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Kraftwork

Not Rated.
KraftworkKraftwork
BA SCORE
95
world-class

25 Reviews
Reviews: 25
Visits: 46
Avg: 4.38
pDev: n/a
Taps: 25
Bottles: 10
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

541 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19125-3341
United States
phone: (215) 739-1700 | map
kraftworkbar.com

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Place added by: eldondre on 05-09-2010

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Reviews: 25 | Visits: 46
Reviews by RobertColianni:
Photo of RobertColianni
4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

God I hate writing reviews...
I stopped at Kraftwork on Monday when "BeerAdvocate Preemptively 'did' Philly." The taproom was absolutely excellent. The interior was gorgeous. Polished cuts of wood were used to make barstools and tables around the outer walls. Nothing looked cheap, boring, or inattentive. Windows allowed for outside light to shine in, keeping the mood vibrant and clean instead of dark and dead like some places. The best attraction was the view of Girard Avenue.
That said, the food was outstanding and priced well. Serving sizes were perfect. The taps were full exhibiting at least fifteen beers, all of which were displayed on a list accompanied by a full description showing the brewer, beer name, style, ABV%, and serving size. There was even a list of what was on deck.
That wait staff and bartenders were kind, caring, and didn't bother you while you were eating.
Overall, an excellent time. I will go back, and would recommend Kraftwork to anyone.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Sknoflicek
4.49/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.26/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

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4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of jjboesen
4.19/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Having slaked a thirst at Yard's Brewing (See Reveiw), I strolled up to this Fishtown favorite. Situated on the corner of Girard and Montgomery - and accessed by a trolley car (No. 15) - Kraftwork is a small venue with a rather industrial decor of brick and unfinished plasterwork; it is a single room dominated by a circular bar with a scattering of picnic tables along the walls.

Kraftwork offers 25 well selected taps, which cover all your basic styles; I enjoyed Yard's Brawler, a mild; Racer 5 Cask and a savory FBS. The beer menu provided glass type, something I thought unique. Great service that passed the water test and an intriguing food menu boasting a Breakfast Cubano (pork belly atop toast with fried eggs).

A great stop in Philadelphia's Fishtown and in proximity to several other great places.

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of NICOLEdawn
5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

love this place -its my go to in fishtown!!! the decor is amazing. the details in the wood and metals are so cool. also, central wrap around bar is ideal for bar sitters. love sitting at this bar more than any other bar!!! beer selection is great! food is great!!! love the staff. you can tell they love their jobs, that is so important, and says so much about the management. the first time i ever went here i ate a rice crispy treat with chocolate and bacon....but it was removed from the menu later - pleassseee put it back on it was soooo good!!!

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Photo of rm9679
4.9/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Generally awesome place if you appreciate craft beer, or if you don't.
Quality food and service to support the 25 beers they have on tap. They offer a full-service bar and growlers to go, so there is something for everyone. The staff is knowlegable and they always offer $10 flights of four beers to sample if you are having difficulty choosing from the extensive tap list.

I wouldn't have installed televisions, but for some locals, I'm sure having the game on can be an attraction.

If you are a beer fan and live anywhere in the area, there is no excuse not to stop by kraftwork, you owe it to yourself.

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Kraftwork in Philadelphia, PA
95 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.