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Benny The Bum's

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9991 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115-1558
+1 215-673-3000
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
9991 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115-1558
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Food and service were average at best. I was really not impressed with the chicken parm sandwich I ordered, but the fries were good. The table was dirty and so were the menus, so that was a bit of a turn off right away.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Recently moved to the area and had a couple people recommend this place. We did not particularly enjoy it when we went for dinner early on a Sunday evening. It wasn't very busy and three bartenders were working but took a while to get drinks...More

Thank Caitlyn H
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Great service good food the crab soup is to die for and I also had the muscles with which worth it they were huge and the price is reasonable also had a couple drinks. Very clean please nice atmosphere

Thank 267fredrickr
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Got to have crab legs and crab cake for lunch. they were just great and i would definitely recommend it

Thank Jaiz4C
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Waited about 20 minutes for our food and the food wasn't that great. Our friends ordered burgers which were apparently very good. So I guess if you're going to eat here stay away from the seafood (Hungry Harry) to be exact. Order yourself a burger...More

Thank Mindy B
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

By far the best cream of crab soup in all the land. That alone is worth the visit. Food is consistently good .

Thank William Jr C
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

We went here during a dance convention because we were invited as a recommendation. The waiter forgot some of us for our drinks and said he asked if anyone else needed drinks and nobody responded. Some of the food was really good (my steakhouse burger)...More

Thank James S
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

I give this place three stars because they have blue claws in a time when seemingly no other places have them. If you are a crab person, this place doesn't quite cut it. But, they do have them and beggars can't be choosers! The crabs...More

Thank mrsiss
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Benny the Bums is a good, solid choice for lunch or dinner. The food is fresh, and the service good. If you dine there, you MUST try the Cream of Crab soup.. it is extraordinary. Another true gem is the Bum Salad. Usually, salads containing...More

Thank MikeSap
Reviewed November 7, 2016

First, I purchased a Groupon for Benny's, which I believe was a pretty good deal. Then ventured about 20 minutes away for my first visit to the Bustleton Ave location. It was during an Eagles game, so I definitely was diggin the atmosphere. My wife...More

Thank Gary H
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December 18, 2015|
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No pool tables at Benny's The Bum's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 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
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9991 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115-1558
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-673-3000
Benny the Bum's Seafood Restaurant & Lounge has been the spot for family, friends, & good times for the past 16 years. We offer a great selection of fresh fish, our famous homemade soups, & amazing appetizers. Our goal at Benny the Bum's Seafood Restaurant & Lounge has been to make the experience more than just a place to eat, but more of a gathering place for family & friends to enjoy a fabulous meal & entertainment. So from our family to yours we extend the invitation to join us for lunch, dinner or a simple signature cocktail to create more memories. ,br>The Levy's
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