Philadelphia Area Information

There are many exciting things to see and do in Philadelphia. We encourage you to explore all that the city has to offer.

Some of the most popular attractions include Reading Terminal Market, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Zoo, PennsLanding Waterfront, shops and restaurants along South Street. Philadelphia is a city full of history, found in sites such as The Liberty Bell Center and the National Constitution Center.

Go to VisitPhilly.com to learn about the above and much more, including: Philly sports teams, First Fridays, museums, music venues, theater, art exhibitions.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Jenkintown is home to restaurants, bars, shops, and an independent movie theater. Every September, the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts, a juried art show, takes over the town and showcases the best of the area’s artistic talent.

Chestnut Hill is a charming neighborhood less than 5 miles from Glenside that offers great places to eat and shop in addition to activities for nature lovers, like hiking trails along the Wissahickon and strolling through gardens at Morris Arboretum.

Ambler is a small town located five miles north of Glenside. It has a bustling main street featuring shops, multi-ethnic restaurants and entertainment.

Mount Airy is a vibrant, diverse Philadelphia neighborhood only four miles from campus. With a burgeoning art and culture scene, Mt. Airy has frequently been named one of the best neighborhoods in Philadelphia.

Manayunk, just eight miles from campus, is a trendy neighborhood popular among local college students for its exciting nightlife.

Banks

  • Bank of America 259 S. Easton Rd., Glenside, PA, 215-885-9300
  • Citizens Bank 139 S. Easton Rd., Glenside, PA, 215-576-6504
  • PNC Bank 101 S. Easton Rd., Glenside, PA, 215-572-8644
  • Wells Fargo 161 S. Easton Rd.., Glenside, PA, 215-885-4302

 

Bookstores

  • Barnes & Noble Bookstore. 102 Park Ave., Willow Grove, PA, 215-659-1001

 

Drug Stores

  • CVS. 2622 Jenkintown Rd., Glenside, PA, 215-887-6122 or 1495 Old York Rd., Jenkintown, PA, 215-886-2923 or 1600 East Wadsworth Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 215-836-1323
  • Walgreens. 901 Old York Rd., Jenkintown, PA, 215-886-8763 or 1 Yorktown Plaza, Elkins Park, PA, 215-481-9562 or 2727 West Cheltenham Avenue., Wyncote, PA, 215-866-7399

 

Glenside Gift Shops

Sweet Magnolia

 Gift Shop

117 S Easton Rd

(215) 576-5583

Dovetail Artisans

Gift Shop

105 E Glenside Ave # A

(215) 887-2220

Penny’s Flowers

Florist

Long-running, family-owned florist offering flowers for special occasions, gift baskets & more.

263 N Keswick Ave

(215) 884-9130

Malls/Shopping Areas

Movie Theaters

Grocery Stores

Catering by O’Neill’s Market

Grocery Store

Family-run shop carrying produce, meats, groceries & a selection of items imported from Ireland.

Glenside, PA

(215) 572-7387

Organic products · Great produce

Produce Junction Inc.

Produce Market

Market supplying fruit, vegetables & flowers, plus seasonal home decor.

Glenside, PA

(215) 572-8829

Cash-only · Organic products · Great produce

The Fresh Grocer of Wyncote

 Grocery Store

Cedarbrook Plaza Shopping Center

Wyncote, PA

(215) 376-0111

Organic products · Great produce

Trader Joe’s

 Grocery Store

Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more

Jenkintown, PA

(215) 885-5240

Organic products · Great produce

ALDI

Supermarket

Retail chain selling a range of grocery items, including produce, meat & dairy, at discount prices.

Abington, PA

(855) 955-2534

Organic products · Great produce

Whole Foods Market

Grocery Store

Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products

Baederwood Shopping Center

Jenkintown, PA

(215) 481-0800

Giant Food Stores

 Grocery Store

Roslyn, PA

(215) 881-2100

Open until 12:00 AM

Walmart

Discount Store

Cedarbrook Plaza Shopping Center

Wyncote, PA

(215) 887-6737

 

Restaurants 

TreVi Pizza Pasta BYOB

Italian

Diners can bring their own beverages to this Italian spot for thin-crust pizzas & pasta dishes.

21 E Glenside Ave

Cozy · Casual · Great coffee

Athena Restaurant

Restaurant

This Greek eatery serves traditional Greek & Mediterranean fare & offers outdoor seating.

264 Keswick Ave

Healthy options · Quiet · Great dessert

Roberts Block

American

American dining & a solid cocktail list in a rustic-chic space next to at Glenside’s train station.

2 Roberts Ave

Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Quick bite

Blue Comet Bar & Grill

 Grill

Variety of beer on tap, full bar & classic American pub fare plus rotating live music acts weekly.

106 S Easton Rd

Happy hour drinks · Great bar food · Quick bite

Rockys Deli Style Restaurant

 American

Unassuming standby offering breakfast food & sandwiches, including cheesesteaks.

22 E Glenside Ave

Quick bite · Cozy · Casual

Keswick Tavern

Bar

Contemporary tavern with multiple TVs for sports, occasional live music & an upscale bar menu.

294 N Keswick Ave

Happy hour drinks · Great bar food · Fast service

Anne’s Kitchen Table

 Sandwich

Local favorite for sandwiches & salads in a cozy space, with weekly BYOB dinners.

11 Wesley Ave

Quick bite · Healthy options · Cozy

Primo Hoagies

Hoagie Restaurant

Philly-born counter-serve sandwich chain known for its hefty hoagies built on sesame-seed rolls.

272 Keswick Ave

Quick bite · Casual · College students

Humpty’s Dumplings

New American Restaurant

No-frills counter-serve dishing up sweet & savory dumplings & noodles topped with the same fillings.

277 N Keswick Ave

Small plates · Quick bite · Hip

Jasmine Asian Bistro

 Restaurant

This BYOB Chinese place offers a big selection of lunch specials & veggie options.

138 S Easton Rd

Quick bite · Healthy options · Quiet

Trios Tomato Pie

Italian

Quaint pizzeria serving square thin-crust pies plus more traditional round versions & slices.

402 Easton Rd

Quick bite · Cozy · Casual

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar – Glenside

Brunch Restaurant

Global comfort fare pairs with craft beer & wines at this comfy haunt with TVs & an indoor fire pit.

391 Highland Ave

Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Quick bite

Red House

 Chinese

2636 Mt Carmel Ave

Quick bite · Casual · Vegetarian options

Apollo’s Pizza

Pizza

Storefront joint offering pizzas, gyros, burgers, fries & more to take away or have delivered.

112 S Easton Rd

Quick bite · Casual

Village Diner

Diner

Homey diner serving comfort food, including cinnamon-bun pancakes, in a family-friendly setting.

299 Keswick Ave

Quick bite · Cozy · Casual

The Glenside Pub

Bar

Unassuming storefront Irish tavern dishing out typical pub grub in a casual setting.

122 S Easton Rd

(215) 576-9354

Great bar food · Fast service · Great cocktails

Open until 2:00 AM

Queen Sushi

 Sushi Restaurant

No-frills Asian eatery with a long menu covering various Chinese, Japanese & Thai staples.

281 N Keswick Ave

(215) 887-0602

Small plates · Quick bite · Healthy options

Jules Thin Crust

Pizza Restaurant

Modern pizzeria chain serving organic thin-crust pies & salads in a family-friendly setting.

817 Old York Rd

(215) 886-5555

Quick bite · Healthy options · Hip

 

Breakfast, Coffee & Dessert

Elcy’s Coffee House

 Coffee Shop

Cozy haunt offering locally roasted coffee, plus light cafe fare, including breakfast & sandwiches.

1 W Glenside Ave (Next to Glenside Train Station)

Quick bite · Fast service · Healthy options

Keswick Coffee House

 Restaurant

Cozy, colorful coffeehouse serving breakfast, lunch & pastries in a relaxed nook with live music.

250 N Keswick Ave

Quick bite · Hip · Quiet

Daryl’s Pastries Inc

Cafe

102 N Keswick Ave

Quick bite · Fast service · Quiet

Dunkin’ Donuts

Donut Shop

Long-running chain serving signature donuts, breakfast sandwiches & a variety of coffee drinks.

230 S Easton Rd

Casual · Great coffee

Lily of the Valley Cupcakery

Bakery

279 Keswick Ave

(267) 627-2325

Weldon Soda Fountain

 Ice Cream Shop

293 Keswick Ave

(215) 886-0757

Dreams Ice Cream Factory

Ice Cream Shop

33 E Glenside Ave

(267) 627-4171

 

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Won Institute of Graduate Studies

137 S. Easton Rd

Glenside, PA 19038

www.woninstitute.edu

info@woninstitute.edu

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