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(215) 558-2471

About Us

The Twisted Tail is a charming restaurant and wedding venue located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Located in the heart of the historic Society Hill, this southern-inspired eatery provides guests with a vibrant atmosphere to host their dream wedding celebration. Owner George Reilly is passionate about serving guests mouth-watering dishes and masterfully crafted cocktails, as well as high-quality wines and whiskeys.

Facilities and Capacity

The dedicated team at The Twisted Tail is honored to welcome nearlyweds and their loved ones to bring their dream celebration to life. The venue can accommodate gatherings of up to 120 attendees throughout a number of distinct event spaces. The property features ambient lighting, exposed brickwork, and hardwood floors, reminiscent of an old-school Southern music hall. The Club Room is an endlessly versatile space that can be used to host a sophisticated cocktail reception or a formal sit-down dinner. Your choice of lounge-style seating or a large banquet table can be provided, depending on your preference for your gathering. The Juke Joint and its 25-seat bourbon bar are a popular choice for a lively celebration. The stage is an ideal space for your chosen entertainment to set up and elevate your event with their musical stylings.

Services Offered

The team at The Twisted Tail strives to provide couples and their guests with an unforgettable culinary experience as they celebrate their joyous day. High-quality and fresh ingredients are flame-broiled using live coals to capture complex and savory flavors. The team also sources the finest wines and spirits to complement your meal, ensuring a truly unforgettable meal. Your delectable dishes can be served as passed hors d’oeuvres at a cocktail hour, or at a plated or family-style sit-down meal. The venue’s event planner will be on hand throughout your experience to ensure that every element of your gathering is carefully considered and expertly executed. Set-up and clean-up services will also be provided, allowing you to relax and focus on enjoying your joyous day.


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  • We love the Twisted Tail! Our wedding was set for this August and because #corona things had to change. We were so saddened to not have things go as planned. That being said, Juliet and the Twisted Tail were beyond accommodating and understanding not only throughout what we did have of a normal planning process, but also as we struggled to sort through what was best for us and our families given the situation. We're saddened to not have their fun, laid back vibe for our day, but we've been able to keep the band! Mikey Jr. and Co. will be playing for us in our backyard! While, this isn't a typical review of a wedding that went to plan, if you're a bride out there lucky enough to have a wedding in the future and you want it to go as planned, do not hesitate to reach out to the Twisted Tail. It's the perfect combination of Philly flair, but with a laid back "Juke Joint" celebration. The staff is beyond friendly, the food amazing, the old fashioned's beyond! For anyone out there looking fo... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 35.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Historic Building, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    June, July, August

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