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Mermaid Inn

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7673 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3523
+1 215-247-9797
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good51%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 25, 2017
“Ratng is Not for the Food-Forget Food Go For Music and Flat Space In Front of the Band”
Jun 6, 2017
“"Cheers" Feeling Type of Place!”
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Bar, Pub, American
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7673 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3523
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Mermaid Inn is an historic Germantown (Philadelphia) fixture filled with great music (blues and jazz) and a fabulous down home atmosphere. The place is small, but welcoming with reasonable drinks and delicious bar food. The owners are also generous and dedicated to helping musicians in...More

Thank SuzanneCloud
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I have not been here in years and I was shopping when a gallery owner suggested I go for the music. We arrived around 7:30, as I mistakenly believed that music started between 7:30 and 8:00. Happy Hour had ended.The food quite simply is terrible,...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Rustic, mahogany bar which often has good local jazz or rock bands. Generally, Sierra Nevada on tap and Allagash White bottles in reserve. Good place at very bottom of Hill across street from CVS.

Thank PhillyBird1
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Limited bar and even more limited food , but for this place,it's all about the music and dancing. Great small pub . Mostly locals but very welcoming. Beware of 8 dollar cover charge, at least on this Friday night.

1  Thank sheilaj919
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Cheap eats, quick and decent food, some of the worlds best music! ALL kinds of music, folk, old timey, blues, ballads, zydeco, singer songwriter!

Thank Ann P
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Historic building with a lively bar and live music. Bar food with ample portions and a congenial atmosphere with folks who like to dance

Thank dr_maxinekaye
Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a local hangout that has been around for as long as I can remember. Great place to listen to music - usually no cover, BTW - and to meet old friends. Three of us ordered the same thing - a trout dish that...More

Thank arthuger
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

And I mean this in a good way. Stopped in for music, had a few beers. Clean, full of character and characters. Locals say don't eat here, only because the bartender had to go into the kitchen to cook your order. Be sure to walk...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Funky great time for music and drinks. Local joint, nice bar scene. Very limited basic menu, good soup. Go for Music and Drinks. Close to Montgomery county. No off street parking but looks like plenty of free on street parking.

Thank DJMAN5
Reviewed June 16, 2013

Very nice selection of beer. Some amazing musicians pop in. The weekends tend to have the best music, but open mic and various artist during the week can also be a lot of fun. You never know what you might see/hear.

1  Thank joanzone
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Response from joanz359 | Reviewed this property |
The best way to find out you is playing is to go the Mermaid Lane Events page or call the bar directly. That is what I would do if I wanted to know the schedule.
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Bar, Pub, American
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  • Address: 7673 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3523
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-9797
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