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The New Deck Tavern

$$ - $$$
University City
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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3408 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
+1 215-386-4600
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Centreville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a quick lunch at the tavern. Started with cheesesteak egg rolls. They were good. I had a burger , A+. My wife enjoyed the Reuben, I had a bite and it was great. Good service too. Place was very busy for 1p on a Friday.

Thank Mike H
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stop for lunch or dinner or for a bite to eat before a Penn game - basketball, football or even baseball. Excellent bar food and they also have one of the best Bloody Mary cocktails!

Thank casey5508
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solid bar food at solid prices. Great beer selection. Decent bartenders. Good location for a Penn pregame.

Thank JasonY9876
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Great bar food, indeed great burger, slow service, out of our first choice drink. Cold, cold, cold. No more free peanuts?

Thank Christopher B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

I hadn't been to the New Deck for several years but recently returned while staying at The Inn at Penn. The Deck atmosphere is STILL friendly, the food is terrific, and the service great! Try it out when in the vicinity of Penn's campus. You won't regret it!

Thank FillyFan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I was in town for 6 days I ate here 4 nights. The food was great service was great as well. Just no Mexican Beer go figure at an Irish bar.

Thank Mike L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

It was a suddenly planned visit there. I had Mediterranean Salmon with mashed potatoes and spinach. Food prices are quite good compared to other restaurant in the city. Good for hang out and have drinks.

Thank Natureholic
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is a great pub to hangout have drinks, good food, and fun times. Everything on the menu is good. This place is good for private parties and casual business meetings. It gets crowded for happy hour. The beer selection is awesome. Cheers!

Thank mdbs24
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Being on the hunt for the "best" Philadelphia cheesesteak while in Philly for a couple of days and I found a really good one here. In fact the #1 rated cheesesteak on Trip Advisor is Jim's and we were very disappointed in Jim's in comparison. The real surprise at New Deck Tavern is an energetic and talented young waiter who... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

A very nice place good food close to chop authentic Irish type pub and food. The building is really old but well maintained

Thank Jennifer C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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 - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3408 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighborhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-386-4600

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