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Manny Brown's

City Center East
Bar, Pub, American
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512 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-627-7427
Today
12:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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151 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went in on a Saturday night around 8 p.m. and there were 5 other people in the whole place, though the staff said they expected it to pick up later. The food was average, the beer selection decent and the service was acceptable, but not terrific. The next Saturday night we happened to walk by and it was jumping... More 

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Kansas City
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412 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came across Manny Brown's while exploring South Street. It was a great place. They have a really extensive beer menu, and the atmosphere is cozy and relaxing. Throw in an attentive wait staff and you've got a perfect neighborhood gathering spot.

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Thank freutmich
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great bar on South Street! Has plenty of character, and is a good place to catch a game and get a drink. The food is ok, and the drinks are pretty standard for a bar. Get a menu and ask for the Braveheart mixed drink

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Thank Kelsee N
La Plata, Maryland
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Eat here or near by and then stop in off a drink. They have a few beers on tap and a wide liquor selection. Their drink list is respectable with some interesting combinations. Definitely coming in again.

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Thank Nicholus S
Venice, Florida
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357 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Walked down South Street ,and wanted a beer. Manny Browns was perfect. Friendly, inexpensive, place is same as it was years ago, when I had the same desire not to get ripped off.

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Thank snorkler09
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Walked by this place on a beautiful spring afternoon, the place was all opened up in front facing south street. We sat at end table it was inside but right next to south street sidewalk. Was a good spot for people watching and enjoying weather while still being inside. Waitress was really friendly. I wanted to play music on jukebox... More 

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Thank enigma00225
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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239 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

This has the look and feeling of an old-fashioned pub. The food is pretty decent they have pretty good selection of beer on tap. I've never really actually been there when the place is packed, however. Of course, I don't go into the city on the weekend. I've always enjoyed this place through the years.

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Thank Ed K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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301 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We went to this place on a whim. Glad we did. The beer special was great. The food was great and the service was even better. Now to the worth every dollar comment. If you go here you will notice that the place is filled with dollars on the ceilings, walls and beams throughout the place. I left mine on... More 

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Thank Jerry E
Ocean City, NJ
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

Seen the sights for the weekend, and now my wife wanted to shop. I lasted 30 minutes before escaping to South Street and Manny Browns. First time there, but it worked out perfectly. Spent a few hours watching football, talking to the bartender, enjoying a few pints and some food. Very quiet with only a few customers, but South Street... More 

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Thank geisnj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

The first time you walk in here you will see so many dollar bills with messages on the walls and ceiling which is pretty cool. We only stopped into here to get a break from the sun (it was 37 degrees that day!) so we only ate nachos and had a few drinks, the service was great and the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?