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Eating Kosher in/near Center City

The listing below is for information purposes only. We recommend checking the current certifying agency before patronization.

Restaurants

Mama's Vegetarian Restaurant (Israeli style falafel, borekas etc.) 18 S. 20th St. between Market and Chestnut) (215) 751-0477 (Keystone-K)

Kosher Dining @ University of Pennsylvania Steinhardt Hall 39th St. (bet. Walnut & Locust) (215) 573-7596 (Keystone-K)

Burger.org (Beef burgers and chicken) 1901 Chestnut Street (215) 569-9555 (Keystone-K)

Cafe 613 Edward H. Rosen Hillel Center, Temple University, 1441 W. Norris St. (215) 777-9797 (Keystone-K)

Blackbird Vegan Pizzeria 507 South 6th Street (bet. Lombard and South) (215) 625-6660 (IKC)

Su Xing (vegan Chinese) 1508 Sansom Street (215) 564-1419 (IKC)

MiLah Vegetarian (Eclectic) 218 South 16th Street (bet. Chancellor & Locust) (215) 732-8888 (IKC)

Pure Sweets (P.S.) & Co. (Vegan Cafe) 1706 Locust Street (215) 985-1706 (IKC)

Hamifgash (Israeli style meat restaurant) 811-13 Sansom St. (215) 925-3550 (KO)

New Harmony (vegan chinese) 135 North 9th Street (215) 627-4520 (KEK)

Miss Rachel's Pantry (Vegan restaurant and catering) 1732 West Passyunk Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19145 (215) 798-0053 (IKC)

Bakeries and Treats

Homemade Goodies by Roz (pareve bakery) 510 S. 5th Street (bet. Lombard & South) (215) 592-9616 (Keystone-K)

Swiss Haus Bakery (dairy bakery) 35 S.19th Street (bet.Market & Chestnut) (215) 563-0759 (IKC)

Sweet Freedom Gluten-Free Vegan Bakery 1424 South Street (215) 545-1899 (IKC)

Pamcakes Cupcakery (specialty cupcakes) 404 S. 20th St. (bet. Pine & Lombard) (215) 546-2860 (IKC)

Le Bus Bakery (not all items in store are kosher; check certification for details) 129 South 18th Street (between Sansom and Walnut) (215) 569-8299 (MBS)

Center City Soft Pretzel Company 816 Washington Avenue (215) 463-5664 (Keystone-K)

Taffets Bakery (Gluten Free Bakery) 1042 South 9th Street (215) 551-5511 (IKC)

The Lite Choice Ice Cream (Walnut St.) 1528 Walnut St. (267) 909-8023 (IKC)

The Lite Choice Ice Cream (South St.) 135 South St. (215) 773-7249 (IKC)

 

Eating Kosher outside Center City

Restaurants

Citron and Rose (Upscale meat restaurant) 368-370 Montgomery Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19066 (610) 664-4919 (Keystone-K)

Holy Land Pizza 8010 Castor Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152 (215) 725-7444 (Keystone-K)

Holy Land Chinese 7630 Castor Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152 (215) 783-2599 (Keystone-K)

Holy Land Grill 7628 Castor Ave., N.E. Philadelphia, PA 19152 (215) 725-7000 (Keystone-K)

Espresso Cafe & Sushi Bar 7814 Castor Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19152 (215) 745-0130 (Keystone-K)

New York Bagels 7549 Haverford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19151 (Keystone-K)

Shalom Pizza 7598 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 (215) 878-1500 (Keystone-K)

Palace Royal Belair Shopping Center 9859 Bustleton Avenue 19115 (215) 677-3323 (Keystone-K)

Judah Mediterranean Grill 9311 Krewstown Rd Philadelphia, PA 19115 (215) 613-6110 (KMP)

Burger.org (Elkins Park) 8120 Old York Rd 150 Yorktown Plaza (formerly Max & David's) (Keystone-K)

Cherry Grill Kosher Route 70 East at 112 Barclay Farms Shopping Center Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (856)-428-6666 (OK)

Barclay Cafe 1301 Marlton Pike (Route 70) Cherry Hill, NJ (856) 546-0088 (OK)

Esti's Besty's Vegetarian Restaurant 2442 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 (856) 755-1116 (Cherry-K)

The Bagel Spot 600 N. Kings Highway and Chapel Avenue Cherry Hill, NJ  (856) 755-9330 (Cherry-K)

Classic Cake Bakery 480 East Evesham Rd Cherry Hill, NJ (856) 751-5448 (Cherry-K)

Vgë Cafe 845 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (610) 527-3091 (IKC)

Bakeries and Treats

Rollins Bakery 7848 Montgomery Ave Elkins Park, PA 19027‎ (215) 635-5524 (Keystone-K)

Six Points Bakery   289 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cywnyd, PA 19004. 610.931.8558

The Sweet Trading Company 733-B Montgomery Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072 (267) 935-9294 (Keystone-K)

Viking Pastries 39 Cricket Avenue Ardmore, PA (610) 642-9227 (MBS)

Sugarush Nuts and Candy 163 Byberry Road Philadelphia, PA 19116 (215) 969-0928 (Keystone-K)

Rita’s Water Ice 1709 Grant Avenue (near Bustleton) Philadelphia, PA 19115 (215) 673-9490, and 2329 Cottman Ave (in the Roosevelt Mall) (215) 332-4404 (during summer months) (Keystone-K)

Yosl's Frozen Yogurt, 137 Montgomery Ave. Bala Cynwyd, PA (610) 664-9675 (Keystone-K)

Grocery Stores

Each of the following stores has a dedicated kosher counter and/or a large selection of kosher foods:

Acme on Old York Road 323 Old York Road (Old York Road and Washington Lane) Jenkintown, PA 19046 (215) 886-2911 Kosher meats, poultry, and kosher grocery section

Genuardi’s in Huntington Valley 737 Huntington Pike Huntington Valley, PA 19006 (215) 379-6900 Kosher deli counter, kosher meats, poultry, and kosher grocery section

ShopRite’s “Kosher on the Boulevard” 11000 Roosevelt Blvd (at Haldeman Avenue) Philadelphia, PA 19116 Phone: (215) 673-1200 Kosher deli counter, kosher meats, poultry, and kosher grocery section

Pathmark on Cottman Avenue 840 Cottman Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111 (215) 342-7940

ShopRite of Garden State Pavilion (Kosher Experience) Route 70 & Cornell Drive Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 (856) 910 2300

Caterers

Six Points Catering 368-370 Montgomery Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19066 (610) 664-4919 (Keystone-K)

Klapholz Kosher Catering 7715 Montgomery Avenue Elkins Park, PA (215) 886-8600. 

Shalom Catering 7588 Haverford Ave Philadelphia, PA 19151 (610) 668-2120 (Keystone-K)

Betty the Caterer 7037 North Broad Street Philadelphia PA 19126 (215) 224-8400

Miss Rachel's Pantry (Vegan restaurant and catering) 1732 West Passyunk Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19145 (215) 798-0053 (IKC)

 

Mikvaot

Mikvah at Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia (for women) Wynnewood & Argyle Roads Ardmore, PA (610) 642-8679

Mikvah at Congregation Raim Ahuvim (for men) 5854 Drexel Road Philadelphia, PA (215) 878-8477

Mikvah at Lower Merion Synagogue (for women and keilim - members only) 123 Old Lancaster Road Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (610) 664-5626

Mikvah Association of Philadelphia – Northeast Branch (for women and keilim; men use this mikveh before yom tov) 7525 Loretto Ave. (old Ahavas Torah building) (215) 745-3334 (215) 722-7574

Lubavitcher Center of Northeast Philadelphia (for men) 7622 Castor Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19152 (215) 725-2030

Beit HaRambam (for men and keilim) 9981 Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19115

Joseph and Martha Melohn Bucks County Mikvah (for women and keilim; men use this mikveh before yom tov) 2454 Bristol Road Bensalem, PA 19020 (215) 891-5565

Sons of Israel Mikvah (for women and keilim) 720 Cooper Landing Road Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 (856) 667-3515

Mikvah of Chabad Lubavitch of Cherry Hill (for women) 19825 Kresson Road Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 (856) 874-1500

 

Staying in Center City

Windsor Suites 1700 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Phila, PA 19103 (215) 981-5678

Rittenhouse Hotel 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 546-9000

AKA 35 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5228 (215)-825-7000

The Westin 99 S. 17th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 563-1600

The Latham 135 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 563-7474

The Crowne Plaza 1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 561-7500

The Sofitel 120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 569-8300

The Ritz Carlton Ten Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 523-8000

Palomar 117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 563-5006

Radisson-Warwick 220 South 17th St. Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 735-6000

Four Seasons 1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 963-1500

Embassy Suites 1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Phila, PA 19103 (215) 561-1776

Club Quarters 1628 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 282-5000

Residence Inn by Marriot One E. Penn Sq., Phila, PA 19107 (215) 557-0005

Courtyard by Marriott 21 North Juniper St.Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 496-3200

Marriott1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 625-2900

 

Eruvin in Greater Philadelphia

Center City and University City (connected through South Street)

Lower Merion and Main Line (connected)

Elkins Park

Rhawnhurst

Bensalem

 
 
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