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Philly Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
+1 518-785-9559
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Albany, NY
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on 4/1, a Saturday with a party of 4 and we had reservations. Even though we were sat right away, and ordered within 15 minutes of being sat. we still ended up waiting almost an hour for our appetizers after ordering them. Good waitress; definitely a kitchen issue. -Pizza is good, not great. I ordered a margarita... More 

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Thank Michelle K
Worcester, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is basically a Sports Bar. Many TV.s overhead, Tight spaces for tables. Near a college, so a young, drinking noisy crowd. Would only go back for the cheese steaks. Anyone who "knows" cheese steaks, knows that the Amarosa rolls and cheese whiz are what makes these so delicious. This place brings both of these items in fresh from Philadelphia... More 

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Thank memlo
New York
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271 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I love a coal-fired pizza. My favorite is Margherita with fresh mozzarella and basil along with sauce that tastes like fresh, sweet tomatoes (pureed) and not bitter, overly seasoned sauce. This pizza was perfect on the day I tried it. We also looked over their menu for future reference and it has some unique aspects, such as mussels or clams... More 

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Thank Lisa W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The name has changed to Philly Bar and Lounge They have a new menu and have installed a coal fired pizza oven, a micro-brewery and even built a brand new lounge. We just stopped in for a cheese steak and the rest was a surprise since we last were there. The cheese steak was great as usual and we ordered... More 

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Thank John T
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575 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Older section is still a bar for mature singles and the newer section will attract singles who are attracted to having a DJ , dance floor, couches, multiple bars. Owner has put a considerable amount of money has been put into the property. This is NOT a great place to eat ...the food is only average. The property is also... More 

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Thank ReddyBro
Clifton Park, NY
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344 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I know next to nothing about Philly cheese steak sandwiches. I did have one once about 20 years ago while in Philly, but all I remember was that it was a roll with some meat and cheese. Now I’ve heard enough people talk about these sandwiches to realize that the meat is likely thin sliced beef. And I’ve also heard... More 

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Thank Roger K
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Bar waitress was great, awesome price on wings, only if I could eat them as I was sitting at bar and observed kitchen staff touch everything with bare hands. Not to mention I had to walk by a staff member, I believe it was door man, smoking marijuana at entrance with his friends!

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Thank triggscp
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181 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's definitely more a bar than a grill, but the food was good and the service was fair. watch out late night on the weekends turns into a dance floor with a dj right where we were sitting.

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Latham, NY
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I live down the road and frequent the place often; mostly for fun, friends and entertainment, but to order something to go is another issue. I can't remember the last time I had an order correct when I opened the bag at home. Last night, my wife's order and mine were in the opposite labeled boxes; fries in both (requested... More 

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Thank redstar255
Albany, NY
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Everytime I visit, I fall more in love with the atmosphere and food! The patio is one of my favorites in the Cap Region and they're not even finished with all the renovations! The cheesesteaks are delicious and the varieties you can build yourself are endless. If you're ever in Latham, NY CHECK THIS PLACE OUT!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3619
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: +1 518-785-9559

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?