WEST PHILLY LOCAL • Trolley Car Station restaurant opens at 40th St. Trolley Portal

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Originally published by West Philly Local

Trolley Car Station restaurant opens at 40th St. Trolley Portal

September 6, 2018

Photos by Kyle Cassidy

Trolley Car Station, the long-awaited restaurant next to the 40th St. trolley portal at 40th and Baltimore (or 40th and Woodland, depending on which way you’re standing) has finally opened! It’s the third Trolley Car location opened by restaurateur Ken Weinstein. Convenient to trolley commuters, Penn, USciences, the VA hospital and visitors to The Woodlands, Trolley Car Station offers lunch and dinner options, a separate breakfast menu and a full bar. The restaurant has ample indoor seating spread out over two floors as well as an outdoor seating area, though the bar is located on the first floor only. 

During a soft-opening “friends and family” night last week, Trolley Car executive chef Barbie Marshall (you may have seen her as a contestant on Hell’s Kitchen) debuted a wide range of dishes, from homestyle favorites like chicken and waffles and macaroni and cheese, to more international items like seitan skewers in cumin oil, stuffed grape leaves and Korean-style shrimp and grits.

Trolley Car Station is open 7 days a week, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. on most days and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

A grand opening of the new restaurant is scheduled for September 27th. For more information, visit the Trolley Car Station website or Facebook page.

– Mike VanHelder

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