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Royal Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bella Vista / Queen Village
American, Bar, Pub
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937 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2943
+1 215-389-6694
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Catania, Italy
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommended the place to me for the burger. A nice and juicy piece of meat with well seasoned fries. They also have a nice beer list.

Thank GiulioCesareLeone
Skippack, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My wife & I recently had lunch at the Royal when visiting her sister & her husband who live in the Italian Market area. We had burgers & sandwiches on a Saturday afternoon - all very good except for my brother-in-law's very overdone burger. Service was spotty - no follow up after Food was brought to the table (overdone burger)... More 

Thank Bernie1847
St. George, Utah
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A group of us tried the mussels, cheese sand whiches and shared a great chocolate desert. Excellent selection of draft biers (some affordable and at least one not so much). Enjoyed recommendations and great service from Amy.

Thank Thomas P
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stumbled upon this restaurant while shopping at the Italian Market. It has lots of vegetarian options. The server was friendly and helpful. A little dark inside, but fairly quiet at lunch. Will be back soon.

Thank Phillydoc06
Orlando, Florida
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121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Terrific Angus burgers, lamb burgers, and very good meatloaf sandwiches with old bay fries really made a nice get together. Draft beer was a little pricey at usually $6 a glass.

Thank cajunyank
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came here after the Made in America festival. Food was good and had great vegan options. I actually had the chicken fried chicken which was very filling. I would go back.

Thank grundyri
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Nice pub with a relaxed atmosphere. Readily accommodated our party of six. Nice selection of beers/drinks. Vareity of food selections available, that were nicely done.

Thank ksm743
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Even in a crowded and evidently popular with the locals pub the service was very attentive and quick. The Grilled Cheese Sandwich and the Chicken Fried Chicken are highly recommended. Will make this a go-to spot anytime we're in town.

Thank Fabian L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The lighting is low, the music is loud and good, the beer is cold and the selection is decent. Then comes the food, my wife and I both had the Angus burger mine had Gouda, fried onions , jalapeños and some kind of sauce, it was cooked perfectly. My wife also had the Angus burger but she had it with... More 

Thank kenmill1101
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Our landlady advised us if this pub on our arrival in Philly. Staff really friendly and helpful. Had burger which was one of the best I have tasted.

Thank Scotinoz1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2943
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-389-6694

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