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Twisted Tail

$$ - $$$, , American
509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2408
+1 215-558-2471
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2408
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in for dinner on our first night in Philadelphia. We opted for the chef's tasting menu at $45 per person. There was no shortage of food and we got to sample many of the small plate items. The bar served good cocktails and...More

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our way to the TLA to see a show. We looked for a place nearby to the venue and stumbled into this restaurant as we were walking from the garage. We thought it was going to be a pub but we were...More

Thank jenandcody
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Creative menu, great atmosphere. Special pricing for early dinner time but you need to sit at the bar for it to apply.

Thank travellerNewton
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were here with a large group so that may have something to do with the less than stellar review. The service was extremely slow and portions very small. The place was charming inside.

Thank bindywanderer653
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was such a disappointing restaurant. My friends and I were in Philly for a reunion and we came here for dinner. My mac and cheese looked great, but was surprisingly bland tasting and was very disappointing. My friends all had a similar reaction to...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We had a very nice anniversary weekend dinner here. Quiet and easy going. Great bar selection, especially of good bourbon. We had lamb meatballs, Shishito peppers crab-cakes (better and different from usual) and very well prepared swordfish. All just perfect. And, oh yes, apple streusel...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I arrived at the restaurant 5 minutes late for my reservation but was seated immediately. A few minutes later the second individual of a four person party arrived. While waitIng for the last two ladies we ordered a 3 artisanal cheese board that included caramelized...More

Thank Sherri W
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Visiting from out of town and staying at a near by hotel, a friend and I were excited to try out Twisted Tail. We had a wonderful time! We drank of the specialty cocktail menu, and though one of the cocktails was not quite to...More

Thank abbyrturner
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

First time there, lived in this neighborhood all my life, and have moved away for a few years to Miami. I have been to almost every club, bar and restaurant story mce 1980s, decided to stay in an AirBNB near by, but was sadly disappointed...More

Thank evelynpadil
Reviewed 23 November 2017

There were just 3 of us for Thanksgiving so we decided to come here for dinner and we were extremely happy with our choice. Our reservation was honored on time and things only got better. We chose the turkey for our entrees which was accompanied...More

Thank Golfdick
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Caz B
22 February 2017|
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Response from T C M | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we just stopped in for drinks one evening before dinner. Not sure about the veg choices and as for booking a table, I'm sure a quick phone call to them would clear that up for you. My guess is it depends on the band... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Contemporary, Gastropub, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2408
    (Between South and Lombard)
  • Public Transportation: Metered street parking is available in front of the restaurant. The closest available parking garage is located on Lombard Street between 2nd and 3rd.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-558-2471
  • E-mail
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