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Sunday 12pm - 9pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12pm - 9pm
Thursday 12pm - 9pm
Friday 12pm - 10pm
Saturday 12pm - 10pm
4369 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Vs. Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo's 1986 title Vs. Super Mario Bros. is an arcade conversion of its smash-hit NES game, Super Mario Bros. The game plays similarly to the original home version, but many of its levels have been altered to be more difficult or replaced entirely.

March 19, 2020

Today marks our third anniversary!

We had a lot of fun stuff planned to celebrate the occasion, so we're a little bummed that we can't share the love with any of you in person. Regardless of everything going on right now, we sincerely appreciate your support and we can't wait to kick off year #4.

Once we're able to convene with the public again, prepare your faces for the return of ice cream hoagies.

March 18, 2020

OK folks, how would you like to stock up on something more delicious than toilet paper?

We're considering making heaping HALF GALLONS of ice cream that could be summoned directly to your door. If that sounds like something you need in your life, please tell us what flavors you're missing the most.

We hope to have more to share soon!

March 14, 2020

Sadly, conditions have shifted and we no longer feel comfortable remaining open. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tubby Robot will be closed until further notice.

Stay safe out there, everyone! We'll see you on the other side.

March 13, 2020

In the aim of maintaining the safety of our patrons and staff, Tubby Robot has transformed into Anti-Pandemic Mode.

Orders will now be taken and deployed directly through our tactical windows! The front entry has been locked and rendered effectively impenetrable! Every descriptive sentence will now end with an exclamation point!

March 10, 2020

It's March 10th, otherwise known as MAR10 day around here. We're celebrating by playing the one and only Super Mario Bros. on WALL-O-VISION all week long!

March 05, 2020

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris discuss their favorite ( and least favorite ) remakes and revivals. Whether they're exposing an old game to a younger audience or re-packaging nostalgia for old heads, each one has something interesting to say about its source material.

Games discussed include: Donkey Kong Country Returns, Super Pitfall, Blaster Master Zero, Battletoads in Battlemaniacs, Killer Instinct, A Boy and His Blob, Geometry Wars, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Resident Evil 2002, Super Mario All-Stars, Super Mario Advance, Sonic Advance, Mega Man Maverick Hunter X, Mega Man 9, Yoshi's New Island, Street Fighter IV, AM2R, Bubble Bobble Plus, Double Dragon Neon, and Pac-Man Championship Edition

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February 14, 2020

We're bringing people together this Valentine's Day with a collaborative sundae, thanks to the sweethearts at My Sweet Gluttony bakery.

That's right: the cupcake sundae IS BACK, and this time it's decked out with our strawberry ice cream and seasonally-appropriate sprinkles. We'll be serving it all weekend or until all the cupcakes are devoured, which is exactly what happened last time.

February 09, 2020

It's February, and that means it's Girl Scout Cookie month in Manayunk!

We've brought back our fan-favorite Cookie Season sundae, which is based upon our Chocolate Mint Chocolate ice cream and topped with hot fudge, cookie crumbles, and authentic Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies. Come and get it!

January 29, 2020

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris talk about the fighting games of the 16-bit era. Arcade culture made a huge resurgence in the 90s thanks to Street Fighter and games that followed in its footsteps, as it turned out that we were all hungry to beat the virtual stuffing out of our friends and family.

Games discussed include: Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, TMNT: Tournament Fighters, Primal Rage, Clay Fighter, Ballz, Saturday Night Slam Masters, Darkstalkers, Shaq Fu, Killer Instinct, World Heroes, King of Fighters, Bloody Roar, Skullgirls, and Divekick.

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January 18, 2020

In the unending pursuit of deliciousness, one of our favorite tactics is mashing different things we love together. That's why we herald the sundae as the ideal canvas: there are very few limits to what can one can create.

The Cupcake Sundae is our latest creation, and it comes by way of our friends at My Sweet Gluttony. We take a decadent, freshly baked cupcake, and top it off with ice cream instead of the traditional frosting.

Come by soon, because quantities are limited and we're only serving it this Saturday and Sunday!

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