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“Great food, Great prices!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Phoenix Tavern

The Phoenix Tavern
Ranked #2 of 172 Restaurants in Johnstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Bar, Pizza, Soups
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Family operated business for forty two years. Consistent high quality food and drink. Homemade soups, pizza, dinner specials and outstanding desserts.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great food, Great prices!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Great variety of homemade food! Wings are AMAZING! Many different homemade wing sauces to choose from. Chicken ball is one of a kind and super yummy! Kid friendly.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great wings, better chicken balls”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

I am not a fan of wings, I don't like them. However, I can eat an entire dozen of the Pheonix's Butter Garlic wings and not bat an eye. Ask for them to be slightly over cooked, makes them more crispy. They are not overly greasy and despite having a ton of garlic, it's not overwhelming. The Chicken Balls are unique and delicious. Essentially a softball sized ball of chicken and stuffing, served over mashed potatoes and slathered in gravy. The stuffing rivals my grandmothers on Thanksgiving and is perfectly seasoned to not overwhelm the chicken. The gravy is smooth and flavorful.

Visited November 2013
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1 Thank AJ K
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Baltimore, Maryland
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Chicken Balls!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

...available at this intimate tavern Monday & Saturday only, combined with small town ambience. Enough said!

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Philip E
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pennsylvania
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“What a Gem ! A great family owned Tavern!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Great little place. Menu is full of bar food classics But this place has lots of homemade specials everyday. Don't miss the homemade desserts. This is the home of the world famous chicken ball don't miss it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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