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Neighborhoods:
Center City, Center City East
AKA:

Rotten Ralph's Pub

Categories:
Taverns, Bars, American Restaurants, Restaurants

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northeastsouthwestgirl
08/08/2009
Do Not Go Here

There is nothing special about this food. Even simple things like fried food gets messed up and is either under or over cooked. They do not cater to their customers whatsoever. They rarely make substitutions, there is an upcharge for everything and their sodas do not get free refills. Actually any beverage besides cocktails and beer are NOT even listed on any of the menus. Some of the wait staff are nice, but so... view more

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todnddd
04/07/2009
Truly poor Service

The servers here take the restaurant's name to heart. It took more than 10 minutes after ordering to get drinks, and more than 1/2 hour to get the food. I regret wasting time and money here, and I certainly wouldn't go back.

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ab nericfoodreviews
02/28/2009
Worst service EVER!

We decided to stop for dinner after a long day of shopping. We sat upstairs by a window where we were able to view lots of fun foot traffic. \r -Waitress greet time 15 minutes\r She approached us very kindly and took our order.\r \r Our order:\r Hot roast beef sandwich with horse radish on the side (Main) \r 1-Clams (appetizer) \r 1-Caesar salad (Main)\r 2-Lobster bisque (appetizer)\r \r All of our food c... view more

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engagedchk36
01/08/2009
LOVE THIS PLACE

Best little bar to hang out in after work. We have been going for Happy Hour for months now and always have a great time. It has a real friendly atmosphere and the jukebox has incredible music choices. The beers are reasonably priced and if you get hungry, there are a lot of awesome snacks/food to choose from. I would highly recommend trying this place if you're looking for a nice spot to hang. It's never over... view more

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TheWanderer000
10/24/2008
Inconsistant (great bartender, not so great everywhere else)

I went ""R. Ralph's"" on tuesday night after seeing a movie to get a couple drinks. The bar was kind of busy for a while. Service at the bar was good. (Female bartender, light brown or blond hair.) The bartender never had me waiting for a refill and seemed to be on top of everything. She was friendly but never pushy or flirty/skanky. However I can not say the same about the man who seemed to be the manager. He ignor... view more

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Normpel
10/09/2008
Avoid at all times

This is a cool looking little bar in Old City Philly, and conveniantly located near all the great historic stuff, but what a horrible place to eat. We too sat at the bar where we also received horrible service from a bartender that tossed and flipped her long hair over everything and spent more time talking to a couple of people that seemed like friends who periodically helped themselves to behind the bar. If you l... view more

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GoneAwry11
09/18/2008
The worst service I've ever received at a bar

I would not recommend this bar to anyone! Two friends and I happened in late one Monday night. When we got there me and one of my friends ordered our beers while my other friend sat undecided. The bartender was not in the least bit friendly. When my friend finally decided on a club soda the bartender rolled her eyes as if the drink was a waste of her time. The 3 of us sat around drinking for a while. Then at about 2:... view more

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msfrenchfry
07/10/2007
Nice spot

My boyfriend and I were walking around on Sunday. We were trying to find a no fuss place to stop in and grab bite. We stumbled upon Ralph's for dinner. We ate upstairs by the window overlooking the street, it was great people watching, even though foot traffic was relatively light. The waitress was very friendly, however the service was quite slow for it just being the two of us in there. I had the burger which w... view more

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swarovskicr
09/22/2006
BJ Heaven

Saw the coked up black ""manager"" and a guy in the bathroom for about an hour together. If this is classy gay bar I'm Fred Astaire. Gross

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fusionmaster65
02/11/2006
IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL

Want a friendly place to go in Old City that won't rip a hole in your account? There's ROTTEN RALPH's. Good food, drink and service awaits those at this affordable, cozy and jovial corner spot. Upstairs, a more serene and quiet dining room with a wood-burning stove, warms in the winter months. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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