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3251 Cedar Street
Philadelphia Pa. 19134
Transit: Aramingo Av & Westmoreland St
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Welcome to The Thrifty

The Thrifty Irishman is located, off of Aramingo Ave. in the Port Richmond section of Philadlphia.

The Thrifty Irishman is a community Thrift Store located one block off of Aramingo Ave at 3251Cedar St. in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. We sell everything from Designer Labels for Ladies,Kids and Mens to Everyday Play & Work Clothes. We also carry Household Items, Furniture, Vintage Clothing and the occasional architectural salvage. The Thrifty Irishman is proud to partner with St. Vincent DePaul, Butterflies and Bullfrogs consignment boutique and many other churches, nonprofit organizations and children's sports teams on our clothing drive Fundraisers.


In 1982, at the age of 14 I was lucky enough to work for Dick Segal, the founder of Jo- Mar. Under his tutelage I learned how to sell everything from past seasons to slightly discolored shoes and gently used clothing. He’d often said “Anyone can sell the good stuff.” He was right, I learned it required talent to sell the “less sought after stuff” and I was learning from the master!

In 1991, I left Jo-mar and the finest retailer I’ve ever met. My new partners and I opened “Budget Express" .........

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Our Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:
    1. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday and Friday:
    1. 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Saturday:
    1. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday:
    1. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


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    The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    The Thrifty Irishman is proud to be working closely with The Society of St. Vincent de Paul



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    Click here for more information on St. Vincent de Paul