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Ms. Tootsie's Restaurant Bar Lounge

€€ - €€€American,
1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
+1 215-985-9001
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Darn, this food is good! One of my dearest friends and her husband was in Philly for a few days. I suggested that we dine at Ms. Tootsie’s. I live in South Jersey so I don’t come here often but it’s a treat when I...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Came across this and looked interesting. After waiting 30 mins from ordering we asked where our food was, the waitress apologised and said it was on the way, however they had run out of chips. What resturant runs out of chips!! 45 mins and still...More

Thank peter7685
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first time eating there. It's located in the heart of Philadelphia but nicely hidden for a nice, cozy romantic dinner for two or even a get together with friends. This place has all the soul food you could want and plenty of...More

Thank dmlett16
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Soul Food at its best. This restaurant was the top of the line for soul food cooking. It remind you of the way your Mon or Grandmother use to cook. The Staff was very well dress and made you feel at home. I had Southern...More

Thank Ervin P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Ms. Tootsie's on a Sunday. The menu is limited to brunch items only and there wasn't much of a selection. I got the chicken and cheese omelette and substituted my home fries for grits. The fruit that came with it included watermelon...More

Thank shaneisha m
Reviewed 7 August 2017

went in on a thursday evening after work...immediately led to a table around a wall from the main dining area which is small....way too hot back there so we decided to sit at the bar....lots of activity behind and around the bar area...lots of servers...More

Thank phillyborn114
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and we had read about Ms. Tootsies and even had gotten a recommendation from a local to go there for soul food. We had a party of 6 and when we got there we were told there would...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My sister and I was on South Street and decided to stop. She ordered Fried Fish, Mac N Cheese and Collards. I had Fried Chicken Wings, Rice & Gravy and Cabbage. Our food came out quickly. It was piping hot and looked amazing. The waitress...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I arrived and was told it would be a 20 min. wait. After 40 min. I returned to see how much longer. My party of 4 was told a few more minutes. After 10 more minutes we were seated in the front dining area with...More

Thank CarlaAquarius
Reviewed 27 March 2017

i was so excited to go to this place but trust this post u will not enjoy your self. My wait was 2 1/2 hours long and i was so mad. Once i got in the place it was small and on top of that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-985-9001
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