Whether you’re looking for weekday happy hour specials, a place to watch a sports game, or simply a place to unwind after a long day, Philadelphia is home to many different bars and pubs. From refreshing cocktails, to welcoming atmospheres, and delicious small bites, we’ve rounded up the best bars in Philadelphia that’s great to visit any day of the week Bottoms Up!
Established in 1981, this family-operated bar in Mayfair is one of the best bars in Philadelphia! A welcoming ambiance, down to earth staff, and a convenient location makes this a great choice for cocktails with friends. Enjoy weekday specials on food and drinks as well as weekend happy hours. Now that football season is underway, McKenna’s offers game-day specials, trivia, prizes and themed-event.
🍺 Where: 7322 Frankford Ave
This laid-back hangout in Center City, is perfect for refreshing cocktails, ale, or wine any day of the week. The cozy ambiance with leather banquettes has a full bar and restaurant. Enjoy draft beers, wines, speciality cocktails, and a blooming gardens cocktails. Pair your cocktail with delicious comfort food including an array of burgers such as the Mac Daddy- a smashed patties and Mac & Cheese on a Martin’s potato roll!
What’s magical about Craftsman Row Saloon is its seasonal pop-ups where the entire place is transformed into the respective theme. From Christmas to Spooky Season to Mardi Gras, not only will you enjoy drinks, you’ll step into a themed-wonderland.
🍺 Where: 112 S. 8th St
Located in vibrant West Philadelphia, Dahlak is a great place to visit with friends. Enjoy your favorite beer and wine paired with authentic, exotic Eritrean and Ethiopian cuisine.
Tuesday nights drink and be merry while you sing your heart out during karaoke.
🍺 Where: 4708 Baltimore Ave
Located in the historic head house square section of the city, this two-story tavern offers a rustic, revolutionary-era ambiance for unwinding and letting your hair down.
Enjoy flavorful small bites and bar staples as well as your favorite ale or cocktail. Cavanaugh’s offers game-day specials as well as weekly and happy hour specials. With 24 televisions and an eleven-foot high-resolution big screen, patrons are sure to have an immersive viewing experience.
🍺 Where: 421 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
Located in the bustling section of South Street, Founding Fathers Sports Bar & Grill offers a relaxed atmosphere perfect for enjoying your favorite cold brew. With 15 TVs to watch games, a menu with delicious pub grubs, and a full bar, you can’t go wrong checking this place out.
🍺 Where: 1612 South St
Located in the optimal Center City section of the city, Tradesman’s is one of the top bars in the city. Their unique and contemporary design and decor makes for the perfect atmosphere for having a good time. From drink specials to food specials, there’s something on the menu for everyone. This is also a great place to watch the Eagles games.
🍺 Where: 1322 Chestnut Street
Located in the bustling section of South Street, whenever you step foot into Tattooed Mom your mood will surely spike! This relaxed, hipster bar features grunge ambiance and eclectic decor that is as entertain as captivating.
Enjoy an array of traditional and specialty cocktails, wine, and your favorite ale. There are events throughout the month for entertainment and engagement, you’ll be sure to meet some really nice people here. Of course, there’s bar staple food as well to much on.
🍺 Where: 530 South Street