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Brownie's Irish Pub

Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Address: Philadelphia, PA
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Philadelphia was the brewing hub of the American Colonies. That tradition...

Philadelphia was the brewing hub of the American Colonies. That tradition is carried on at Brownie’s Irish Pub, which has, perhaps, the city's freshest pint.

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Not good for a non-smoker

This is a great little irish pub except for that they still allow smoking inside. I would come back and spend more time at this little dive if it wasn't for the smoking. I believe... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is a great little irish pub except for that they still allow smoking inside. I would come back and spend more time at this little dive if it wasn't for the smoking. I believe it is also the oldest Irish pub in the city, country? I don't know, but the drinks were stiff and the bartender was friendly.

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Everett, Washington
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

We stopped by this Irish Pub but could hardly get in the door. The smell of smoke is ver strong and we had to leave just based on this.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Popped in when other neighborhood establishments filled up with children. Thankfully children are not allowed in this old-school Irish pub, where smoking is allowed and there are ashtrays in the bathrooms. Good beer selection and pleasant, effective, non-intrusive service. A treat and glad we found it.

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 9 October 2009

This pub has a great beer selection and even better service. The crowd is always friendly and thirsty!!! Not a huge place but it serves its purpose.

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