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National Mechanics Bar & Restaurant

££ - £££American, ,
22 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
+1 215-701-4883
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“veggie burger” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
22 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building was a bank at one time and has a strange name now But is a lovely restaurant with good food and service.

Thank beaumont333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 10 of us were in town for a work event and stopped here for an early dinner before driving home. They were very accommodating for our large group, and the service was fast and efficient. Everyone was happy with their orders: great...More

Thank Nanny_on_the_scene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Philly and upon recommendation from hotel personnel ended up here and not disappointed. Only had appetizers but they were delicious. Sliders and Mac and Cheese both very good. We then splurged for dessert and went for creme brûlée which was out of...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We went with a group of friends, some who live down the street, for brunch on a Sunday morning. We had a great time eating, drinking, and chatting. The food was tasty, the waiter was great.

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

What a great find, in an interesting and different setting. Great food/drinks with friendly service. The best turkey burger I've had. Will be back.

Thank WPB6969
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food wasn't great, service was ... Lets say more training needed. On a positive note the decorr was interesting

Thank Dusa77
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We enjoyed our late Saturday afternoon lunch. The service was friendly and efficient. The veggie burger was really tasty and fresh. My son liked his skillet with egg and sausage. Fun atmosphere! Would return.

Thank eschlack7
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very loud, hard to have a conversation. The service was very friendly. The wine selection was decent, although, its summer, they really need a Rosé on the list! We ordered the poutine as an app, it was decent, the gravy was tasty but the fries...More

Thank pooknnook
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I met a group for friends here just after the lunch rush hour ended so our timing was perfect. The interior has some interesting, if not odd decor, and the bathrooms need to be checked more frequently. The food wasn't bad, but nothing spectacular. I...More

Thank strongforu
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Saw them on tripadvisor checked out their menu online. Other reviews were correct, its loud but their menu looked good and they were close. We ordered an appetizer and dinner. Appetizer never came. Dinner arrived after a substantial wait. I ordered a burger medium well...More

Thank Peersfamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-701-4883
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