Best 12 Rock Bars in Philadelphia

Are you on the lookout for the most sophisticated Rock Bars in Philadelphia?

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Rock Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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When you want to get out and enjoy some of your favorite music while in the company of others, preferably with some alcoholic beverages, you may be seeking a rock  bar.  There are various Rock bars in Philadelphia, whether you’re looking for a place where there are alot of people, great food, or just that rock-n-roll atmosphere.

12. Double Knot

Double Knot

Hands down one of the best sushi spots in the city. Double Knot is a Japanese spot in Midtown Village, and it’s really two restaurants in one. There’s an all-day cafe on the main floor that you could watch on a time-lapse and never catch a moment when it’s not busy.

11. Cook and Shaker

Cook and Shaker

Cook and Shaker is an inviting local gastropub serving American grub, cocktails, and craft beer in a lively space. It’s quickly becoming a neighborhood favorite in quaint little Fishtown.

10. Loco Pez

Loco Pez

Hidden kind of gem! Loco Pez is a neighborhood taqueria and bar serving LA-style street food with locations in fishtown. They’re authentic, it’s a great place to stop for a quick bite or to grab some drinks and grab something to eat.

9. Lucky’s Last Chance

Lucky's Last Chance

If you’re looking, Lucky Last Chance serves food until midnight with booth and table seating, plus a full bar with all of our craft beer selections.

8. Interstate Drafthouse

Interstate Drafthouse

A true gem of fishtown! Coxy little bar packed into a residential area. Interstate Drafthouse is a laid-back tarven offering a unique lineup of craft beers, iced-tea,  cocktails, & creative pub fare. This place is awesome and open on the inside and outside for dining.

7. Juno


Juno Philly features Mexican – American food, chill vibes, killer cocktails. Juno was opened by the owners of Morgan’s pier and Harper’s garden as a way to enjoy summer in the city in the middle of the spring garden and loft districts. Juno is one of the few existing and new restaurants in the spring garden district – and it’s located across from union transfer.

6. Royal Sushi & Izakaya

Royal Sushi & Izakaya

This is hands down a favorite restaurant in Philly. A moodily lit Japanese pub with drink-friendly fare & a chef’s sushi counter in the back. Venue is dimly lit and cool.  It’s open for dine in and take out Tuesday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, and Friday & Saturday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm. A Japanese whiskey bar completes the space, where some 30 sake bottles are available.

5. Tina’s tacos

Tina’s tacos

Awesome, cheesy, and meaty. This place is lit! Tina’s Tacos is a restaurant with creative Mexican nibbles & tequila cocktails offered in an unpretentious environment. Tina’s Tacos operates Tuesday – Saturday 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

4. Pizzeria Beddia

Pizzeria Beddia

Pizzeria Beddia is a pizza destination known for its daily pie specialities served in tight quarters. It’s a pizza and natural wine destination, where simplicity is best.  What a great dining and drinking experience in a non assuming place. Pizzeria Beddia operational hours are Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Friday 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm, Saturday 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm, and Sunday 4:00 pm – 9 pm.

3. Good Dog Bar

Good Dog Bar

A really cool bar with a sense of humour. A cozy bar with a lot of comfy seating.  Good Dog bar is a hip bar serving craft beer, and this a great place for, not only beer, but also great delicious food too. It’s a diverse, fun, unpretentious bar.

2. The Mulberry

The Mulberry

An upscale sports vibe! If you work or visit old city Philadelphia, and you want to grab something quick and fresh go to The Mulberry Pub. The Mulberry is an upscale pub in the heart of Logan Square, The Mulberry offers an inviting atmosphere, premium bar food, and craft drinks. It’s located in center city Philadelphia, in an upscale pub offering an intensive beer list. It offers pub-style food in an inviting, authentic-Philly setting.

1. Village Whiskey

Village Whiskey

Village Whiskey is an American style bar/bistro with outstanding food. Featuring a comprehensive selection of more than 200 whiskeys alongside what has been called the country’s best burger, village Whiskey is an instant classic. Decent Whiskey selection but really all you need to do here is order the whiskey king burger and enjoy.

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In Conclusion

Rock Bars in Philadelphia features an awesome happy hour, amazing performances by local, national, and international artists accompany an all-day menu of lunch and dinner, punctuated by a popular happy hour.

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