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Mac's Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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226 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2815
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped in to quench our thirst and get out of the sun for a bit. They have a menu that looked good but we unfortunately had already eaten. The staff is very friendly and shared local "do's and don'ts" to help us get acquainted with the city. We will definitely go back for lunch next visit!

Thank Lori F
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch at this tavern. Our waitress was nice but a little disinterested in us. The food was good. We had two specialty salads, a pulled pork sandwich and shrimp appetizer, two beers, a coke and a Bloody Mary. The special was $2 off an appetizer and I believe the Bloody Mary was also $5 special. Our meal was... More 

Thank Mickey0672
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst service ever!...I asked for a beer and the bartender forgot about me...I asked for a second beer and was ignored...a second employee came around and I asked for water...still waiting for it...I asked for the check and the bartender told me to just give him $5.00...obviously they are stealing from the owner of this place...

Thank wab522
Croton On Hudson
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kinda says it all. The wait to order was very long. The waitress was stressed out and handling all the tables; the bartender didn't help (second drink came when we had finished eating, instead of mid meal); food came to table cold and when asked to have it warmed up we got a snarky "Not my fault!!!" (No one said... More 

Thank Mary F
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in here when our first choice was very busy. There was only one person out front being hostess, bar tender and waitress. She was very pleasant and worked her tushy off trying to please everyone but in the end service was so slow because she was covering too many things. The food was okay, nothing spectacular.

Thank powr2b
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My son, being a fan of Always Sunny, wanted to eat here. I called to verify their hours and got a very noncommittal answer. We found our way, and the place does not look like much of anything. We ordered dinner....and OMG. Everything that we got was delicious! Even the fries were amazing. This place undersells itself, but it is... More 

Thank Steelangel
Long Island, New York
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped in while visiting colleges. Great local beer selection and nice food options (cheese steak rolls a good appetizer). Hit the spot on a blast furnace hot day in Philly. Convenient to Penn's Landing. We came in at a down time so could not add much as far as the fun factor but would definitely return.

Thank Andrew K
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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92 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a midday lunch. Service was great and good was good. Price was mid range and fair for a family of four. We only ha appetizers, so cannot speak to the main menu.

Thank chaya s
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

While in Philly on business this week four of us decided to leave the hotel and find something different for dinner. We wandered about in the wrong direction more than once before asking a few questions, getting turned back around and end up at this fun little place. A real "surfs up" looking guy with a red ball cap turned... More 

Thank BeeBee623
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157 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Well, when you wander this area there are many eateries whose hype may not live up to your expectation, never heard of Mac's, so we wandered in. The bartender as it turned out was also our server, not a problem. He was friendly, and attentive in just the right way, we needed to savor our meal as we were headed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-324-5507

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