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Twisted Tail

509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
+1 215-558-2471
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best way to read the following review is to pause ten minutes between each sentence. Then you can experience what dining was like at Twisted Tail. I came for the Thanksgiving meal in November of 2016. My children were visiting and it was to...More

2  Thank Angler_from_PA
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Food was delicious. started with a cheese plate. The short ribs were melt-in-my-mouth tender, juicy and flavorful!! Creative cocktails; so many good ones to choose from. We will definitely go back.

Thank heidicommins
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A year ago we wandered into this swanky bourbon bar in Society Hill for an excellent Manhattan. The atmosphere was casually festive, and I perused the layout and observed how patrons truly seemed to be enjoying their food and drinks. I tucked it aside and...More

1  Thank CTsHome
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Came for a late evening snack after a long journey. Very attentive service without being overbearing. Choice of food was a little limited, so I went for 2 starters being a bit of a fish freak. My choice of wine was only by the bottle...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A co worker and I recently dined here for lunch. The place is very large but we sat outside b/c it was a gorgeous day. The menu is a bit limited for lunch but we both enjoyed our meals very much. They have a nice...More

1  Thank Brittany322
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Small plates experience. Service was excellent. Upstairs very loud where dinning. Quality of food excellent. Ribs par boiled but tasty. Expensive for amount of food. Drinks excellent.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I was traveling with my teenage son and wanted to take him somewhere for dinner where he could try something different. Twisted Tail fit the bill. We chose the 7 course dinner and enjoyed every bite. Each plate was beautifully presented and the food was...More

1  Thank Stephanie A
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Caz B
23 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
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (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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