Céad Míle Fáilte

Welcome to The Plough & Stars!

 
 

Authentic Taste of Ireland

Right here in Philadelphia

 
 

Ceol Traidisiúnta

Traditional Irish Music Session Every Sunday!

 
 

Uisce Beatha

Serving the best Irish & Scotch Whiskey

 
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Welcome to The Plough, We Are So Glad You Are Here.

When you come to The Plough & The Stars, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome. The Plough is located in the Old City District of Philadelphia, just a stone’s throw from the birthplace of America, Independence Hall.

It’s the perfect place for a quiet pint, a tasty meal, your favorite sporting event, a lively music session, or just to rest your feet for a while. The Plough is an authentic Irish pub renowned for its friendly staff and patrons, its great atmosphere, and highly celebrated food.

Whether you want to enjoy the great pub atmosphere or find a quiet corner for yourself, The Plough has it all.

 Hours Of Operation

Monday – Friday : 12:00 pm – 2:00 am

Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 2:00 am
Food service until 9:00 pm nightly. Late Night Bar Food Available Wednesday – Sunday from 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

We are now open 7 days a week for Outdoor Dining on our Patio, Indoor Dining at 100% Capacity, curbside pick up & delivery.

Our bar is open until 2 a.m. 365 days a year!

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Just a $5.00 Delivery with no hidden fees!

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At the Plough & the Stars, our food is described as Western European with a strong Irish influence, and we are determined to bring the authentic taste of Ireland to Philadelphia. Our dishes, sauces, and breads are prepared with care in-house from scratch using as many seasonal ingredients from as many local, responsible farms as possible. Our fryer is not gluten-free; please let your server know about your allergies or dietary restrictions before ordering.

(V) Vegan • (GF) ** Or Gluten-Free with these adjustments

Salads & Appetizers

Poached Pear Salad

$12

Mixed Greens tossed with Caramelized Walnuts, Dried Cranberries & Crumbled Goat Cheese in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad

$11

Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pecorino Romano Cheese, Caesar Dressing, & Croutons
Add Your Choice of Shrimp, Salmon Filet, Grilled or Breaded Organic Chicken, or Flank Steak | 7 to any Salad
(GF) ** No Croutons

Shrimp Cocktail

$13

Served with our Homemade Cocktail Sauce.

Dubliner Fries

$12

Hand cut fries with melted Dubliner Cheese and Guinness Braised Beef Gravy

Sandwiches & Burgers

Chicken & Prosciutto

$14

With Fresh Basil, Organic Chicken, Mozzarella Cheese and Avocado served on Ciabatta Bread with Mixed Greens
(GF) ** No Bread, as Salad

Grilled Salmon Wrap

$15

With Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion & a Smoked Salmon Rémoulade Sauce
(GF) ** No Pita, as Salad

Angus Sirloin Burger

$12

Served with Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion
Toppings: (+$1.50 per item) Goat, Cheddar, Provolone, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Rasher of Irish Bacon, Portobello mushrooms or Roasted Peppers
(GF) ** No Bun

Sides

$5

Roast Potatoes, Mash, Your choice organic Eggs (2), Bacon or Sausage

“When money’s tight and is hard to get And your horse has also ran, When all you have is a heap of debt a pint of plain is your only man."”

– Flann O’Brien

Eggs & French Toast

Eggs Benedict

$15

Poached Eggs with choice of Irish Rasher or Smoked Salmon with Sautéed Spinach served on an English Muffin with Homemade Hollandaise Sauce

Omelette du Jour

$12

Served with Roasted Potatoes and Mixed Greens

Plough Omelette

$14

Irish Sausage, Pears, Apples & Blue Cheese served with Roasted Potatoes

Irish Breakfast

$19

Rasher of Irish Bacon, Irish Sausage, Roasted Tomato, Mushrooms, Eggs “Your Style”,
Black & White Pudding and Beans with Roasted Potatoes
(GF) ** No Sausage or Pudding, substitute with any other 2 items above

Breakfast Wrap

$14

Bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs and Dubliner cheese, wrapped in a tortilla & served with French fries

Savory French Toast

$15

2 pieces of Homemade French Toast with 2 Eggs “Your Style”, 2 Irish Bacon Strips & 2 Irish Sausage Links

French Toast

$13

Homemade Brioche served with Maple Syrup & Powdered Sugar
(See Your Server for Today’s Assortment of Specialty Toppings!)

Entrees

Plough Steak Fritte

$21

Sliced Grilled Marinated Flank Steak in a Red Wine au Jus with French Fries & Horseradish Dipping Sauce /Add Egg +

Fish & Chips

$19

Beer Battered Haddock, French Fries, & our Homemade Tartar Sauce

Shepherd’s Pie

$17

Traditional Dish of Slow simmered Ground Beef, Mixed Herbs & Peas with Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Curry

$17

Irish-style Curry served with French Fries & Basmati Rice

Shrimp Curry

$19

Irish-style Curry served with French Fries & Basmati Rice

Small Plates

Grilled Cheese

$13

Dubliner & Provolone Cheese on Sourdough Bread served with French Fries

Battered Sausages

$9

Beer battered Irish Bangers served with horseradish HP Sauce

Crispy Brussel Sprouts

$8

with Applewood Smoked Bacon & Balsamic Reduction
Substitute Beyond Sausage Crumbles | $2
(V)

Dubliner Fries

$12

Hand cut Fries with melted Dubliner Cheese and Guinness Braised Beef Gravy.

Lamb Lollys

$13

with Roasted Potatoes & Homemade Mint Sauce
(GF) **with Mashed Potatoes

Shrimp Cocktail

$13

Served with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

Salads

Poached Pear Salad

$12

Mixed Greens, Caramelized Walnuts, Cranberries, Poached Pears, Goats Cheese in Champagne Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad

$11

Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Parmesan, Croutons & Home made Caesar Dressing
(GF) ** No Croutons

Warm Rustic Bowl

$14

Romaine topped with a medley of Pearl Couscous, Baby Garbanzo, Red Quinoa, & Orzo with Corn, Tomato, & Avocado, served with a dollop of Greek Yoghourt

Warm Jersey Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

$12

with Prosciutto & Mixed Greens drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

Add Your Choice of Shrimp, Salmon Filet, Grilled or Breaded Organic Chicken, or Flank Steak |7 to any Salad

Bar Food

Beer Battered Haddock Sandwich

$13

with Homemade Tartar, Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion, served with a side of Roasted Potatoes

Organic Chicken Sandwich

$14

Marinated in Buttermilk & Spices, Fried, served on a homemade Brioche Bun with Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Cornichons, & Herb Mayonnaise, with a side of Roasted Potatoes
Add Irish Bacon or Cheese | 1.50

Grilled Fresh Atlantic Salmon Wrap

$15

With Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, & Homemade Remoulade Sauce

Calamari Fried

$10

Served with Spicy Siracha Aioli
(GF) ** Grilled

Plough Wings

$15

Fried Drumsticks & Wings in Homemade Buffalo sauce with Celery, Carrots & Blue Cheese Dressing.

Organic Chicken Tenders

$13

With our Homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
(GF) ** Grilled

Organic Buffalo Tenders

$15

Tossed in Homemade Buffalo Sauce served with Celery, Carrots & Blue Cheese Dressing
(GF) ** Grilled

Black Angus Sirloin Burger (1/2 lb.)

$12

Served with Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion
With House-Cut French Fries | $5
Choice of burger toppings (Add $1.50 per Item)
Portobello Mushrooms Roasted Peppers, Irish Rasher
Cheeses: Goat, Cheddar, Blue Cheese, Provolone, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Irish Cashel Blue Cheese ($1.75)
(GF) ** No Bun

Grilled Chicken Wrap

$15

Avocado, Tomato, Corn, and Cheddar Cheese with Mayonnaise

Plough Hummus

$17

Roasted Red Peppers, Cucumber, Tomatoes, Red Onion, Olives, & Mozzarella served with Toasted Pita Bread
Add Your Choice of Grilled Shrimp, Baby Lamb Chop, Smoked Salmon, or Prosciutto | $7ea

Entrees

Salmon & Shrimp

$26

In a Lemon Caper Velouté Sauce over Basmati Rice & Vegetable du Jour

Plough Steak Fritte

$21

Grilled & Sliced Marinated Flank Steak with a Red Wine au Jus, Fries & Horseradish Dipping Sauce
(GF) ** substitute Mashed Potatoes

Pork Ribeye

$21

Topped with an Irish Rasher Bacon, Caramelized Pearl Onions & Red Wine Mushroom Sauce with Mashed Potatoes & Vegetable du Jour

Fish and Chips

$19

Beer Battered Haddock, French Fries, & our Homemade Tartar Sauce
(GF) Grilled, substitute Mashed Potatoes

Guinness Casserole

$21

Angus Beef slowly braised with Guinness, Carrots & Onions with Mashed Potatoes & Vegetable du Jour

Chicken Curry

$17

Irish-style Curry served with French Fries & Basmati Rice

Shrimp Curry

$19

Irish-style Curry served with French Fries & Basmati Rice

Shepherd’s Pie

$17

Traditional Dish of Slow simmered Ground Beef, Mixed Herbs & Peas with Mashed Potatoes

Sides

Mashed Potatoes, Basmati Rice, House Cut French Fries, Vegetable du Jour Curry Sauce

$5

Kids Brunch

French Toast

$8

Kid's Irish Breakfast

$12

2 Eggs, Sausage & Irish Bacon

Burger

$10

add Cheese + $1

Chicken Tenders & Fries

$10

You know it's good, just order it

Fish & Chips

$13

Butter Noodles

8

With Chicken $10
Red Sauce available upon request
Gluten & Dairy Free Noodles also available

Kids Dinner

Burger

$10

With Cheese - $11

Noodles & Chicken

$10

Butter Noodles

8

With Chicken $10
Red Sauce available upon request
Gluten & Dairy Free Noodles also available

Chicken Tenders & Fries

$8

Sodas

$3.5

Coca Cola, Sprite, Diet Coke Ginger Ale, Club Soda

Tea

$3

Iced Tea

Milk & Juices

$4

Milk, Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Hot Apple Cider

Specialty

$4.5

Shirley Temple, Chocolate Milk

Late Night Menu

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wednesday – Sunday

Grilled Cheese

$12

Dubliner & Provolone Cheese on Sourdough Bread served with French Fries

Battered Sausages

$9

Beer battered Irish Bangers served with horseradish HP Sauce

Caesar Salad

$11

Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Parmesan, Croutons & Home made Caesar Dressing
(GF) ** No Croutons

Beer Battered Haddock Sandwich

$13

with Homemade Tartar, Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion, served with a side of Roasted Potatoes

Organic Chicken Sandwich

$14

Marinated in Buttermilk & Spices, Fried, served on a homemade Brioche Bun with Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Cornichons, & Herb Mayonnaise, with a side of Roasted Potatoes
Add Irish Bacon or Cheese | 1.50

Calamari Fried

$10

Served with Spicy Siracha Aioli
(GF) ** Grilled

Plough Wings

$15

Fried Drumsticks & Wings in Homemade Buffalo sauce with Celery, Carrots & Blue Cheese Dressing.

Organic Chicken Tenders

$13

With our Homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
(GF) ** Grilled

Organic Buffalo Tenders

$15

Tossed in Homemade Buffalo Sauce served with Celery, Carrots & Blue Cheese Dressing
(GF) ** Grilled

Black Angus Sirloin Burger (1/2 lb.)

$12

Served with Lettuce, Tomato, & Onion
With House-Cut French Fries | $5
Choice of burger toppings (Add $1.50 per Item)
Portobello Mushrooms Roasted Peppers, Irish Rasher
Cheeses: Goat, Cheddar, Blue Cheese, Provolone, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Irish Cashel Blue Cheese ($1.75)
(GF) ** No Bun

Fish and Chips

$19

Beer Battered Haddock, French Fries, & our Homemade Tartar Sauce
(GF) Grilled, substitute Mashed Potatoes

Shepherd’s Pie

$17

Traditional Dish of Slow simmered Ground Beef, Mixed Herbs & Peas with Mashed Potatoes

Sides

Mashed Potatoes, or House Cut French Fries

$5

Dubliner Fries

$12

Hand cut Fries with melted Dubliner Cheese and Guinness Braised Beef Gravy.

Dinner Specials

Chef's Salad

$14

Romaine Lettuce topped with Cucumber, Hard Boiled Egg, Tomato, Swiss, Turkey & Bacon with Ranch Dressing

Vegetable Flatbread

$14

Mushrooms, Spinach, Dubliner Cheese Tomato Provencal sauce

Seafood Pasta

$27

Grilled Salmon & Shrimp with a Pernod Velouté Sauce over Fettuccine Pasta

Soup du Jour

Seafood Chowder

Vegetable du Jour

Broccoli

Sweets

Toffee Apple Bread Pudding a la mode

Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake

Weekly Events

Irish Traditional Music Session every Sunday from 4pm – 8pm.

Live DJ every Friday and Saturday Night from 10pm – 2am.

Happy Hour

Beer, wine, and cocktail specials for Bar seating only. Monday – Friday 4pm – 6pm.

Upcoming Events

For the Latest Celtic FC Matches, Visit the Plough Bhoys CSC Website

Irish Language Meet Up – Gaeilgeoiri Philadelphia –  1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month @3pm

Thursday 9/15 – Angel’s Envy Toast the Trees – Smoked Cocktails from 6-8pm!

Saturday 9/17 – Philly Union Watch Party Sponsored by Captain Morgan at 3:30pm

Thursday 9/29 – Sam Adams Octoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition at 5pm

Saturday  10/09 – Jameson & Absolut host an Eagles watch party at 4:25pm

Saturday  10/29 – New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA Halloween party at 6pm

Events at The Plough

Great Music, Proper Pints, And A Cozy Meal

The Plough & Stars combines all that's best about great Irish hospitality with the finest live Irish Music, sport, and other cultural events throughout the year.

We are the home of the 2nd Street Plough Bhoys Celtic Supporter's Club bringing in every Celtic Football Club match exclusively live on our big screen. The Plough is also your home to watch all of your favorite Philadelphia and other American and International sporting events.

We've been part of the Old City District landscape since 1997 and continue to be the favorite "watering hole" for both locals and visitors alike. We are famous for the warmth of our welcome and the sense of fun and conviviality that's such a part of our makeup.

Please, don't forget to check out our social media to keep updated on all things happening at The Plough.

As the famous Irish author George Moore once wrote, “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it”. Welcome home!

Sláinte!
Marion & Jerome

Reservations/Private Party Inquiries

 

Our authentic Irish atmosphere in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City District makes The Plough a convenient and memorable location for your big event. Are you planning a special celebration, holiday party or a work function? Our private party area upstairs, overlooking the bar, gives your group its own space while still feeling a part of the pub. And if yours is an extra-large gathering, we can work with you to plan your perfect event.
Book your next party with us!

Please request information through the form below or contact us at (215) 733-0300.

Visit our Private Parties Page For Menus & More Information