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Khyber Pass Pub

Not Rated.
Khyber Pass PubKhyber Pass Pub
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

60 Ratings
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Taps: 22
Bottles: 71
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

56 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106-2810
United States
phone: (215) 238-5888

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @khyberpasspub

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(Place added by: NeroFiddled)
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Reviews by rfgetz:
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4.22/5  rDev +2.7%

Atmosphere retains a slight amount of the grittiness of its past. Dimly lit, well aged dark hand crafted wood bar is the centerpiece of the room with a mish-mash of beer logo adorned signs and flags on the beat up walls. Beers available on draught hang above the bar on individual pieces of slate with the name written in white chalk. Dinning room ajacent to the main bar in a sparsely decotrated, again dark room.

Nice selection of 25+ drafts, solid mix of local and domestic craft and Belgian beers, could use some solid non-Belgian imports thrown in. Bottle list is available, with a focus on Belgians and domestic craft. Nice list of events, with something fun going on on almost a twice a month basis.

Food menu is outstanding. Southern fare with a good mix of cajun, creole and BBQ. The Po Boys and Muffaletta were some of the best outside of New Orleans, the BBQ was fantastically juicy and flavorful without being overly charred or smoked. Fantastic rotation of specials for sandwiches and sides.

Fantastic reinvention of a bar which maintains character but expands on the beer and takes it to a whole new level with the food.

rfgetz, Sep 26, 2011
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Lorianneb, Jul 05, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -8.5%

From the outside, Khyber Pass looks like an anonymous Old City dive bar, where tattoed grifters can hoist a few Yuenglings while waiting for the detox clinic to open.
Well, true; however, walk inside, into the narrow and dimly lit bar area, and cast your eyes upon a row of twenty-two tap handles that offer a thirsty patron a well-chosen selection of quality craft beers like Deschutes, Cigar City, Founders' and Goose Island - too name a few (along with a decent selection of Belgian beauties).

Add to this mix: correct glassware, efficient and knowledgable servers who keep your water glass filled along with a food menu heavy on meaty grub (In my case, a massive muffaleta sandwich) and you are in for a very great time at one of Philadelphia's classics.

If you are in the midst of a crawl, Eulogy is a few steps away. Enjoy.

jjboesen, Jun 25, 2014
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Staff made the difference. Plus a fried green tomato blt that was truly exceptional. Loved it. Nice range of options for beer - I tend to be picky but found plenty of options, including a pricey Norwegian snifter that was twice as expensive as all other beers - but surprisingly worth it for the experience. Funky area of Philly. One of few I found recommended here on Advocate.com worth a repeat visit.

KXS, Apr 06, 2014
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Khyber Pass Pub in Philadelphia, PA
92 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.