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Snockey's Oyster House Shutters After 103 Years

It had a good run.

Snockey's Oyster House closes after more than a century
Snockey's Oyster House closes after more than a century
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Snockey's, the storied Queen Village oyster and crab house, announced in an email blast to customers that it will close for good on Sunday, November 29th. Thanksgiving weekend will be its last weekend of service.

If you're bummed about the news or curious about its origin, Danya Henninger compiled an oral history of the establishment last year.

No word yet on what will become of the space on Second St. and Washington. Check back for updates.

Snockey's Oyster & Crab House

1020 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 339-9578 Visit Website

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