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Philly Bar & Grill

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622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
518-785-9559
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good dive with good food

Good food, good beer , good service and good times. Fish fry was amazing . I never seen a piece of fish that big . Good looking wait staff too .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Biggs142
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good beer , good service and good times. Fish fry was amazing . I never seen a piece of fish that big . Good looking wait staff too .

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Thank Biggs142
Latham, NY
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Had probably the worst roast beef sandwich ever. The question is "Where's the beef?" All bread, lettuce and tomato served with a bag of potato chips you can buy for 20 cents at Sam's club. Friend had a burger that looked ok. Very very disappointed.

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Thank Wallbanger
Galway, New York
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437 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We had a work Retirement Party after work at Philly's - the food and drinks were good - a good place for a party!!

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Thank Lori A
morganville NJ
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Convenient to I-87 and US-9, this pub offers indoor, outdoor under cover, and fully outdoor seating, and is on the same driveway as the Latham Inn (see my objective review on that). They offer a build your own Philly Cheesesteak, and my associate, native of PA said they did a very good job. My burger with cajun spice and crispy... More 

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Thank dogtired2010
Stillwater, Minnesota
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We're in our late 60s, and stopped in for dinner. We each had one beer with our dinners. The waitresses were great, but stretched far too thin. Service was slow. The place was loud outside, where we sat, but eardrum-busting loud inside. The food was mediocre at best. When we left, the bouncers, who are stationed right at the exit,... More 

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Thank Grantminnie
Leatherstocking Region New York
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196 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It is a bar, but offers excellent food and portion size for a decent price. Needed a quick place to eat for 3 and got seated immediately. More of a "sports" bar with numerous tv's, they also offer live music on certain nights. Bee selection is basic, specials during "happy hour". Loaded Nachos platter is good, but at $8.99 not... More 

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Thank The-Flying-Circus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My group of five were fashionably dressed and looking for a fun, local place to meet other friends on a Saturday night. Myself and my girlfriend had had dinner at Philly's previously, it seemed like it would be a fun place to hang out. Apparently, that was only going to be true if you were not as "colorful" as two... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were staying at the Latham Inn and the Philly Bar & Grill is located just across the parking lot. Can have drinks and walk back to your room. The food was good for casual dining, the locals made for great people watching during dinner. The music was a little loud but then we were eating kind of late, can't... More 

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1 Thank Charles C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We were there on a pleasant Thursday evening when the live entertainment (Joes Boys) were the main draw. The food was very good and service was adequate. I would recommend this place for a casual bite. The live music made the environment much more inviting.

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1 Thank Eleanor M
Rome, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I went with a group of friends on a Wednesday night. The place was extremely crowded because of a weekly event. Normally I hate these kinds of weekly events, but in this case, the event was the only thing that made the noise level sometimes bearable. The music was so loud our waitress couldn't hear anything we said to her.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: 518-785-9559

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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