Con Murphy's Irish Pub

4.7
285 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Con Murphy's is an authentic cozy Irish Pub in the heart of Center City. Just a stones throw from Philly's best museums, hotels & attractions. Serving perhaps the best pint of Guinness in the city, along with other craft beers and signature cocktails, a classy yet comfortable pub awaits you. With an outdoor patio right on The Ben Franklin Parkway there's no better place for people watching & taking in a nice sunset.


Con Murphy's has created a menu to please all palates from the traditional Shepherds Pie (made with Lamb) & Fish'n'Chips & the local favorite Philly Cheesesteak.


Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 285 people are saying
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4.6
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4.6
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4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious and service was amazing !

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for this amazing rating and review, we hope to see you again soon!

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vipkellym
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellant. Great location,comfortable outside dining.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review and rating! We are so glad you had such a great experience and hope you visit again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hamburg Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I know Con Murphy’s well and had brunch outside, because I can bring my dog. Delicious breakfast and even better Mimosas! I highly recommend checking this place out!!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome review and kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again very soon!

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BethM
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The food was pretty good, especially for an Irish pub…which aren’t really known for their cuisine…Me and my husband got the honey chili wings and tequila shrimp as appetizers, which were really good. I got the blackened grouper sandwich which was really good, and he got the fried chicken sandwich which was just okay. The issue I have is with the service. While the hostess was extremely friendly and pleasant, our waitress was not. She took orders for a couple before us who arrived AFTER us. Also, she just had an attitude and was not very attentive. We had to ask her to clear our plates and glasses when they were empty. Overall very disappointing service, and the food was not tasty enough for us to go back.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Hey Beth, thank you so much for your rating and review. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed all the food but are very sorry that service did not meet your expectations. That is very unlike our servers here and we hope that you will give us another chance to improve on your experience!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was very accommodating and pleasant. She was quick and prompt with her service. I had to change our reservation same day, and the restaurant was delighted to assist me. Chicken/Waffles Brunch meal highly recommend. Outdoor seating was covered with fans for air circulation.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thank you so much for your awesome rating and review! We are delighted that you had such a great experience with us and hope to see you again very soon!

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JeanetteM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for Father’s Day Brunch! Great variety of food options for brunch. The food was exceptional.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Hey Jeanette, thank you so much for your kind words and awesome review! We are so glad we could help make your Father's Day festivities so enjoyable! Hope to see you again very soon!

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SavannahB
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I had the American Breakfast and the portion size was super filling!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome review and rating! We are so glad you enjoyed your brunch and hope you come back soon!

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MarkL
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My son and I visited on short trip to Philly. We absolutely loved the food and service. Guilty to admit my first Philly cheesesteak but sure it would be my longstanding favorite. Service was so quick and friendly.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Hi Mark, thank you so much for this awesome review and rating! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and your experience with us! We love our cheesesteaks too! We hope you visit us again on your next trip to the city!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Clean, Quiet, and fast service.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this amazing rating and review!

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Molly
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went on a Thursday evening with two friends, and we wanted a leisurely meal where we could take our time and catch up. We took a table upstairs where it was quiet. Service was great. Food was delicious. I had the fish 'n' chips, and the two batter-dipped pieces of cod were thick and long and very tasty. I had creme brulee for dessert, and it was a generous serving, quite good. Another person had the brownie topped with ice cream, and she said it was excellent. We were not at all rushed and were able to sit and talk as long as we wanted. Would definitely go again.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Hey Molly, thank you so much for this amazing rating and review! We are so glad you had such an enjoyable time with us! We hope to see you again real soon!

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vipLouisqS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and drinks as always. Great staff and service. A+

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thanks so much for the kind words and amazing rating! We hope you come back very soon!

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PaulN
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was wonderful really attentive and professional. We enjoyed our brunch very much, relaxed atmosphere and not rushed.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on July 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome review and rating! We are so glad you had such a great experience and hope you visit again soon!

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LynnG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Con Murphy’s was a really nice pub with lots of menu choices and good food. We also loved the location right next to convenient parking. Everything we tried was so good from the crab ravioli appetizer to the baked haddock and delicious blueberry cheesecake. I’d definitely recommend and also come again.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 30, 2021

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed everything so much! Thank you for your kind words and awesome review, we hope you can come back really soon!

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Moni
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and the service was soooo wonderful. I definitely plan on going again

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 30, 2021

Thanks so much for this awesome review, Moni! We cannot wait to see you in again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Nice indoor seating for us.
Enjoyed cheesesteak and pulled pork sandwiches.
Very good cocktails. Banana bread pudding was delicious !

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 30, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We are so glad you enjoyed everything! Hope to see you again really soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We tried Con Murphy’s for CCDRW, and I’m glad we did! The food on the restaurant week menu was so delicious, but the regular menu looks even better! We will definitely be back.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 30, 2021

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the food and time with us! Thank you for your kind words and awesome review, we hope to see you again really soon!

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DrBexEsq
New England
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Upstairs seating was perfect for inside dining, well-spaced out tables, very friendly waitstaff, portions were good-sized, the kids enjoyed all the decor on the walls.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thank you so much for your kind words and awesome review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time we us and hope you visit again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wait staff is amazing. Food and drinks came quickly. Everything was delicious. I’m definitely going to make this a regular spot.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome rating and kind words! We are so glad you had such a great experience and cannot wait to see you again!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Wife and I were extremely pleased. First time eating there and food was excellent. Portions, quality, etc. Outdoor seating creates a nice ambience.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thanks so much for the great rating and review! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and your experience! We hope to see you again soon!

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Kerry
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for restaurant week and had a great time! Food was great and service fantastic.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 21, 2021

Kerry, thank you so much for the kind words. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and service. Hope you come back and visit us again soon.

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JenniferC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to meet up with friends. Good live music. The service was great.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 21, 2021

Jennifer, thanks so much for the awesome review and the kind words. We really appreciate it! Come back again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We went for Mother’s Day. We had great drinks and the servers were wonderful. We had the BEST fries. So delicious. The Reuben and fish sandwich was great. The cheesesteak and chicken fingers were also great choices.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 21, 2021

Thank you so much for your review! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed all your food & service. We take great pride in the quality of our food.. our fries are freshly cut daily, chicken tenders are hand battered and everything is made from scratch. We also must say that we have some of the best & loyal staff around. Hope you come back again soon! Cheers!

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Rere
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Ryan was wonderful!! We will be back at point over the summer!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 21, 2021

Rere, thanks so much for sharing your experience and for the awesome review! Ryan is a rockstar! We'll make sure to share this with him. See you again soon, cheers!

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vipGMCccc
Philadelphia
54 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We loved the varied menu and excellent choices. The Guinness beef stew was really delish. Service was attentive. The outdoor seating area is complete, coveting is all the way over to the restaurant walls, and tables and chairs were not portable or makeshift. We plan to come here regularly.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 21, 2021

Thanks so much for the awesome review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and glad to hear that you enjoyed everything as well as our new outdoor seating area. Hope you visit us again soon!

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Margaret11
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated right away. The hostess and waitress helped us timely and efficiently

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this amazing rating and awesome review! We are so glad you had such a nice experience and we hope to see you again soon!

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michaelg
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been back several times. Great place

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 9, 2021

Thank you so much for the amazing rating and review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us so much! Hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We live in suburban PA and my sister, mother and myself decided to do Sunday brunch in the city. Excellent experience and our server Toya gave us the best service and recommendations on food and beverages. Will definitely be returning!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on April 24, 2021

Thanks for the awesome rating, we appreciate it!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and they accommodated my friends baby and stroller by putting us at a bigger table in the corner. It was perfect!! Great service and atmosphere. Definitely will be going back.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on April 24, 2021

Thanks so much for the awesome review and your kind words. We truly appreciate it and hope you visit us again soon!

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jdephilly
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Con Murphy's is a great place for food, drinks, and even a quick meeting. They've done a great job with safety protocols, in addition to continuing the great services they have always provided. The food was great and they've added some new menu items too!

Our server was super friendly, and made a great suggestion for a meal.
*Try the Fried Chix Sandwich. It's delish*

We were immediately given a table upon arrival, which I love.

I will certainly be back again very soon!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on April 24, 2021

Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so happy that you enjoyed both the food and service, and that you felt safe in our restaurant. We're trying to grow the menu as much as we can, little by little. We appreciate the patience. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks again!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, great food, reasonably priced, excellent service . I didn’t catch the waitress’s name but she was awesome Definitely will be returning.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on April 24, 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words, we truly appreciate it. We're so glad you enjoyed everything!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Came in for a casual date night! We got to sit outside and they have a nice outdoor area with a covering and a few heat lamps. We got amazing fish tacos as an app and then I got fish and chips for an entree, which were a bit greasy but tasty fries! Definitely would come here again for the ambiance. I want to try their weekend brunch!

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on May 9, 2021

Thank you so much for this awesome rating and review! We are so glad you had such a great experience and hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious and not too expensive! I definitely recommend the truffle fries - I couldn’t get enough.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub
Responded on April 9, 2021

Thanks so much for the great review! We really appreciate it!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

They were wonderful at accommodating our 6-person party. The avocado toast wasn’t great but everyone else really enjoyed their meal. Thank you!

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CaroleR
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love this place. Usually make a point to visit when I am in Philadelphia. Very accommodating.

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vipphillyguy65
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was an excellent place for Brunch on Sunday. The food was very original. I had the potato soup and the Irish Breakfast. Both were spectacular. The service was excellent. The coffee was strong and hot just like I like it. We cannot wait to return. A most excellent experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice environment!

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RyanH
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great atmosphere and food. Service was a little slow but would definitely timely return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks, ambiance, and service!!

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mnagle
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great food as always and service. We shared the loaded nachos with chicken and was not disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Slow Bar Service. Nice Waitress. Pretty packed but completely under staffed. One waitress waiting the entire upstairs, and one bartender servicing both up and downstairs.

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Con Murphy's Irish Pub offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (267) 687-1128.

Con Murphy's Irish Pub is rated 4.7 stars by 285 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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