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Philadelphia Center City Kosher Restaurant Guide

Over the last few years, a number of kosher restaurants in downtown Philly (aka Philadelphia City Center) have become kosher, especially with the abundance of new vegan eateries all over the city. We wanted to create a quick guide to those restaurants for those visiting the city of brotherly love, which so happens to be a great city to explore over the warm summer months. Scroll down for a full listing of restaurants + an interactive map at the end of the article.

Blackbird Pizza in Philly is delicious, kosher, and vegan!

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream (2 locations)

  • (1) 1726 Sansom St.
  • (2) 218 S. 40th St
  • Certified by IKC

Berry Sweet Frozen Yogurt

  • 901 South St.
  • Certified by IKC

Blackbird Pizzeria – This restaurant has all types of specialty pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, and salads. All vegan.

  • 614 N 2nd St
  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday 11am-10pm
  • Certified by IKC

Center City Pretzel Co. – This famous pretzel bakery offers soft pretzels and pretzel rolls, and is great for a late night snack.

  • 816 Washington Ave
  • Hours: Monday-Friday: 4AM – 12PM & Sunday: 6:30AM – 10:30AM
  • Certified by Keystone-K
Center City Pretzel Co. (photo by roadfood.com)

Charlie Was a Sinner – A vegan restaurant that serves different pasta, risotto, vegetables, soups, and salads. Alcoholic drinks are not under supervision.

  • 131 S 13th St
  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday 4pm-2am
  • Certified by IKC

Dottie’s Donuts – A vegan donut shop.

  • 4529 Springfield Ave
  • Hours: not listed
  • Certified by IKC

Drexel University Kosher Café at the Perelman Center

  • 118 34th St.
  • Hours: not listed
  • Certified by Keystone-K (All meals must be pre-packaged and labeled.  Meat meals are glatt.  Dairy meals are Cholov Yisroel only when labeled as such.)

Falk at Penn Hillel – Large selection of meat and vegetarian items served for lunch and dinner (Monday – Friday and Shabbat Lunch). Pizza is also available for dinner Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

UPENN Hillel
  • UPenn Hillel – 215 S 39th St
  • Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm // Saturday: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm // Friday: 1 hour after Candle Lighting (times subject to change due to religious holidays and university events)
  • Certified by Keystone-K

Goldie (3 locations) – Serving up falafel, fries, and techina shakes.

  • (1) 1526 Sansom Street
  • (2) Whole Foods Food Court – 2101 Pennsylvania Ave.
  • (3) Franklin’s Table Food Hall – 3401 Walnut Street
  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday 11am-7pm
  • Certified by IKC
Goldie’s Falafel, Fries, and Techina Shakes

Govindas – A vegan eatery serving sandwiches and fine dining entrees.

  • 1408 South Street
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-11pm, Friday 11:30am-12am, Sunday 11:30am-10pm
  • Certified by IKC

Hey Hummus – Glatt kosher meat restaurant with a variety of different hummus dishes.

  • 2101 Chestnut St
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday 11am-3pm
  • Certified by IKC, Hashgacha Temidit, Glatt

 

Hey Hummus

Homemade Goodies by Roz – A parve bakery with vegan items available.

  • 510 S 5th St
  • Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30am-3pm, Thursday 7:30am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm
  • Certified by Keystone-K

The Kosher Grill at the Wells Fargo Center– Glatt kosher stand inside the arena at sporting events

  • Wells Fargo Center – 3601 S. Broad St
  • Hours: available at 76ers (NBA) and Flyers (NHL) games
  • Certified by Keystone-K

Mama’s Vegetarian – They offer a variety of falafel, pita, and vegetable dishes.

  • 18 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Hours: Sunday 12pm-7pm, Monday-Thursday 11am-8:3opm, Friday 11am-3pm
  • Certified by Keystone-K
Mama’s Vegetarian (image from greenmenu.org)

 

Miss Rachel’s Pantry – A pop-in type of restaurant with varying days and hours, serving limited quantities of vegan dishes.

  • 1938 S Chadwick St
  • Hours vary
  • Certified by IKC

New Harmony Vegetarian Restaurant – A vegan and vegetarian friendly restaurant with all you can eat buffet options.

  • 135 N 9th St
  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday 11:30am-11:30pm
  • Certified by KEK (Rabbi Ya’akov Roth)

Philly’s Kosher Deli – at Penn Chabad 

  • 4032-34 Spruce St.
  • Hours: not listed
  • Certified by Keystone-K

PS & Co – A unique plant based, gluten free eatery with loads of different breakfast, lunch, and dinner items.

  • 1706 Locust Street
  • Hours: Sunday-Tuesday 8am-7pm, Wednesday-Saturday 8am-9pm
  • Certified by IKC

Sip N Glo – They offer cold pressed juices, smoothies, protein shakes, and more.

  • 1700 Sansom Street
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday 8am-7pm
  • Certified by IKC

Su Xing House – A vegetarian, Chinese cuisine restaurant.

  • 1508 Sansom Street
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-10:30pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-10pm
  • Certified by IKC

The Tasty – A vegan diner serving up breakfast dishes, sandwiches, salads, and more.

  • 1401 S. 12th Street
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday 7am-3pm
  • Certified by IKC

Vegan Tree – This vegan restaurant serves up sushi, noodles, burgers, and others.

  • 742 South Street
  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 2pm-8pm
  • Certified by IKC

Zaydee’s Café at Temple University

  • 1441 Norris Street
  • Certified by Keystone-K
Vegan Tree