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Beck's Cajun Cafe

51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-592-0505
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gumbo” (31 reviews)
“po boy” (46 reviews)
“cornbread” (22 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Fast food, Seafood
51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviews (177)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a native of New Orleans, Beck's is my go to place for a real muffelatta. Jambalaya is great. I have to force myself to limit visits or balloon up to be huge!

Thank Chris C
Bill B, Manager at Beck's Cajun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We think balloning up to huge is a-ok! Thanks for the 5 Star review. Next time you're in town, a bowl of Jambalaya is on the house. Ask for Marge.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

everything was absolutely delicious . tried almost everything on the menu . definately will go again

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recommendation from the waiter, I had the Classic Fried Shrimp Po Boy, which was served on french bread with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and creole mayo sauce. The Fried Shrimp was served with grilled corn bread and a choice of red beans and rice,...More

Thank BruinSeniorTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying at the Marriott across the street, I visited Beck's for breakfast. I had a breakfast po boy. Wow, that was tasty. Eggs/bacon/cheese. All for $4.75. As the stand was not busy, I also had a nice conversation with the friendly waitress.

Thank James W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Made to order. Nice breakfast po'boys. Spicy cajun potatoes. Good portions for the money.

Thank maxrebos
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Delicious combination of beef, andouille sausage and salami exploding in your mouth. Oh yeah! The bun was light, not too over powering. Had enough to enjoy then and later.

Thank Lue D
Bill B, Manager at Beck's Cajun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Lue thanks for the great review. We truly appreciate you visiting Beck's!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Let me first say, I've been to N.O. and several authentic Cajun Restaurants and this was my first visit here. The service was great and I absolutely loved, loved the bread pudding. The Alligator Gumbo had too much heat for my taste. It was so...More

Thank Belin421
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Got the jampalaya and was impressed. Only one shrimp but the jambalaya was tasty and had good spice.

Thank keykeysambo
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Do not ask questions. Go here, sit down, get a Train Wreck. You can thank me later. I have a feeling anything would be good here. One bite from the Train Wreck and my quote made the board for the day.

Thank SingingOT
Bill B, Manager at Beck's Cajun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for the great review. As we say, the Train Wreck is what a cheese steak wants to be when it grows up!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The catfish po'boy is a great sandwich. The bread pudding is also notable. Nice centrally located stall in the Terminal.

Thank J4525IBlaurag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-0505
  • E-mail
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