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Drinker's Pub

City Center West
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1903 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3521
+1 215-568-1616
12:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Spent an afternoon here sampling beers and catching up with friends. If you are looking for somewhere hip and classy...this isn't it. However, if you want a low-key type of place that makes you feel at home, I recommend this spot. We did not sample the food, so I can't speak to that, but there was a good selection of... More 

Thank Alinum
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Spent a Saturday afternoon in here prior to an event in Philly. Good selection of drinks including 40oz giving it a real dive feel. Happy Hour 5.30-7.30 when ALL drinks are 50% off. Got a few bits of bar food which were great, wings, chilli cheese dogs and tacos all around $3-5 Staff are very attentive, Debit Card mosaic on... More 

Thank James C
New York City, New York
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Drinker's is a tough one. If you asked me to describe it in one word, I would quote Moe Szyslak in asking, "Is crap-hole one word?" It's a real, real dive. It sells 40s. Its "Taco Tuesday" is literally a joke, and one which often gets laughs. It's the worst. That said, it's a real, real dive. It sells 40s... More 

Thank ItinerantNewYorker
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Love it! Great staff and really a nice place to take a break. Just down from the Hotel Monaco. Very interesting inside lots of great trinkets to look at.

Thank Michele R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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604 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 643 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This Pub does not try to be much more than a local neighborhood tavern and due to modest expectations and modest appearance with corresponding modest prices (For Center City) it succeeds beyond many places that deliver a fancier product at much heftier prices. It offers typical pub food...wings...sandwiches...fries etc plus dollar hot dogs during every Phillies game. And again, for... More 

Thank TommyBoy94
Tampa, Florida
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

The plan for me and five of my friends to meet at a super-fancy Philadelphia landmark restaurant for boys night out. When three of my friends bailed on me, the rest of us decided to check out Drinkers. We were very pleased. Like the other reviews suggest, the ambiance was that of a dive bar, but it certainly didn't have... More 

Thank GerryFleck
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012 via mobile

This place is stupid! There are just drunk undergraduates there and us germans they didn't even accept our ids cause they weren't on the list, how stupid is that? They said they would need our travelpassport but of course we left them at the hotel! Stupid place don't go there!!!! Go to the irish pub our black sheep pub!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank hexe3
Downingtown, PA
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012

Went for drinks - nothing else. Was a slow Sunday. Have heard it is crazy on Friday and Saturdays. Service was attentive all night. Price was right for the excessive amount of beer I consumed. Loved the dive atmosphere and attitude. Would have loved to have a bar like this in my college town.

Thank 2TravelingBs
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Hate this place. If you want to pick up some Philly undergrads, this is the place to go. Cheap drinks, divey setting, top 40 jukebox music & frat boys. If you want to get some cheap drinks with your friends on a weeknight, it's not completely terrible early in the week for the post-work time frame from about 6-9pm. They... More 

Thank csmirasol
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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235 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2012

An awesome place for the 25 and under crowd to drink, catch a game and get some good bar grub. Their brunch is a great hangover cure, the bartenders are knowledgable and fast and the atmosphere is good for a young crowd. Don't forget your debit card they will plaster it to the wall. A nice, relatively cheap place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Mexican, American, Pub
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1903 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3521
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1616

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