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good early morning breakfast near Rittenhouse

bess Oct 10, 2007 03:19 PM

I am getting a root canal at 8:30 tomorrow and I'm supposed to have a good meal before since I won't be eating for a good part of the day (and also would like to have a treat before I go). Too early for Reading Terminal (I'm on bike so it doesn't have to be RIGHT in R Sq), but looking for good diner-y, food cart-y, whatever-y breakfast food, like pancakes, waffles, or eggs before 8 am. any suggestions? Can be sit down or not.


  1. arizonagirl Oct 11, 2007 09:40 AM

    Anna's food cart on 18th and Chestnut makes awesome breakfast sandwiches. check out my review


    1. OlderPhiladelphian Oct 11, 2007 08:44 AM

      Snow White located on the corner of 19th and Chestnut Sts if you want a filling breakfast at at great price.

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        DaisyM Oct 11, 2007 03:53 AM

        La Va is at 21st and South. They serve burekas which are Isreali pastries filled with different things like feta and spinach or mushrooms and served warm. Very good and filling. Also bagels and lox and different egg dishes. Good coffee, too.

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        1. re: DaisyM
          missfunkysoul Oct 11, 2007 08:08 AM

          oooh burekas! i have been looking for a place in the area that has them... so glad i read this thread... thanks daisy!

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          cussbucket Oct 10, 2007 04:22 PM

          Go to Ants Pants (http://www.antspantscafe.com/) at 22nd and South. Great eggs, french toast, etc. and they open at 7am.

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