The burglary happened around 3:00 a.m. at the K and A restaurant located in the 3100 block of Kensington Avenue.
Police say an unidentified man entered the restaurant through a rear door.
Surveillance video then captured the suspect inside taking an unknown amount of money from the cash register and fleeing from the building.
The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, 40-50 years-of-age, thick mustache and thin build. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.