McGillin’s wrote the book on romance in Philadelphia!

McGillin’s is the most romantic place in Philadelphia. More couples have met, become engaged, hosted bachelor/bachelorette parties and even gotten married at McGillin’s Olde Ale House than anyplace else in Philadelphia.

It’s an old Irish tradition for women to propose on Leap Day and the first five women to propose at McGillin’s on Leap Day (2/29/20), will win a $100 gift certificate. Only 2 rules: You must call ahead 215/735-5562 & it must be a public proposal.

If you met your soulmate at McGillin’s, add your story to our Love Letters book.

McGillin’s has Matchmaking Magic – Philadelphia Inquirer

Many Married Couples Have Met at McGillin’s — 6ABC’s Localish

McGillin’s has Written the Book on Love — ABC-TV’s Localish Legends (National)

McGillin’s is Philadelphia’s Oldest Matchmaker – ABC6’s FYI Philly

Center City Bar Will Help You Find the Love of Your Life —  Philadelphia Inquirer 

Couples Find Love at McGillin’s — Fox TV’s Good Day Philadelphia

McGillin’s Has Been Playing Matchmaker for Well Over a Century — CBS Philly

Love on the Rocks: For Over 150 Years McGillin’s Has Served Up Food, Drink & Love Connections — Philadelphia Weekly (Cover story)

Couples Who Got Engaged at McGillin’s — Philadelphia Inquirer

The romantic magic of McGillin’s Saves the Day for Couple who Lost Engagement Ring — Philadelphia Inquirer 

McGillin’s has Long History of Philly Love Stories – Some Even Meeting on St. Patrick’s Day — CBS3

The couple and the love story behind Philly’s McGillin’s Olde Ale House – Philadelphia Inquirer

Reconnected after 20 years, a couple that met at McGillin’s prepares to tie the knot — Philadelphia Voice

McGillin’s Proposal 40 Years in the Making Philadelphia Wedding magazine 

Couples who met at McGillin’s on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day — NBC10