Philadelphia's 4 top spots for inexpensive pretzels

Center City Pretzel Co | Photo: Sari Marissa G./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Need more pretzels in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable pretzel outlets in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Miller's Twist

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Topping the list is Miller's Twist. Located at 11th and Arch streets in Center City, the spot to score pretzels and ice cream and frozen yogurt is the highest-rated budget-friendly pretzel spot in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 310 reviews on Yelp. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details about Miller's Twist.

Furthermore, we found this about the business's signature items: "This spot, which was created in 2009, specializes in Amish hand-rolled soft pretzels," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "Look for "pretzel wraps" stuffed with bacon, egg and cheese to hot dogs to cheesesteak pretzels."

2. Center City Pretzel Co

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Next up is Passyunk Square's Center City Pretzel Co, situated at 816 Washington Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 134 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers pretzels and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

We looked there for more about Center City Pretzel Co.

"This spot, which has been family-owned and operated since 1982, offers rolls, braids, minis, nuggets, and pretzels in shapes of letters, numbers and more. 

3. Tasty Twisters Bakery

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Roxborough Park's Tasty Twisters Bakery, located at 5002 Umbria St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap bakery, which offers pretzels and more, 4.5 stars out of 44 reviews.

The site has lots more information about Tasty Twisters Bakery.

"Tasty Twisters Bakery has been serving Philadelphia since 1994," per the history section of its Yelp profile. On the menu, look for pizza pretzels, cinnamon sugar pretzels and salt nuggets. 

4. Philly Pretzel Factory

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This outpost of the Philadelphia-based chain Philly Pretzel Factory, a bakery that offers pretzels and hot dogs in Bustleton, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 16 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1687 Grant Ave. to see for yourself. 

This chain, which boasts 170 stores across the country, offers bites like pretzel twists, mini dogs and cheesesteaks. 

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