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Day By Day

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City Center West
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2101 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4406
+1 215-564-5540
11:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 14:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food! Fit 4 people without wait. Service is good for a busy morning. Very creative food. Not expensive.

Thank Anning C
Lynbrook, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delish brunch menu. the Tiramisu stuff french toast ordered by my son - was worth the trip to the restaurant. The wait time was a bit long and seemed not as smooth or quick as promised. The host was apologetic. My LEO omelette was good - not remarkable. The choices were well varied and included a vegan omelette if desired.... More 

Thank Bruce D
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place was well reviewed on other social media sites as a great place to eat. I visited for a late breakfast/brunch. They only do American coffee...are you kidding, invest in an espresso machine and a barista! I ordered two poached eggs and bacon. The bacon was so over cooked it broke. The eggs...you could hardly tell the yolks from... More 

Thank eduonthego
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is part of a catering company and is only open for brunch and lunch. It has an interesting light menu with some regular items on a printed menu and the rest listed on a Blackboard with daily soups and specials. Table seating with reasonably prompt service and low prices. It is absolutely mobbed on Sunday for brunch with... More 

Thank Lsbtravel1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This might actually be the best breakfast I've had. The menu is quite varied and original, with the basics as well as many creative, delicious-sounding choices. I had the crab, gruyere and asparagus scramble which was delicious, as well as a side of fresh fruit, which often can be iffy but in this case was truly fresh and tasty. It... More 

Thank Ellen2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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396 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We love this place. the whole family loves this place--it is like home cooking if your mom was a great cook. At least 1/3 of the menu changes every day. Weekdays lunches have great stir fries and sandwiches and salads. Brunch has a Potato Pancake Smoked Salmon Benedict. It is a bit of a madhouse on weekends but happy people... More 

Thank Susan S
Fairfield County, CT
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My son lives in Philadelphia and we've been coming here often so this review is a culmination of many (12?) visits we've taken to Day-by-Day. Always excellent choice of fresh and delectable breakfast ans brunch offerings. The chalk board selections are especially appealing. Their muffins are great, in fact I've made a meal out of having just two with coffee.... More 

Thank greatbigsoxfan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've eaten lunch here and ordered food from here to cater company events so naturally when planning my wedding I thought of them. Stephen took over a month to get me a quote because of a broken foot. Not to sound cold but I have no idea why that would delay a quote for so long especially when I provided... More 

Thank Lanet O
Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

They serve lunch too but this place is all about Brunch. Get the French toast for a real treat. You may have to wait in line to get a table but it's worth it. Very accommodating service and great food.

Thank Selkirk65
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Living 3 blocks away, we came here occasionally for brunch. I have nothing but good to say about their food, but their service could have some improvement. In fact, we only came here for food (which I would rate 5 star) instead of the enjoyable interactions that you could have with servers in a restaurant. For the visits we've had,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Open Hours
09:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4406
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-5540

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?