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Waterfront Gourmet: Where the Corner Deli Meets the Cozy Café

Are you looking for Penn’s Landing restaurants that use only the freshest ingredients and feature an ever-changing menu of updated riffs on sandwich classics? Then you simply must visit Waterfront Gourmet. We are the quaint, friendly deli that does things a bit differently than other sandwich shops. Sure, we feature hearty deli standards. Think juicy roast beef, triple-decker club sandwiches, Philly’s classic cheesesteak, and the ever-popular BLT. We just love iconic American fare. But we are also very much inspired by and adore global cuisine. So we like to keep our menu up-to-date with a mouthwatering blend of both.

Here, you can tuck into a classic turkey, tuna, grilled chicken or beef hoagie topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and onions, or feast on a roasted pork Cuban sandwich, heavy on the melted Swiss cheese, ham, and tangy yellow mustard. You will also find filling breakfast burritos with cheddar cheese, and bacon, ham, or sausage, tasty grilled chicken tortilla wraps, deliciously spicy chicken quesadillas, an inspired prosciutto, egg and avocado Panini, and so much more.

Unlike most delis, we even have something on the menu for vegetarians. Well, we have quite a bit more than something. Our extensive selection includes a veggie burger topped by thick slices of pepper jack cheese, fresh spinach, avocado, and sprouts. But that’s not all we have. There’s a spicy tofu scallion and spinach sub, a cheesy vegetable Panini thick with roasted peppers, onions, cheese, cucumber, and honey mustard, and plenty of salads too. And not just any salads, but well thought out salads perfect for vegetarians – like the arugula salad that features a tasty mix of apples, cranberries, raisins, and walnuts, or the Caesar salad loaded with Parmesan cheese, crunchy croutons, and crisp kale. At Waterfront Gourmet, vegetarians won’t have to worry about going hungry, or being stuck with only a few, disappointing options, and they leave feeling full and satisfied.

We specialize in classic deli fare, but that’s not all we do. We’re a café as well. Where most delis have nothing but drip coffee on the menu, Waterfront Gourmet only uses Illy, Italy’s finest gourmet coffee roaster, to brew our caffeinated beverages. We are very much into the coffee scene and serve cappuccino, espresso, iced coffee and latte, and the very popular cold brew. We can whip up coffee that will satisfy both the casual coffee drinker and the connoisseur.

You should consider Waterfront Gourmet whenever you’re hungry for a satisfying, healthy meal. We’re open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to cater to your cravings. And… we also just cater. Whether it is a corporate event, birthday, or other celebration, Waterfront Gourmet can create a splendid spread of sandwiches, salads, and dips. We can do lush trays stacked neatly with an array of subs, sandwiches, paninis, and hoagies, assorted veggie and hummus platters, or we can whip up individual plates for everyone at your board meeting or party.

Waterfront Gourmet is among the many Penn’s Landing restaurants. When you stop in for a morning coffee and breakfast sandwich, or lunchtime tuna melt, or dinner salad, you can stop to take note of the scenery. We are, after all, right at the Delaware River waterfront. When the weather is pleasant, you can sit outside at our bistro tables. We want you to hang around, even if it’s just to sip a cappuccino with your friends, catch up on reading, work, or studying, or just to have a quiet lunch break to yourself. The unique concept at Waterfront Gourmet is that we strive to appeal to every sense. The interior at our Penn’s Landing location is rustic and pleasant, the food we serve is as tasty as it smells, and the surrounding waterfront views are scenic. You can dine while the buzz of vibrant Penn’s Landing echoes around you; the sounds of daily commuters on their way to work, folks taking a morning, afternoon, or early evening stroll, and tourists soaking up the city scene.

Waterfront Gourmet Penns LandingEven if you’re not in Penn’s Landing, but have a craving for Waterfront Gourmet’s specialties, we have 3 other locations in Philadelphia where we are eager to serve you. The food served at each is of the highest quality, but every location has its own personality. There is the vaguely industrial and stylish vibe at the University City café, the clean, modern, and spacious setting at Roberts Center, and the spare, contemporary look at the recently opened Dilworth Plaza location. We have chosen areas specifically so that we are close to the most popular and bustling places in Philadelphia, so we can better serve students, business people, longtime residents, visitors to the city, and more. So come on by, we can’t wait to see you and fix you something totally delicious. We know that when you try our menu you will be back for more.

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