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Snockey's Oyster & Crab House

1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4205 (Bella Vista / Queen Village)
(215) 339-9578
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Ranked #1,519 of 3,755 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $0 - $35
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
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Elkins Park
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was our second trip to Snockey's and went both times on a Saturday afternoon for their specials. Very large steamed clams for $.66 each and nice size oysters on the half shell for $.88 each. Clammy Mary ( Bloody Mary with a raw clam) was also on special and good. Feedback for the restaurant is that they did raise... More

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Unpretentious old school Philadelphia oyster house ambiance with a great selection of seafood. The oysters and clams never disappoint! Happy hour and weekend specials are terrific. Nothing fancy just the product with the added many beers on tap!

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Worldwide
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The nostalgia of Snockey's being "Philly's oldest oyster bar" pulled us in, the faint stink of foul fish should have turned us away. We snubbed our "when in doubt, walk right out" rule, but after my pre-dinner visit to the sticky floored, fly infested bathroom I was ready to pull the pin. I lost the debate to my dining partner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My dad used to take me there when they were on South Street years ago, and again when they moved to 2 street. Stopped in for Clammy Hour recently and grazed on plump fresh oyster, steamers and blue claw crab. Tuff beans if you can't handle the atmosphere. It is classic corner bar seafood joint. Tasty fresh seafood, nice people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I just got back from Snockeys from our anniversary dinner and it was awesome! I had the broiled combo which had great presentation and was perfectly cooked. My wife had pasta with mussels white, the pasta was a little soft but in spite of that was still the best either of us has ever had and had... More

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The cook should be fired....the food was disgusting. The crab balls had no crab just bread filling. The tangy shrimp appetizer was overcooked or just old shrimp. The lobster was stuffed with old canned crab meat and the lobster was soggy and horrible. the green beans were inedible...the cook dumped the whole jar of minced garlic on them. My daughter... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Took a long time to get our two entrees -- clams with linguine, fried scallops -- on a night when the bar dining area wasn’t very busy. Good waitress. Went for crabs but they only had mediums at $6 apiece, so we passed. Scallops were small, on the mushy side inside very ordinary, tasteless breading, probably frozen. Clams were generous... More

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

the rest of our meal were just ok at best. The oyster stew was not good and I think they are known for that. Huge oysters in what looks like dirty water. Although, staff was very attentive and the guys working by the front door were very friendly, it does not make up for the atmosphere. The smell when you... More

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My sister and I went to this restaurant today because we heard the seafood was awesome. What a disappointment!!! When you walk in you are greeted with this smell.The floors, ceiling fans and baseboards are dirty and the wall are covered with white and green bathroom ceramic tiles.we ordered Fried jumbo shrimp which were $2 each. The were very tough... More

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Philadelphia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The seafood here is very good, the menu choice is excellent, the prices are good. The service is good and the waitstaff is above average

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Additional Information about Snockey's Oyster & Crab House

Address: 1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4205
Phone Number: (215) 339-9578
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 35
Cuisine: Seafood

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