Tale of the Tape: Frankford Hall

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Stephen Starr’s Frankford Hall opens today in Fishtown. The mainly open air beer garden will seat up to 400 on a sunny day and though the menu and beers are German-centric the look is more industrial.

The Space

  • Designed by Stokes Architecture
  • Building is split into an indoor and outdoors
  • Indoors
    • Seating for 160 indoors
    • Mixture of hightop tables and long benches
    • Double-sided bar with seating for around sixteen
  • Outdoors
    • The indoor area opens up onto gravel courtyard
    • Seating for 240 at long tables
    • Courtyard ringed by two bars, one for beer, the other for food
    • Four Linden trees provide shade
    • Ping pong table available for free play

The Drink

  • 9 Taps
  • Primarily German beers with some crafts
  • Most beers available by half or full liter
  • Half Liters are $6 or $6.50, Liters are $12 or $23
  • Dogfish Head My Antonia is available on draft exclusively at Frankford Hall
  • German sparkling red and white wines are available by the glass or bottle
  • Drinks can be ordered at either of the bars and paid for there (No tickets required)
  • Drinks Menu

The Food

  • German inspired food is available from the walk-up counter
  • If it is an item that takes a bit to prepare it will be delivered to your table
  • Highlights include pretzels,sauerkraut, schnitzel, spaetzle and a six varieties of sausage
  • A vegetarian sausage is available
  • Several of the sausages are sourced from Illg’s Meats in Bucks County
  • Pretzels can also be purchased from strolling vendors
  • Food Menu

Frankford Hall
1210 Frankford Avenue
215-634-3338
Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m; Saturday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.



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