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TGI Friday's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4000 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1791
+1 215-878-7070
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Philadelphia, PA
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127 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Strange place - a lot of vacant tables, but a long line of waiting people. Very nosy place. Service is slow. Food is good, if you have time to wait and keep up with noise. Waiters are very slow and not exactly "user friendly". Takes long time to get served.

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Thank niksk001
Frankfurt, Germany
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183 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 45 minutes we still had to wait for our appetizers even though the place was only half full. Beers took 30 minutes. Never again.

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Thank ThoLu27
New York City, New York
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

TGI was located across the lot from the Marriot. Ate here on 2 occasions while in Philly for New Years. Dining staff was very friendly and provided service with a smile. If in the area again will stop by for some eats and a drink.

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Thank OnRoam
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Never again. Arrived at 5:30 and wasn't seated until 6:40. There were so so many people waiting, at least 35, lined up at the door. There was at least 20 tables empty. I asked the guy who takes your name when you check in why those seats weren't being filled with us waiting, hot, hungry customer and his reply was... More 

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Thank Donna R
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This Friday is exciting and a place to go. They have a singles and karaoke celebration on the 4th Saturday of every month. How lucky was I to experience the great service and exciting atmosphere. The food was on point as well as the customer service was outstanding! The karaoke was hilarious as well as the single program attraction. You... More 

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Thank Starchunter12
West Vancouver, Canada
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311 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Wanted to visit because it was about the few which're still open at 10 pm. However, we're made to wait for 20 mins despite there's tables avail. NOT recommended!

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Thank Lraep
Urmond, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed the meal at TGI's. We walked here from our hotel wich is next to it. We had a salade and grilled meat, both tasted great. And ofcourse; we had some lovely desserts!

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Thank Saskia-W
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered food to go. Close to Hotel we stayed in. Food was hot and done just the way I ordered it. Its been such a long time since I had eaten in. TGI Fridays the one in my hometown has fallen off. It was a delite to have food prepared just the way I ordered it. My next trip to... More 

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Thank lutricia e
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had I gone into the Ladies Room before eating I would have run, not walked, out of this place. The handicap stall had vomit all over the seat as well as the floor. Another stall had urine all over the floor. The paper towel dispenser had no paper showing and there was a knob to turn to get the paper.... More 

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Queens, NY
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I don't typically spend time reviewing chain restaurants because if you've been to one, you've been to them all. This one, however, earned itself a review for being one of the worst dining experiences I've EVER had, anywhere. I can understand being understaffed and overwhelmed, but this experience was absurd. We figured out what we wanted before anyone ever even... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1791
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-878-7070

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?