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Hershel's East Side Deli

51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-922-6220
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (95 reviews)
“rye bread” (16 reviews)
“corn beef” (12 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Delicatessen
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51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the pastrami sandwich and the Rachel sandwich on the recommendation of our waiter. He didn't steer us wrong! Located in the middle of the Reading terminal market. Only 8 or 10 seats at the deli but they will also wrap your order to...More

Thank dayinthesun28
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the market and stumbled on this Jewish deli and after the disappointment of our Philly cheese steak we decided to see why they had such a huge line and asked the people why wait in line so many great places in the...More

Thank edwin b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even the native New Yorker with us just loved this place. Great food, ENORMOUS portions. You might want to think about sharing a sandwich, even if you are really hungry.

Thank NVWLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time my parents visit we usually go to Reading Terminal Market, and every time we go there my dad goes to this restaurant! So last time we went I decided I finally had to try it- and it was really good! I never had...More

Thank dannidanielle3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dined at the Reading Terminal Market location recently. There was a bit of a line, during the prime lunch hour, but that indicates to me this place is good! I ordered the Turkey Rachel. It was sizable, and grilled fresh and hot. The only...More

Thank Carolinesc7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating at this Kosher restaurant was awesome. We ate breakfast there and had Pastrami and Corned Beef omelets. The meat was so tender. Highly recommend it.

Thank Mollysocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I saw them bring out a brand new big hunk of corn beef and began carving. It was beautiful. I chose the Reuben sandwich and what a wonderful choice it was. Delicious!!! You don't want to pass this up!!! My sister had pastrami and she...More

Thank busielady1
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I visited the Reading Terminal Market in search of the traditional philly cheese steak. When I was passing by Hersels, I was pulled in by the slab of fresh pastrami and corned beef being sliced in front of us. To be honest I was going...More

Thank Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Bottom Line: Great corned beef sandwich! Details: I stopped in for a half soup and sandwich around 11 on a Monday. Disappointed by the pork at DiNic's I wasn't going to go home completely disappointed by the offerings in Reading Market. An online reviewer had...More

Thank 8pixel
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stopped for lunch on our way to sightsee. So good. Large portions, friendly staff and quick service.

Thank Frisch517
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Tulumbeach
14 December 2015|
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Response from Salsaloz | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but their phone number so you can call and ask them is: 215-922-6220 Hope this helps! Each stand at the market has its own phone number! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-6220
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