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Ms. Tootsie's Restaurant Bar Lounge

) #934 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American, ,
1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
+1 215-985-9001
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for a conference and we had read about Ms. Tootsies and even had gotten a recommendation from a local to go there for soul food. We had a party of 6 and when we got there we were told there would...More

1  Thank Olympia W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My sister and I was on South Street and decided to stop. She ordered Fried Fish, Mac N Cheese and Collards. I had Fried Chicken Wings, Rice & Gravy and Cabbage. Our food came out quickly. It was piping hot and looked amazing. The waitress...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I arrived and was told it would be a 20 min. wait. After 40 min. I returned to see how much longer. My party of 4 was told a few more minutes. After 10 more minutes we were seated in the front dining area with...More

Thank CarlaAquarius
Reviewed 27 March 2017

i was so excited to go to this place but trust this post u will not enjoy your self. My wait was 2 1/2 hours long and i was so mad. Once i got in the place it was small and on top of that...More

1  Thank Ashee T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stopped by for dinner on Saturday night, 3/19. Was seated quickly, walked in, and was probably one of the first guests since we arrived right at 5. Ashley, the hostess was fantastic, very pleasant and happy to do her job. The next Ashley, our waitress,...More

Thank tanya b
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went for the first time with a book club. The restaurant was closed and they opened for our event. The food was wonderful!! The drinks were great and kept coming. The service was good as well. I will definitely come back with my husband....More

Thank Saksmith
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Received an email during Restaurant Week to come for a prefix menu. Arrived on a Wed at 6:30 pm, told wait would be 40 min. 1 1/2 hours later we finally sat down! They only had 5 tables and the bar open! I've been here...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A group of us went for a brunch. We all had to register according to the evite so there would be room. The evite listed bottomless mimosas and light snacks for $20. There were 4 in our party but we rsvp'ed for 5. We were...More

Thank jemsolo7
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were traveling thought Philadelphia for our honeymoon, and this place was recommended by the wonderful staff at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown that we were staying at. We walked in and were greeted immediately, the server went to check on a table for us, and...More

Thank LoverOfFoodDC
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Recently, my 12-year-old daughter, my brother and I visited Philly for the Cowboys Eagles game. When I check-in at the hotel, I asked the attendant to recommend a soul food restaurant. She warned me about Ms. Tootsie's and told me how she had taken her...More

Thank Ndukanachi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-985-9001
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