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Cafe Ole

) #207 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia £ American, Cafe,
147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
+1 215-627-2140
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“shakshuka” (10 reviews)
“hummus” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to cafe ole because it was walking distance from our hotel. The menu is very interesting....I had the vegan wrap. It was just okay.

Thank Paris435805
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We love café ole. amazing shakshuka! we always split the vegetable hummus one between two people. the banana chocolate chip muffin is also wonderful! good iced coffees! very nice staff.

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This authentic restaurant is a great stop for lunch - it's so good, its busy. The mid-week line moved quickly for us and our food was brought to our table. I had a tuna sandwich which included hard boiled egg and green peppers, and was...More

Thank LinLan8
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We often stop here for lunch or a snack when we are window shopping on North 3rd Street. There is always something good to eat that is just right. Order at the counter and take your food to a table. The space is very casual,...More

Thank jacquelinerose5
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We popped in to grab a quick bite to eat before heading out of town. It is a beautiful little cafe that reminds you of something you'd find in Europe. I had a cappucino and a breakfast sandwich on a croissant. The service was very...More

Thank RealLifePamAndJim
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Food is great and service is super friendly in this very cozy and sweet Israeli cafe. There is outside seating, inside is tight, but ordering and service very efficient. It is in touristy area, but has neighborhood feel. Crepes are delicious. Did not try shakshuka,...More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fresh and imaginative sandwiches, soup and hot dishes on sale. Grabbed a European cheese sandwich which was toasted and delicious! Spinach, feta, kalamata olives, mushrooms and a melting cheese...YUM! Friend had Brie and cranberries on raisin bread which she enjoyed. Excellent coffees. We shared a...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

My son was hungry, so after visiting Fireman's Hall, and Elfreth Alley, we followed our nose and eyes, and stopped at the first place we came to, which happened to be Cafe Ole. The name sounds Spanish, the physical location was a neighborhood cafe in...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast several days in a row. Go here for coffee instead of across the street to Starbucks. Great cappuccino, real hot chocolate, nice chai choices. Almond and chocolate croissants scrumptious. Same with the egg and cheese croissant sandwich and everything we saw...More

Thank Srkint
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

With a name like Cafe Ole I expected a Mexican vibe. Instead, I got Middle Eastern. Bit of a surprise, but it turned out fine. The service was friendly and quick. The food was very good. When visiting a city for just a few days...More

Thank Chief4490
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-2140
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