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Bensalem is a city in Pennsylvania.


Bensalem, Pennsylvania is a residential suburb conveniently located next to the bustling metropolis of Philadelphia. It connects to the city at it's northeastern point of the city. However, just because it's residential, don't assume that it's only houses and fast food chains. There are a few interesting gems nearby without even entering Philadelphia.

Bensalem is also a perfect place to stay if you want to avoid the hustle, bustle and high prices of the inner city. Buses and trains are available nearby, as well as an accessible car rental service.

Get in

Get around

Getting around Bensalem and Northeast Philadelphia is a bit more difficult than Center City: there are no subways or local train systems throughout Bensalem.

However, there is a SEPTA trainstation located at 700 Station Avenue, Cornwells Heights, Pennsylvania 19020; which is nearby to Bristol Pike in the Bensalem Township area. Cornwell's Heights is one of the largest Park&Ride train facilities in the Philadelphia Area. The Trenton Line Regional Rail, the train which passes through Cornwell's Heights, takes you to all of the major stops in Philadelphia, within walking distance of many major attractions in the inner city. Taking the train is less stressful and cheaper than driving in the inner city.

For train rides and ticket costs, please refer to the SEPTA Regional Rail website. [3]

However, if you choose to rent a car, there is more than one car rental facility in Bensalem.

Budget Rent-A-Car

2054 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

(215) 244-1713

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

1328 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

(215) 638-8155



Parx casino

Parx Casino is the only licensed casino in Bensalem, PA. It is a very large facility jam packed with various entertainments such as horse racing, poker, slots, table games, and even an arcade. There are numerous bars that serve up everything from fancy cocktails to the casual beer; and if it's a real meal you want, choose from Cafe Parx, Parx Grill, and everyone's favorite, Chickie's & Pete's.

Directions are easy to find on the Parx Casino website, but it's very hard to miss if you're driving along Street Road, [4]].

The address is: 2999 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020



Family Dining

Clubhouse Diner

2495 Street Road, Bensalem 19020. 215-639-4287. Open 24/7

Nifty Fifty's

2555 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020. 215-638-1950. Over 50 flavors of milkshakes.

Golden Corral

1465 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 215-245-5301. Buffet dining.

Japanese/Chinese Dining

Tin-Chue Chinese & Vietnamese 2066 Street Rd Bensalem, PA 19020 215-245-8822

Sakura 1973 Street Rd Bensalem, PA 19020 215 - 639 - 9988 Dine in or Take out

Shogun Hibachi 2080 Street Road Bensalem Plaza, PA 19020 215-633-0888

Indian Dining

Indian Hut 1967 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 215-638-2200

Mirch Masala 2088 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 215-633-9141

Mexican Dining

Tijuana Flats 2814 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 215-639-5418


Redhouse Bagels 1542 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA 19020 215-244-0776


The Stadium Bar&Grille 971 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA (215) 638-1772 A casual bar and grill dedicated to Philadelphia sports teams. Love sports? It's the place for you! Free buffet on Friday nights, and live musical performances on Saturdays!


  • Hampton Inn Philadelphia-Northeast/Bensalem, 1329 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA 19020, +1-215-245-5222 Fax: +1-215-245-1314, [1].
  • Holiday Inn Philadelphia, 3499 Street Rd, (215) 638-1500, [2]. checkin: 4PM; checkout: 11AM. Free Wi-Fi access, 24-hour business center and flexible meeting rooms. Game room, kiddie pool and sparkling outdoor pool. (40.126,-74.962)


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