Woody's

Woody's

Gay Bar$$$$
Washington Square West, Philadelphia
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  • Dan G.
    "The cover to get upstairs is well worth it!"(11 Tips)
    Jimmy L.
    "The dance floor isn't ALWAYS worth it to pay the cover up there."(6 Tips)
    Tanner K.
    "Great beer selection and plenty of very kind and knowledgeable staff"(5 Tips)
    Visit Philly
    "popular Gayborhood bar."(2 Tips)
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  • Jes M.
    Jes MSeptember 9, 2016
    Meeting the many different people and the bar downstairs is great
  • Jes M.
    Jes MSeptember 9, 2016
    Meeting the many different people. Love the bar downstairs
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MerzMarch 14, 2016
    Woody's is so much fun! This is a great place to dance the night away regardless of your sexual preferences
  • Brett R.
    Brett RJanuary 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Good place to grab a beer.
  • Dan G.
    Dan GeigerNovember 20, 2015
    The cover to get upstairs is well worth it!
  • Tim C.
    Tim CSeptember 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome for dancing!
  • Patrick W.
    Patrick WardAugust 3, 2015
    If you're ready to dance, the two rooms upstairs are great on the weekends. Although it's better with a group as the crowd is hit or miss. The downstairs isn't a very nice space
  • Carol
    CarolJuly 2, 2015
    Interesting music choices upstairs. One room had Latino music and the other had pop.
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SinnenbergFebruary 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Surprisingly good beer list. What really shines is the dance floor
  • Dan
    DanJanuary 29, 2015
    Show your 12th gym memberships and pay only half to dance upstairs
  • Adam C.
    Adam CernyNovember 23, 2014
    If you love to dance it up to tunes you'll actually recognize, visit Woody's. This classic Philadelphia venue is not one to be missed. Tip - download their app on your phone while you're there. :)
  • Jasmine K.
    Jasmine KempNovember 2, 2014
    Mingle, drink, and dance. What could be better?
  • Campbell B.
    Campbell BirdOctober 6, 2014
    Pretty great music. Dancing upstairs.
  • rOY A.
    rOY AndrewOctober 4, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    #fridays @woody's
  • rOY A.
    rOY AndrewOctober 4, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    #woodys drankin!
  • PhillyGayCalendar
    PhillyGayCalendarAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Dozens of beers on tap. Which is your favorite?
  • Aleksandar P.
    Aleksandar PopovicAugust 13, 2014
    Renovated relatively recent
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin PhanAugust 10, 2014
    Dance your pants off!
  • Christian P.
    Christian PoulsenMarch 23, 2014
    Saturday night...$9.90 vodka and cranbeery, then 10 dollars if you want to go upstairs to dance...ouch
  • rOY A.
    rOY AndrewFebruary 23, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    #woodyssaturdays
  • Damion W.
    Damion WoodringFebruary 11, 2014
    Horrible service and there's only 4 other people. .,,,
  • Ghislain d.
    Ghislain de SalinsNovember 10, 2013
    Dumbest bouncer I've ever seen. Showed him my ID issued by the US Department of State and he told me that was not a valid American ID. Could nt get in because of his stupidity. Plz get a brain
  • Gabriela 💃 M.
    Gabriela 💃 Magda 💃November 3, 2013
    Strong drinks and great music. The upstairs space is where it's at.
  • Tim C.
    Tim CNovember 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Go get drinks from Anthony he makes the best!
  • Philly.com
    Philly.comNovember 1, 2013
    Woody’s is the heart of Philly's gay nightlife. Downstairs caters to a more mature crowd, offering craft beer and a delicious food menu. Upstairs is where the party really happens. Read more
  • Justin T.
    Justin TJune 27, 2013
    Great beer menu.
  • Joel B.
    Joel BautistaMay 26, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Saturdays with DJ Price!
  • Anthony T.
    Anthony TorresMarch 4, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the flavored Red Bull. Blueberry, cranberry, and lime.
  • Rico J.
    Rico JonesMarch 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    When they say mixed crowd they wasnt lying old young men women all colors are welcome
  • Michael W.
    Michael WeinfeldFebruary 11, 2013
    Need better service.....I am a bartender and didn't want to to stay since it appeared as if it didn't matter if I was there or not to them....pricey drinks!
  • Michael W.
    Michael W.January 8, 2013
    An ancient gay relic of the Philly gay scene. Underwent a face lift a short time ago. It will never be the same.
  • Corey K.
    Corey KellyNovember 25, 2012
    Most popular gay bar in Philly. Recently renovated with an updated bi-level interior and spectacular beer selection. The gay Cheers of Philly where everybody knows your name and who you've slept with.
  • Ross G.
    Ross GalletoNovember 23, 2012
    The service was incredibly rude. Questioned my ID because I am from out of state on military orders. Guy with the ponytail had a particularly bad attitude. Won't be going back.
  • Rico J.
    Rico JonesNovember 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Was ok dark inside
  • Jonathan O.
    Jonathan OrioleOctober 22, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Mixed drinks are expensive ($10) but have more than twice the amount of alcohol than other places. So it's a good deal - just pace yourself.
  • Aleksandar P.
    Aleksandar PopovicOctober 1, 2012
    Do not expect too much
  • Bar AIDS Philly
    Bar AIDS PhillySeptember 7, 2012
    Grab a drink at Woody's during Philly's 3rd Annual Bar AIDS on Thursday, September 27. A portion of your coffees and cocktails all day long benefits 4 local AIDS service organizations. Cheers! Read more
  • Michael B.
    Michael B.September 2, 2012
    This is a nice place 2 go 2 and have a drink in Philadelphia.
  • Barrett L.
    Barrett LaneAugust 28, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you just want to dance for a little bit, wait until 1:30 to hit the dance floor. They waive cover for the last half hour.
  • Devin K.
    Devin KJune 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Sunday's, Thursday's, and saturdays are their best nights!
  • Eric V.
    Eric VargasJune 3, 2012
    Men at the door are horrible. Bathroom attendant is discriminatory. All requests to speak to Manager are denied. Requesting call back from management to 786.269.3284
  • Dave M.
    Dave MorganMay 27, 2012
    great place to hang out
  • Michael L.
    Michael LawrenceMay 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The straights are trying to take over this place. Solidarity!
  • Area E.
    Area EventMay 20, 2012
    05.27.2012 : Kim Kardashian Hosts Day Dream with Nicky Romero and Victor Calderone
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HagertyMay 18, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    You have to try one of the craft beers! There's always some new additions every week!!!
  • Justin N.
    Justin NachodMay 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    $10 cover on Saturday night is a sign of greed on the part of the management of this establishment
  • Rich Y.
    Rich YodisMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A great selection of 32 craft beers that u should try... And although it may be biased, make sure to visit @RickyMak at the main bar if u can appreciate good bartending.
  • Heather D.
    Heather DerussyApril 20, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Bring the chef coffee and chocolate
  • Angelito Y.
    Angelito YvonneApril 20, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    This is the first club I heard that your not allow to wear glasses SERIOUSLY
  • Ben C.
    Ben ConleyApril 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the seabreeze!
  • Dawn N.
    Dawn NoceraMarch 23, 2012
    Cash only. Bring the green!
  • Ryan G.
    Ryan GlynnMarch 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    See Tizzo in the Suite and get a Trash Can!
  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyMarch 6, 2012
    Order a drink--double the size of its competitors--at this popular Gayborhood bar.
    Upvoted Mar 24
  • Tanner K.
    Tanner KokMarch 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great beer selection and plenty of very kind and knowledgeable staff
  • Bruce Y.
    Bruce YelkMarch 1, 2012
    2nd Stop on the Spring Pink Pub Crawl on March 24, 2012 @ 10pm
  • Jenna D.
    Jenna DeMatteoFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Upped the cost of drinks prolly because of the remodel. Go to sisters Saturday 2$ drinks til 11 then come here
  • Follow me on Instagram @ljcain27
    Follow me on Instagram @ljcain27February 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    anthonyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
  • L. Mawari A.
    L. Mawari AedelredFebruary 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Show the DJs and bartenders mad love!
  • D'jzhai L.
    D'jzhai LaShaunJanuary 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    80cent drinks/80s music til 10, 90cent drinks til 11 on Sunday nights!
  • Durrock K.
    Durrock KnoxJanuary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The best gay club in Philly IMO. There are other great clubs in the city for the gays, but Woodys by far (especially after the renovation) is a treat & a great spot to introduce a new gay to the city.
  • CJ M.
    CJ MooreJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Ricky Mac. Spa-loosh. Great, sexy, funny, adorable bartender. Makes the best cock... tails...
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HagertyDecember 2, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Food is now being served, I recommend the burger!!
  • Sandy S.
    Sandy SmithDecember 1, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The kitchen is now open for dinner! (I assume more will follow.)
  • Camille L.
    Camille LanaiaNovember 27, 2011
    Joe. Best bartender. Ever'
  • Paul C.
    Paul ChristensenNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Has a special advertised but won't honor it. Geez
  • Anthony T.
    Anthony TorresNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    get your ass on the dance floor!
  • visitPA
    visitPAOctober 31, 2011
    Woody’s offers eclectic themes & events, from Latin to country-western nights. They dish up a mean brunch, too, completed by Bloody Marys made with cucumber vodka. You just know you'll be back.
  • Bill F.
    Bill FischerOctober 16, 2011
    I hate this place. Bartenders are kind of rude. I'd say skip it and go spend your dollars else where.
  • ✨ Larry S.
    ✨ Larry SeaveyOctober 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    I said to him that this was not what I asked for, he said yes it is and preceded to fight with me telling me I owed him $13, put the beer to take a sip and it was soo skunk I could not even drink it.
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HagertyOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    When you are here at Woody's you need to try any of the Yards beers. They have 3 right now to choose from!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LawrenceOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They should change the name of the place. The real Woody would never block off the restrooms from his paying customers. And what's with these giant drink glasses? It's a total racket.
  • Geoff :.
    Geoff :-/September 25, 2011
    Bring ear plugs, the fire alarm is sure to go off . . . Four times. Ya would never know these are apparently experts in owning clubs
  • Geoff :.
    Geoff :-/September 25, 2011
    Ugly straight fat girls
  • Manhunt
    ManhuntSeptember 20, 2011
    If you aren't a cocktail guy, and into beer - this is your place! They have so many varieties!
  • Rover Mondays
    Rover MondaysAugust 31, 2011
    Look for the Rover Monday QR code for the parties DRINK SPECIAL... Scan/Save/ Swallow
  • HeresJay K.
    HeresJay KesslingerAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Sounds like they expect the first-floor construction to be finished by "the end of summer." Don't let that stop you: it's a great bar with great staff!
  • B. Campbell
    B. CampbellAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Omg 32 draft beers! Must try them all!!! I <3 beer!
  • Sandy S.
    Sandy SmithAugust 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Now the newest beer lover's paradise in the Gayborhood. 32 beers on tap, including 28 craft and microbrews.
  • Jimmy L.
    Jimmy LeahyAugust 16, 2011
    The dance floor isn't ALWAYS worth it to pay the cover up there.
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SeigleAugust 16, 2011
    The gay landmark of Philadelphia. Undergoing renovations and will soon have a huge craft beer menu
  • Katie D.
    Katie DriggsAugust 1, 2011
    Get on the dance floor! Life is short!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KnightJuly 29, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    They redid the floors upstairs!! How fancy!!
  • Joseph M.
    Joseph MancinoJuly 7, 2011
    Bartenders really nice. Bought a tshirt. Fun place!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KnightApril 8, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    You have to try Tommy D's lasagna!!! Just like gramma used to make!!!
  • G Philly F.
    We love Woody's for happy hour and late nights. You won't be disappointed by the pub grub. Tell Austin the bartender hello from us.
  • Wendy E.
    Wendy EnloeMarch 24, 2011
    woody's rocks, after midnight.
  • Bijan N.
    Bijan NiknamFebruary 13, 2011
    Keep an eye out for featured performer jeff lipman
  • nikki s.
    nikki s.December 30, 2010
    if you have a friend who is under 18, they'll segregate you on 18 & over nite; make u feel like ur in the segregated south :/
  • JetzNY
    JetzNYDecember 20, 2010
    $10 cover upstairs on Saturday night
  • JetzNY
    JetzNYDecember 11, 2010
    Cash only
  • JetzNY
    JetzNYDecember 11, 2010
    Friday night $5 cover upstairs played 80's - a little bit of everything. Good time
  • Norma M.
    Norma McNeil IIDecember 3, 2010
    Check out Friday Night Country Western Dancing. Get there b4 10 and it's free! Friendly people and a welcoming dancefloor to those with open minds.
  • Ian W.
    Ian WoodcockNovember 17, 2010
    Best time ever! Go here if your ready to dance your ass off to awesome music!!!
  • Sally S.
    Sally StewartOctober 29, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The mayor rocks make sure u say hii
  • Anthony T.
    Anthony TorresOctober 23, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Love it there. That's why I asked for a job. :)
  • Geoff :.
    Geoff :-/October 2, 2010
    Staff is the worst, rude and insulting on a consistent basis. Go anywhere else.
  • Patrick C.
    Patrick ChaceSeptember 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Apparently after 3 drinks there I'm beyond trashed. Bartenders are rude.
  • Tracy B.
    Tracy BuchholzSeptember 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    80s night is Sunday. Fun young crowd. 80 cent drinks from 9 to 11...NO COVER!
  • michael l.
    michael layAugust 4, 2010
    GREATEST GAY BAR EVER....LOVE IT HERE CHECK IT OUT
  • ashley v.
    ashley vJune 30, 2010
    Dance on the mini stage next to the dance floor. And tip the male dancers a couple of bucks.
  • Jennifer J.
    Jennifer JustisFebruary 1, 2013
    Latin dancing...
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