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Ms. Tootsie's Restaurant Bar Lounge

1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
+1 215-985-9001
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“catfish” (12 reviews)
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soul Food at its best. This restaurant was the top of the line for soul food cooking. It remind you of the way your Mon or Grandmother use to cook. The Staff was very well dress and made you feel at home. I had Southern...More

Thank Ervin P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Ms. Tootsie's on a Sunday. The menu is limited to brunch items only and there wasn't much of a selection. I got the chicken and cheese omelette and substituted my home fries for grits. The fruit that came with it included watermelon...More

Thank shaneisha m
Reviewed 7 August 2017

went in on a thursday evening after work...immediately led to a table around a wall from the main dining area which is small....way too hot back there so we decided to sit at the bar....lots of activity behind and around the bar area...lots of servers...More

Thank phillyborn114
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and we had read about Ms. Tootsies and even had gotten a recommendation from a local to go there for soul food. We had a party of 6 and when we got there we were told there would...More

3  Thank BeenAr0undTheW0rld77
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My sister and I was on South Street and decided to stop. She ordered Fried Fish, Mac N Cheese and Collards. I had Fried Chicken Wings, Rice & Gravy and Cabbage. Our food came out quickly. It was piping hot and looked amazing. The waitress...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I arrived and was told it would be a 20 min. wait. After 40 min. I returned to see how much longer. My party of 4 was told a few more minutes. After 10 more minutes we were seated in the front dining area with...More

Thank CarlaAquarius
Reviewed 27 March 2017

i was so excited to go to this place but trust this post u will not enjoy your self. My wait was 2 1/2 hours long and i was so mad. Once i got in the place it was small and on top of that...More

1  Thank Ashee T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stopped by for dinner on Saturday night, 3/19. Was seated quickly, walked in, and was probably one of the first guests since we arrived right at 5. Ashley, the hostess was fantastic, very pleasant and happy to do her job. The next Ashley, our waitress,...More

Thank tanya b
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went for the first time with a book club. The restaurant was closed and they opened for our event. The food was wonderful!! The drinks were great and kept coming. The service was good as well. I will definitely come back with my husband....More

Thank Saksmith
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Received an email during Restaurant Week to come for a prefix menu. Arrived on a Wed at 6:30 pm, told wait would be 40 min. 1 1/2 hours later we finally sat down! They only had 5 tables and the bar open! I've been here...More

Thank Rachel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-985-9001
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