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Bob and Barbara's


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Reviewed February 18, 2019

I was on a solo trip from england and went to this bar on a Wednesday Night. Cheap drinks and a good atmosphere. I went back the next night for the drag night which was good. They publish a list of the events going on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank abc777
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Fun 80s-90s music to dance to But definitely not the drag queen night one expected. We had fun dancing but my friends and I can do that anywhere. Drinks were crazy strong so they tasted horrible but made the price acceptable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shsails
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Found this place our second night and it was packed! It was a Saturday night and they had live music! Can't go wrong with PBR for $2.50 or PBR and a shot for $4. Also have cider (not on tap) and they free pour their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Go on a Thursday night, about 10 PM. That's when they do their drag show. Its a real hoot! Bartenders and patrons are super friendly. Kitschy beer posters, adverts allover the walls. Cheap beer, cute girls. What else do you need?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Charles D
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Let me tell you that i am a connoisseur of dive bars !! In my opinion I think this the best dive in PHL....Believe me , there are plenty of other great dive bars but this is my favorite...They do a city wide here where...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mgrossner
Reviewed June 6, 2018

An institution of South Street and Philadelphia, the bar dates back decades. It's dirty cheap, and offers nothing fancy. The 70s paneling walls and ugly as sin bar are endearing at the worst of time. The bartenders are rough people, and they don't play games....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank UriusT
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Philly specials,(PBR&Jim Beam), great rock and roll music, dark as the inside of a closet and the friendliest bartender in town. This is a landmark institution. Great live music on different nights. Great memorabilia all over the place. A must stop on the dive bar...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stewartc787
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I dare you to count all of the Pabst Blue Ribbon ephemera in this place. Some pieces are many decades old. And those are the classiest decorations in there! They invented the City Special: a shot (Jim Beam) and a beer (PBR, of course) for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Scott_A_Drake
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

You can go to Philly for the Liberty Bell and Cheesesteaks, but stay for the dive bars. And this place will not disappoint you. The only promise that can be made to you is you will leave drunk!

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank scottcharlesjohnson
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We stopped in Bob & Barbara's on a Saturday night at 9:30 pm just in time to catch the jazz trio and they were excellent! They did a set of songs with vocals as well, mostly Marvin Gaye and Soul stylings. We had heard about...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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