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Founding Fathers

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1612 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1542
+1 267-519-0253
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“gastro pub” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
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$$ - $$$
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1612 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1542
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Reviewed today via mobile

I went on this tour on a Thursday afternoon around 200 with my mom, 68 y/o father and 14y/o son. We did this tour after earlier in the day taking the Italian Market tour. Adam was our tour guide. Our group had approx 10 people...More

Thank Kellie o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My tour guide was Rob. We started from nearby Betsy Ross house. Rob stoped in front of it and started with history information. As I am history junky, I visited Betsy Ross house day before. And Rob proof his knoweledge not with fairtail story, but...More

Thank Karlo Š
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon for a quick bite Amazing burger - wild cheddar, bacon, fried onion rings and fried egg LOTS of beers on tap - had a great dry cider Server Bianca was lovely!

3  Thank Rugby08
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We watched Game 7 of the 2018 NBA Semifinals and it was awesome. Their wings were phenomenal, the Turkey BLT was the best thing I ate in Philly and my boyfriend loved the FF Burger. Definitely a great place for a game and some beers!

1  Thank erinfischer23
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Went here for drinks and dinner on a Saturday night - great selection of beers & the bar was decently sized. Lots of tvs throughout. Food was very good and reasonably priced, founding fathers burger was excellent ! Would definitely visit again.

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed December 18, 2017

I was so happy to discover this place. Loads of big screen TVs showing a range of sports. A great selection of local brews and the bar staff were happy to recommend different types. I ordered some coconut shrimp as a snack and it was...More

Thank DoubleJ_T
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This concept is not surprising given where the business is located. We watched an NFL game there. Food menu is somewhere between sportsbar and gastropub. I had a decent burger and sampled some of the Cheesesteak eggrolls, which surprisingly, worked. Overall, I can recommend that...More

1  Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

I went there to watch the 4th game between Warriors and Jazz in NBA Playoffs. It was amazing. I really loved it. The drink was great the service was fabulous. BUT the most amazing thing was the FRIES. since I'm a big fan of Fries....More

Thank Khal S
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Founding Fathers Sports Bar (FF) often has a hearty crowd as I passed to & fro' on errands, on my way to work or to the original South Street romp several blocks east of Broad Street. On this particular evening, the venue was calm &...More

Thank bblack1979
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We were a group of 5 who arrived in the early evening. It had snowed that morning/afternoon and it seemed that everyone who had stayed indoors earlier had decided to venture out at the same time. Thus, we had to wait a bit to be...More

Thank rrh86
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    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1542
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 267-519-0253
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