Downey's Restaurant

526 S Front St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 625-9500
Cuisine: American, Bar/Gastro Pub/Wine Bar
Price: $$

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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
  • Parking Availability Street
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Happy Hour
  • Attire Casual
  • Bar Full Bar
  • Amenities Wi-fi, TV, Private Party Room
  • Banquet Facilities Over 100 People
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Child Menu
  • Atmosphere Scenic View, Family / Children, Bar Scene, Sports Bar
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa


Downey's Restaurant overlooking Penn's Landing at Front & South Streets opened in Philadelphia in 1976. The restaurant is located in the city's premier neighborhood, Society Hill. The rich mahogany bar, wood panels and stained glass panes were imported from County Cork in Ireland. We are delighted to share these treasures with you and hope they make you feel at home. Our proximity to Historic Philadelphia and Independence Mall makes Downey's and ideal stop for groups requiring a relaxing meal. The eclectic selection of shops on South Street makes it a unique shopping experience. Parking: There is two-hour, on street parking adjacent to the Restaurant, either metered north of South Street or unmetered south of South Street. There is off-street parking two blocks from the Restaurant at the Park of America Indoor Parking Garages located at 2nd and Lombard Streets. The Park America Garage is on the right side. The price to park is $4.00 Sun. through Thur. any 12 hours, no overnight parking. Fri $4.00 out by 7:00pm and $8.00 after 7:00pm, Sat $4.00 any 12 hours out by 6:00pm and $10.00 after 6:00pm. These prices are valid with a voucher obtained from your server; This is not valid on Holidays or for overnight parking. Downey's offers group facilities for Brunch, Lunch & Dinner. "Upstairs at Downey's" offers a seating capacity of 125 guests for sit down meals or buffets, more for a standing cocktail reception. Downey's Restaurant is located on the corner of Front & South Streets, Philadelphia PA 19147

Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 144reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Everything was great from the waitress to the food. Me and my friends enjoyed this restaurant and will go again Oct 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Francesca was a fun waitress Oct 13, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Waitress was disinterested in servicing us. They were out of a few things we ordered and the food took a long time. Oct 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by The food was excellent and the restaurant was very clean. Sep 30, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Did not have things that were on the menu.Poor wait serviceFood was over cooked Sep 27, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by dirty old food not good Sep 23, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Food and service were above average but the place needs better lighting and a real good cleaning. Sep 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by This restaurant has great atmosphere. The only problem I had was they were out of a lot of items that was on the menu. But what they did have was excellent. Aug 30, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by The service was horrible. The first time we went we didn't even have a waiter/waitress...the hostess had to wait on us after sitting there for about 30 minutes without even being acknowledged. Aug 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by On sitting down, waitress informed us new policy of cash only. Not one thing on menu we preferred to order was available. Restaurant was "waiting for deliveries". Jul 21, 2014
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