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Black Sheep Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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Menu

$10.0
Spicy Fried Calamari
with jalapeños and kalamata olives, served with marinara
$18.0
The Black Sheep Sampler
serves 3 - 5) sambal wings, cheese steak spring rolls, vegetable quesadilla and chicken fingers
$10.0
Spicy Sambal Wings
with gorgonzola dip
$12.0
W/ Shrimp $14.0
Grilled Vegetable Plate
portobello, zuchini, charred red onion. roasted red peppers, eggplant and spinach
About
The Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant, Philadelphia's favorite Irish pub since 1999, is just a few steps from historic Rittenhouse Square.
PRICE RANGE
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, American, Irish
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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All reviews fish and chips bangers and mash salad burger wings dipping sauce rittenhouse area great beer selection service was excellent center city draft chimay beers
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Stopped in late after a long travel day. Small comfortable pub I would frequent often if I lived here. Allowed me to substitute a larger salad for the chips. The fish was light and fresh. The opera signing patron was a bit much but everyone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DAuntDeb
Mike R, Owner at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed the food and service so much! It means a lot that you would visit us regularly if you lived closer. I hope you'll be back soon. Best, James S., Owner

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Visited on 3 occasions during our stay in Philadelphia, 2 evening and 1 lunchtime (for the World Cup) and enjoyed it each time. On both evenings we took advantage of happy hour with cheap drinks and cheap, but tasty, food. The upstairs bar suited us...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

It's wonderful that you enjoyed our place enough to visit three different times during your trip! I'm glad the happy hour drinks, food, and music were so enjoyable. I hope you'll stop by the next time you're in Philadelphia. Don't be a stranger! Until then,...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Good specials on food and drinks. Great wings and hummus apps. Shepherd ‘s pie and fish and chips were awesome. Service was excellent. Low price specials make this a great place for an affordable dinner. Nice dark and woody ambiance. Stopped on in.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

It's wonderful that you stopped in, Stewart! It means a lot that you enjoyed the food -- wings, fish and chips, Shepherd's pie, and all. I'm glad you were able to have a great meal for such value. I hope your excellent service will bring...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I went here woth my husband and a friend and sat at a small high-top table. This place was much smaller than I thought and as far as I could tell was pretty much all high-tops and the bar, which wasn't a huge deal for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Beth S
Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

It's great that you, your husband, and your friend all loved your meal, Beth, especially the chicken sandwich and the bangers and mash. However, I'm sorry if the noise level was distracting during your visit. We do our best to keep the music down so...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Very good selection of beers, beware they only have European draft beers and a good choice like Chimay and Guiness

Date of visit: March 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

I'm glad you're a fan of our beer selection, Pascal. Hope you stop by for another brew and fun times soon. Take care, James S., Owner

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Recently had nice dinner at the Black Sheep. Good selection of beers on tap and in bottles. Great mac n cheese! Very good bangers and mash. The decor is pub. The service is courteous.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

I'm glad you had a great time dining at our restaurant recently, especially enjoying our selection of beers, the mac n' cheese, and the bangers and mash. I hope you return for another delicious meal soon! Take care, James S., Owner

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Right out of the gate - What is in that dipping sauce that they give with the fries? It is ever so good! Yet another solid experience at the Black Sheep. This is a laid back, good time spot. Sure, it is pub grub, but,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks for stopping by. It's great you loved the lamb sliders, the dipping sauce, fries, and our beer selection. Can't wait for you to return for more soon. I appreciate your support of our local pub. See you soon, James S., Owner

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Hung out with some friends here for a few hours. Place has a good atmosphere, and the beer and whiskey selections were solid. Ordered the burger and was impressed - far better than I expected for basic “pub food”.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks for hanging out at our pub, Tom. It's great you had a fun time. I hope you return for another meal soon. Take care, James S., Owner

Reviewed 23 January 2018

The owner was there and very nice guy - the staff is kind and the food is okay. A place where you feel welcome.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thanks, Nwamre. I'm glad you're a fan of our pub. I look forward to your next visit! Until next time, James S., Owner

Reviewed 10 January 2018

There is nothing special about this place. The food is very average, uneventful. The best thing I had was the Chimay triple white... but, hey, I cannot grant too much merit to the place for that. On the top of that, service was poor... to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Mike R, Manager at Black Sheep Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at our pub. We do our best to provide a fantastic experience for all of our guests. Should you ever have a concern about your meal or our service, please let a manager know and...More

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