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Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

700 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3102
+1 215-922-3274
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (29 reviews)
“sandwiches” (64 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Delicatessen, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
700 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3102
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having recently moved to Philadelphia I was thrilled to find Famous 4th Deli. I was looking for a matzo brie during Passover and found one here. It was great, so much so that I came back for another. Also decided to give their corned beef...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all wanted to split a sandwich for lunch. Famous Deli has sandwiches large enough to share and still feel full after eating. Our table of 4 shares corned beef, pastrami and turkey on rye with coleslaw and Russian dressing. We also shared a potato...More

Thank Ronda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am clearly not the first person to enjoy this place- its name says that. But this is a place that hasn't gotten dated in either decor or food. It has a very retro look but at the same time very clean- almost as you...More

Thank bowdoinham
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This 1920's style delicatessen is a little treasure in Philadelphia. I had a hot dog, my accompaniment had an omelette, and my second accompaniment had a Reuben, all reported to be exceptional. My only complaint is that the servings are very, very large and don't...More

Thank WorldDivaGirl
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We ended up here after our first choice was unavailable, and after the meal everyone agreed we were glad we didn't get our first choice! It's basically everything a deli should be, except nicer. The seating area is updated, with lots of window seating and...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

fab food - too much for one, Philly cheesesteak had to be shared between 2 of us! loved the old music and the great service - it felt like a haven to sit in there and relax after a busy day sightseeing. just a wonderful...More

Thank Eliazabeth
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

You will NEVER walk away hungry. Well unless you don't order. Lol I was in philly for my bday last year. And 4th st was recommended to me. By a fellow Instagram follower. Wow was he right. They knock it out of the park. Huge...More

Thank itilrun
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Gave this place a try on the recommendation of a colleague. I am so glad we did! Everything was delicious, fresh, and HUGE! Two of us split the Super Open Face Ruben and a Turkey Club. Half of the club came home with us and...More

Thank Fenway302
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Huge corn beef, hot pastrami etc sandwiches, We order 1 large deli sandwich, split between my wife & I and are stuffed, plus it tastes delicious

Thank hy g
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Four of us split 2 sandwiches and we all were stuffed! The hot roast beef was to die for. Great service, great atmosphere, FABULOUS FOOD! And, we got complementary cookies after the meal!

Thank Susan K
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Response from Shahrazad A | Reviewed this property |
ABSOLUTELY NOT KOSHER! It used to be about 9 years ago but it is now owned by Asians and while they still serve Matzo ball soup and salmon and bagels etc, most of their menu is now pork based - ham, bacon, sausage, salami... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-3274
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