Eulogy Belgian Tavern

Eulogy Belgian TavernEulogy Belgian Tavern
Eulogy Belgian TavernEulogy Belgian Tavern
Bar, Eatery

136 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106-3009
United States

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Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.31
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
216
pDev:
7.89%
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Reviews by MsRif:
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MsRif from Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Eulogy will always hold a special place in my heart because it's where I met my husband, where we got engaged and where we held our engagement party. Even before I knew my husband, Eulogy was my favorite bar. The atmosphere is usually excellent...a very laid back place to enjoy a good beer. Unfortunately, because Eulogy has been so hyped up, it has picked up in popularity and lately it has been insanely packed, and most of the crowd has been pretty obnoxious. It varies day to day...if it looks crowded, you can always go to Triumph which is right across the street.

If you can get to know the staff here, make an effort to. There is a cellar at Eulogy and if you are having trouble finding something, the staff will (at times) offer special brews to you. My husband and I once had 120 Minute here in the middle of summer which was a very special treat. Of course, we also shared a bottle of Westvleteren 12 with the staff during our engagement party.

Food is awesome. A little overpriced for some items, but I usually just go for the fries and that amazing dipping sauce they have! Really, the perfect beer/food pairing in any scenario! The fruit/cheese plate is also pretty tasty...and let's not forget the mussels! Lots to choose from, just be careful if you are on a budget.

The selection, aside from the cellar, is pretty damn awesome. Pretty much anything you want will be on there list of 300 bottled brews. Taps (21 of them) generally focus on Belgian brews...but after all, Eulogy is a Belgian tavern. There is a lot of rotation, so generally if you come often there will always be something new to try.

The only thing I wish is that this place could be BIGGER! It gets very, very crowded due to popularity and seriously, it's just too much of a "close quarters" feel on weekends. I generally only go on weeknights now...it's almost always a nicer atmosphere there on weeknights.

If you get the chance to, go. This is a great establishment...I know I will be giving them my business for years to come.

Oct 25, 2011
More User Reviews:
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epyon396 from Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Feb 04, 2017
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IdrinkGas from Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Aug 27, 2016
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bmf5581 from North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Jul 26, 2016
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

3.54/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

May 25, 2016
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Tweekers237 from Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

One of the more established and long running places in Old City. This place was hip before the hipsters came into town. Great Imports, can get crowded quick, worth a stop.

May 11, 2016
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tore from Norway

4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

May 03, 2016
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metter98 from New York

4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Apr 24, 2016
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Apr 24, 2016
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tmac from New Hampshire

4.26/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Feb 21, 2016
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jbaker67 from Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Dec 24, 2015
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Devman171 from Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Nov 16, 2015
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Kappakoosh from Texas

4.73/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Nov 08, 2015
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barleywin from Missouri

4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Sep 25, 2015
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TheNakedStiletto from Pennsylvania

4.61/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Jul 23, 2015
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stevoj from Idaho

4.68/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

Jun 15, 2015
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stephenjmoore from Maryland

4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Jun 15, 2015
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Mnteti from Delaware

4.83/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Jun 10, 2015
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American_Hawk from Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Mar 20, 2015
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blassor from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Mar 13, 2015
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Bill69 from Pennsylvania

4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Mar 12, 2015
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Johnsfolly from Michigan

3.21/5  rDev -25.5%
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.

Mar 08, 2015
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Jaxbrew from Pennsylvania

4.81/5  rDev +11.6%
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!

Dec 19, 2014
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MtnSoup from Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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.

Dec 04, 2014
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newbeeraday from Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

Nov 29, 2014
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