Bars in Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia nightlife quenches your thirst with a wide array of dive bars, cocktail dens, and live music venues. Beer lovers will relish the selecti... Read More

Philadelphia nightlife quenches your thirst with a wide array of dive bars, cocktail dens, and live music venues. Beer lovers will relish the selection at Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall, while cocktail aficionados should make stops at Hop Sing Laundromat and Emmanuelle. Wherever you go, keep an eye out for a ‘city-wide special’—Philly’s famous shot-and-a-beer combo.

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  • Bottle Bar East

    In one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods sits this temple of suds: 700 beers in bottles and cans, plus a full draft list, are all available. If you're... Read More

  • Brauhaus Schmitz

    The beer menu at this beer hall is more like a book—and most of the selections on the 100 bottle-strong list come direct from Germany. Try tastes of... Read More

  • Charlie Was a Sinner

    This sultry vegan cocktail lounge with black-and-white movies playing on the walls incorporates fresh ingredients like lemongrass, rhubarb, and... Read More

  • Frankford Hall

    The only thing bigger than the pretzels at the city's largest biergarten, with indoor-outdoor space and picnic tables, are the beers served in liter... Read More

  • Graffiti Bar

    Find Graffiti Bar tucked behind a popular pan-Asian restaurant. A year-round patio bar surrounded by graffiti and protected from the elements by a glass... Read More

  • Hop Sing Laundromat

    This full-of-intrigue speakeasy has no sign or phone. Many hopeful guests are turned away at the door for not obeying the long list of house rules ... Read More

  • Johnny Brenda’s

    This live-music venue at the tip of Fishtown has been on the forefront of Philadelphia’s independent music scene since 2005. Five nights a... Read More

  • Khyber Pass Pub

    Consistently named one of the best bars in Philadelphia—and the country—this Southern-infused pub opened in 1970 and serves a wide variety of beers and... Read More

  • La Colombe Fishtown

    Inspired by European coffee culture, this Philadelphia-based coffeehouse is now an international chain with locations in New York, Chicago, and Seoul.... Read More

  • Ranstead Room

    Down a dark alley sits the Ranstead Room—a speakeasy-style cocktail den that begs guests to linger. Pin-up style art lining the walls sets a sultry mood. Read More

  • Silk City

    Part diner, part dance club, this venue is uniquely Philadelphian. A 3,000-square-foot beer garden and a lounge with DJs and live music bring the crowds. Read More

  • The Barbary

    With two floors dedicated to indie music and dance parties in one of the city’s youngest and hippest neighborhoods, this club tends to draw big crowds. Read More

  • The Olde Bar at Bookbinders

    After one of Philadelphia’s classic restaurants closed, celebrity chef Jose Garces stepped in and opened The Olde Bar. Here you'll find modern takes on... Read More

  • Village Whiskey

    Arrive early or late to this dimly lit spot to avoid waiting hours for a barstool. With shelf after shelf of whiskey and handcrafted cocktails, it’s... Read More

  • Woody’s Bar

    Philly’s landmark LGBT bar and dance club is open every night. Partiers from all walks of life are welcome to enjoy the nightly events at this popular... Read More

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