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Standard Tap

Not Rated.
Standard TapStandard Tap

Taps: 23 / Bottles: 25
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

97 Ratings
Ratings: 97
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.4%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

901 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19123-2301
United States
phone: (215) 238-0630

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @standardtap

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Reviews by TheFightfan1:
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.36/5  rDev -19%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$

Well we walked down the block to Standard Tap after waiting a while at North Bowl. After hearing so many good thing's about this place I was excited.

When we walked in we just said damn this is a tight fit with more than a couple people in our party it was tight. My first intial thought was this is it? A very dark bar and what seemed to be kind of dirty. The waiters seemed to be a little overworked and agitated. Not very friendly. So we decided to walk upstairs. It was a little better. More room and a friendlier atmosphere. Must of us ended up getting the kilty pleasure which seemed to be free flowing.As for the tap selection I wasn't that impressed all PA beers and nothing else on the board.I love PA beers but I need a bit of a variety. All and all a decent placce but nothing worth going out of the way for a somewhat of a letdown.

02-27-2010 17:09:11 | More by TheFightfan1
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.56/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$

I feel like Standard Tap is one of the few “top beer bars” in Philly I had not yet visited. So there I rode, a couple of fast miles from my jawn in South Philly.

The Standard is a cool, spacious bar, with lots of room to roam. Quiet on a Wednesday evening. The bartender, as usual in Philly, was aloof and distant, with that I-saw-you-but-I’m-going-to-ignore-you-for-a-while look. Good music, though, Radiohead style.

The food menu is pretty large but pricey, with nothing under ten bucks except for fries. The taps are largely local/regional (PA): Troegs Scratch 145, SlyFox, Bullfrog, Weyerbacher, Yards, Dogfish, Flying Fish… all low-ABV as well. Not bad, but not exciting (except for the amazing Troegs Scratch)

Dollar off Happy Hour is all I got as a special. Nice stop, but I wouldn’t rush to try it again. There are a lot of beer bars where the tap list and service are better.

08-01-2014 01:50:42 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

07-31-2014 02:25:33 | More by mvanaskie13
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-16-2014 01:42:17 | More by BeerForMuscle
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-15-2014 19:09:44 | More by brandoman63
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cdaguanno

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-18-2014 10:25:47 | More by cdaguanno
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-07-2014 21:21:51 | More by Gatordaddy
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soulcougher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-04-2014 02:48:21 | More by soulcougher
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-22-2014 02:48:57 | More by Durandal_777
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-26-2014 15:22:38 | More by InspectorBob
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Standard Tap in Philadelphia, PA
92 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.