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“Great mussels!”
Review of Royal Tavern

Royal Tavern
Ranked #500 of 4,351 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
Philadelphia, PA
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great mussels!”
Reviewed June 9, 2012

Came here for the mussels and was not disappointed, Great vibe, good neighborhood spot. Kind of hipster, but not overwhelmingly so.

  • Visited June 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best Bar Food Around”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

I love the Royal Tavern for brunch, lunch, and dinner. They have one of the best burgers in the city and always have good beers on tap!

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Amy R
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The "Royal" looks like nothing from the outside but has great food (veg, too) and a great vibe!”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

The Royal tavern (937 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147, (215) 389-6694) is a great find. It has a terrific menu and wonderful daily dishes. The soups are particularly good. It also has a huge vegetarian selection. This neighborhood tavern is located in the Queen Village/Bella Vista section near Philly's Italian Market. It is a cool, old-time bar; nothing faux about it! It is the real deal, plus, it won't wreak havoc with your budget!

  • Visited March 2012
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Wilmington, DE
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94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Average pub”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Shared a couple of drinks with a colleague. Nice atmosphere. Good service

Visited January 2012
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Thank tayawhat
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Holland, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hipster”
Reviewed January 4, 2012

Great authentic food, traditional food with a twist. Great environment.

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Thank Jenna D
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