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Best Friday Happy Hour Food Specials in CC?

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emurray Apr 11, 2007 09:46 AM

I am meeting some friends downtown (around 4:30 p.m.) before the Phillies game on Friday night. Does anyone know of good happy hour food specials (drinks wouldn't hurt either) in the Center City area? Thanks!

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    Bigley9 RE: emurray Apr 11, 2007 11:13 AM

    Where about in town?

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      Bashful3 RE: Bigley9 Apr 11, 2007 11:30 AM

      If shellfish is your thing, the bar at The Samsom St. Oyster House has 1/2 price specials on some seafood cocktails at the bar in that time period.
      They may even have some drink specials, but I go for the oysters and clams.

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      croutonpiggy RE: emurray Apr 11, 2007 09:29 PM

      McCormick and Schmick's has $1.95 food items at the bar, with, I believe, a two-drink minimum. I think their Happy Hour is from 4-5:30 or 6pm. They are located next to City Hall, and it would be easy to catch the subway down to the game afterward. I would call to verify hours. A sample happy hour menu is on this page, lower right:

      http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/i...

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        emurray RE: croutonpiggy Apr 12, 2007 09:35 AM

        Thanks!! I've never been to McCormick's so maybe I'll try there. Love Samsom St too... hmmm. I will throw those ideas out to my friends. We all work around City Hall so those are both really close too!

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        marianne215 RE: emurray Apr 12, 2007 05:45 PM

        The new Mexican Post at 16th and Cherry has $4 food and $3 margaritas on Fridays. It's just across the Parkway from Tir Na Nog. Get there early though, as the place gets packed on Fridays.

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          saturninus RE: marianne215 Apr 13, 2007 11:53 AM

          Stripped Bass has an amazing spread of complimentary food at the bar on Fridays.

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