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Finn McCool's Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$9.0
Philly Cheesesteak Spring Rolls
Flat Iron Sirloin, Caramelized Onions, American Cheese, Sriracha Aioli
$10.0
Nachos
House Made Corn Chips, Yuengling Cheese Sauce,Re-Fried Black Beans, Lime Sour Cream, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo
$7.5
Mac & Cheese
Mornay, Scallions, Herbed Bread Crumbs
$12.0
Wings
Crispy Fried Wings, Finn's Signature Hot Sauce, Celery, Bleu Cheese Dressing
$12.0
Coriander Tuna
Red Pepper & Coriander Risotto, Crispy Shallots, Soy Reduction
$11.0
Pulled Pork Sliders
Pepsi BBQ Sauce,Red Onions, Coleslaw
$12.0
Poutine
Hand Cut Fries, Mozzarella Curd, Guinness Gravy
$12.0
Mussels
Fennel & Vermouth Bouillabaisse, Pancetta, Crostini
$11.5
Fried Calamari
Old Bay Breading, Pickled Jalapeno Charred Lemon, Sweet Pepper Aioli
$14.0
Big McCool's Sampler
Chicken Tenders,Buffalo Wings Jalapeno Poppers, Onion Rings
SANDWICHES
All Sandwiches & Burgers Served with House Cut Fries & Pickles
$11.0
Cheesesteak
Provolone Cheese, Caramelized Onions Hoagie Roll
$10.5
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Breaded Chicken, Bleu Cheese, Tomato, Red Onion
$10.0
Turkey B.L.T.
Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon, Mayo Multi-Grain Bread
$11.0
Pesto Chicken
Grilled Chicken, Pesto Mayo, Provolone Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, Brioche Bun
$11.0
Grilled Reuben
Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Russian Dressing, Marbled Rye
$10.0
French Dip
Slow Cooked Top Round, Provolone Au Jus, Hoagie Roll
SALADS & SOUPS
Add Chicken $3, Add Steak $10, Add Tuna $8
$9.0
Grilled Caesar Salad
Grilled Romaine Heart, Paprika Croutons, Cucumber, Parmesan, Caesar Dressing
$9.0
Mediterranean Salad
Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, Feta, Pita, Kalamata Olive Dressing
$10.0
Poached Pear Salad
White Wine Poached Pear, Arugula Bleu Cheese, Shallot Confit Dressing
$10.0
Farmhouse Salad
Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Capers, Goat Cheese, Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette
$6.0
French Onion Soup
Paprika Croutons, Provolone
$6.0
Seasonal Soup
1/2 LB. BURGERS
Cheeses: American, Swiss, Provolone, Goat, Smoked Gouda, Bleu, Cheddar, Mozzarella. All burgers served with house cut fries
$11.5
The Big McCool
Beef, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion
$12.5
Dubliner
House Made Pork Sausage, Guinness Gravy Crimini Mushrooms, Gouda
$10.5
Stacked Veggie
Red Wine Marinated Tomatoes, Lettuce Balsamic Grilled Portabella, Red Onion
$10.0
Plain Jane
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion
Market Price
Burger of the Day
check with your server
ENTREES
$14.0
Fish & Chips
IPA Beer Battered Tilapia, Sriracha Tartar Sauce, Preserved Lemons, Fries
$14.0
Bangers & Mash
Chicken & Apple Sausage, Red Wine Demi, Crispy Shallots, Garlic Mash
$15.0
Shepard's Pie
Beef, English Peas, Carrots, Onions Garlic Mash, Potato Chip Crust
$16.0
Chicken Succotash
Grilled Chicken Breast, Warm Corn Succotash, Sweet Potato Puree
$16.0
Beef Bourguignon
Seared Beef, Bacon, Red Onion, Carrot Sweet Potato, Red Wine Reduction
$17.0
Bone-In Pork Chop
Basil Gremolata, Glazed Carrots Natural Jus
Market Price
Market Steak
Market Price
Market Fish
About
Finn McCool's Ale House is conveniently located on the corner of 12th & Sansom Streets in the heart of Philadelphia's Midtown Village. We are just blocks away from all major hotels and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. We have 17 draft beers featuring Irish standards and local craft brews. If you want to watch your favorite team play, we have 5 flat screen televisions throughout the bar for your viewing pleasure. While you visit our Ale House, ask to see our menu. We offer tasty appetizers like our Finn's Philly Rolls, burgers and sandwiches, and all your favorite traditional Irish dishes. The Shepherd's Pie is a house specialty. Our weekly evening events, Quizzo and Karaoke, will bring fun
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Great location with a most friendly staff. Afternoon stop while in town. Bartender was so friendly and recommended some great food. A must visit on your trip to Philly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Went there for a couple beers and a quick bite while in Philadelphia for business. Very comfortable atmosphere, we sat at the bar very friendly staff. They offer a good variety of tap beers at a reasonable price. While in philly you have to order...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank samlR9560TO
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Nice bar in a nice location.plenty of drink choices including magners.staff were friendly.i would recomemd a stop here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank david1892
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Felt welcome the minute we walked through the door, lovely staff and great food, I will even go as far to say that their Phillie Steak was better than Geno's, great atmosphere and nice people.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Julie J
Reviewed 17 June 2018

A smallish tavern with great décor that looks the part of an old neighborhood tavern in downtown Philly. The food choices are somewhat limited, but very good. They have a great beer and ale selection and a friendly wait staff. Give this a try.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rod K
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve haven’t been to Finn’s in quite some time, and my girl wanted good old fashioned bar food. So we jumped in a cab and went to Finn’s. It was about 7:00 and and the car show is in town, but they weren’t swamped just...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jamie O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Might seem like your average bar, but we frequented this place while in town for 3 days. Happy hour Apps were solid. $4 drafts during Happy Hour as well. Went back late nite and it was very chill. I'll hunt this place out when in...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank SingingOTune
Reviewed 26 March 2017

After watching a play in the city Friday night we headed to Finn McCool's. My husband wanted to watch March Madness. It was a great crowd. The servers are excellent. The bartender was GREAT!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank jmonson
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this place. The staff is great. The philly cheesestake sing rolls were fantastic. We enjoyed the Shepard ' pie, ruben, french dip and fish and chips too

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank columbiatraveler
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Hopping with people on a Friday night! Great service at the bar for food and drink. Friendly folks who aim to please and keep a constant check on you without being intrusive. No better place than this Irish pub to knock down a couple of...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank pearl H
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