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Black Sheep Pub

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City Center West
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6314
+1 215-545-9473
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11:00 - 02:00
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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped by with a friend for a couple of drinks. The locals were friendly and welcoming. The bartender was great. Nice old period pub. Reminded me of a typical corner taproom!

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Thank RBMSR
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in for a drink! Glad you enjoyed our authentic pub vibe, and it's great to know that you felt welcome. Hope we'll see you again sometime! Cheers, James S., Owner More 

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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This a classic pub, with all ingredients : good choice of beer, nice interior, and good sevice. All ages, many tv sets, not too loud. A perfect place to relax and have some food. Here is the picture of the bar and a ceasar salad, being a side dish. For the side dish, it is sizable to say the least.... More 

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Thank M W U
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Thanks so much for grabbing a pint and a bite with us! Glad we were able to provide that classic pub feel, and it's wonderful to know that your food was on point. Hope we'll see you again sometime soon! Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Wow what amazing place to go and hangout with friends. It's small place but that was good thing. Even though The chicken wings was very tasty, they brought to me with hot sauce so I couldn't finish it. Overall I will go back again and again to this good spot.

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Thank Khaled_Alfaifi
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

I appreciate the glowing review, Khaled_Alfaifi! It means a lot to hear that you're excited to come back again, and we'll be sure to dial back the heat a bit on those wings for you next time if you'd like! See you soon. -James S., Owner More 

Horsham
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went here for happy hour with coworkers. This is a nice hidden two floor pub. We had lots of fun and the happy hour prices are great. Staff was very friendly and our drinks came out quickly! I would love to try the food here next time!

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Thank Tabitha A
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by for a happy hour, Tabitha, and I'm glad you guys had a great time! We're pretty proud of our food menu -- definitely worth coming back for! Hope to see you soon. Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Wisconsin
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a Friday while I was downtown. I'd heard of this place as it's where the local Manchester United supporters club meets and it didn't disappoint. The bartender was friendly and chatty, which is always a good thing for somebody traveling alone. I had the Chicken and Chorizo Quesadilla which was delicious. I know many think... More 

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Thank RangeRooney
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Happy to hear our team took such great care of you, and thanks for stopping in! Glad you enjoyed the quesadilla. You should definitely come back for a game sometime -- it's a great crowd, and we have a blast! Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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283 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

From classic English/Irish breakfasts on the weekends, good beers and European football (US: Soccer) matches, Black Sheep has you covered. I've ate and drank at the Black Sheep for years as my travels have brought me thru Philadelphia and I don't think I've had a bad experience. Good location, NFL games during football season, small setup (can get noisy) but... More 

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Thank Joe S
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Always great to have you in, Joe! Glad the food has always been on point. I agree the place can get a little crazy for both styles of football, but I'm happy you've always had a great time with us. Look forward to seeing you again next time you're in town! Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Sewell, New Jersey
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Stopped here after a meeting and had a couple drinks and some food. The person who greeted me at the door was very nice and accommodating. Food was good, beer was cold, service was good. I'd stop here again, seems like a spot with regulars.

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Thank JayCes
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

We do have a lot of regulars, and I hope you felt like one, too! Thanks for finding us and giving us a shot, and I'm glad you found the food, beer, and service all up to par. Looking forward to having you in again! Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Haddon Heights, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great for Manchester United games! Heard that the local support group for ManU gathered here for the games so we decided we'd check it out. First, it was awesome that they opened up early for the game! I mean who doesn't love brunch and a beer. As we walked in we easily grabbed a table with a great view of... More 

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Thank Adam M
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Thanks, Adam! As I mentioned before, I'm really glad you had such a good time with us. Come back for brunch and a game anytime. All the best, James S., Owner More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to stop in for a drink while walking around Center city. Had to be one of the nicest pubs I've been to. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Food was amazing and it was fairly priced. It wasn't too crowded and it was a very cozy setting. I would recommend anyone to stop in.

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Thank Chelsea H
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by, Chelsea! Friendly and cozy is exactly what a pub should be. Glad you enjoyed the food and had a great time. Come see us again if you're in the area! Cheers, James S., Owner More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a local pub - people seems to know each other. It has a warm feeling, service is great and it started filling up at 5 pm.

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Thank stevencherrymd
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this review

Glad to hear you got great service and enjoyed yourself. We do have a lot of regulars here, but it's really important to me that anyone who walks through our door feels like one from the start. That said, it means a lot to hear you say you got a warm feeling when you were here. Hope you'll stop by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
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 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6314
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-9473
Description
The Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant, Philadelphia's favorite Irish pub since 1999, is just a few steps from historic Rittenhouse Square.

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