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McGlinchey's Bar and Grill

259 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5034
+1 215-735-1259
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good25%
  • Average51%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
21 Dec 2016
“A dive bar in Philly's center...”
17 Nov 2016
“Cheap beers”
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259 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5034
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

An open squared bar predominates the place. Cheap drinks and people from different walks of life. Suitable for a chat with friends, other people or the barman. Regarding smoking, we’ve been told that in Philly the ratio of the receipts issued for food to those...More

Thank daphnia_d
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A place for a short stop. If its crowded it could be full of smoke. Nothing significant. If you want to see dive bar in Philly, this is one.

Thank Dim80s
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Good beer and good place to people watch. There is some smoking in here so if that's a problem may want to pass. Food is basic. Old school bar ok for a drink and talking as music isn't terribly loud.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 December 2014

So if you are in Philly and near the convention center and City Hall - this is a place to go for a cheap pitcher of beer and a smoke! Yup - you read it, smoking! It is like being a bar before the smoking...More

Thank Dismutase
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick beer with friends on our way to the speed line. This place is very dark but perfect atmosphere for a dive bar. You can smoke inside this bar which is a plus to me but can be gross for nonsmokers....More

Thank MeghanKnowsBest
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

This bar is unique. Cheap beer, ice cold air conditioning, great bartenders, 75cent hotdogs and if you smoke... You can smoke there. It's a great little dive bar

Thank Russjuly17
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

Been hitting this place since early 90's. Barely has changed. Great place for a few pints and laughs. Open rectangle bar(square?) that makes the place seem open and friendly. Great for hanging with buddies - probably not a great date place unless dive bars are...More

Thank DGiancoli
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Walked in the door, walked out of the door. The place was filled with cigarette smoke. I saw several people smoking at the bar. I asked a local if Philly didn't have a no smoking law for bars and restaurants and was assured they do....More

Thank DrFallon
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5034
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-735-1259
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