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Jon's Bar & Grille

$$ - $$$
City Center East
American, Bar, Pub
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300 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-592-1390
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Philly has lot's of outdoor dinning but most have you crammed along a sidewalk with people walking by and cars parked along the curb. Jon's has one of Philly's best outdoor venues in the form of a spacious raised patio as big as their indoor restaurant that gets you away from the traffic but let's you catch all the South... More 

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Thank DavidFoss
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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237 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, forget the restaurant - I would go here just to say I visited Larry Fine's Birthplace. We were looking for Philly cheese steaks and when I saw the sign, we ended our search. The hoagies were good, and the french fries as great as any I've ever had. The place was crowded on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, so people... More 

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Thank ObservantGuest
Enola, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped while shopping and sight seeing on South Street. Service was very good. Apple, walnut, chicken salad was really good. Large portion size. Two others had burgers and enjoyed them. Sat outside. Large area. Plenty of space. Would stop again.

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Thank kimbsmith
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348 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The place is on South street and in the good weather there is a place to seat outside and enjoy a drink and a sandwich.. the bathrooms are good and the staff are friendly nice to have them serve you!!!!!!! Fair prices Parking So SO ttp A5 Star rate

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Thank thomas p
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stumpled upon this place during a day trip, looking for some lunch of the cheesy variety. The staff was friendly and accommodated us (even with a baby) swiftly. The food was very good all around, top mark for the restaurant would have been earned had the restrooms been a bit more op to scratch.

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Thank Mads N
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I was recommended the place by a mice police officer who strongly advised I do not hit the place I had found online at first (bad neighborhood and apparently bad food). Let's say I'll definitely ask more locals before going anywhere for food. I had their house philly cheesesteack and it was delicious. Also huge portion, and the fries were... More 

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Thank MaiteTheFrenchie
Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stumbled upon this place on accident a couple years ago when we visited Philly. The weather was nice and we wanted to enjoy a beverage outdoors and we walked by this place and saw they had a nice patio. The food was great, there is a large beer selection and the people treat you like you've been there 100... More 

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Hanford, California
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118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were headed to Jim's for a cheesesteak, as we had been there before but the line was out the door and down the street, so we wondered into Jon's. I actually preferred their Philly cheesesteak to Jim's as you could order it more loosely, great service, they give credit to Larry of the 3 Stooges fame also.

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Whippany, New Jersey
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204 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were there on a very hot day, so we didn't have the chance to sit upstairs at their rooftop tables, but the inside was lively and friendly. The waiter was most helpful in suggesting several different types of beers for us, and he was stop-on. Our nacho platter was loaded with everything and our hummus was creamy and delicious... More 

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Thank Carol C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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245 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Strolled in here and was surprised in a good way. It's on South Street, which can be kitschy and tacky. But Jon's was just a good bar with good food. Ordered a walnut/cranberry/grilled chicken salad, which isn't exactly what comes to mind when one thinks bar food. This salad was great. Large, fresh, hearty, tasty. I really enjoyed it. Plenty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-1390
Description
Jon's Bar & Grille, birthplace of Larry "Fine" of the 3 Stooges, has whipped up scrumptious American fare while pouring countless frothy brews since 1980.

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