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Philly Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
+1 518-785-9559
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The name has changed to Philly Bar and Lounge They have a new menu and have installed a coal fired pizza oven, a micro-brewery and even built a brand new lounge. We just stopped in for a cheese steak and the rest was a surprise since we last were there. The cheese steak was great as usual and we ordered... More 

Thank John T
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554 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Older section is still a bar for mature singles and the newer section will attract singles who are attracted to having a DJ , dance floor, couches, multiple bars. Owner has put a considerable amount of money has been put into the property. This is NOT a great place to eat ...the food is only average. The property is also... More 

Thank ReddyBro
Clifton Park, NY
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328 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

I know next to nothing about Philly cheese steak sandwiches. I did have one once about 20 years ago while in Philly, but all I remember was that it was a roll with some meat and cheese. Now I’ve heard enough people talk about these sandwiches to realize that the meat is likely thin sliced beef. And I’ve also heard... More 

Thank Roger K
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Bar waitress was great, awesome price on wings, only if I could eat them as I was sitting at bar and observed kitchen staff touch everything with bare hands. Not to mention I had to walk by a staff member, I believe it was door man, smoking marijuana at entrance with his friends!

Thank triggscp
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168 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 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.

1 Thank William M
Latham, NY
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33 reviews
30 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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40 reviews
22 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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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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: +1 518-785-9559

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