Drinker's Pub

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Drinker's PubDrinker's Pub

Type: Bar, Eatery

1903 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103-3521
United States

(215) 564-0914 | map

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Added by reidman2 on 07-03-2010

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by glid02:
Photo of glid02
3.29/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5

Stopped in here for late night during a recent stay.

Atmosphere is interesting. Until about 11:00 it's relatively chill, then the tables at the back of the bar are removed and a DJ makes his way to a booth in the back and the mayhem begins. A long bar sits along the left of the place with high-top tables to the right. There are TV's dotting the place and a jukebox in the back left corner.

Quality is OK. All beers are served in the same pint glass but they aren't chilled and a good level of head accompanies every beer.

Service is good. We never had to wait long for beers and the waitress was aware what beers had kicked and what replaced it.

Selection is not so great. A Flying Fish (IPA, replacing the Oktoberfest) and Yard's (another IPA if I remember correctly) were the only craft taps, the rest were BMC. Also, for those of you who are more adventurous, 40's of High Life are available.

Value is good. The 40's were a little expensive but other than that the prices did not raise eyebrows.

Overall this is far from a beer destination but if you're looking for a fun place to go later in the night and want at least some type of craft option this isn't a bad place to be.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LehighAce06
3.15/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
2.8/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of soulcougher
3.5/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of IdrinkGas
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Furley80
3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of sinkfloridasink
1.98/5  rDev -31.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 1

Great place to get drunk dowqntown. Bad place to enjoy good beer. BMC is mostly the drink of choice at this thumpin downtown bar. Lots of popped collars and a-holes. Dj plays late and they remove the tables for dancing. The name should be drunkers instead of drinkers as that is pretty much the only reason you would ever find yourself in this establishment. The bartenders are freindly however and space is ample and they always have a crowd. I dont mean to put this bar down, as a get drunk and party bar they do just fine. It just should be known that this is in no way a place to go for good craft beer.

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Photo of corby112
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 1.5

I've been to this place a few times with some non-BA friends and it's not really a craft beer destination. Kind of a young douchey Rittenhouse Square crowd and basically a meat market for yuppie singles to hook up. That being said, it's still kind of a fun place to hang out and watch my drunk friends make asses out of themselves.

Even though this place can be very crowded especially on the weekends, the service is actually pretty good. Nobody that works there seems to know anything about beer other than what they carry but it's easy to order at the bar and thy have waitresses walking around taking orders.

The selection is pretty weak with mostly BMC, Guinness, Murphy's, Stella, etc. but thy occasionally have some locals from Flying Fish, PBC, Yards, etc.

This isn't the beer destination you're looking for.

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Drinker's Pub in Philadelphia, PA
2.9 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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