McGillin's In The Media

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McGillin’s Olde Ale House, Philadelphia’s oldest continuously operating tavern and one of the oldest in the country, has been covered by newspapers from the Los Angeles Times to the Washington Post, and from the Boston Globe to the Shang Hai Daily in China. McGillin’s has been featured on Comedy Central’s Drunk History and Drinking Made Easy, and is highlighted in books ranging from Bucket List Bars to Mid-Atlantic: Best Breweries, Brew Pubs & Beer Bars to a motivational book and a comic book from “The Punisher” series.

An Associated Press story about the tavern’s 150th anniversary ran in the New York Times, USA Today, Huffington Post, Forbes.com and more than 50 local newspapers and TV station websites across the globe. Nightclub and Bar Magazine, Ale Street News and TV Food Network’s Rachael Ray have all covered the historic tavern. Here’s what they’re saying:

  • 10 Best Authentic Irish Pubs in America

    American Profiles
  • 10 Best Historic Bars in the U.S.

    Fodor’s
  • 10 Best Irish Bars in U.S.

    Irish Central
  • 10 Best Irish Pubs in the Country

    bustle.com
  • 10 Oldest Restaurants in Philly – including McGillin’s

    Thrillist
  • 11 Best Places for Cheap Wings in Philly

    Foursquare
  • 12 Best Irish Pubs Across America

    giloco.com
  • 12 of the Best Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day (Irish Potato Martini)

    Town & Country
  • 15 Best Places for Bar Food in Philly

    Foursquare
  • 15 Best Places for Microbrews in Philly

    Foursquare
  • 16th Most Visited Tourist Attraction in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Business Journal
  • 18 Most Authentic Irish Pubs in America

    TheDailyMeal.com
  • 25 Classic Restaurants Every Philadelphian Must Try – including McGilln’s

    Eater
  • 5 Best Places to Drink on St Patrick’s Day

    barstoolsports.com
  • 50 Best Irish Pubs in America

    Complex Magazine
  • 8 of Philadelphia’s Best Sports Bars

    about.com
  • America’s Best Irish Bars

    Irish Pubs Global
  • Best Bartender

    Philadelpha Magazine’s "Best Of" issue
  • Best Happy Hour

    Drink Philly
  • Best Happy Hour

    Philadelpha Magazine’s "Best Of" issue
  • Best Hookup Spots in Philadelphia

    CityGuide
  • Best Irish Bar in Philadelphia

    AOL CityGuide
  • Best Irish Bars in America

    Fodor's
  • Best Irish Bars in US

    MSN
  • Best Irish Bars in US

    TravelChannel.com
  • Best Irish Pubs in 19 Big Cities
    Around U.S.

    Business Insider
  • Best Irish Pubs in America for St. Patrick’s Day

    Yahoo
  • Best Irish Pubs in the United States

    thrillist.com
  • Best Karaoke

    Philadelphia Style
  • Best Place for Serious Day Drinking

    Philadelpha Magazine’s "Best Of" issue
  • Best Sports Bar/1st Runner up

    Drink Philly
  • Best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    USA Today Go Escape Magazine
  • Cited as a reason that “Philly was named one of Best Beer Towns in America”

    CNN
  • From Bobbleheads to Beer, Pope Francis Frenzy Hits U.S.

    "CBS This Morning"
  • Halloween: Is McGillin’s Olde Ale House haunted

    "Good Day Philadelphia" on Fox29-TV
  • McGillin’s has Matchmaking Magic

    Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Most Authentic Irish Pubs in America

    USA Today & Huffington Post
  • One of the bars highlighted in “Explore the American Speakeasies Still Offering 1920s Intrigue.”

    Travel & Leisure
  • Philadelphia Named “Late Night Capitol of the U.S.” – including McGillin’s

    Esquire
  • Philly’s Top 50 Bars

    Philadelphia Weekly
  • Top 10 Irish Pubs Across America for Craic, Music & Tradition

    Irish Central
  • Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.

    Yahoo Travel
  • Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.

    gayot.com
  • Top 10 Irish Pubs in the USA

    dulsanea.com
  • Top 100 Nightclubs & Bars in U.S.

    Nightclub & Bar magazine
  • Top 100 Restaurants in Philadelphia

    WhereTheLocalsEat.com
  • Top Irish Pubs in the U.S.

    Fox News
  • Top Karaoke Spots in Philadelphia

    CBS
  • Top St Patrick’s Day Bars in U.S.

    Huffington Post
  • Where to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

    International Business Times
  • Where to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

    USA Today Travel