Trolley Car Diner

Trolley Car Diner

(Now Closed)
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East Mount Airy, Philadelphia
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  • Dolores P.heart icon on user image
    Dolores PhiferMay 14, 2017
    Besides having great food, coffee, and music...they give a military discount. How cool is that? Thank you Trolley Car Diner for caring about our military. Highly Recommend this place. Love it.
  • Larry M.
    Larry MendteApril 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the Trolley Car! Corned Beef Hash and eggs are legendary. Milkshakes are worth the wait. Sunday Mornings are busy and the service is often slow, but the food never disappoints.
  • Elliot B.
    Elliot BensendDecember 30, 2017
    What a delight! Being from Texas...had to try the philly cheese steak omelette with goat cheese! NEW FAV!
  • Sonja H.heart icon on user image
    Sonja Heard-BondAugust 10, 2014
    Great hoagies, with homemade potato chips. Cobb salad, Belgian waffles. Fish and cheddar grits are surprisingly good (for non-southerners). Still waiting for them to undrstnd the concept of hot sauce.
  • Bob B.heart icon on user image
    Bob BruhinSeptember 30, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Almost too many good choices! Try the bison burger breakfast style (served with crispy house-made potato chips) for an unusual treat.
  • Michael S.heart icon on user image
    Michael StoverFebruary 24, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Fun place. Good atmosphere. Good food. It's not your old school diner, but it has the benefits of those. Grab some Evil Genius beer on the way out.
  • Grimm&Grove C.
    You expect good home-style cooking at a silver diner, and they do it up right (butter 'n all). But the Trolley Car also has an amazing variety of vegetarian dishes. Check our guide for recommendations Read more
  • Kamaria V.heart icon on user image
    Kamaria VincentMarch 14, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Their salads and breakfast menu are awesome. To eat here is definitely a treat
  • Danelle B.
    Danelle BirtonAugust 31, 2015
    My dad is one of the cooks. Dana is his name n he is the best cook there.
  • John G.
    John GausMarch 2, 2017
    Old-school diner with a retro feel that serves a variety of great tasting food. Their milkshakes are the bomb!
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistJuly 1, 2010
    TCR preps 'wiches your way (made on wheat, wraps, paninis, subs, or grinders) like the Trolley Car Cobb w/ baby field greens, grilled chicken, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, & blue cheese. Read more
  • Sergio D.
    Sergio DiggsDecember 2, 2013
    Almost tried to get on the trolley out front however the diner is right there lol! Great food and great service! And I won't even start on the beer list... A MUST!
  • Sean G.heart icon on user image
    Sean GillSeptember 12, 2016
    The corned beef hash was so good with over-easy eggs. Surprisingly good Bloody Mary, too!
  • Alyssa W.
    Alyssa WieczorkiewiczNovember 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    best food in the area everything is good love the milkshakes and the chicken ceaser wrap. good prices too:)
  • Hollie S.heart icon on user image
    Hollie SickJuly 25, 2015
    The bread basket is actually filled with powdered donuts. This diner is the best around
  • Adam R.heart icon on user image
    Adam RiceNovember 19, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Take-out beer, reliable diner favorites, good sandwiches, great cheesecake
  • Ryann R.heart icon on user image
    Ryann Reynolds-McIlnayNovember 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The milkshakes are great and large enough to split with that special someone. Ask about the featured flavor of the month.
  • Travis T.heart icon on user image
    Travis TrumanSeptember 11, 2014
    Nice selection of beers and good food options for kids. Always friendly service.
  • Anne-Marie D.
    Anne-Marie D'OnofrioDecember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the water ice, ice cream and milkshakes in the summer but generally find the food to be pretty unappetizing.
  • Brittany B.
    Brittany BanzhoffNovember 3, 2013
    Service was just alright, food was the same. Went for breakfast on a Sunday morning so maybe it was the rush getting to everyone, but cool atmosphere! Would give it another try
  • Jeremiah M.heart icon on user image
    Jeremiah McCormickOctober 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    There hash is amazing. There's nothing like a homemade hash.
  • Robert B.
    Robert BarrimondJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for the home fries to be well done. Much better taste and texture!
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Philadelphia MagazineJanuary 12, 2011
    The kids’ menu features chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese; adults can choose non-standard diner fare like a veggie grinder and Maryland lump crab cakes. Read more
  • Charles D.heart icon on user image
    Charles DavisOctober 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the buckwheat pancakes.... and cheddar grits
  • Kelli R.
    Kelli RaglandNovember 25, 2011
    Huge Beer Selection.....Great Blackened Cajun Chicken Garden Salad!!! Heard the Reubens r 2 die!!!
  • Randy G.heart icon on user image
    Randy GarbinOctober 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The HOMEMADE corned beef hash is among the best I've ever had.
  • Matthew M.heart icon on user image
    Matthew McManusSeptember 3, 2014
    Their sausage stuffed pancakes are fun and delicious
  • Rochelle R.heart icon on user image
    Rochelle ReddingSeptember 13, 2015
    Hash and eggs is delicious and a must have
  • Patrick M.heart icon on user image
    Patrick McDermottJanuary 13, 2014
    Breakfast...breakfast...breakfast! Especially when you can make your own omelette!
  • michelleheart icon on user image
    michelleAugust 21, 2017
    Their homemade donuts are awesome!
  • Andrew H.heart icon on user image
    Andrew HowardSeptember 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The service here is always great the food is awesome as well!
  • Latanya W.heart icon on user image
    Latanya WhiteheadAugust 7, 2016
    Corned beef hash Amazing!
  • Kitten
    KittenJune 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken maple sausage is sooo good. Amazing food, great service and wonderful atmosphere.
  • Charity W.
    Charity WalkerJanuary 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Always busy, always a wait to get in, always slow service. But! The good is always good.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikDecember 29, 2014
    Come for the bottle shop, stay for the warm donuts.
  • Abby R.
    Abby RogersApril 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Just learned that they won't let you customize the paninis. It's a shame, I wanted to try the pepe rosso with tomatoes instead of peppers (I'm allergic) and wasn't able to
  • Phateeghirl C.heart icon on user image
    Phateeghirl CavesSeptember 9, 2016
    All of their food is awesome!!! 😊🙆💖
  • James A.
    James AdamsFebruary 16, 2014
    Love it!! Bout to wake the kids and be in route...
  • Iyanna C.heart icon on user image
    Iyanna CrawleyNovember 24, 2012
    LOVE THEIR CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES..... MMMM I COULD GO FOR SOME NOW!!!!!
  • Tony M.
    Tony MrkAugust 24, 2013
    A diner with alcohol, couldn't be more perfect.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MatosApril 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The cesar chicken wrap, omlette, feta and spinach yum.
  • Irma F.
    Irma FralicNovember 20, 2011
    Get here before 10 on Sundays to beat the crowd
  • Robert B.
    Robert BarrimondJuly 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Mediterranean Hummus Salad. Off the heezie for meezie.
  • DivaInTraining
    DivaInTrainingOctober 16, 2011
    Three words: chicken maple sausage. Uh-mazing!!!
  • Robert B.
    Robert BarrimondJuly 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab the benches at the far end. Most shade.
  • Jamesheart icon on user image
    JamesJune 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their BLTs are, in fact, BLTs.
  • J D.
    J DonmoyerMarch 28, 2010
    Great bottled beer selection that few people seem to take advantage of.
  • Marci S.
    Marci SSeptember 29, 2011
    The sampler platter is very good.
  • Jasmine D.
    Jasmine DavilaApril 19, 2012
    Try the Fried Catfish & Cheddar Grits
  • Tracy C.heart icon on user image
    Tracy CarsonOctober 25, 2013
    Good food. Luv this place
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