Jerry’s Bar

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What Comes After Brunch?

Smoked Scallops | Photo by Courtney Apple

Smoked Scallops | Photo by Courtney Apple

Trey Popp finds that Jerry’s Bar is a great and reasonable place to drink, the food’s not bad either.

And come back on Sunday morning. My favorite dish at Jerry’s was a special that paired cured smoked scallops with springy polenta—an enthralling alternative to the now-ubiquitous shrimp and grits.

Two Stars – Good

Restaurant Review: Jerry’s Bar [Philadelphia Magazine]
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Restaurant Review: Jerry’s Bar

Jerry's Burger. Photography by Courtney Apple

Jerry’s Burger. Photography by Courtney Apple.

“Brunch is punishment,” Anthony Bourdain famously wrote. “Nothing makes an aspiring Escoffier feel more like an army commissary cook, or Mel from Mel’s Diner, than having to slop out eggs over easy with bacon and eggs Benedict for the Sunday brunch crowd.”

That’s never how Marshall Green made it feel at Café Estelle, which must have been responsible for 85 percent of the weekend traffic on North 4th Street for the five years he slung the best shirred eggs in town, among other favorites, at that widely adored spot. But there’s nothing like 1,500 early mornings to drive a man to drink—or at least to a place fitted out with a well-stocked bar.


Jerry’s Bar, where Green landed last May, has two of them. A long slab of marble salvaged from Independence Mall is the center of gravity downstairs, and a dark wooden barroom evokes an unbuttoned Ivy League clubroom on the mezzanine.

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Industry Discounts at Jerry’s Bar

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Daiquiri at Jerry’s Bar

Jerry’s Bar loves its industry people. And to prove its love, every Sunday through Tuesday, the Northern Liberties bar is offering 20% off  the entire check.

Drink up.


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