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“Great atmosphere on the patio!”
Review of Philly Bar & Grill

Philly Bar & Grill
Ranked #67 of 145 Restaurants in Latham
Price range: US$7 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere on the patio!”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

We were there on a pleasant Thursday evening when the live entertainment (Joes Boys) were the main draw. The food was very good and service was adequate. I would recommend this place for a casual bite. The live music made the environment much more inviting.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
Rome, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“One of the most obnoxiously loud dining experiences of my life”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

I went with a group of friends on a Wednesday night. The place was extremely crowded because of a weekly event. Normally I hate these kinds of weekly events, but in this case, the event was the only thing that made the noise level sometimes bearable. The music was so loud our waitress couldn't hear anything we said to her. The only time the music wasn't overwhelmingly loud was when the annoying announcer was calling out bingo numbers. Half our party left with headaches and had to walk outside to say goodbye. If you have to go out to eat or drink with someone you don't want to talk to, this is the place to go. If you want to go home with a headache, this is the place to go. If you want to enjoy some conversation while drinking or eating, don't bother with this place.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Mike60817
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Latham, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Outdoor dining”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a cool place, it has a bar inside and another outside. Their Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches are unbelieveable!!! You choose your meat, then your toppings, then your cheese from a huge variety of offerings. They are sports themed and have DJ's, bands and Karoke and trivia nights. Always something to do, it's ablast to go to Philly's even if you're a New York sports fan.........Go Giants!!!!

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Mike A
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Malta, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Awesome Philly Steaks as well as other great food”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The Philly Bar and Grille is by all means the real deal. It has an incredible atmosphere(day or night), unbelievable great service, great prices and yes the best cheesesteak in the area. You customize your sandwich, coose either shaved steak or chicken, then up to three toppings and your choice of about six cheeses all for about eight bucks. The sandwich is incredibly good and a very nice size. The menu is also very diverse, not just a steak sandwich place. There are plenty of great choices to choose from. They have afternoon happy hours, evening trivia and beer bingo(?) as well as the best in the business karoake in Al Bruno. I discovered this place working right down the road and now I have been transferred and I will miss the food, service and ambience considerably. I will definitely be there whenever in the area. The one thing that makes it special is that I will miss the staff as much as the food. The owner Rocky(actually from Philly, lol), Christine and everyone else, you guys run a great place.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank John B
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Albany, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Wings & Cheesesteak!”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

They know what they are good at and, if you're in the mood for them, then it's worth the trip. The wings can get quite spicy, the cheesesteaks are top-notch (especially for this area!), the potions generous, and the prices and drink specials reasonable.

The large plate of buffalo chicken bites was enough to fill 2 people and have a pile to bring home---which is definitely a great thing (for dinner tomorrow) The cheesesteak had no prayer of making it home, it was that good!

Tuesday nights are trivia, too!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank edrick42
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