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Independence Beer Garden


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

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Philadelphia's Schulson Collective, Independence Beer Garden, is an expansive 20,000 square-foot, all-American beer garden overlooking the Liberty Bell and Independence National Historic Park.
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews pretzel bites onion rings fish tacos sandwiches salad liberty bell nice outdoor atmosphere great place to hang with friends bench seating site seeing across the street sit outside historic sites during happy hour cool vibe jenga ipa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, this shady beer garden was a welcome respite after waiting in hot lines. Generous happy hours, though only two draft beers on offer. Pork sliders were delicious, as were the onion rings and pickle slices. Other beers...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is huge and in the middle of all the historical places and museums. It has different sections with different vibes for each. The beer options are good. The food is okay pretty small appetizers and nothing too amazing. The bathroom was totally sketchy,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 210NicoleC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is directly across from the Liberty Bell. Great happy hour! I highly recommend it! They have the best onion rings and the fish tacos were excellent!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice setup here for a night out with friends. The beer and food selection is decent and service was good.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank bluejeanfood
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Agreed with other reviews a good place to stop when stepping it out around the city on a hot summers day. Cold beer good drinks, Cooling fans and the temperature drops just from the foliage the surrounds the bar area. Staff was friendly, We stop...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 27, 2019

Under shade with cooling fans, great place to get away from the heat of the day, serving 12+ draft beers and a choice of lunch snacks, we ate and excellent turkey club sandwich and lamb gyrios, Would recommend and revisit.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank j w
Reviewed June 20, 2019

I love this location, parking is a bit of a pain but if you're in the city to see the Liberty Bell and other local attractions, this is a great spot. Visited for lunch on a Friday and happy hour on a Saturday, much prefer...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Allison H
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

The IBG is a great place to stop for a beer after walking around the Independence Square and seeing lots of museums. I have always sat at the bar and enjoyed one )or two) of the 15 beers on tap. They have food, but I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Vulturecap
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Arrived during happy hour on a Friday, looking to relax here before attending the Chinese Lantern Festival. I was a little worried when we arrived, because there was a line of people waiting to get in. But everyone was screened (ID check and wristband) and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Steve G
Reviewed May 4, 2019

The outdoor area is cool. The beer...meh though they have Yuengling beer so that is good. We went during happy hour - crazy busy, wait staff VERY disorganized - we sat at a table but ended up ordering at the bar. Ordered popcorn with the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TXRen
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May 26, 2018|
Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can find parking there.
October 13, 2017|
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Response from Jo-Ann C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is open air and has food that children would like. Many families go there before or after visiting the liberty bell and other sites close by.
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Michelle A | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any TVs while I was there but we sat outside.
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