In 2003, Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello opened Café Lift, housed in a historic, refurbished factory along 13th Street in Philadelphia’s Callowhill neighborhood.

Many years later, they are still serving brunch to the crowds, seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The menu evolves seasonally and all ingredients are sourced from responsible growers, and hyper-locally whenever possible. Café Lift proudly serves quality coffee drinks, expertly prepared with beans by local roasters Rival Bros. The open, post-industrial space also hosts private events during the evening when the chefs of 13th Street Kitchens, its parent restaurant group, collaborate on special menus spanning various cuisines.


(215) 922-3031



428 N 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123



7 days a week 8am–3pm

Cafe Lift is BYOB & does not currently accept reservations

Off-Site Catering

On-Site Catering

or call our dedicated on-site catering line: 215-995-2403


Coming Soon: Cafe Lift Narberth! Click here to read more about our progress!

Cafe lift offers delivery

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 Monday - Sunday: 9am to 3pm

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catering & events

Brunch is our motto by day, but by night the Cafe transforms into the perfect space for events catered by any of our four locations!

Host your event with us!

Or call our on-site catering line: 215-995-2403

We offer a variety of off-site catering options - visit our catering menu and contact us for more information.