- Neighborhood: Center City West, Graduate Hospital
- 2400 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA
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- Cuisine: Coffee
- Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch
- Price: $
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
- Hours: Sunday to Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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This morning’s ride to work included a detour to 24th and Lombard where Jonathan Adams and Damien Pileggi had quietly opened their Rival Bros. Coffee storefront. The corner location has large windows that let plenty of sunlight into the sophisticated slate, black and white interior. Light oak flooring, leather banquettes and custom-made sapele wood tabletops keep the space in balance.
As for coffee, the storefront of course offers Rival Bros. coffee that many have come to know from the coffee truck and their coffee which has been being sold around town. The equipment is serious with a custom matte black La Marzocco GB/5 espresso machine from Florence, Italy serving as the centerpiece. The coffee shop also includes a Fetco Extractor coffee brewer and Mahlkoenig grinders. Additional beverages include whole leaf loose teas from Philadelphia’s House of Tea to grab-and-go bottles of water, juices and Fentimans all-natural sodas.