There are five Green Line Cafes in the vicinity of University City. This location on Locust Street has a menu that rotates with the season, but you can always find a good selection of vegan and vegetarian sandwiches, as well as things like turkey croissants and roast beef wraps. There’s not too much space to hang out, but you can usually grab a small table outside when the weather’s nice. Come here if you’re walking around UPenn’s campus in search of a good sandwich.
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Gojjo Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant
Gojjo in West Philly is an Ethiopian spot that has things like wings and burgers, along with more traditional Ethiopian food.
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