Daily Specials – Events

Pizzas ½ Price

Buy 2015-16 season Eagles Super Mug for $5 & get $1 refills of Bud Light — every Eagles game — all season long

Pitcher Specials:

  • $6.50 Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • $8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

 

Pitcher Specials:
$6.50 Pabst Blue Ribbon
$8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light
$1 mug of Throwback Beer (5 p.m. until keg kicks)

35¢ JUMBO wings
$4.50 Pickle Backs

 

$5 wine
$4 featured cocktail
$3 Featured Micro Brew draft & Philly special (PBR & Shot of Jim Beam)
$2 Pint of Pabst Blue Ribbon
$1 for two tacos

Pitcher Specials:
Pabst Blue Ribbon $6.50
$8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

 

Pitcher Specials:
$6.50 pitchers Pabst Blue Ribbon
$8.50 pitchers Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

Open Mic Night on 2nd floor 9 p.m.

$2.99 Margaritas
$2.99 Cheese Nachos

 

Pitcher Specials: $6.50 Pabst Blue Ribbon. $8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

Pitcher Specials:
$6.50 Pabst Blue Ribbon
$8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

$6 Meal:
3-oz Filet topped with 2 grilled shrimp, vegetable, potato & garlic bread
*Add side salad for 99¢ (after 5 pm)

 

$2 Pints Pabst Blue Ribbon
$3 Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Belinis
$7 Pitchers: Yuengling Light Lager
(5 p.m. – 2 a.m.)

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

Pitcher Specials: $6.50 Pabst Blue Ribbon; $8.50 Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling Light

Buy 2015-16 season Eagles Super Mug for $5 & get $1 refills of Bud Light — every Eagles game — all season long!

 

february
Philadelphia Auto Show

McGillin’s just a short walk from Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center. Stop by before/after the show for a meal/drink. Serving Irish “Car” Bombs, Side”Cars,” Lincoln Cosmos & Rolls Royces! Through February 7, 2016.

Super Bowl

Watch the Superbowl at McGillin’s, one of Philly’s best sports bars. High-def and projector screen TVs. Sunday, February 7, 2016.

Mardi Gras

Warm up with Spicy Jambalaya, McGillin’s Muffuletta’s, Blackened Catfish Sandwiches, Cajun Pot Pie, Po’ Boys and Hurricanes! Let the Good Times Roll at McGillin’s! Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Valentine’s Day

More couples have met, become engaged, hosted bachlor/bachlorette parties and even gotten married at McGillin’s Olde Ale House then anyplace else in Philadelphia. Join McGillin’s for specials like Heart”beet” Salad and Heart & “Sole” and our famous Passion Punch, Chocolate Martinis and McGillin’s Love Potion. Sunday, February 14, 2016.

President's Day

It’s a long weekend and that means one more night to party at McGillin’s. February 15, 2016.

New February Drink Menu

Chocolate Martini & Queen of Hearts – for Valentine’s Day

Hurricanes – for Mardi Gras

Freezin Flyer Fantini – Go Flyers!

Dirty Girl Scout Martini – garnished with a Thin Mint

& more!

march
Philadelphia Flower Show

Stop at McGillin’s for a meal before/after the show. Sit by the fireplace & enjoy a free bowl of homemade soup with every lunch, Flower Pot Pie & flower drinks. March 5-13, 2016.

Spring Menu Launched

Jelly Bean Martini, Irish Potato Martini, Blueberry Lemonade, Irish Phanatic Bomb and more.

St Patrick's Day

The BEST St Patrick’s Day party in Philadelphia! Green beer and green cheer. Opening at 10 a.m. – 1 hour early. 

april
Prohibition Repealed Anniversary

(April 7) –  Join us for Mar-tea-nis served in a teacup plus other food and drink specials.

may
Cinco de Mayo (May 5)

Celebrate this Mexican holiday at an Irish fiesta! Serving rotating list of Mexican dishes and margaritas, daiquiris & Mexican cocktails.

Kentucky Derby

Don your best headgear and join us for Mint Juleps & “horsing” around.

june
Philly Beer Week

McGillin’s welcomes some of the region’s best brewers. Check our special events page for this year’s schedule.

Summer Drink Menu Launched

Fresh Watermelon Margarita, Raspberry Limoncello Martini, Philly Shandy, Phillies-tini and more.

Flag Day

Great day to cool off with a Red, White & Blue Freedom Cocktail.

Father’s Day

Drink where your father drank when he was your age. And maybe he still downs a few brews here with his buddies. Added bonus: McGillin’s is run by a father/son team. 

july
Fourth of July

Join us for our Red, White & Blue Freedom Cocktail.

Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

McGillin’s – the tavern that opened the year Lincoln was elected – welcomes the DNC with special drinks and menu items including the Dublin Donkey (ginger beer with a shot of Jameson), the Red, White & Blue Cocktail and the Red, White and Bleu Burger. McGillin’s location on a tiny alley behind Philadelphia City Hall means it’s not unusual to find politicians including Mayors and Governors visiting and even doing karaoke.

august
Oktoberfest

McGillin’s month-long Oktoberfest celebration runs from late August until early October. Serving Oktoberfest beers & German food specials, including: Mussels steamed in Octoberfest Lager and served over hay and straw noodles with German-style toasted cheese bread; Grilled Pork Loin served with Sweet and Sour Cherry Sauce, Braised Cabbage, Apples and Potato Dumpling; and German Style Grilled Sausage Platter with Bratwurst and Knockwurst with Red Cabbage and Warm German Potato Salad served with German-style Cheese Toast and Dark Mustard; and Kasebrotchen Chicken, Chicken Breast topped with German style Spread (Ale, Brown Mustard, Sharp Cheddar Cheese) baked to a bubbly finish and served with Heaven and Earth (Himmel Und Erde), Potatoes sautéed with Apples and Bacon, served also with Red cabbage and German-style cheese toast. 

september
St Practice Daze

At McGillin’s we celebrate the halfway point to St. Patrick’s Day with live Irish music, Irish Stout, Bangers & Mash, Irish Stew, Shepherd’s Pie & other hearty Irish specials. Mid-September.

Fall Drink Menu Launched

Pumpkin Hot Chocolate, Pumpkin Martini, Chocolate Pumpkin Martini, rotating list of Pumpkin beers and more. Plus pumpkin food specials including Pumpkin Mac & Cheese, Pork Pumpkin Apple Cider Stew and more.

october
Midtown Village Fall Festival

Outdoor Beer Garden with karaoke & festivities throughout the neighborhood. In Midtown Village in early October.

Halloween

Come in costume. Contest with prizes at midnight. Meet our ghost!

november
Winter Drink Menu Launched

Poinsettia Punch, Red Hot Apple Cider, Drury Sleigh Ride, Hot Toddy, Irish Coffee, Mint Chocolate Chip Martini, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Dirty Girl Scout Martini & more.

Beaujolais Nouveau

Enjoy a glass of beaujolais nouveau on the third Thursday in November.

Friday the 13th

Get lucky at McGillin’s on Friday the 13. We’ll be serving 4 Leaf Clovers and our famous “Rabbit’s Foot.” Or, sip an Open Umbrella or Black Cat, if you dare!

Holiday Spirit

Get your Christmas spirit (& spirits) at McGillin’s. Make it a tradition to stop by before/after shopping & Christmas shows for meal/drinks. McGillin’s Olde Ale House is like a Winter Wonderland with hundreds of ornaments, bows and strings of lights.

Open 7 days a week. Closed 6 days a year – Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. Close at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

december
New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, Philadelphia’s oldest bar. DJ Tommy Tunes starting at 9 p.m. plus drink specials, over-the-top decor, and party favors. $5 cover with in/out privileges all night.

Winter Drink Menu Launched

Poinsettia Punch, Red Hot Apple Cider, Drury Sleigh Ride, Hot Toddy, Irish Coffee, Mint Chocolate Chip Martini, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Dirty Girl Scout Martini & more.

Holiday Spirit

Get your Christmas spirit (& spirits) at McGillin’s. Make it a tradition to stop by before/after shopping & Christmas shows for meal/drinks. McGillin’s Olde Ale House is like a Winter Wonderland with hundreds of ornaments, bows and strings of lights.

Open 7 days a week. Closed 6 days a year – Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. Close at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

january
New Year's Day

During the Mummer’s Parade, whet & warm your whistle by the fire at McGillin’s. Start the new year sipping an Irish Coffee, Hot Cocoa, Spicy Captain Morgan, Hot Cider or regional beer and watching the bowl games. We’ll start the new year by opening one hour early – at 10 a.m. $3 cover.

MLK Weekend

3 day weekends give us an extra night to party at McGillin’s! 

Philadelphia Auto Show

McGillin’s just a short walk from Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center. Stop by before/after the show for a meal/drink. Serving Irish “Car” Bombs, Side”Cars,” Lincoln Cosmos & Rolls Royces! January 30 through February 7, 2016.


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