The Best Unique Bars In Philadelphia

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. SPIN Philadelphia

SPIN is the original ping pong social club,  your offline social network, the one that doesn’t require a membership. They encourage human connections through a game that transcends age, gender, and any boundaries. The city of Philadelphia is full of unique bars,  restaurants, and venues that have their flair and appeal – but none are quite as fun as SPIN – Philadelphia. You may have heard of the Center city hotspot, or perhaps you’ve seen some colourful instagram posts from your pals having the time of their lives there. But if you haven’t been to SPIN – Philadelphia it’s hard to even explain – the atmosphere, activities, drinks, and food – it’s something you will just have to see to believe.

2. Sonnys Cocktail Joint Philadelphia

Cute spot! Sonny’s is a cocktail bar in South Street, Philadelphia, United States. It’s the newest chill stop in the city with a beautiful background that is warm and has mixed elements of thrift finds, artwork, & paintings,  jukebox, checkered floors, vinyl,  and plants all over. There’s an extensive list of aesthetically pleasing cocktails and a collection of wine as well from wine Dive Philly. It’s perfect for all wine and cocktail lovers. Sonny’s cocktail program will definitely take your tastebuds on a trip around the world right from the comfort of your seat as well as options ranging from Japanese highballs to Mezcal,  tiki to molecular mixology, and everything in between.

3. Writer’s Block Rehab Bar Philadelphia

Best cocktails in town! Intimate space with a modern library look with the most imaginative cocktails on a rotating menu. Such a super fun concept! Writer’s Block Rehab is a chill hangout with couches & globe chandeliers serving cocktails, wines, beer & light snacks. It’s located on Cypress Street, Philadelphia, United States. Very cool three level bar with a library theme. What an amazing cozy space for a small casual gathering. It’s a great bar in Philadelphia owned and operated by some truly wonderful people. Great if you want a place where you can chat over a drink or two. Such a fun and cool concept and an excellent place to get cocktails in a laid-back atmosphere.

4. R&D Philadelphia

Some of the best and most interesting craft cocktails in the city right in Fishtown. Upscale cocktail bar in Northern liberties exhibiting brilliant cocktails and well trained staff. A best of Philly winner for the best cocktail bar. R & D started as a wine bar and grew to a full-fledged restaurant in the middle of Fishtown, Root’s cuisine is tailored to complement the vast array of wines from classic growing areas.

5. Cocktail Culture Co Philadelphia

If you love cocktails but you’re afraid to make it I understand. Now you can drink them but learn the art with Cocktail Culture Co. Cocktail Culture Co. Cocktail workshop lets you mix up your next night out by learning how to craft perfect cocktails with fresh squeezed juices, homemade syrups and exotic bitters. Cocktail Culture Co. is aimed at enhancing your in-home cocktail experience by being your one stop shop for cocktail inspirations, recipes, and how to make them. It’s a perfect spot for a date night out. The classes are fantastic and all the drinks they recommend are absolutely delicious.

6. Hop Sing Laundromat Philadelphia

Such a wonderful place in the city that lives up to the hype. A Chinatown legend that remains invested in a sincere speakeasy experience: think rules, secrecy, and strong cocktails. Great place if you want to go to a real secret bar. Hands down the best speakeasy drinks in the country. Hop Sing Laundromat is a swanky speakeasy-style bar building a reputation with its meticulously made cocktails. It’s located in Race Street, Philadelphia, United States. This place is an absolute gem and an honour to have such a unique establishment in the city of Philadelphia.

7. The Olde Bar Philadelphia

What a great place in the old city. Set in the Old Original Bookbinder’s,  Jose Garces’ Saloon offers seafood,  a raw bar & retro drinks. The Olde Bar is gorgeous and you’ll love the rich history of the place. It’s a contemporary oyster bar and cocktail lounge steeped in the city’s nautical and culinary traditions. Serving oysters on the half shell, alongside a smart menu of modern reimaginings of traditional bar snacks and comprehensive cocktail and spirit list.

8. The Library Bar Philadelphia

A classy and intimate establishment with top-notch bartenders crafting lovely beverages. The Library Bar is an intimate and sophisticated standout among bars in the center city,  Philadelphia. The Library Bar is located at Rittenhouse Square,  Philadelphia,  United States.

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