1310 Drury St, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1910739.950209 -75.162847
Monday To Saturday From 11:00 AM To 02:00 AM Sunday To Saturday From 11:00 AM To 12:00 AM
Neighborhoods: Center City East, Center City
Philly's oldest continually-operational bar is also one of the nation's oldest: it's been right there on Drury St. since 1860. Daily specials are where it's at.
If you're over 30... Leave after Happy Hour – I would ceratinly recommend this bar to a tourist because it is THE oldest tavern in Philadelphia but after you've enjoyed a serene happy hour drink, some cheap eats and chatted with a friendly bartender, I would advise that you seek out a more "adult" spot for an authentic philly vibe. By 8 p.m., this tavern is over run with college students swilling $5 pitchers of Miller Lite and So-Co and Lime shooters, while Bon Jovi or Neil Diamond blares from the juke box. The Karaoke nights on Wednesdays & Fridays are too annoying for anyone over 30 to put up with.
User review by v3ronica_423 – Best place in the city for great food, good friends and great prices -- Anytime. Don't miss the best wings in the city! No Guinness, but I respect the owner for standing his ground!
User review by tracydoyle – This palce has the best bartender in town. Good music, good food, and good people. I highly recommend it.
Best Pub In City – McGillin's is without question the best pub in Philadelphia. Good service, cheap drinks and food, cute waitresses, and a young lively crowd are hallmarks of this little treasure. If you're into the foo foo Old City scene, this may not be your cup of tea - afterall, you're probably accustomed to spending $10 bucks per drink.
142 years and going strong! – This is a spot I always take out-of-town visitors for consistently good food and a happy and historic atmosphere. Closed on Sundays, the friendly staff and other patrons makes for a fun visit time and time again!
Where's The Guinness? – I love the place but I enjoy 20oz pint of Guinness once in awhile. They do not serve the world's most famous stout due to a silly dispute with the Guinness Import Company and the owner.
Can't we all just get along?
can't go wrong – McGillin's is a classic old pub that I never get tired of. You can find a decent and mixed crowd almost any night of the week. I don't eat there too often but I've been pleasantly surprised each time. Solid turkey burgers and wings. Once had a great beef stir fry special. The bartenders and waitresses are nice and easy to get to know. They have the standard brews w/ a few extras. For an all around great bar McGillins gets my vote.
central in center city – The atmosphere alone makes this bar great! The barkeeps are friendly, there is a better class of patrons that show up, and it is reasonable.
The AllRound Best Place to be – Whether you are with your family, co-workers or friends , McGillians is the place to go!!!!!!! Food is awsome as well as the drinks, and most especially the service!!!!
Living Life – Very nice place to be when feeling down from work. Your spirit is immediately lifted when entering this establishment. Plus, the apps are very, very edible.
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