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Eulogy Belgian Tavern

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Eulogy Belgian TavernEulogy Belgian Tavern
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

149 Reviews
Reviews: 149
Visits: 207
Avg: 4.32
pDev: n/a
Taps: 24
Bottles: 360
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

136 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106-3009
United States
phone: (215) 413-2354 | map
www.eulogybar.com

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Reviews: 149 | Visits: 207
Reviews by pwoody11:
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4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Was showing some friends from San Diego around Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, etc. On the way back from the Betsy Ross house I took them to Eulogy, a place I've wanted to try for quite sometime.

It was around 4 in the afternoon on a Tuesday when we arrived. The bar was just about full, there were some tables open though. Upstairs didn't appear to be open and it looked like they had a different tap list up there.

First thought was how tiny it was. Second was how hot it was. It was in the 80's outside and it felt like a little hotter inside. The window fridge I was sitting in front of was blowing hot air out the bottom of it.

The first two beers I asked for were unavailable. One being Russian River Damnation. The bartender suggested Lost Abbey Inferno instead. I had a bottle sitting at home (gift from my San Diego friends) so I went for the Jolly Pumpkin La Roja (15.99) which was good.

I chatted it up with the bartender a bit. He seemed to be really knowledgeable of all the beers. Wouldn't be surprised if he frequents this site.

Didn't eat, but it smelled very good. They had a very large selection of beers. Didn't seem as big as Monks, but I may be wrong.

Would definitely go back here again, but I'd make sure to keep away from the busy times since it would most likely be tight fit. Also, Triumph brewpub is across the street which is a plus.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jbaker67
4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Devman171
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Kappakoosh
4.73/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of barleywin
4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Overwhelming bottle list, impressive taps, Belgian food specialties. Dark and mysterious atmosphere adds to the vibe. When in Philly, a must stop, right in the heart of town.

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Photo of stephenjmoore
4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mnteti
4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of American_Hawk
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ohyeahitsmuff
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bill69
4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Johnsfolly
3.21/5  rDev -25.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 2.25 | selection: 3

A lot like it's stablemate, Bierstube, this place is pretty noisy and draws a young (and on Saturday nights, wasted) crowd. Definitely a place devoted to beer but not really a Belgian beer standout. Head to Monk's.

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Photo of Jaxbrew
4.81/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

I love this place! Food is amazing. Michele the bartender was super knowledgable and totally made the experience wonderful!

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Photo of MtnSoup
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

About as good as it gets...for example: several days post BCBS craziness, they were still selling bottles of both the original and barley wine to bar customers for enjoyment on-site or to-go.

Their rotating tap list is what makes this place awesome - just a great mix of beers from all over the world (with an expected focus on Belgian beers). Their bottle list is also the stuff dreams are made of - Cantillon is often on the list (for a price, but hey, it's an option).

All of the staff are super knowledgeable and actually love their craft.

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Photo of newbeeraday
3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of FightinIrish88
4.3/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of sjroseen
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of RobertColianni
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of anteater
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.2/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of KornWallace
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Eulogy was my first foray into the craft beer scene in Philly and let me say if you haven't been you really need to put it on your list.

The beer selection is enormous and well selected they have many, especially many Belgian, beers that are must tries. They also have a pretty varied and long tap list. When I was there years ago I had my first encounter with St. Bernardus and it really opened my eyes.

There food is fairly good as pub grub goes. I remember enjoying a few sandwiches that I had there.

The service has always been good. They did a great job of accommodating us when we had a large party and when I have been there in smaller groups they have always been attentive.

The price depending in the beers can be a tad expensive but they do have several good low budget drinks.

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Photo of LehighAce06
5/5  rDev +15.7%

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Eulogy Belgian Tavern in Philadelphia, PA
96 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.