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McNally's Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
+1 215-247-9736
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (7 reviews)
“salami” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In Chestnut Hill to see an exhibit at Woodmere Art Museum, my wife and I had decided that we would eat lunch at McNally's Tavern. We'd checked out the positive reviews on TripAdvisor. My wife ordered a bowl of Wisconsin Cheddar soup, and I chose...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

In the Philadelphia area by myself for work and decided to give this place a try for The Schmitter. It was tasty and good, but I don't think it's as great as many others do. Just a warning, the sandwich is messy and you will...More

Thank Croix B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was the start and finish of our Tour this time. The Schmitter is so good most of our group had it twice. While there we learned so much about all of the events that happen thru out the year. We know that a return...More

Thank Doob69
Reviewed 1 July 2017

McNally's is a great Philadelphia institution. The food is consistently excellent, the service is friendly and attentive and you feel as if you are welcome, whether you are a regular or first time guest. The famous menu item is the Schmitter sandwich but the Dickens...More

Thank anne s
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Local, long-standing watering hole in my humble opinion, the best neighborhood in Philadelphia. Anything on the menu will satisfy you, but you HAVE TO go for the famous Schmitter, a Philadelphia-area staple. Not as well known as the basic cheesesteak or Italian pulled pork, but...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Fun place to visit in Chestnut Hill. The staff know many customers by name. Service was great. Looks like you would need a reservation if you would want to eat there. There are only a few table. Food looked good

Thank allisonh379
Reviewed 27 May 2017

three of us stopped in to experience the "other" Philadelphia sandwich. The Schmitter. First: this place is small - maybe ten tables? 30 to 40 people at the most. maybe another ten at the bar. Old wood paneling low ceilings. Oozes history. My family had...More

Thank 29paskier
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What's not to love about McNally's! It has been around for decades and, truthfully,it used to be that the only people who went were those who knew which door to open. Now it is marked clearly and has a bench outside. The food is good...More

Thank HappyMommy41
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic neighborhood bar with great food. I always get the roast beef sandwich and it's so big that I can get a few meals out of it. It's rare, so you have to like that, but it's real beef and not processed....More

Thank Jaime1221
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A true pub! Homemade, delicious food - fresh and wonderful. Home baked cake to die for! You're one of family at McNally's. Great food, drink and prices! Afterward, have a nice stroll in heavenly, Chestnut Hill.

Thank 713reneey
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Phyllis V
12 October 2016|
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Response from drinnc1958 | Reviewed this property |
Since I was just visiting family and live in NC, I have no idea whether they're open that day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8634 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-9736
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