12 Steps Down
Easygoing subterranean watering hole
Bar · Bella Vista · $$$
The Zagat Review
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Food
3.7
Decor
4.0
Service
 
"Literally 12 steps down from the street" , this "subterranean lair" in Bella Vista offers a "great beer selection" and "decent" bar food at "good prices" , drawing an "interesting neighborhood crowd" for "karaoke" or "Quizzo" nights to "partake in tobacco while watching sports" or just to "get wasted" ; it's a "true dive" , where drinking "feels like a boozy night in your buddy's basement – in a good way."
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Chevron
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
location 831 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, United States phone +1 215-238-0379 website www.12stepsdown.com directions Get Directions
Zagat Mentions of 12 Steps Down
Google Reviews
4.1
(68)
Awesome beer selection and the staff is super friendly. The food is great as well. They have a pool table that is free on Mondays. It is a smoking bar as well. All-around great South Philly bar. Love this place
tommy hunt · December 6, 2017
It's a smokers bar and I'm not a smoker. However, that is not affecting my rating. Great beer selection, very friendly staff and positive vibes. Very cozy. Food looked excellent as well. Would go back if I start smoking or they have a smoke free day.
Todd Smith · October 1, 2017
Best dive bar around. Friendly staff, great owner. Food is solid and the beer selection is vast. They may be only one window, and still allow smoking, but when you come here you're family. Also don't forget your ID, they'll card your grandmother.
Kevin Scesa · December 10, 2017