Highest-rated cheap eats in Philadelphia, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Philadelphia, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Philadelphia that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (226 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 1022 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
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#29. Flying Monkey Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (173 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 51 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#28. Di Nic's Roast Pork & Beef

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (276 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 1511 Kitty Hawk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19112-1816
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#27. Campo's Philly Cheesesteaks

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (665 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 214 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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#26. Dim Sum Garden

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (526 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 1020 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
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#25. The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (223 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 51 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#24. Federal Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1219 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5420
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#23. The Original Tony Lukes

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (822 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 39 E Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4109
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#22. Cleavers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 108 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
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#21. McGillin's Olde Ale House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (670 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bars & Pubs, American
- Address: 1310 Drury St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4520
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#20. La Colombe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (238 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 1414 S Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2542
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#19. Penrose Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (288 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2016 Penrose Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145-5744
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#18. Termini Bros Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (183 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries
- Address: 51 N 12th St Ste 45, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#17. Dizengoff

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 1625 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5121
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#16. Carmen's Famous Italian Hoagies & Cheesesteaks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (810 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 51 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#15. Jim's Steaks South St.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 400 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1521
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#14. Dalessandro's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (557 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 600 Wendover St, Philadelphia, PA 19128-1719
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#13. Beck's Cajun Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 51 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#12. Dinic's Pork and Beef

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 51 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#11. Sonny's Famous Steaks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,421 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 228 Market St Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
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#10. Tommy DiNic's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (981 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
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#9. HipCityVeg

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (224 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 127 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5246
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#8. John's Roast Pork

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (455 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 14 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2711
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#7. Dutch Eating Place

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (514 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Dutch
- Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2956
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#6. Bassetts Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (640 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 45 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#5. Hershel's East Side Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (405 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#4. The Original Turkey

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (210 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#3. Reading Terminal Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10,677 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, Italian
- Address: 12th and Arch Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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#2. Miller's Twist

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (196 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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#1. Beiler's Bakery

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (1,301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: Reading Terminal Market 51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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