HOME > Chowhound > Pennsylvania >
What have you made lately? Get great advice
TELL US

NYG vs PHL - I need a bar to go to

Scagnetti Aug 30, 2006 07:39 PM

I'll be attending the Giants Eagles game on Sep 17 and I know I'll get there early enough to do some pre-game swilling. The game starts at 1:00 PM so will there be any bars in the Lincoln Financial Field area that will be open the morning of the game? Any recommendations?

  1. b
    brightman Aug 30, 2006 10:29 PM

    Chickie's and Pete's is on Packer Ave up the road from the field. Good munchies, many giant TV's, perfect for pregame festivities. They even operate a shuttle that will take you to the game.

    1. Tonyjlive Aug 31, 2006 02:36 AM

      Chickies and Pete's is the way to go, if you want to go to the Linc and tailgate a bit early, the crab taxi will pick you up there, it usually parks on a corner or drives slowly, just flag him down and it'll take you over to Chickies and Pete's and then back later. It's free, just tip the driver a couple bucks for good measure. Definitely get the crab fries when you're there.

      1 Reply
      1. re: Tonyjlive
        m
        marianne215 Sep 14, 2006 04:37 AM

        FYI it's called the taxi-crab. Much more catchy than the crab taxi. :) And 110% agree on the crab fries.

      2. G Goo Aug 31, 2006 04:10 PM

        Just to give you another alternative (I'm not a fan of the South Philly Chickie's & Pete's, the Mayfair original is much better), the South Philadelphia Taproom on the 1500 block of Mifflin St. Excellent food, even better beer selection. I believe they open for lunch @ 11AM, but I wouldn't be surprized if they open earlier for home Eagles games.

        http://www.southphiladelphiataproom.com/

        1. Rondo Sep 1, 2006 02:18 AM

          McFaddens. Next to the Linc. Good beer. Action gets pretty hot there, too, according to a guy I know who used to be a bouncer there. But I wouldn't expect too much of that early in the morning. Can't imagine them not opening early the day of an Eagles game.

          1. Tonyjlive Sep 14, 2006 05:24 PM

            Not sure if you are driving or not and if you definitely want a bar, but Eagles tailgating is good times and the weather is supposed to be nice. See you there.

            Show Hidden Posts