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Snockey's Oyster & Crab House - CLOSED

1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4205
+1 215-339-9578
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible35%
15 Mar 2016
“Sadly...GONE...but not forgotten **”
18 Oct 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4205
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Snockeys one of Philadelphia's last Oyster Houses is now ....CLOSED.. The large varied selection of GREAT oysters & clams were always available freshly shucked on flaked ice , sold by the piece with freshly grated horse radish & unlimited OTC crackers If you want to...More

Thank jaybirde63
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Why would anyone looking for delicious seafood come here?! Living Social coupon is a RIPOFF! Terrible bland rubbery lobster and horrible scallops. All tasteless! Their cocktail sauce is brown. There are a zillion better places for fish in Philadelphia. Go to Sansom Street Oyster House....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Staff was great and thanks to the chef for walking us to the bus.....BUT.....this place may have been great in its heyday, but it's resting on its laurels now. Had a living social deal, which was a good deal. Had twin lobster tails (completely dried...More

1  Thank sammiken
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The place definitely needs a lil makeover. It reminded me of my aunt's south philly house. The smell and all. Guess because it's so close to the river. Anyway, service was a little slow but the food was worth the wait. Parking is rough as...More

1  Thank lisa w
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I was craving oysters so I decided to head over to the City for Happy Hour at Snockeys. First of all it wasnt packed. Service was beyond slooooooow (insert picture of turtle here)! Since they didnt carry JD Tennessee Honey or Jim Bean Honey I...More

1  Thank rembert72
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Snockey's has been aroun for decades. I think it's time to call in restaurant makeover! They do not have a proper working air conditioner. When it's 96 degrees outside it should not be 85 inside. The ice melts in seconds. I was served barely cold...More

1  Thank Kc2636
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Like walking in a strangers house or a episode of the Twilight Zone, no brotherly love in this Philadelphia location. Place was a bit dirty and smelled, bathroom was gross. For a Sunday afternoon and Fathers Day to boot, one would think they would go...More

2  Thank Wilbur0921
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing. Service was amazing. Was in an amazing restaurant with rich history. Monday night was excellent. Owner was very nice. Place was nostalgic. Also in a great location in Philly. Right of 2nd street across from Mummers museum. Snow Crabs was excellent. Loved...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 13 May 2015

It is not what you think and it SMELLS! If you are looking for a fun seafood place with great atmosphere and good food, do NOT come here! Amazing they have hung on this long. So depressing. Oh, and the drink specials on the table...More

1  Thank Sonja B
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

That place in the city to go casual and have a great seafood meal. Must try the Chesapeake chowder perfect on a rainy day and the Neptune salad sandwich is great as well. Had the clams casino and they were great as well. They have...More

Thank Heather B
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1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4205
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-339-9578
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