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The Rogue Valley's own British Public House brimming with eclectic fayre, libation, Patrons and conversation! Located upstairs on the Plaza we boast a smashing view of the mountains for your dining pleasure. Our team of artisan Chefs prepares our splendid, homemade cuisine special for you. Together they have earned a reputation for presenting our Patrons with some of the most creative and delightfully unusual meals in the valley. The Black Sheep offers traditional recipes along with nightly game specials, fresh seafood from the fishmonger, and vegetarian entrees featuring locally grown organic produce. While savouring an enlivening meal or potable, you are invited to browse our assortment of reading material, enjoy a game of darts, pub puzzles, cards, chess, checkers, backgammon or Scrabble. Or maybe you'd rather relax on the couch, gather near the crackling fire, catch a soccer match on the wide screen HDTV, make a telephone call in the British phone box or engage in a lively conversation with a new found friend. And for those of you who travel with laptops, we offer Free Wireless Internet Access. We aim to provide our patrons with attentive and timely service with a smile, and better yet, entertaining service with style. Because the way we see it, each delighted customer is a direct reflection of the Flock's combined efforts. With excellence and pride in each stage of our preparation and service, we aspire to The Black Sheep's own standards of smashingly splendid, brilliantly wonderful, and all around jolly good! The Black Sheep endorses individual freedom, social responsibility, and a well-developed sense of humor. The Black Sheep is more than just a restaurant ; it's a way of life! So whether you need to feed your hunger, quench your thirst, or entertain your mind, The Black Sheep is Where You Belong. We invite you to relax with us and enjoy yourself in an atmosphere with more than a hint of eccentricity!
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Center City, Rittenhouse Square

The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant

Black Sheep Pub And Restaurant

Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant

Bar & Grills, Bars, Taverns, Family Style Restaurants, Night Clubs, Brew Pubs, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Restaurants
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Parking: Valet

Cuisines: Family Style

Price Range : Average

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Great food, terrible service. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Way Downhill

Hey Ikat, I completely agree. This place has gone way downhill and lost all charm.\r
Was trying to enjoy a football game with friends. I'd been to Black Sheep in the past and thought that it would be an ideal spot. Horrible mistake. While I was getting off a barstool, the busser told me to ""come on, get out of the way, man"" so that he could head outside and light the cigarette already in his mouth. Have worked at multiple restaurants and never seen a guest treated this way. \r
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Once we finished mediocre food and non-fresh pints, no one cleared our plates away for 30 minutes. We were only a party of 5, but the waitress added a 20% gratuity to our check. We explained the siutation and that it was clearly not worth it, but got nowhere with the cover-my-own-butt management. I'm a Philadelphia resident that lives close by, but won't be going back.
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avoid all together--- bad service

I live and work in the city. I had friends visiting town and we decided to go out in the Rittenhouse area.\r
We stopped by the Black Sheep for its casual, unpretentious atmosphere.\r
Instead, from the point we set foot in the bar, we were greeted with rude service and major attitude from the bar hands and bartender. The bar seemingly draws a regular, abrasive, scruffy looking crowd-- who scoff at the sight of any well-dressed newcomers. Overall, the bar was unfriendly, dirty and dark
...view more, filled with a bunch of hostile nerds. I will be sure to tell everyone I know to boycott this place.view less

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Only good for young kids

This bar can be very dark and dreary and at night is usually filled with young kids. Not good for people who are older.

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Good food... good weekend spot

Black sheep is a great place to go for food during the week (their veggie burger is great).\r
It's great for weekend nights out too... not too crowded, but just enough people. Nice atmosphere.

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Nice Sunday lunch

We're big on lunch after church - (see my other reviews). If you go to Saint Mark's on Locust, here's a good stop in. The service is very, very slow but lunch is pretty good. The price is average. Try the banger and mash (sausage and mashed potatos), or the fish fry. The Pulled Pork is very spicy ( no warning on the menu) and the French Toast is, well - not worth the price ( two fat slices of bread for ten dollars?). I don't like TV's over my head while I'm trying to eat and list...view moreen to the person next to me - but, that's a pub. And, it does remind you of pubs in England or Ireland.view less

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great bar!!

This bar is a fun place to party hard with friends! Yes, the staff gets busy @ times - but just think of them as tough, not rude :) Great beer selection, best place to watch play off games in the city. This is one of my favorite bars that I always take out-of-town friends to during their visits.

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I agree with the bad staff/food reviews

I USE TO like this pub a lot I have been here on several occasions, for my birthday or just for a night out with friends. Maybe its because they won awards and it got to their heads, but in the past few months, the service has sharply declined and so has the food. The main point of this review is this.... I made a reservation a week in advance for dinner at 8PM on a weeknight. Yes, a popular time, but when we arrived (at 7:45 nonetheless) they told us that they were all full and gav...view moree our table away to a ""big group"". The hostess was trying to pull every lame excuse on us as to why she had just given the table away. On top of that, she was rude and didn't even apologize for the inconvenience and because of it, I will NEVER go here again.view less

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Wonderful experience

My husband and I had dinner in the second floor dining room on Saturday night. It was great to have a non-smoking environment that was actually seperate from the smoking (downstairs). Our server was attentive and pleasant - he even treated us to a couple of hard-ciders to participate in a taste test with him. The curry mussles were fantatastic and the crabcakes were some of the best I've had in the city. I'm looking forward to bringing friends next time.

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Fabulous Lunch

The hubby had a Guinness and the fish and chips, I had a cocktail and the grilled tuna sandwich...the food was phenomenal! Bothe served with mixed greens tossed in a vinagrette and extremely crunchy, yet tender fries (I'm NOT a fries lover, but these were yummy!) some type of pickled ginger/slaw was absolutely delicious especially rounding out the fish. All served on a huge platter...great value and good eats!

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