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Tavern on the Hill

$$ - $$$American, ,
8636 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
+1 215-247-9948
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (5 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
8636 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Went in to have a drink, and over-heard the bartender speaking on a black woman. No I will not go back, I was not raised like that.

Thank livenlove1128
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had lunch with my husband and two friends. The food was excellent and so was the service. We had to wait about 35 minutes for our appetizers, and the food was long in coming as well. But we had a chance to chat and catch...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

We loved the cozy, welcoming atmosphere of this tiny bar/ restaurant that is obviously a friendly local hangout. Everyone in our party liked their meals and drinks. The service was a bit off in the sense that our waitress was very attentive at first, but...More

Thank Snarth
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on our way through Chestnut Hill and found this gem of a place. The service was excellent and food even better. I had the crab cakes which were large and had little fill and were mostly crab. My wife...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The food is good, the Tavern is charming, and our host was fantastic! Burgers are big and the chicken Caesar salad was fresh and crunchy with a nice home made dressing. The delightful atmosphere was right up there with the huge brownie ice cream sundae!...More

Thank B0bbi_0n_the_g0
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Part of me doesn't want to let too many people know about this place because I like the small and quaint feel of the place. We have gone a number of times during the week and have always been pleasantly greeted by the friendly staff...More

Thank M00ey
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We live in Chestnut Hill and visit "The Tav" at least once a week. This is a great place for locals but doors are open to all. Jared the chef offers several lunch and dinner specials/day - I'd classify his choices as comfort food. Last...More

Thank Kim5164
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just dined at Tavern On The Hill. It was a truly excellent experience. We were greeted by Jeff and he made us feel right at home with his Southern hopitality. The place was packed and I was glad I made a...More

Thank Stan B
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This gem is like an ole fashioned British pub with a small table seating in the rear. The host is this older gentleman who always has a smile, a warm laugh, a gentle manner and an open seat if he can find one; and not...More

Thank Outspokentraveler
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Although a little unprepossessing from outside, I dropped in for lunch alone whilst staying in Chestnut Hill. Wonderfully welcoming staff who chatted in a really friendly way whilst I ate at the bar. Also very good banter with a couple of other drinkers at the...More

Thank Adrian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8636 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-9948
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