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Twisted Tail

) #175 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American,
509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-558-2471
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were here for mothers day. Wasn't to crowded. We were seated upstairs but at the far end from where the bands played. Music was good. Food was very good, service was top notch. We got the tasting menu, which was probably a mistake. We...More

Thank cruise182
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This restaurant has a very large menu of whiskeys and cocktails. The food is interesting and well prepared and plated. The service was pleasant but a little slow. Live music upstairs is nice to hear but I would recommend sitting downstairs if you want to...More

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice place in Society Hill, 1/2 block off South Street. 2 levels, sharp and clean decor, good music-many live performers. Solid food on the menu and a good mix of dishes for all tastes. Full bar and many specialty drinks. Friendly knowledgeable bar staff.

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Arrived in Philly, one day trip with mission to "have a Philly cheesesteak". after many recommends, wound up a few blocks from Twisted Tape at a famous cheesesteak place. OF COURSE...the line was around the block at lunchtime for the cheesesteak. Running short on time,...More

Thank CeetBalto
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went to the Phila. Flower Show today and wanted to try a different restaurant for lunch before leaving the city. Many restaurants are closed on Mondays or do not open until 4 or 5 pm. My friend and I found a JEWEL in the Twisted...More

Thank S R
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The title says it all...........and the price was not bad at all either. This has become my new "go to" place

Thank jbakerrr
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Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a great family environment because they serve family style. I jag the duck salad pretty much and is was amazing. I finished with Beignets and they were different than traditional Beignets but great. Small like hush puppies with cinnamon sugar and a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great relaxed pub type of atmosphere. This is a place to have fun. Have been there on a few occasions. Will keep going back when I visit Philadelphia. The food is tasty and varied. Many small plates to chose from. My favorites are the quail,...More

Thank marco_polo2K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped here recently for before dinner drinks and had a great time. Fun and comfortable place offering their own take on classic cocktails as specialties. Ours were carefully and expertly made by our bartender. Delicious and perfect. Like I said we will be back...More

Thank T C M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

had a family birthday celebration; great happy hour followed by a nice selection for restaurant week. would like to go back when the entertainment is performing (there on a Monday)

Thank John R
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Caz B
23 February 2017|
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Response from T C M | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we just stopped in for drinks one evening before dinner. Not sure about the veg choices and as for booking a table, I'm sure a quick phone call to them would clear that up for you. My guess is it depends on the band... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (Between South and Lombard)
  • Public Transportation: Metered street parking is available in front of the restaurant. The closest available parking garage is located on Lombard Street between 2nd and 3rd.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-558-2471
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