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Restaurants near Franklin Institute

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Restaurants near Franklin Institute

Our multi-generational family will be going to Philly this weekend to see the King Tut exhibit at the Franklin Inst. We're looking for a place nearby to get a quick lunch, not fancy but not "fast food " either. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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1. Re: Restaurants near Franklin Institute

Darling's Cafe at 21st & Spring, next to the Please Touch Museum. Famous for their cheesecake, but have yummy, interesting lunch stuff too.

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2. Re: Restaurants near Franklin Institute

Darling Cafe ~ Cafe w/ sandwiches


Famous Pete's & Little John's ~ Cheesesteaks, etc.

Aya's Cafe ~ Mediterrean Food


Public House ~ Burgers, Salads, Sandwiches


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3. Re: Restaurants near Franklin Institute

Thankf for the suggestions, looking forward to it!

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4. Re: Restaurants near Franklin Institute

i vote for Darling's Cafe- it is a bit cramped in there- so depending on the number of people in your group- you could get sandwiches to take out and eat them outside!

There are benches surrounding the fountain @ Logan circle (across from the FI)

but if you want to eat indoors- it would be no problem at Darling's to push a few tables together.

and don't forget to try some cheesecake or key lime pie! (so yummy)

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