McGillin’s Olde Ale House threw open its doors the year Lincoln was elected president. That’s shortly after the Liberty Bell cracked and long before ground was broken for Philadelphia City Hall. The beer taps have been flowing since 1860 — making it the oldest continuously operating tavern in Philadelphia and one of the oldest taverns in the country.

Daily Special
Monday

Pizzas ½ Price

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light

Tuesday

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light
$1 mug of Throwback Beer (5 p.m. until keg kicks)

Appetizer Specials:
40¢ JUMBO wings
$4.50 Pickle Backs

Wednesday

Drink Specials: (5 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
$5 glass of house wine & well liquors
$5 featured cocktail 
$4 Pints of Modello Especial
$2 Pint of Rolling Rock
$2 for 2 tacos

Pitcher Specials:

$7.00 pitchers Rolling Rock
$9.00 pitchers Bud Light, Coors Light

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

Thursday

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 pitchers Rolling Rock
$9.00 pitchers Bud Light, Coors Light

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

Specials:
$3.99 Margaritas
$3.99 Cheese Nachos

Friday

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light

Saturday

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light

$3.99 Bloody Marys, Belinis, Mimosas (11 am-3 pm)

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

Sunday

Drink Specials:
$2 Pints Rolling Rock
$3.99 Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Belinis (11 am – 3 pm)

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9.00 Bud Light & Coors Light

Buy Eagles Super Mug for $5 & get $2 refills of Bud Light — every Eagles game — all season long!

Upcoming
No Reservations - 1st come/1st served
We love being part of your holiday tradition!
 
We realize that wait times are sometimes long & thank you for your patience. We’ll seat everyone as quickly as we can.
 
The no reservation policy helps us accommodate as many families as possible, it keeps seating fair and consistent and it keep our prices at approachable levels. 
 
We look forward to seeing all of your families another holiday season!
 
 
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 1,000 feet of garland, 3,000 lights, and hundreds of ornaments and bows. It takes 15 people 5 hours to decorate! 

Winter Drink Menu Launched

Pumpkin Martini, Eggnog Martini, Candy Cane Martini, Poinsettia (split of champagne, cranberry juice, triple sec/mix your own), Snowshoes (hot chocolate, whipped cream and Smirnoff Peppermint Twist, Captain Morgan Ginger Bread Spiced Run or 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey & Butterscotch Liquor), White Christmas Sangria (Pinot Grigio, Winter Spice Simple Syrup, Star Anise, Cinnamon Stick, Lemon, Lime and Orange) and more!

Mad Elf Release at Mad Little Elf Christmas Party

Release Troegs 2019 Mad Elf ! Plus Troegs Vintage Mad Elf, Troegs Blizzard of Hops & Dream Weaver! Photo booth. A portion of the sales of Mad Elf during event will go to Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House & you’ll be entered in a raffle to win a prize. Guest appearance by Real Philly Santa! From 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Christmas Carols, Cocktails & Candy Canes

Christmas-themed Open Mic Night with special guest performances.  Bring new, unwrapped toys for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House & you’ll get discounted Christmas cocktails! Raffles for prizes. And, CANDY CANES of course! Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Army Navy Game/Weekend
All weekend (December 13-15, 2019) we’re pitting Army v. Navy. Drink in a little history at while you support your team.
 
Beer specials ($4.50 each). We’ll pit Army “March Along” Lager vs. Navy “Anchors Away” Ale. 
 
Cocktail specials ($5.75 each) Major’s Medicine (Crown Royal, Ginger Ale, Cranberry) vs. Goat Locker – (Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum & Coke)
 
 Who will win?
Ugly Sweater Christmas Karaoke

Jack Daniels will be in the house with giveaways, special drink menu & prizes for best dressed! Wednesday, December 18 starting at 9 p.m.

Jingle Bell Rockout

Christmas themed Open Mic Night with special guest performances. Bring new, unwrapped toys for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House for discounted Christmas cocktails. Prizes. Thursday, December 19 starting at 9 p.m.

Holiday Shopping

Hate to shop? You can do all of your holiday shopping right here at McGillin’s — baseball caps, gift cards, t-shirts, thongs & even a onesie to guarantee you’ll have the coolest baby at day care. Stop by & check out our McGillin’s merchandise or shop online

Philadelphia Phillies Yule Log

Look who stopped by to warm himself by the fire at McGillin’s! Check out the Philadelphia Phillies annual Yule Log video and stream it on YouTube during this holiday season!

Watch the Eagles at McGillin's

Get this season’s Eagles Super Mug for $5 & get $2 refills of Bud Light — every Eagles game — all season long

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. Cover charge TBD.

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.

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