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Philly Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely more a bar than a grill, but the food was good and the service was fair. watch out late night on the weekends turns into a dance floor with a dj right where we were sitting.

Thank William M
Latham, NY
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I live down the road and frequent the place often; mostly for fun, friends and entertainment, but to order something to go is another issue. I can't remember the last time I had an order correct when I opened the bag at home. Last night, my wife's order and mine were in the opposite labeled boxes; fries in both (requested... More 

Thank redstar255
Albany, NY
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Everytime I visit, I fall more in love with the atmosphere and food! The patio is one of my favorites in the Cap Region and they're not even finished with all the renovations! The cheesesteaks are delicious and the varieties you can build yourself are endless. If you're ever in Latham, NY CHECK THIS PLACE OUT!

Thank HaveBeachWillTravel1
Floral Park, New York
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Huge portions and great prices. Best burger I've had in some time!! Place was buzzing as it was happy hour. Service was good. Only issue- ton of fruit flies. Could be due to the construction, but aside from that.. Will be back if in the area again.

Thank Robert C
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife, our son and I went here while on vacation. We sat outside on the deck, which had a great vibe. There were a couple of musicians playing acoustic folk and blues to add to the atmosphere. The Philly cheese steak was generous and pretty good. The crab cake sandwich was OK. I ordered a shrimp and clam linguine... More 

Thank RonJamieson
Portland, Maine
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

Food was OK, beer cold...staff attentive. The place was under construction, so I have to give them a pass on atmosphere...

Thank stephen m
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We went with friends on a Saturday night around 7;30 thinking the music would start around 9:00. We were very wrong, It also was freezing inside so, we used a few menuse to block the vents. The music was so loud that we were screaming at each other. My voice was totally gone b y the time we left at... More 

Thank Stephen H
Troy, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

First off, Iove the way the waitresses all work together, they all take care of you. The service is incredibly quick, even when they are busy. The atmosphere is friendly and nice. Ive read complaints about the bouncers, but thankfully had no problems with them, yes they asked to see my license, but thats their job. One person in our... More 

Thank Jen S
Saugerties, New York
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Solid cheesesteak sand which. Lots of different choices fr toppings, cheeses and sauces. I prefer the teriyaki sauce. Generous portions and good fries. We typically go for lunch and it can be helpful to call in order ahead of time as service tends to be slow.

Thank BrianSaugerties
Albany, New York, Usa
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

We have been to this place several times. You need to be choosy of the food you order if you want something good. None of the food we ordered was ever bad. Some items don't have a lot of flavor. The Cheesesteak Flatbread we ordered this visit was exceptionally good and so was the Rueben Sandwich. My friends and family... More 

Thank Michael F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
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

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