Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market

Market
Chinatown, Philadelphia
Save
Share
9.6/10
3,882
ratings
  • The folks at The Wall Street Journal and visitPA like this place. Would you agree?
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • visitPA
  • Menchu A.
    "Check out the Amish food section...their pretzel is the best."(36 Tips)
    Ryan H.
    "Dinic's pull pork was awesome, now going for some donuts."(31 Tips)
    David D. D.
    "Highly recommend The Original Turkey and the cajun BBQ place."(12 Tips)
    Kelly M.
    "Beilers donuts and somerset grilled cheeses are incredible :)"(12 Tips)
616 Tips and reviews
Filter:
  • dinic
  • amish
  • desserts
  • original turkey
  • breakfast food
Log in to leave a tip here.

Sort:
  • Popular
  • Recent
  • visitPA
    visitPAJuly 31, 2014
    Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia opened in 1892 and is a favorite among locals and visitors. Choose from ethnic restaurants, including the Food Network famed pork & roast beef at DiNic's.
    Upvoted Aug 24
  • visitPA
    visitPASeptember 20, 2013
    The historic farmers market located in downtown Philadelphia opened in 1892 and is a favorite among locals as well as visitors. Choose from homemade Amish specialties to fresh seafood.
  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyMay 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The PHLASH trolley runs Fri, Sat & Sun from 10-6 pm May-October 28, 2012. Just head to stops 3 or 17, buy a $2 ticket & you'll be on your way to seeing more of Philadelphia's attractions and museums. Read more
  • John S.
    John StratoudakisNovember 10, 2012
    Visit Fair Foods and Lancaster Dairy Company for raw goat's and raw cow's milk. If you are lactose intolerant, you will be able to handle the raw goat's milk without a problem. It tastes amazing!
  • Danielle E.
    Danielle EsquivelAugust 15, 2014
    I had a gyro at Olympia Gyro. It was price and food was good. This place rocks. If your in Philly make a stop at the Reading Terminal. Just beware this place closes at 6pm during the week.
  • Raj S.
    Raj SarmaAugust 8, 2015
    What can I say about this place that hasn't already been said? Make sure to go early and get the donuts. Don't miss out on the corned beef and pastrami sandwich.
  • Jetset Extra
    Jetset ExtraOctober 17, 2013
    Eclectic restaurants serve locals and visitors alike. On a Sunday afternoon, the place is abuzz with lively conversation and aromatic smells, providing the perfect place to get a feel for the city. Read more
  • The Wall Street Journal
    You can find various types of cheeses and interesting olive oils at Salumeria and Downtown Cheese. You should try Pennsylvania Dutch-influenced food, such as German meats at Smucker's Quality Meats. Read more
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 20, 2013
    This historic farmer's market in downtown Philadelphia opened in 1892 and is a favorite among locals as well as visitors. This is a must stop every time you are passing through the area.
  • RC
    RCDecember 29, 2014
    God bless the Amish vendors. They make this place so great. The local farmer bring in raw milk which can be hard to find. The produce is so good and cheap as well. You can't go wrong here.
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 22, 2013
    This historic farmer's market in downtown Philadelphia opened in 1892 and is a favorite among locals as well as visitors. Choose among the homemade specialties including produce, seafood, and meat.
  • Rose
    RoseJune 23, 2013
    This place is crazy, but I love it! So much delicacies to choose from! I had a gyro sandwich from olympia grill. Yumo! My kids had hot dogs from Dutch oven & they liked it! Those Amish kids can cook!
  • Philly.com
    Philly.comAugust 3, 2014
    Be sure to allot plenty of time to stroll through the vast food bazaar and browse everything from hand made crafts to fresh produce, exotic meats, freshly cut flowers, and expertly prepared foods. Read more
  • CollegeFashionista
    CollegeFashionistaJanuary 14, 2014
    Reading Terminal Market is the best place to go for a taste of Philadelphia. With local crafts and hand-rolled soft pretzels, Reading Terminal Market will have your parents asking to return for more.
  • Shari A.
    Shari AndersonJanuary 12
    Mac and cheese grilled! on a burger at Hunger Burger, wow! Small, quality over quantity. To the right is THE BEST roasted turkey PHILLY WRAP ever; Big too. I'm a Campo's fan so that's saying a lot!
  • Mark B.
    Mark BJune 17, 2015
    Great market. Lots of dining options from BBQ, Chinese, Burgers, to Philly Cheesesteaks. Even have chocolate stalls, fresh fish and farm goods from area Amish. Right next door to Hilton Garden Inn.
  • Heather L.
    Heather LynnDecember 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Chicken Corn soup is killer @dutch Counter- The original Turkey place is the best- u can get a half sandwich loaded with whatever u want, chips and a drunk for $6.75--and don't 4get Amish pretzels!
  • Tara N.
    Tara NagarajMarch 27, 2015
    Amazing place, great food! Definitely go here if you are in Philly. The sights, sounds and smells are a heady concoction of the old and new. Drink up!
  • Melissa B.
    Melissa BurgessFebruary 3, 2015
    This place is incredible! Lots of great food vendors as well as gift/souvenir vendors. From baked goods to lunch to a mini replica of the Liberty Bell, this place has it all.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonMarch 11, 2015
    This open-air market has more than a 100 merchants, three descended from original market merchants, with a unique blend of offerings; such as groceries, flowers, baked goods, crafts, books, clothing.
  • Kristiana C.
    Kristiana ColandreaMarch 23, 2016
    Give yourself a few hours to walk around because there is a lot to see and do! The coffee shop has the best irish cream coffee beans! The Tubby Olive is an experience like no other!!
  • Robert A.
    Robert AmezquitaJune 20, 2015
    Get yourself some meat, cheese, and fresh bread at Metro, with apple dumpling and fudge for dessert, and you've got a world class meal.
  • The Transit Navigator
    The Transit NavigatorAugust 12, 2011
    A MUST MUST MUST visit in Philly, Reading Terminal Market has the best food anywhere! Stop by The Original Turkey for a thanksgiving meal, Hershel's for sandwiches and soups, or the Amish for donuts!
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WebberSeptember 27, 2014
    This place is amazing. Go with plenty of time to browse and eat. Local produce, cheese, and baked goods everywhere, but don't miss the duck at Sang Kee Peking Duck House. A+++.
  • Réjane P.
    Réjane PierreJune 17, 2012
    Best of its kind that I've been to--huge variety of great food. Try the butter cake from Flying Monkey Bakery, or the donuts from Beiler's (Amish) Bakery for dessert. Or any meal, really...
  • Bob R.
    Bob RaichleJune 8, 2013
    Take the tour. Carolyn does a great job of making the tour of the market and the history of some of Philly's favorite foods fun and interesting. It's well worth the price.
  • Jeffrey M.
    Jeffrey MillerJuly 8, 2015
    I absolutely love this place every time I go to Philly. You must eat at Kamal's. Their falafel wraps and real fruit smoothies are awesome!
  • Narma L.
    Narma LiyanaarachchiMarch 12, 2014
    I spent many wednesdays here doing my groceries in iovine brothers. Has many locally produced, fresh greens. The market has a wide variety of eateries and shops. Ill miss reading terminal dearly.
  • Brittnie K.
    Brittnie KnightNovember 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Golden bowl food is seriously some of the freshest Chinese food I have ever had. And you WILL need a to go box. Great bang for your buck.
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Philadelphia MagazineNovember 17, 2010
    Visit the under-sung cafeteria-style counter at Little Thai Market for crab dumplings whose simplicity belies their addictive power ($5.50), and the sweet BBQ chicken on a stick ($2.50). Read more
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CasperJuly 20, 2016
    Compared to NYC markets, all the grocery was soooooo cheap omg... By George's has some real good cheesesteaks - for being located in center city - they're full of flavor and not too messy!!!
  • Melissa T.
    Melissa T.February 15, 2012
    If you're looking for a wide variety of good, cheap food in Center City this is the place to go! They have everything from burritos, crepes, sushi, and produce. Make sure you come hungry.
  • Nohra M.
    Nohra MuradJune 28, 2016
    Philadelphia food mecca for locals & tourists alike. I recommend Herschel's and Miller's Twist. Donuts from Beiler's, pork sandwiches from Tommy Dinic's, and Termini Bros. cannolis are must-haves.
  • Truly F.
    Truly FarealSeptember 21, 2016
    Best day to go is Sunday. It was PACKED on Saturday. Actually got to enjoy the market on Sunday and see places we missed in the hubbub of it all on the previous day.
  • Martin K.
    Martin KnightAugust 11, 2014
    It's a Philly Classic that every turist should visit. A heaven for food lovers, definitely. Make sure to pay a visit to Profis Creperie and Bassets Ice Cream :) Excellent!
  • David H.
    David HowlandAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Killer indoor food market. Literally any type of food you could want and it's all cheap, quick, and delicious. Hoagies, pretzels, donuts, and Wursthaus Schmitz German deli.
  • 34th Street Magazine
    34th Street MagazineFebruary 17, 2012
    Whether you have 30 minutes or 3 hours, check out the best of RTM. Our favorites include Downtown Cheese, 12th Street Cantina & Hershel's Deli. Check out our full review for more of our faves! Read more
  • David D. D.
    David D. DrebskySeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    It can be expensive, but you can't beat the variety. Over 20 great places to eat. Highly recommend The Original Turkey and the cajun BBQ place. A must stop every time you're in Philly.
  • Darren
    DarrenFebruary 23, 2016
    So much variety. There is something for everyone here. Just make sure you leave yourself enough time to find it . Parking can be crazy but it's worth the trouble
  • Candice R.
    Candice RiveraOctober 28, 2015
    I love walking through RTM, dinic's sandwich, the creole food, the crepes, ice cream, coffee, and cookies are among my favorite things to munch on while walking around.
  • Reinhold Residential
    Reinhold ResidentialSeptember 11, 2012
    Since 1893, fresh produce and diverse offerings have drawn crowds to this farmers market. Try the Fair Food Farmstand for local produce and grab a bite at Beck’s Cajun Café.
  • Carole D.
    Carole D.April 11, 2014
    Scored a seat right when we walked up at Dinic's counter. High-energy, everything-you'd-ever-want-to-eat market. Live jazz, too!
  • Tony C.
    Tony ColemanNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The beer garden has been replaced by a pub named Molly Alloy's featuring lots of good beers. This is excellent if you enjoy craft beers. Bad if you enjoyed bringing terminal food in for cheap booze.
  • Eat Drink & Be Philly
    It's all here ~ from fresh seafood, meats, vegetables to prepared meals of any cuisine. Plus more ~ wine, flowers, linens, cookbooks. Everything you need for a dinner party!
  • Jessica D.
    Jessica DevlinJune 26, 2011
    The market is a busy, crammed place, so try not to be too overwhelmed. Go in with an open mind and indulge in all the types of food like pizza, crepes, cheesesteaks, fresh seafood, cheese and gyro.
  • Casey
    CaseyJuly 8, 2014
    A bit of a walk from SRCCON. Get a roast pork sandwich with sharp provolone and broccoli rabe from Dinic's (W of center eating area). Then follow that up with a donut from Beiler's (NW corner).
  • CITY GRIT
    CITY GRITAugust 1, 2014
    Our personal favorites are everything on the menu at Border Springs Lamb Farm, DiNic's Pork Sandwich, Miller's Twist Pretzels, & The Valley Shephard Creamery.
  • Unlimited T.
    Unlimited TechnologyApril 13, 2015
    There is no question why DiNic's has the best sandwich in America. Go now. Get the roast pork. You'll never regret it. Read more
  • visitPA
    visitPANovember 12, 2013
    This is a must stop every time you are either passing through or staying in Philadelphia for any amount of time--make sure you save your appetite.
  • Chloe B.
    Chloe BenjaminJuly 1, 2013
    Get the carrot, ginger, kale and pineapple juice from the smoothie juice place. Too bad I don't remember the business name. It's refreshing and it reset my upset tummy.
  • Wyngspan
    WyngspanJanuary 23, 2014
    A trip to Philly is never complete without visiting the market. Wind your way through the vendors and sample everything, or find a stool and people watch over Bassett's cones. Read more
  • Michael O.
    Michael OConnorApril 9, 2013
    When in Philly you definitely have to check it out. So many options from Philly fair, soul food, bakeries, and Bassett's Ice Cream. A Philly must do!!!!
  • Stoupons
    StouponsFebruary 24, 2012
    The Reading Terminal Market is everything God intended life to be. We would recommend some places, but why rule out spontaneity. Just go, people, go and celebrate life as it was supposed to be.
  • Jason F.
    Jason FrattiniJuly 14, 2013
    Can't go wrong with Herschel's Deli (guys there made sure me and my family had a place to sit in a very busy market) or Carmen's Cheesesteaks
  • Rafi S.
    Rafi SyedMay 27, 2012
    You can't really go wrong with food choices, but they can be overwhelming. Grab a table near the Flying Monkey dessert place and then send runners to pick up a bunch of things to share.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 25, 2012
    Great place to go if you have Jury Duty and need something quick and delicious. A plethora of choices and even some books you can buy for your wait time.
  • Carrie M.
    Carrie McDonaldAugust 15, 2014
    Carmen's famous Italian Hoagie's & cheese steaks. Amazing! If you like spicy, kamikaze cheese steak is delicious!
  • madison v.
    madison vanzegoJuly 6, 2016
    The veggie omelette bacon and there strawberry jam is delicious.
  • Sean D.
    Sean DaoMarch 15
    Reading terminal market has a very wide selections of foods from Chinese to Amish. Highly recommend it if you're just looking to get dumped into good food
  • Chris O.
    Chris O'DonnellOctober 12, 2013
    Molly Malloy's local beer, turkey Sammie. Mr Iovine drove the hay ride provided fun kids activities and rocked the fest! Great produce. Great restaurant!
  • Alyson C.
    Alyson C.March 8, 2013
    Go to Keven Parker Soul Food! You won't be disappointed... Best Mac 'n cheese and candied yams! Try the chicken and waffles too.
  • Hockey on Campus
    Hockey on CampusApril 6, 2014
    Don't eat before visiting! Tons and tons of merchants line the market, and you'll find a snack or lunch, plus souvenirs to take back home.
  • Christine W.
    Christine WolfeMay 13, 2016
    Old City Coffee, Beiler's Donuts, and Miller's Twist pretzels are a must! I made the mistake of eating lunch beforehand...Come hungry!! ;)
  • Mark P.
    This place is so good - it has everything and is priced nice. Not always open on certain weekends. Some spots have Yelp check-in deals.
  • Angie K.
    Angie KJuly 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tootsie's Salad Express is awesome to grab a full meal or just something to nibble on- food is always fresh and yummy!
  • Hanny
    HannyNovember 23, 2014
    I always love this place. Tons selection of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Amazing place. It's always crowded on the weekends.
  • Erin M.
    Erin M.October 14, 2014
    Fresh everything! Take your time and check out all the booths and shops--love it here!
  • Celia N.
    Celia Navarrete BravoApril 26, 2015
    Such a beautiful market. You can find any kind of food there. My recommendation is having breakfast there.
  • Tony C.
    Tony ComerfordJuly 18, 2013
    Visit this place either for its historic value or to sample some of the many delicacies available. Either way you will not be disappointed.
  • Menchu A.
    Menchu AkolAugust 25, 2012
    Best ice cream...Bassett. Check out the Amish food section...their pretzel is the best. A lot of food assortment and very clean bathroom
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CasperJuly 20, 2016
    So many options!!! There was a BBQ block party outside, so that live music and extra food options was a very nice perk of visiting July 16... when crowded, it's a tight squeeze to make your way around
  • Clay W.
    Clay WilliamsOctober 3, 2012
    Go early to avoid the tourist crowds. Pick up some spices or cool ingredients from the Amish folks. Great cookbook shop. DiNic's for roast pork.
  • John B.
    John BoothJuly 12, 2016
    Make your way to Carmen's Famous and grab an incredible Philly Cheesesteak, DiNic's roast pork sandwich on the other hand is over-rated.
  • Bitches Who Brunch
    Even if you just want something to snack on, it’s worth wandering the aisles of the busy market to see the variety of vendors. Read more
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel ShifmanMay 12, 2016
    A true philly landmark and one of the best public spaces. Everything is delicious! Flying Monkey bakery is particularly amazing
  • Jennifer
    JenniferApril 4, 2015
    So many great food choices!! We went for By George's cheese steak -Very fresh!
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncJune 16, 2011
    Did you know? Reading Terminal Market opened in 1892, though public markets had been in existence since the city’s founding. Two of the market’s 80 merchants are descendants of original stall-owners. Read more
  • Danny
    DannyFebruary 9, 2016
    Best place to get exposed to the flavors of Philly. Anything you can imagine is there, truly a food lover's paradise.
  • stacy
    stacyAugust 18, 2013
    Off menu juice bar recommendation: spinach, ginger, pineapple, banana. Sweet, but spicy - Amazing, refreshing and healthy!
  • Michelle C.
    Michelle CudiaDecember 15, 2012
    By George for some amazing Baked Ziti or Sweet as Fudge Candy Shoppe for the best Gummi Bears on the planet.
  • Michele A. V.
    Michele A. VannMarch 6, 2013
    Love the Amish market, Guinta's Meat market, The Candy store, Terminini's and a few more places. Always fresh and stocked.
  • Patrice M F.
    The best Cheesesteak is @Carmen's the line is long. But was worth the wait delicious 😋
  • Jess K.
    Jess KellyJune 20, 2016
    I could have stayed here all day. Make sure to check out the pretzel stand. Dipped in butter and bloody delicious.
  • Kristine B.
    Kristine BonaventuraFebruary 8, 2015
    There's an awesome loose tea shop inside and lots of fresh produce! Haven't tried any of the meat, but I've heard it makes all of the difference.
  • Lloyd G.
    Lloyd GApril 7, 2015
    Can be crazy busy during lunch time, but go with an empty stomach and some patience and you'll have a great time!
  • Clementine M.
    Clementine MottolaMarch 17, 2014
    Smells delish! So many foods to try. They have a penny squish machine with 4 designs. Ask security guard for location!
  • Asimina S.
    Asimina SoudersJanuary 31
    So sad to hear favorite hoagie shop closed. The mac n cheese place is awesome, and we loved the diner too!
  • GabrieLa R.
    The Beiler's Doughnuts are the best in the world! Forget about krispy kreme. Loved the Dutch Breakfast place.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RussellJune 26, 2013
    The food choices are overwhelming and the mixture of baked goods and fried food is enough yo drive you to madness. 100% recommended.
  • Anthony D.
    Anthony DuranJune 3, 2016
    Too f'ing cool for words! The abundance and variety of foods and goods!!! The people watching and the 'Cheese Steaks!
  • Claire C.
    Claire CallananSeptember 7, 2013
    try carmens classic cheese steak. And the doughnut stall! So fresh! go hungry and try a little of it all!
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KOctober 14, 2013
    Try to avoid the weekend. It's a mob scene! :-) Definitely make a full loop before deciding what you want. SO many different types of food to choose from!
  • carolina v.
    carolina vargasApril 12, 2013
    I really love this place, every time I came to Philly I visit it, you can buy fresh products and there's a Mexican STore!
  • Kristen S.
    Kristen SweeneyFebruary 16, 2013
    Stroll east and stop at the Reading Terminal Market for a bite to eat. An awesome marketplace for food and wares, there's something for everyone.
  • Nina D.
    Nina DJuly 8, 2010
    You can get ANYTHING you want here. Seriously. Sweet potato fries at the vegetarian counter, soft pretzels at the Amish counter, ice cream at Basset's. Just go to walk around, you'll find something.
  • Maria A.
    Maria AldayJanuary 30, 2013
    Awesome spot, great food! It gets really crowded around 1 though, other than that id say its a great place.
  • Cara M.
    Cara MullinJanuary 15, 2013
    Definitely take the time to walk all the way around -- Ask for samples, Don't be afraid to try something new.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanNovember 4, 2015
    This place has one of the oldest refrigerated storage spaces, which has allowed merchants to store foods year round since 1893.
  • Mike A.
    Mike A.March 23, 2010
    In Philly? Near Chinatown? If you are hungry but indecisive GO HERE. Try a roast pork sandwich with sharp provolone from DiNic's or a Turkey Dinner from The Original Turkey with sides. Amazing. Read more
  • Mark F.
    Mark FOctober 11, 2011
    Go to The Original Turkey, best Turkey ever & the sides are delish too. All around a great place with friendly staff too.
  • Frederico L.
    Frederico LieberenzDecember 29, 2016
    Minha paixão na Filadélfia, vou sempre que posso, seja para tomar café no Dutch Eating Place ou comer um sanduíche de carne de porco no DiNic. As rosquinhas do mercado também são famosíssimas!
  • Jonathan K.
    Aqui um ótimo lugar para se comer bem e barato, várias opções de restaurantes, inclusive o Carmen. Vale a pena dar uma passada para fazer uma pausa no dia.
  • El mundo de F.
    El mundo de FloxieSeptember 5, 2014
    En el estacionamiento de enfrente se puede dejar el auto con solo usd4 por un máximo de 2hs vs usd29 las dos horas! Hay que mostrar el ticket donde compras! Compra mínima usd10
  • Cecilia L.
    Cecilia LopezJune 10, 2015
    Increíble. Encuentras todo tipo de cosas por precios relativamente razonables. La comida es deliciosa y las tiendas curiosas. 👌🏼💕
3,247 Photos

Related Searches

  • reading terminal market philadelphia
  • reading terminal market philadelphia photos
  • reading terminal market philadelphia location
  • reading terminal market philadelphia address
  • reading terminal market philadelphia
  • pearl's oyster bar reading terminal mkt philadelphia
  • pearls oyster bar reading terminal mkt philadelphia
  • reading market philadelphia
  • reading terminal philadelphia
  • reading terminal market philadelphia
  • termini brothers philadelphia
  • termini brothers (reading terminal) philadelphia
  • termini brothers reading terminal philadelphia
  • reading terminal market chinatown philadelphia

Foursquare © 2017  Lovingly made in NYC & SF