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931 W. Butler Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
215.643.5664
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nothing matches Phil's

Ample doesn't begin to describe the portion sizes they serve at Phil's -- and it's all very good, to boot! Service is excellent, atmosphere is fine. You can't go wrong with just about anything on their menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Nancy B
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Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States
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Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ample doesn't begin to describe the portion sizes they serve at Phil's -- and it's all very good, to boot! Service is excellent, atmosphere is fine. You can't go wrong with just about anything on their menu.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Phil's Tavern was the first place I ate at when I moved to PA almost 30 years ago. Over the years Phil's has matured. Gone are the free pickles, wobbly chairs, paper menus and no waits. In are wine by the glass, many more rooms and tables, entrees, bound glossy menus and expect long waits on weekends. Parking is tight... More 

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Philadelphia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is definitely the place to go if you're really hungry or want 2 meals out of your 1 meal. They portion sizes are awesome.

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New York City, New York
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88 reviews 88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We went there with few colleagues for dinner. We had few starters and drinks and service was great. Food was also very tasty and nice. Just an advice: the portions are huge so watch out when ordering as we had lots left on the table and I felt bad about food waste

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food quality and choices have improved over the years. It used to be huge portions of only fattening food, but not so any more. I had an absolutely delicious salmon sandwich there recently. The salmon was cooked and seasoned perfectly. I was with 4 other people, and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great variety of appetizers and sandwiches shared among 6 people. The cozy atmosphere - great service and wonderful prices!! We will definitely return!!

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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Parking lot was full on a Friday for a late lunch. Most everyone leaving the restaurant were carrying doggie bags. We thought ...it must be good. The place is much bigger inside than what you see from the street. Quite a few cozy, old, rooms of seating areas and a large bar as you walk in. I was surprised to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Where do you go in the 'burbs of northwest Philly for good Philly fare? Well, Phil's tavern, of course!! I love the steak, cheese steak or pizza steak sandwiches, mozzarella sticks and draft beer. It's comfort food and the environment has something for all, family restaurant on one side, bar on the other. It's been around for a long time... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Phil's is a bustling tavern with a nice menu and good drinks. Had a drink at the bar while waiting for our table which wasn't long and it was a busy night. The food was very good, sandwiches, dinner entrees or salads to choose from. Check it out, you won't be disappointed. The crowd keeps coming back here!

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Kissimmee, Florida
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205 reviews 205 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Steak and cheese had very little cheese and it was only at the bottom, pre-melted on the bread. The steak wasn't seasoned properly, there wasn't enough cheese and the bread wasn't soft like ti should have been. The fries were great, as was the service, but the sammies lacked. My friend got the chicken cheese and reported the same.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 931 W. Butler Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Blue Bell
  • Phone Number: 215.643.5664

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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