated 3 times for clarification. When we asked the time frame would the 4 sandwiches and the one salad be completed we were told " a few minutes." OK no problem. After going in and waiting, my folks come out and we notice there is one sandwich missing....the one we specified no bacon. Fortunately we had not taken off and they went back inside to get the sandwich. They were treated with disdain, told that we had not ordered a 4th sandwich, and the bacon wasn't on the Icelander, which on the menu does NOT show they even put it on the sandwich period so they admitted they DID in fact hear about the 4th sandwich and the no bacon specification. After this "warm" reception, my son and daughter asked if they would be offered something for the extra trouble of waiting and messing up the order. The manager told them they needed to wait to see if she,management, would offer them something as it was not their place to inquire. The last few times I had eaten there, the service and the food were nice. I am uncertain if the manager and said employee were having a horrible night and taking it out on customers; however I do have a lot of vegan gluten free folks who visit, and after last night, I am strongly reconsidering dining at this establishment due to the service we received last night. Hopefully the owners will nip this in the bud so that their children's namesake will continue to leave a positive taste in the mouths of customers. I know they worked hard to establish something for their children. It would be a shame to let an inept employee and a non customer-oriented manager tear down what they have built! Word of mouth is best advertisement....for good or bad!

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Thank Redreb
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I got regular French toast, in which the slices of bread were obnoxiously thick. Boyfriend got the pancakes and a side of sausage...which only comes as links, it was delicious tho. The pancakes weren't too impressive. Their menu was insanely limited and barely had any breakfast options. The options were more towards vegan/vegetarian. It wasn't bad, but the hype of it, was a real let down. Also, there is no where close to it for parking and forget trying to find street parking.

Thank Fearless652172
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