Fifty's doesn't date back to the fifties, but feels as it
does. Feels that way naturally, without the forced
ambience and attitude found in most places that try to
take on a Happy Days ambience. It's probably
the South Philly attitude that's never really left the
shakes. Made to order. A whole bunch of
flavors and I still always order vanilla. There
burgers are ok. Used to be great but then they
started a policy of only cooking burgers well done.
Cooks a lot of the juice and grease out of
fries are fresh cut and seem double fried, nice and crisp,
not too greasy. If you don't tell them not to, they
sprinkle a reddish seasoned salt on the fries which gets
in the way.
breakfasts. Orange Juice fresh squeezed to
order. Good chipped beef. Good steak and eggs.
they weren't cooking the hell out of their burgers.