Prohibition Taproom

Continuing this week’s 13th Street Kitchens takeover we have Prohibition Taproom. This casual gastropub opened in 2008 inside a building from the 1800s. Prohibition Taproom debuted their new menu May 2016 featuring small plates featuring comfort food and prohibition era snacks. The menu highlights seasonal locally farmed ingredients. The restaurant has a warm and cozy glow about it with the retro neon signage outside and its dim lighting and jukebox greeting you as you walk in the front door.  This joint is serving brunch and lunch 7 days a week while selling 6 packs and growlers you can take home or carry next door to Bufad or Cafe Lift so you can BYOB.

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Photo from visitphilly.com

Don’t forget about the killer sandwiches and burger. All the meat comes from thier sister restaurant Kensington Quarters so you know its top-notch. They’ve got a Braised Beef Cheesesteak with bourbon braised KQ beef, cheddar, and pickled shallots on a long roll. The infamous Pro-Tap Burger with KQ ground beef, cheddar, caramelized onion, and pickles on a soft bun. And of course the mouthwatering Braised Pork Belly Grilled Cheese with provolone, black garlic aioli, and pickled spring onion on sourdough.

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Braised Beef Cheesesteak

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Pro-Tap Burger

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Pork Belly Grilled Cheese

Stop every night of the week at Prohibition Taproom and try something new off their Plate of the Day Schedule! The dishes are themed but always have a different execution and twist on your classic comfort food favorites.

  • Monday-Meatloaf
  • Tuesday- Hot Open Faced Turkey
  • Wednesday- Spaghetti & Meatballs
  • Thursday- Stuffed Cabbage
  • Friday- Southern Fish Fry
  • Saturday- London Broil
  • Sunday- Pot Pie

Stop by for Sunday Brunch Beats & Eggs from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with rotating DJs. Try the Hudson Cakes (named after the owner’s daughter) these savory griddle cakes are layered with bacon, spinach, cheese, eggs, and maple syrup. Vegetarian diners love the Veggie Cuban with smoked portobello, swiss, avocado, and dijon on a pressed long roll, with fries.

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Hudson Cakes

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Veggie Cuban

Other specials include:

  • Industry Nights- Sunday through Thursday after 11pm get 20% off all food and drink.
  • BYO Vinyl- Sundays after 5 p.m., bring a record to spin and get 20% off your check!

Happy Hour runs Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., draft pints are $4, wine is $7 and specialty cocktails are $7. More importantly, the “Old Man Drink of the Week” is $5. Small plates are $1 off. Stop by Prohibition Taproom for any of these amazing dishes and if you can’t make it in, delivery is available via Caviar!

-Lea

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We would like to thank Jennifer Bragan for  the additional images and hosting us at Prohibition Taproom. 

 

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