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Philadelphia Restaurants

Black Sheep

  • 247 S. 17th St. Map It
  • $$
  • Irish

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's Review

Converted from a private club with blacked-out windows, this Dublin-style pub has been packing them in for rivers of Irish draft and kitchen specialties. Guinness-battered fish-and-chips could have been produced on the "auld sod," and the malt vinegar to sprinkle over it all does little to dampen the crisp crust. The first-floor bar is noisy and spirited—show up before happy hour to snag a seat—but the mood gets a bit quieter as you climb the steps to the dining room.

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247 S. 17th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, USA

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  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 05/19/2011


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Mar 8, 2005

Great Pub Experience

Don't miss the food at Black Sheep... but go early (arrive no later than 6) to get a great seat and better service.

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