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Black Sheep Pub

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City Center West
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247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6314
215-545-9473
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool little pub

Great beer selection but stay for dinner! The cheesesteak egg rolls were fantastic. Good happy hour deals and friendly wait staff. Was busy when we stopped in and the poor bartender was run ragged but he was still super nice

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
skeeterplustbone
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The bartenders/waiters here are really friendly! The food is good, especially the small plates and appetizers. They have Chimay on tap which you don't find that often.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great beer selection but stay for dinner! The cheesesteak egg rolls were fantastic. Good happy hour deals and friendly wait staff. Was busy when we stopped in and the poor bartender was run ragged but he was still super nice

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Derry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great little boozer full of character and friendly locals and staff, definitely not your generic Irish Pub abroad. Food fantastic, met the owner James who hails from Belfast and he certainly knows how to run and create an interesting pub, also cheers for the pint.

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Middlesex, New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed at the 1715 Rittenhouse boutique hotel and wanted a local spot for a night cap before calling it a night. This was the perfect choice. Was a block away from our hotel. The jukebox was awesome (Oasis, Grace Potter!!!!).... Beer was cold, tasty and it was a great crowd for a late Weds night. They had trivia, which... More 

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Ajaltoun
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food is pretty good but on the second floor the place smells like cooking because of the kitchen window so I got out smelling like all kinds of food.

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San Jose, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Cool staff, put the champions league soccer on for me (despite everyone else in there oblivious and probably annoyed by it). Lamb chops are really good - ~$3/ea - must get at least 3. I got 4 and gnawed each one to the bone

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Franklin, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you go with a pub expectation, you will be pleasantly surprised by the food. Not an expansive menu but solid traditional, with a great mix. Service is friendly and very efficient. Expect lively interaction, not a subdued setting. With those expectations you will be pleased. This is a small, customer friendly corner pub.

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Tampa, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This place looks really cool with the wood work everywhere, dim lighting and cozy. This place was close to our hotel so it worked out well. Remember to mark as helpful if you read this :-)

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Excellent, hearty, well portioned Irish meals and delectable choices to tease the taste buds. I left very happy and FULL. We came in when it was relatively slow on a friday night, within an hour the upper level was packed, and was all being cared for by what seemed to be just one server. Considering it was just one gentleman... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Black sheep has a nice happy hour menu-try the wings (I asked for them well done) and also the vegetable quesadillas if they are available. The fries are unique and very tasty. I had the shepherd's pie for an entree and it was savory and delicious.

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Additional Information about Black Sheep Pub

Address: 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6314
Phone Number: 215-545-9473
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
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 - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6314
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: 215-545-9473

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub
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 - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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