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McNally's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
+1 215-247-9736
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

McNally’s is the only place you can get the trademarked Schmitter sandwich. It has salami, roast beef, cheese, amazing bread and a secret sauce. Simply it is amazing. I will be back. I also heard they sell this as the Citizens Bank Park.

Thank Brads P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

A nice unpretentious lunch spot, surprising find in Chestnut Hill. Friendly, quick service, fair prices. Hot pastrami was delicious, as was homemade chicken corn chowder.

Thank dz182
Reviewed 11 March 2018

So I was working near here and figured I had to try this place out. Awesome. Had the Schmitter for lunch and took another sandwich to go for dinner. The Schmitter was the thinnest steak, salami, tomatoes, caramelized onion's on a roll with I guess...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This place looks like a dark little pub, but OMG the food!! We were here on a food tour, and I don't eat red meat, so no schmitter for me... However, they made me a g.b.s. sandwich (a vegetarian version of the schmitter) and it...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Great beer, amazing sandwiches - even if you're vegetarian! - and a really warm, neighborhood atmosphere make this an absolute must-see stop if you're in the area. Try the coconut cake, too!

Thank EdBareiss
Reviewed 12 October 2017

In Chestnut Hill to see an exhibit at Woodmere Art Museum, my wife and I had decided that we would eat lunch at McNally's Tavern. We'd checked out the positive reviews on TripAdvisor. My wife ordered a bowl of Wisconsin Cheddar soup, and I chose...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

In the Philadelphia area by myself for work and decided to give this place a try for The Schmitter. It was tasty and good, but I don't think it's as great as many others do. Just a warning, the sandwich is messy and you will...More

1  Thank Croix B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was the start and finish of our Tour this time. The Schmitter is so good most of our group had it twice. While there we learned so much about all of the events that happen thru out the year. We know that a return...More

Thank Doob69
Reviewed 1 July 2017

McNally's is a great Philadelphia institution. The food is consistently excellent, the service is friendly and attentive and you feel as if you are welcome, whether you are a regular or first time guest. The famous menu item is the Schmitter sandwich but the Dickens...More

Thank anne s
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Local, long-standing watering hole in my humble opinion, the best neighborhood in Philadelphia. Anything on the menu will satisfy you, but you HAVE TO go for the famous Schmitter, a Philadelphia-area staple. Not as well known as the basic cheesesteak or Italian pulled pork, but...More

1  Thank Brian S
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Tom E
7 November 2017|
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Response from Croix B | Reviewed this property |
They do... it’s how I paid.
Phyllis V
12 October 2016|
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Response from drinnc1958 | Reviewed this property |
Since I was just visiting family and live in NC, I have no idea whether they're open that day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-9736
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