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Dutch Eating Place

1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
+1 215-922-0425
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Dutch, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here at 8am, right when the Reading Market place opened, and it's a good thing we did. We sat down at the counter and within 5 mins it was full! The server was so friendly and the service prompt. Great food and portion...More

Thank likesto2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a little bit of something for everyone, the portions are large, and the cost is fair. The famous apple dumpling was good, but maybe not as good as they will lead you to believe. Either way, this is a great place to...More

1  Thank kyurinich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott and ate almost every breakfast and lunch at the Dutch Eating Place. The servers were super-friendly, and the food was like my grandmother used to make, absolutely delicious! It is extremely popular with locals and tourists, so go...More

Thank Viajes29
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I had the breakfast sandwich and there was so much food. I also got home fries not realizing that it would be overkills. Price was very reasonable and the food good. We didn't even eat lunch. Very crowded so get your food to go and...More

Thank Shelly C
Reviewed 23 March 2017

(Breakfast at Reading Terminal) Lines start forming at this diner-like restaurant shortly after the market opens. Operated by Amish from Lancaster County, the restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch Wednesday through Saturday. (The Amish-run venues are all closed on Sundays and many are also...More

2  Thank Pam C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Really cool place in Reading Terminal. When I am in area I always stop at this diner. Great place to go, nothing fancy just good food and great service. You also get to sit right at the counter instead the center seating area. Usually I...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have eaten here many times over the years. Counter seating. Always crowded at breakfast so be prepared to wait. Eggs anyway you want. Assorted breakfast meats including very good turkey bacon, toast and muffins with your meal. Plentiful coffee and if you still have...More

Thank Copperman1
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, amazing dutch food...meaning delicious and large portions. We had the blueberry pancakes and the western omelet. The pancakes are completely stuffed with fresh, whole blueberries while the omelet is stuffed with ham and tomatoes, cheese, stringed potatoes....we are talking STUFFED. Truly amazing food and...More

Thank kellywchrist
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My second visit to Philadelphia and my second visit to the Dutch! This time I had the apple cinnamon French toast special which was delicious and great value, highly recommend a visit!

Thank Touringmuso8
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While visiting the Auto show (not wort the time) we went across the street to the Reading Terminal Market to grab some lunch. After wondering through the crowd we decided on The Dutch Eating Place. They have a nice menu and great soup. Unfortunately, while...More

Thank Richard K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Dutch, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-0425
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