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“mediocre”
Review of The Happy Rooster

The Happy Rooster
Ranked #977 of 4,429 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: City Center West
Description: Conveniently located within walking distance of Rittenhouse Square, The Happy Rooster is a Philadelphia icon that has been serving delicious food for over four decades. With the exception of a whimsical rooster-themed stained glass window, the exterior of this corner bar is unassuming. Once inside however, quiet music and low lights create a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy drinks or a fabulous meal. Perched throughout in every size and medium, roosters definitely rule this roost!
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We just went for drinks - it was O.K. - service was pretty slow (and drinks were pretty expensive) so we went elsewhere.

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Deborah J, Owner at The Happy Rooster, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

I'm glad that you stopped in and visited us, but very disappointed to hear that you found our service sub-par! Since you've written this review, we've worked hard to make a ton of improvements. We hope you'll give us another chance and let us know how we're doing!

All the best,
Happy Rooster Management

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Reviewed August 10, 2012

We stopped here for a drink after doing some sightseeing. The bartender was fun, the drinks were good. We ended up staying quite a while. Highly recommend!

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Thank Nivelo199
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Deborah J, Owner at The Happy Rooster, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

It's so great to hear that you had a good time with us! Great drinks, friendly staff, great times — that's what we're all about, so it's great to hear that we're doing a good job! Thank you for your compliments here on TripAdvisor and I hope you come visit us again soon!

Cheers,
The Happy Rooster Management

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Reviewed July 26, 2012

In Philadelphia for business, stopped in for a quick drink at this very cool bar with rooster designs, lamps, decor everywhere. Loved the atmosphere, food looked good (from a distance) and I plan to return to try out the food soon.

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Thank Tess K
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Deborah J, Owner at The Happy Rooster, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

We're so happy to hear that you had a chance to stop in with us while you were in Philly, Tess! We work hard to run one of the best bar/restaurants in Center City, so your compliments here on TripAdvisor mean so much to us! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and we hope to see you for a Lobster Roll on your next trip to Philly!

Cheers,
The Happy Rooster Management

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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Quite a place this.Old building, a traditional bar area with some interesting clients. Short but inviting menu, I had steak, my husband had slow cooked pork. Both delicious. Good selection of beer. We had a very nice time.

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Thank KokoLB
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

Just had a few drinks here. Cocktails to expensive for a low key pub. $11.

Thank scouseinthehouse
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