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Rotten Ralph's

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City Center East
American, Bar, Pub
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201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2808
+1 215-925-2440
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Franklin, Tennessee
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trips to Ralphs You can have drinks and food all day and very late into the night. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We tried the sampler appetizer and it was Great. There hamburger's looked and smelled extremely good.

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Thank Bill M
Vancouver, Washington
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123 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a very good meal here. Wait staff was super - helping us with ordering the local perogies which we wanted to try. They were just what we wanted for a lighter fare dining. Others had the ravioli and sausage meatballs which were also good. Wine list is limited but adequate.

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Thank Judith V
Erie, PA
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112 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My first visit was not what I would have liked at Rotten Ralph's. I wanted a beer after a long walk looking at historical sites in old Philadelphia. It was a lovely evening so we sat outside. Nice sidewalk tables were a plus in busy area. I ordered lobster bisque soup and a Philly cheesesteak sandwich. The soup was very... More 

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Thank finsterErie_PA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for happy hour. Drinks were not that cheap even for happy hour. The 1/2 priced apps are terrible. Nice area outside to sit, but don't make this your main stop.

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Thank Jmooda
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Neat place in old town Philly. Good draught beer selection. Interesting menu selections and friendly service.

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Thank Ed R
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first trip to Philly... I'll be back! Rotten Ralph's is in a supper location. You can eat out side (my choice) upstairs or at the bar. Decent beer selection and excellent and affordable food.

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Thank Cut4Cut4
Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

While we were visiting Philadelphia, we stopped here for dinner. The wait staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was average and the prices werent bad either.

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Thank Connie G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went here with my wife and two friends for a late dinner. Friends said this was good, basic pub food with good cheese steaks. It was late, about 10:30pm, and we just wanted a cool place (as in somewhere with air conditioning)to eat and have a drink. The main dining area is on the second floor. Our server was prompt... More 

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Thank dfgdave
Madison, Wisconsin
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195 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Took a walk from my meeting and thought I would try this being it was one of the first restaurants I saw. Ordered a cheese steak sandwich which was OK. Didn't eat all of it though because it became a little overwhelming. Glad I had a beer to wash it down.

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Thank Enjoy2travel
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I recently stopped in here while in town for a conference. I had been in here before and left completely dissatisfied but decided to give it another try. The previous time i left when the bartender shut off a song I had played on their Touch Tunes system. She said it was inappropriate. Well, then don't put it in your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 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 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2808
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-2440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?