Daily Specials – Events

Food & Drink starting at 5 pm

$6 Meatloaf Sliders (2)

$4 pints of McGillin’s 1860 IPA

 

 

Food & Drink specials starting at 5 pm

Wings with bleu cheese, celery and carrot – .60 cents each

$9 Pitchers of Bud Light

 

Food & Drink specials starting at 5 pm

$3 Chili Tacos (2)

$4 Featured Craft Pint

$5.50 Well drinks

$6 Wine/Summertime Spritz (Truly strawberry & lemon vodka, club soda & cranberry)

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m. 

 

Food & Drink specials starting at 5 pm

$6 Cheese Nachos

$6 Margaritas

Open Mic Night on 2nd floor 9 p.m. 


 

Food & Drink specials starting at 5 pm 

$8 Cheesesteak Eggrolls

$5 Wine

Drink specials 12 noon – 3 pm

$5 Bloody Marys (with our homemade Bloody Mary mix)

$5 Mimosas

$5 Bellinis (peach nectar & sparkling wine)

 

 

Drink specials 12 noon to 3 pm

$5 Bloody Marys (with our homemade Bloody Mary mix)

$5 Mimosas

$5 Bellinis (peach nectar & sparkling wine)

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

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

 

 

december
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 & Spirit(s)!

Get your Christmas spirit (& spirits) at McGillin’s, Philadelphia’s original Christmas pop up bar with over-the-top decor since 1860 and prices on holiday drinks prices that don’t pop UP. 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! 

Mistletoe Mule $9

Poinsettia $10

Christmas Coffee of Hot Chocolate $9

Eggnog Martini $12

Peppermint Bark $10

Fireside $9

Santa’s Sipper $10

Army Navy Game/Weekend
Drink in a little history at Philly’s oldest bar while you support your team during Army Navy Weekend in Philadelphia. December 9-11, 2022.
 
Ugly Sweater Christmas Karaoke

Join us for Ugly Sweater Karaoke with Tito’s Vodka. $1 of every Tito’s cocktail will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Philadelphia — all month!  Prize for “ugliest” sweater. Wednesday, December 14 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 2019 Yule Log video and stream it on YouTube during this holiday season!

Watch the Eagles at McGillin's

Watch on our high def and projector screen TVs.

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

* Touchdown Tea: Crown Royal, Peach Schnapps, fresh brewed iced tea, & lemonade. $7
* Jameson & Absolut drinks. $6.75
* Iggletini: Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Green Creme de Menthe, Cream, green sugar rim. $11

 

New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, Philadelphia’s oldest bar. DJ  starting at 9 p.m. plus over-the-top decor and party favors. Cover charge with in/out privileges (if we have capacity). NO reservations needed. NO jacked up prices! 

New Year's Day

During the Mummer’s Parade, whet & warm your whistle by the fire at McGillin’s. Warm up the new  year sipping an Irish Coffee, Hot (Spiked) Cocoa, Hot (Spiked) Cider or regional beer and watching the bowl games. We’ll start the new year by opening one hour early – at 10 a.m. Cover charge with in/out privileges (if we have capacity).

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. Warm up the new  year sipping an Irish Coffee, Hot (Spiked) Cocoa, Hot (Spiked) Cider or regional beer and watching the bowl games. We’ll start the new year by opening one hour early – at 10 a.m. Cover charge with in/out privileges (if we have capacity).

MLK Weekend

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

Playoffs

Watch the Playoffs on our high def & projector screen TVs. Drink specials. 

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,  Cadillac Margaritas, Lincoln Cosmos & Rolls Royces!  

february
Super Bowl

Watch the Super Bowl on our high-def and big screen TVs. Sound on.  

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. From February 1-14 the tavern will offer romantic food & drink specials.

 

President's Day

It’s a long weekend and that means one more night to party at McGillin’s. Third Monday in February. 

National Margarita Day

Stop by forClassic Margaritas. Strawberry, Mango & Peach Margaritas too! 

Mardi Gras

Warm-up with Jambalaya, Shrimp & Grits, Chicken & Andouille Gumbo, Cornbread Deep-Fried Haddock and New Orleans Style Bread Pudding.  Pair with Hurricanes, Breakfast Shot (Jameson & Butterscotch with an OJ back), Twisted Tonic or our Mardi-Grita.  Let the Good Times Roll at McGillin’s! 

march
Philadelphia Flower Show

Stop at McGillin’s for a meal before/after the show. Free bowl of homemade soup with every lunch. Rotating food specials including:  Flower Pot Pie nestled in greens. Flower-themed beers & cocktails. Close to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center. March 3-12, 2023.

Mardi Gras

Warm-up with Jambalaya, Shrimp & Grits, Chicken & Andouille Gumbo, Cornbread Deep-Fried Haddock and New Orleans Style Bread Pudding.  Pair with Hurricanes, Breakfast Shot (Jameson & Butterscotch with an OJ back), Twisted Tonic or our Mardi-Grita.  Let the Good Times Roll at McGillin’s! 

St Patrick's Day Pub Crawls/Parade

Going on a pub crawl this month? Going to Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade?  Add McGillin’s as your first or last stop! Stop by for authentic Irish stout, St. Patrick’s Day cocktails & a rotating list of Irish food specials. Cover with in/out privileges on the two Saturdays before St. Patrick’s Day and on St. Patrick’s Day. 

 

Irish Food & Drink specials

Join us this month for authentic Irish stout, St. Patrick’s Day cocktails and a rotating list of Irish food specials.

Drinks: O’Hara’s Irish Stout, Irish Potato Martini (a McGillin’s original), Chocolate Leprechaun Martini, Nutty Irishman Coffee, Shamrock Hot Chocolate, Pot of Gold, Green Tea Cooler, Peanut Butter Drop

Food: Serving a rotating list of Irish food specials through March 16, including bangers and mash (Irish sausage & ashed potatoes), Shepherd’s Pie, Irish lamb stew, corned beef and cabbage, Emerald Isle (Corned Beef cheesesteak) & more. 

St Patrick's Day

The BEST St Patrick’s Day party in Philadelphia! Green beer and green cheer. March 17! Opening early — at 10 a.m. $5 Cover with in/out privileges. March 17

March Madness

Watch the games on the high-def & projector screen TVs at McGillin’s! See nightly specials above.

Phillies

Watch the games on our high def and projector screen TVs.  Serving Phillie-tinis (vanilla vodka, pineapple & cranberry juices, garnished with an orange slice & rimmed in red sugar) & 30 beers on tap.  

Philly Auto Show

McGillin’s just a short walk from Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center. Stop by before/after the show for food & drink specials. 

april
Prohibition Repealed Anniversary/National Beer Day

Join us for mugs of McGillin’s Real Ale by Troegs Brewing.  April 7

Phillies Home Opener

No tickets? No worries. Watch the game on our high def and projector screen TVs. 

Tax Day

Come drown your sorrows with Pints of McGillin’s 1850 IPA, McGillin’s Real Ale & McGillin’s Genuine Lager. If you’re lucky enough to get a refund, spend a wee bit celebrating — at McGillin’s. April 15.

NFL Draft

Stop at McGillin’s to watch the draft on our high def & projector screen TVs. 

Administrative Professionals Day

Instead of doing something stuffy and uncomfortable, bring your administrative professional for lunch at McGillin’s. And, whatever you do, don’t forget! 

Spring Drink Menu
Garden Mule $9
Peach & Mint Tea $8.5
Pimm’s Cup $11
Aperol Spritz $9
Paloma $11
Peach & Rosemary Bellini $9
Cold Brew Martini $12
+ 30 local, craft beers on tap
 
 
Earth Day Special

On Earth Day, stop by for Earth Day Margaritas (Tequila, blue Curacao, homemade margarita mix, green sugar rim, garnished with fresh lime & mint). 

may
Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate this Mexican holiday at an Irish fiesta!  Watch for lots of food & drink specials. May 5.

Kentucky Derby

Don your best headgear and join us for Kentucky Hot Browns (open-faced turkey, bacon & tomato sandwich baked until the bread is crisp), Mint Juleps & “horsing” around.  

june
Philly Beer Week

At McGillin’s, EVERY week is beer week!

Summer Drink Menu Launched
Watermelon margarita; Mid-Summer mule; Pineapple Whiskey Smash; Cucumber Gimlet; Limoncello Martini; Peach & Rosemary Bellini; Frozen Daiquiris, Frozen Margaritas and more!
National Martini Day

We’ll celebrate National Martini Day. 

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. Third Sunday in June.

july
Fourth of July

Join us on July 3 for patriotic specials. We’ll be closed on the 4th of July – 1 of only 6 nights a year that we close so staff can celebrate the holiday with family & friends). 

Bastille Day

Stop by on July 14 to celebrate Bastille Day with half priced French Onion Soup. Pair with a glass of red wine   – only $6 all day every day.

National Tequila Day

Enjoy our margaritas — McGillin’s Original Margarita, Peach, Strawberry margaritas & more — on National Tequila Day! 

august
Oktoberfest

We’ll start serving Oktoberfest beers as soon as we get them. And we’ll offer German food specials periodically. Through early October.  

september
Watch the Eagles at McGillin's

Watch on our high def and projector screen TVs.

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

Touchdown Tea: Crown Royal, Peach Schnapps, fresh brewed iced tea, & lemonade. 
Jameson & Absolut drinks. 
Iggletini: Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Green Creme de Menthe, Cream, green sugar rim. 

 

Oktoberfest

We’ll serve Oktoberfest beers as they arrive. Plus a rotating list of German food specials.

 

 

Fall Drink Menu

Coming soon, our Pumpkin Martinis and a full menu of pumpkin and fall drinks. Plus a rotating list of pumpkin food specials including Pumpkin Mac & Cheese, Pork Pumpkin Apple Cider

october
Oktoberfest Continues at McGillin's

McGillin’s month-long Oktoberfest celebration continues through early October. We’ll be serving a rotating list of Oktoberfest beers & German food specials.

Midtown Village Fall Festival

Outdoor Beer Garden with a deejay & festivities throughout the neighborhood. In Midtown Village on the first Saturday in October. 

Fall Drink Menu
 
Stay tuned for a list of fall food & drink specials.
 
Halloween

Get your Halloween boo-ze at Philly’s oldest bar, where we have real ghosts, skeletons in our closet, drink specials, scaraoke (costumed karaoke) and costume contests! 

 

Watch the Eagles at McGillin's

Watch on our high def and projector screen TVs.

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

 

november
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, Philadelphia’s original pop up bar with over-the-top decor since 1860 and holiday drink prices that don’t pop UP during the holidays. 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.

 

Watch the Eagles at McGillin's

Watch on our high def and projector screen TVs.

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

* Touchdown Tea: Crown Royal, Peach Schnapps, fresh brewed iced tea, & lemonade.
* Jameson & Absolut drinks.
* Iggletini: Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Green Creme de Menthe, Cream, green sugar rim.

 

Annual Toy Drive with Ronald McDonald House

Join us for a holiday party benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to be entered to win swag from Sly Fox, Troegs & McGillin’s. Holiday beers. Photos with Santa. Date 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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