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JJ Bootleggers Moonshine Bar and Restaurant

35 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3036
+1 215-923-3300
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“wings” (9 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (7 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
$$ - $$$
35 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3036
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Loud, rowdy, and packed to the rafters! Jump off place to get your drink on and a meal before you go attack the nightlife. Great wait staff who always asked if you needed your drink refreshed or your meal satisfaction. Get there early for good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maildudeusa
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Don't go on Karaoke night unless you are prepared for ownership to dictate what you sing. I have been singing at Karaoke bars for 27 years and I never had any of them tell me I could not sing certain music. Find another place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Pretty empty for a Friday night we though but it was early. Had cocktails and their wings which were very good but happy hour gets you only 5.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank duffer47
Reviewed October 2, 2018

They had a wide variety of flavors of moonshine, which was delicious! The food and service were excellent. I had a philly steak sandwich and my husband had wings and both meals were delicious. Would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank time4travel1957
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Cool place - just had some drinks there initially but no other patrons which is confusing. It looks cool but it wasn't filled up even for dinner. Drinks were good though!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank asakawill
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant looked amazing, great menu, walked in and no staff to be seen. My brother and I waited a good 5 mins and even asked 2 people who were drinking a beer where the staff were. They had no idea and were waiting for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ukmattyc
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited around 5.20pm walked in was a couple of customers at the bar we waited for a server never came we waited around 5 mins still nothing not one staff in the restaurant asked the other customers at the bar and they said not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nathans1234
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We bar hopped in Philadelphia and this was by far the most lively with a good atmosphere and great music.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SnatcherBF
Reviewed August 5, 2018

A group of six of us went after a Grim Philly Twilight Tour (highly recommended). The guide provided a free moonshine that was part of the tour. We ended up having dinner here afterward. The food was good, although it came out a little sporadically....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RDOff2go
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Ordered food for delivery to our hotel room and MY GOD!!! It was incredible. The wings are hands down the best wings I have ever had! Crispy yet still had a sauce on it that was so good I could have drank it! Yummy!! We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ericka S
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February 26, 2016|
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Response from 137rick | Reviewed this property |
For me the prices seemed average $12-$25, but the Philly cheese steak was a bit more reasonable, as I recall and was fantastic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3036
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-3300
  • E-mail
Restaurant and Bar in Old City Philadelphia serving up smoked ribs, handmade cheesesteak egg rolls, fresh salads, monster burgers and some of the Best Moonshine Cocktails this side of the Mississippi
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