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Standard Tap

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Gastropub
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901 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2301
+1 215-238-0630
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Glassboro, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad I don't live near Standard Tap because I would end up larger in size and smaller in wallet. I would be in every day choosing from their excellent selection of draft beers and eating off the ever-updated chalkboard menu. ST is as close to a Milwaukee-neighborhood bar that Philly has: dark woods, welcoming atmosphere, and wonderful... More 

Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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393 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess you would call this a Gastropub. Old building with several levels and bars. Much bigger from the inside than the outside. If you come on a Saturday or Sunday, they're going to have brunch instead of lunch. You could still order off the menu for other dishes. Not too much to offer those who are vegetarian. They do... More 

Thank Daveflstc07
northeast US
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152 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I had been trying to get to Standard Tap for a couple of years. My extended family of 8 went on a Wednesday night. We made reservations in advance. They were ready for us right on time. Wednesday seems like a great time to stop in to avoid any crowds. The menu is always changing here and is listed on... More 

Thank 29paskier
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The choices of beers there is great and they have unique appetizers like spicy pumpkin empanadas (yum!). It would be nice to see classic pub grub, like nachos, on the menu, but it's a different and better bar.

Thank laura p
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We just dropped in for an early dinner on the rec of a friend. It didn't look like much from the outside, but we liked the little touches--the taps on the door and all the wood in the rooms, making for a pub-like feel. Table and seating were simple, plain. Menus on chalk-boards. My friend had a hamburger that she... More 

Thank April L
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stopped in for a few beers before a wedding down the street, The server was very attentive for an excited group of wedding goers and willing to help chose a beer for those overwhelmed by the great draft list.

Thank PhishDaly
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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337 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Standard Tap used to be a favorite with great salads and sandwiches which included to-die-for pulled pork, wild boar, portabella mushrooms and, on occasion, even roast lamb. On this trip, sandwiches included hamburger, meat balls, cheddar cheese, and muffaletta. We should have known right then to just have a beer and move on. The guy next to us had a... More 

Thank emilee l
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great interior, very eclectic, comfy. Went for brunch; nice selection of menu items, a bit pricy but very fresh & tasty. Pretty extensive beer list and some unique cocktails (recommend the cucumber fizz). Jess & Kaitlyn did a great job with our large party! Would gladly visit again.

Thank Josey311
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Eh. Nothing special. Most beers are strange, flavoring IPAs, which is fine, there needs to be good classic options too. No choice of burger - there's only one and you can’t change anything on it, and it comes with green tomato. The rest of the food was not amazing, but not bad. Clams were chewy, the smelts weren't crispy. Server... More 

Thank shuytza
Frankfurt, Germany
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

... But definitely a must be! Its a bit outside the center of Phillie but always worth a cab ride. I loved the morbid charme of the pub - outside and inside. Still cosy and simple - great service with fun and humor, good food and a great selection of drafts. We enjoyed utmost - its a place to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-0630

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?