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Brauhaus Schmitz

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

24 Reviews
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

718 South St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19147-2023
United States

(267) 909-8814 | map
brauhausschmitz.com

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Added by GeoffFromSJ on 07-04-2009

PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
49
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
6.4%
 
 
Taps:
30
Bottles/Cans:
92
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 24 | Ratings: 49
Reviews by micromaniac129:
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3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Took the family downtown for some Christmas sites and stopped here for dinner.
At 5pm on a Wed. place was pretty empty.
Got a good booth watched a little soccer while listening to songs In German, pretty cool.
A nice beer listing but i thought it could and should be a bit better. Leans to wheat beers.
I did have a tall Jevers which was soft and mellow, and Schlenkerla Urbock.
Good.
My wife ordered a baked pretzel as an apptiezer and wienerschnitzell for dinner which got a big laugh from the kids.
It's a good place and would certainly go back again.
Ohh! and the barmaids are hot.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of HerrDirektorEifler
4.64/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Awesome place, attentive bartenders/wait staff, good food, and of course, awesome selection of bier.

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3.78/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of tmac
4.65/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Crab_gang
5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Goodytime
3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of LehighAce06
4.53/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of josh32219
4.6/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Gavage
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

This place will defintely put you in the mood to drink German beers and forget about those DIPAs dominating other bars. Plenty of brick and ligher colored woods create an inviting atmosphere. There is a second floor with some tables that overlook the first floor. German flags and other themed decor line the walls.

There were around 25 or so beers on draft here focusing on styles such as bocks, oktoberfests, gose, and weissebier. I ordered a bock and it came in a large mug which set the mood. I ordered the homemade sausage platter with some german potato salad and was in heaven. The food was delicious. The female bartender had a bubbly personality and was very friendly and knowledgable of the beers and food options.

This should be a must stop for any BA if you are visiting from outside the Philly area.

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3.25/5  rDev -23%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.83/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

I stumbled upon Brauhaus while walking up and down on South street during a sweaty-hot almost-summer day while looking for apartments.

Went in for lunch and had a good time. The place is rather large and was pretty empty at around 1pm on a Tuesday. Not much of an atmosphere... the place looks new and sterile.

30 beers (20 front/10 back) on tap, all German. I've never seen a Deutsch joint with so many options: five different Hefes, three Goses, four Dopplebocks... plus more Goses and even some sours on the bottle menu.

I enjoyed the food- not your average German. Had a nice salad of kohlrabi, ramps and what not. The house-made sausages look promising. Service wasn't terribly warm but I'm used to it here in Philadelphia.

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Brauhaus Schmitz in Philadelphia, PA
4.22 out of 5 based on 49 ratings.
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