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“Packed and fun”

McGillin's Olde Ale House
Ranked #1 of 104 Bars & Pubs in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$15
Cuisines: American, Asian, Irish
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Good for: Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch
Neighbourhood: City Center East
Description: McGillin's Olde Ale House, Philadelphia's oldest continuously operating tavern, is known for large selection of regional beers, comfort food & friendly service.
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Stopped by for a late night shot after dinner nearby. Standing room only at the bar in the middle of a raucous crowd. We were actually served, so I was grateful.

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Reviewed 8 November 2013

This has been in operation since the 1800s. The food is very good, the atmosphere is rustic and authentic for the period and the food is great. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

No redeeming qualities to mention whatsoever. The crowd was dead and the staff incredibly rude. There are easily 6-8 better establishments within a five minute walk of here.

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

We found this old fashioned ale house, we loved everything about it. Service was great, food was very good. We got the wings and Philly steak.

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Thank Glndj
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We went here on a Friday night and the pub was loud and lively! Our food--fish and chips and a cheese steak--were very good, and the craft beers were excellent. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. The pub was all dressed for Halloween, and we enjoyed the noisy ambiance. Great historical place to go in Philly!

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