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The Sidecar Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
City Center West
American, Bar, Pub
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2201 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1718
+1 215-732-3429
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15:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 02:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I know crazy mixture to do well at both. But the burgers are delicious! Salad was huge! Goat cheese fritters best we've ever had. Service was pleasant polite and quick. Prices right on target. Great place yummy dinner!

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Thank Jason S
Danville, Pennsylvania
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234 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

They had quite a few great beers for half off happy hour. I don't think that they had any food specials, but their food prices were reasonable and the food was good.

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1 Thank ILiveOutofaSuitcase
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for the first time and were very pleased. I ordered the quiche of the day which was bacon & caramelized onions and my husband got the biscuit sandwich with scrambled eggs, cheese, and bacon. Each order came with roasted potatoes. The coffee was good and hot. As busy as they were, we were pleasantly surprised with the... More 

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1 Thank dani0763
Somerdale, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to a car show in the area and decided to give The Sidecar Bar & Grill a try. Certainly glad we did! We had brunch and sat at the bar. Crab Cakes Benedict was delicious! At first I wasn't going to order it since I'm not a big fan of poached eggs but wanted to try something different.... More 

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1 Thank auntshelly19
Scottsdale, Arizona
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good neighborhood bar with a decent variety of food and an impressive beer selection. The upstairs offers a nice area to host larger parties. Service is good. Limited parking.

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1 Thank terrence c
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stopped to have lunch because we saw this on Diners, Drive ins and Dives and it lives up to its reputation. The staff was super friendly, the place has a rustic vibe and the menu is limited but different. The burgers were delicious. Prices are reasonable. Definitely will be back.

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1 Thank Ljmscope
Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I saw these guys on Diners, Drive ins and Dives on the Food Network and have been trying to get here ever since and they did not disappointed the Sidecar breakfast was amazing and especially the cheese grits which rank as one of the best in this city....I will do something that I don't normally do and that is return

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1 Thank Kevin W
Park City, Utah
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I went here based in a local referral . Glad I did. There is limited parking as this place is is a residential neighborhood. So after you figure that out you are good to go. Friendly staff met me at the door. I elected to sit at the bar . Bar keep was a stud. Great conversation till my gnocchi... More 

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1 Thank Thorson H
Stafford, Virginia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This place has excellent food and a great atmosphere. Don't let the people standing around outside waiting for a table scare you away. You can eat at the bar and the hostess will find you a seat. Menu is varied and creative - chorizo brunch burrito was amazing! Homemade garlic sausage gravy ordered with a biscuit will change your life!... More 

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1 Thank KKB0611
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I ordered a reuben and believe me...it could have fed two people... my children ordered poached eggs...their plates were emptied... that's how good the food was. The breakfast burrito's...again enough for two people...

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1 Thank linda h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
15:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 02:00
Thursday
15:00 - 02:00
Friday
15:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-3429

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