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Old City Coffee Inc - 6 Reviews - 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA - Breakfast Restaurants Reviews - Phone (215) 592-1897

Old City Coffee Inc

1136 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 592-1897
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Old City Coffee Inc - Philadelphia, PA
Old City Coffee Inc - Philadelphia, PA


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Olde City is, by far, the best coffee in the City. Fresh roasted beans in the Reading Terminal are incredible.


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A non-coffee drinker says cool beans here... 12/26/2006 since I am not a coffee drinker, I can't say much about the coffee here, other than the fact that they have many varieties to choose from. What is impressive about Old City is that they do great gift baskets for friends, and are more than willing to make up a basket for you on the spot if you can't find one that suits your needs. Try that one at your local Starbucks! more

Good Coffee, Nice Shots,Snooty Attitudes 6/14/2004

I like to think of myself as a coffee snob and sometimes get attitude from various barrista's. it reminds me of the early days of ""Bigbucks-Starbucks"" as the Barrista would often correct one if you used the non-starbucks phraseology {You asked for a small coffee and they would say you would like a Tall coffee}. But, I support local, micro roasters and the coffee is nice at Old City without the bitter,burnt taste like at some other places. So, I recommend Old City, but be wary of the attitudes. Pros: Good quality more

Best Coffee...period 10/18/2002

Olde City is, by far, the best coffee in the City. Fresh roasted beans in the Reading Terminal are incredible. more

Unique location, music, ambiance, coffee 9/18/2002

Clientele is diverse, ecclectic, from the bohemian to sophisticated. Service is excellent. Music is varied and ranges from New Age to Neil Young. Just what one expects from this corner of Philadelphia. And coffee -- the best espresso in town. Pros: inexpensive, coffee, Ambiance Cons: parking more

who needs Starbucks??... 8/2/2002

when you can enjoy the best local coffee shop, with far superior friendly service, in a genuinely comfortable neighborhood brew by far! more

Rich, fullbodied, Flavor 7/29/2002

Old City coffee never fails to deliver a fresh quality cup of coffee. Wireless web and an extra friendly staff is an added bonus! more
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  • Situated in the Reading Terminal Market this on premise roasted coffee is robust. Sip and stroll as you make your culinary selections.

  • 6/11/2012 Provided by Citysearch

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  • Neighborhoods:

    Center City East, Center City