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The Sidecar Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
City Center West
American, Bar, Pub
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2201 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1718
+1 215-732-3429
15:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 02:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Sidecar for the first time in over a year. Only because my girl doesn't live 2 blocks away like she used to, when she did we stopped in weekly. This what I wanted, a burger, and my girl wanted their pretzel crusted chicken fingers. That's what we got, and it was still spot on. This is a... More 

1 Thank Jamie O
Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both my fiancee and I thought the food was spectacular. We found the restaurant through Food Network, and decided to try while in Philly. I ordered the Bromance, and it was amaze-balls. My fiancee thought the Super Mario was worth a repeat as well.

Thank Gregory S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I know crazy mixture to do well at both. But the burgers are delicious! Salad was huge! Goat cheese fritters best we've ever had. Service was pleasant polite and quick. Prices right on target. Great place yummy dinner!

Thank Jason S
Danville, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

They had quite a few great beers for half off happy hour. I don't think that they had any food specials, but their food prices were reasonable and the food was good.

1 Thank ILiveOutofaSuitcase
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for the first time and were very pleased. I ordered the quiche of the day which was bacon & caramelized onions and my husband got the biscuit sandwich with scrambled eggs, cheese, and bacon. Each order came with roasted potatoes. The coffee was good and hot. As busy as they were, we were pleasantly surprised with the... More 

1 Thank dani0763
Somerdale, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to a car show in the area and decided to give The Sidecar Bar & Grill a try. Certainly glad we did! We had brunch and sat at the bar. Crab Cakes Benedict was delicious! At first I wasn't going to order it since I'm not a big fan of poached eggs but wanted to try something different.... More 

1 Thank auntshelly19
Scottsdale, Arizona
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good neighborhood bar with a decent variety of food and an impressive beer selection. The upstairs offers a nice area to host larger parties. Service is good. Limited parking.

1 Thank terrence c
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stopped to have lunch because we saw this on Diners, Drive ins and Dives and it lives up to its reputation. The staff was super friendly, the place has a rustic vibe and the menu is limited but different. The burgers were delicious. Prices are reasonable. Definitely will be back.

1 Thank Ljmscope
Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I saw these guys on Diners, Drive ins and Dives on the Food Network and have been trying to get here ever since and they did not disappointed the Sidecar breakfast was amazing and especially the cheese grits which rank as one of the best in this city....I will do something that I don't normally do and that is return

1 Thank Kevin W
Park City, Utah
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I went here based in a local referral . Glad I did. There is limited parking as this place is is a residential neighborhood. So after you figure that out you are good to go. Friendly staff met me at the door. I elected to sit at the bar . Bar keep was a stud. Great conversation till my gnocchi... More 

1 Thank Thorson H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-3429

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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?