Are you looking to discover the best bars in Philadelphia?
Then we have you covered!
On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of all the bars in Philadelphia. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why it’s best to go.
Feel free to check out each bar’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.
We’ve also created separate shortlists for each genre you might like to visit on your time out.
Furthermore, you can get on the guest list or book a table with bottle service on some of the more exclusive bars. We are happy to help you out with either.
1. Royal Sushi & Izakaya Philadelphia
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.
2. Tina’s Tacos Philadelphia
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.
3. Pizzeria Beddia Philadelphia
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.
4. Good Dog Bar Philadelphia
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.
5. The Mulberry Philadelphia
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.
6. Village Whiskey Philadelphia
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.
7. Bleu Martini Philadelphia
Experience the ultimate nightlife and lounge experience in Philly. This nightlife venue offers Asian fusion fare & more than 30 martins in a loungey, non-lit space. Bleu Martini has one of the most extensive hookah menus in the area with over 20 different flavor varieties. Bleu Martini is a hot spot for after work cocktails, and snacks. Don’t miss the chance to try our expertly-crafted cocktails at an incredible discount. This place offers various mixed cocktails but the best one is the Bleu Martini.
8. Jay’s Elbow Room Philadelphia
Jay’s Elbow Room unpretentious bar featuring a sizable menu, comfort food, & beer served in chill digs until late. Great place to stop and have a beer and maybe a bite to eat.