Daily Specials – Events
 

Pizzas ½ Price

 

Pitcher Specials:

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

 

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

40¢ JUMBO wings
$4.50 Pickle Backs

 

$5 glass of house wine & well liquor
$5 featured cocktail 
$4 Pints of Featured Micro Pint
$2 Pint of Rolling Rock
$2 for 2 tacos

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

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

 

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 pitchers Rolling Rock

$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light

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

$3.99 Margaritas
$3.99 Cheese Nachos

 

Pitcher Specials: 

$7.00 Rolling Rock

$9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light

Pitcher Specials:
$7.00 Rolling Rock
$9 Bud Light, Coors Light

$5 wines
$3.99 Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Belinis (until 3pm)

 

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

 

$2 pints Rolling Rock
$3.99 Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Belinis (until 3pm)

LIVE KARAOKE 9 p.m.

Pitcher Specials: $7.00 Pabst Blue Ribbon; $9.00 Bud Light, Coors Light.

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

 

may
Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate this Mexican holiday at an Irish fiesta! Serving rotating list of Mexican dishes and margaritas, daiquiris & Mexican cocktails. May 5.

Kentucky Derby

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

june
Philly Beer Week

McGillin’s welcomes some of the region’s best beers! 

Summer Drink Menu Launched

Drury Sunset, Peaches & Cream Daiquiri,  Raspberry Limoncello Martini, Fresh  Watermelon Margarita, Mango Mojito, Philly Shandy, Watermelon Spritzer, Aperol Spritzer, The Cleanse and more.

Flag Day

Great day to cool off with a Red, White & Blue Freedom Cocktail. June 14.

Bloomsday - June 16

Join us at the “James Joyce” table where we’ll be reading Ulysses (11 am – 5 pm) in honor of Bloomsday (June 16). Want to be a reader? Email mcgillins@aol.com.

Serving O’Hara’s Stout from Ireland, Dublin Donkeys & Irish Breakfast  ALL day! 

National Martini Day

On June 19 we’ll celebrate National Martini Day with $6 martinis!

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.

World Cup

Offering specials during World Cup games: Sound off, except for the final game.

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). We’ll be back at 11 am on July 5th.

Bastille Day

Stop by on July 14 to celebrate Bastille Day.

National Tequila Day

Enjoy our margaritas — McGillin’s Original Margarita, Fresh Watermelon Margaritas, Peach, Strawberry & more — on National Tequila Day! July 24.

World Cup

Watch the World Cup at McGillin’s!

august
Oktoberfest

McGillin’s month-long Oktoberfest celebration runs from late August until the Midtown Village Fall Festival on the first Saturday in October. Serving Oktoberfest beers & German food specials.

This year we’ve joining forces with Dominion Brewing Company to launch our own Oktoberfest beer! Plus Oktoberfest beers from Sly Fox, Lancaster and Stoudt’s. Plus Pumpkin beers!

Plus rotating list of 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
Oktoberfest continues at McGillin's

McGillin’s month-long Oktoberfest celebration continues through the Midtown Village Fall Festival on the first Saturday in October. We’ll be serving Oktoberfest beers & German food specials.

This year we’ve joining forces with Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company to launch our own Oktoberfest beer! Plus Oktoberfest beers from Sly Fox, Lancaster, Stoudt’s, Beck’s and Warsteiner Brewing. Plus Pumpkin beers!

Plus rotating list of 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.

 

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!

october
Oktoberfest Continues at McGillin's

McGillin’s month-long Oktoberfest celebration continues through the Midtown Village Fall Festival on the first Saturday in October. We’ll be serving a rotating list of Oktoberfest beers & German food specials.

Midtown Village Fall Festival

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

Fall Drink Menu

Our original Pumpkin Martini, Maple Old Fashioned, Pumpkin Spiced Hot Chocolate or Coffee, Caramel Apple, Autumn Mule, Fall Sangria, Drunken Pumpkin, Irish Hot Apple Cider, Pumpkin Bomb and more! Plus a  rotating list of Pumpkin beers. We’ll also offer a rotating list of pumpkin food specials including Pumpkin Mac & Cheese, Pork Pumpkin Apple Cider Stew and more.

Halloween

On October 31 come in costume. Contest with prizes at midnight. Meet our ghost! Scaraoke – costumed karaoke. 

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!

november
Winter Drink Menu Launched

Pumpkin Martini, Eggnog Martini, Candy Cane Martini, Poinsettia (split of champagne, cranberry juice, triple sec/mix your own), Snowshoe (hot chocolate, butterscotch liquor, served in a mug with whipped cream), White Christmas Sangria, The Grinch (Stateside Vodka, melon liquor, sour mix, club soda), Old St Nick (Hot Apple Cider, Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum in a mug with cinnamon stick), Merry Mule (Ketel One, Ginger Beer, cranberry) and more!

Ma McGillin's Birthday Carnation Giveaway

We’ll celebrate the way May McGillin always did – by giving out carnations. In 1937, on her 90th & last birthday, she gave out nearly 4,000 carnations.

Beaujolais Nouveau

Enjoy a $5 glass of beaujolais nouveau on the third Thursday in November. Half-priced French Onion Soup too! Third Thursday in November.

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.

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!

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
Winter Drink Menu Launched

Pumpkin Martini, Eggnog Martini, Candy Cane Martini, Poinsettia (split of champagne, cranberry juice, triple sec/mix your own), Snowshoe (hot chocolate, butterscotch liquor, served in a mug with whipped cream), White Christmas Sangria, The Grinch (Stateside Vodka, melon liquor, sour mix, club soda), Old St Nick (Hot Apple Cider, Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum in a mug with cinnamon stick), Merry Mule (Ketel One, Ginger Beer, cranberry) and 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 1,000 feet of garland, 3,000 lights, and hundreds of ornaments and bows. It takes 15 people 5 hours to decorate! 

Army Navy Game/Weekend

Drink in some liquid history at Philadelphia’s oldest continuously operating tavern! 30 beers on tap, seasonal cocktails & budget-friendly comfort food including a free bowl of soup with every lunch. Army-Navy specials:  THE PETTY GOAT (Sailor Jerry Rum, Coke & O’Reilly’s Stout) & MAJOR’S MULE (Maker’s Mark, Ginger Beer & Lime).

 

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.

Mummers Caroling

Mummers will be caroling throughout Midtown Village. Dates TBD.

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.

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 TBD.

MLK Weekend

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

Playoffs & Super Bowl

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

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,  Lincoln Cosmos, Cable Car (Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Triple Sec, Sour Mix with orange garnish) & Rolls Royces (Blue Coat Gin, Sweet Vermouth in a martini glass garnished with lemon)! 

Super Bowl

Watch the Super Bowl on our high-def and big screen TVs. Sound on. Pitcher specials. Use your 2018-19 Super Mug for the last time (or buy one for $5) to get $2 refills of Bud Light during the game. February 2, 2020.

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.

On February 14,  join us for Love-themed Open Mic Night starting at 9 p.m. 

Drink & rotating food specials all week including  Heart”beet” Salad and Heart & “Sole” and drinks: Chocolate Covered Cherry (Pinnacle Cherry Vodka, Coconut Rum, Light Creme de Cocoa, Cherry Juice, Cream), Heartbreaker (Sailor Jerry Run, Lemon & Lime soda, Grenadine), specials on pints of Love City & McGillin’s RED Ale.  

President's Day

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

New February Drink Menu

Chocolate Covered Cherry & Heartbreaker – for Valentine’s Day

Hurricanes – for Mardi Gras

Freezin Flyer Fantini – Go Flyers!

Dirty Girl Scout Martini – garnished with a Thin Mint

& more!

National Margarita Day

Stop by for $4 Margaritas. Strawberry & Peach Margaritas too! On  February 22.

Mardi Gras

Warm up with Spicy Jambalaya, McGillin’s Muffulettas, Blackened Catfish Sandwiches, Cajun Pot Pie, Po’ Boys and Hurricanes! Let the Good Times Roll at McGillin’s! February 25, 2020.

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 from Ithaca, Troegs & Dominion and flower-themed cocktails. Close to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center. February 29 – March 8, 2020.

Mardi Gras

Warm up with Spicy Jambalaya, McGillin’s Muffulettas, Blackened Catfish Sandwiches, Cajun Pot Pie, Po’ Boys and Hurricanes! Let the Good Times Roll at McGillin’s! February 25, 2020.

St Patrick's Day Pub Crawls/Parade/Food & Drink Specials

Going on a pub crawl this month? Add McGillin’s as your first or last stop! And if you’re going to the St. Patrick’s Day parade, stop by for our original Irish Potato Martini or some authentic Stout from Ireland! Serving rotating list of Irish food specials through March 16, including bangers and mash (Irish sausage & mashed potatoes), Shepherd’s Pie, Irish lamb stew, corned beef and cabbage & more.

St Patrick's Day

The BEST St Patrick’s Day party in Philadelphia! Green beer and green cheer. March 17! Opening at 10 a.m. – 1 hour early. $5 cover.

March Madness

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

Phillies Home Opener

No tickets? No worries. Watch the game 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.  

april
Prohibition Repealed Anniversary/National Beer Day

Join us for $2 mugs of McGillin’s 1860 IPA by Stoudts Brewing. Plus Beertinis (Stateside Vodka, Philly Brewing Company’s Walt Wit & lemonade in a martini glass). April 7.

Tax Day

Come drown your sorrows with Pints of 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 Day

Stop at McGillin’s to watch the draft on our high def & projector screen TVs. $3.99 cheese nachos, $3.99 margaritas, pitcher specials. 

 

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

Featuring Raspberry Lemoncello Martini, Phillie-tinis,  Peach Cobbler Martini, Philly Shandy, Aperol Spritz, Garden Mule & more.


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