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  • Noir

    South Philly meets French-Canada

    The chef at Noir is a Montreal native, which means he cranks out native specialties like poutine and smoked brisket in addition to upscale bar food.

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  • North Bowl

    It’s not just about bowling at this Northern Liberties hotspot

    North Bowl

    Seventeen regulation bowling lanes on two levels, an old-school photo booth and a billiards area makes this throwback spot a perfect pick for noshing with friends, a date or a family outing.

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  • North Shore Swim Club

    Making waves

    A premium hang on the northern edge of NoLibs, this swim club attracts an attractive crowd with tunes, drinks and chill space.

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  • North Star Bar & Grille

    A shining star of a bar

    Delicious comfort food, a fantastic microbrew selection, weekly Quizzo and live local and national music acts make North Star Bar a neighborhood favorite and a great reason to visit the area.

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  • North Third

    A great corner spot in Northern Liberties with serious bar food

    This neighborhood eatery keeps the crowds coming with its casual menu of bar classics—Asian-style Buffalo wings, potato pierogies, veggie spring rolls and one juicy burger.

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  • O’Neal’s

    The neighborhood fave

    Everyone seems to know everyone who bellies up to the O’Neal’s bar, but they pull new drinkers into the fray faster than you can order a shot of Rumple Minze.

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  • Ortlieb’s Lounge

    Former jazz hotspot brings the funk back

    A former jazz-only haven, the revived Ortlieb’s stages a new entertainment lineup, featuring live rock, soul, funk and, of course, jazz.

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  • Paradiso Restaurant & Wine Bar

    A mainstay for super-fresh Italian and seriously addictive gnocchi

    Comfort and elegance blend seamlessly in this contemporary Italian spot, where a lively bar and an open kitchen provide the entertainment, and the rooftop garden provides (some of) the ingredients. Fluffy house-made gnocchi and other light Mediterranean dishes keep locals coming back for more.

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  • Parc

    Stephen Starr’s popular Rittenhouse Square bistro pays homage to Paris

    Parc on Rittenhouse Square

    With Parc, famed restaurateur Stephen Starr brings a certain je ne sais quoi to Rittenhouse Square. Parc offers an authentic French bistro experience, fully equipped with a chic Parisian ambiance and gorgeous sidewalk seating overlooking the Square.

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  • Pat’s King of Steaks

    The original and still among the best

    Pat's King of Steaks

    Pat’s claim to fame is that its founder, Pat Olivieri, invented the steak sandwich in 1930. Since then, Pat’s has grown from a little stand at the southern end of South Philly’s Italian Market to one of the most famous cheesesteak shops in the world, albeit still in the same location (and still the only location).

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  • Penn’s Landing

    A hub of family-friendly activity throughout the year

    Every Thursday night in July and August, a different film will be screened outdoors on a big screen at Penn's Landing.

    The Delaware River Waterfront, just a short walk from Old City and Historic Philadelphia, hosts family-friendly attractions and events all year long.

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  • Percy Street Barbecue

    Texas-style barbecue in the truest sense

    Percy Street Barbecue

    Serving a straightforward selection of slowly smoked meats and homey side dishes alongside craft beers and tasty cocktails, Percy Street is on its way to become the city’s top spot for barbecue.

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  • Philadelphia Brewing Company

    Brewing some of Philly’s favorite and most creative libations

    A Philadelphia bar without a PBC brew on tap is a rare find, indeed.

    Located in a Kensington warehouse long known for its brewing roots, Philadelphia Brewing Company produces some of the city’s favorite microbrews. In fact, a Philadelphia bar without a PBC brew on tap is a rare find, indeed.

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  • Philly Beer Week

    Philadelphia celebrates its beer-drinking roots with a week-long festival

    Ben Franklin with the Philly Beer Week hammer.

    The city of Philadelphia has been brewing beer for more than 300 years. So deep are its sudsy roots, Philadelphia has even been called “the best beer-drinking city in America.”

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  • PHS Pop Up Garden

    A temporary outdoor escape, at 15th and South Streets, with food, beer and more

    The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's annual Pop Up Garden returns for its fourth year, transforming a forgotten outdoor area into a gorgeous, landscaped community space.

    The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Pop Up Garden returns for its fourth year, transforming a forgotten outdoor area into a gorgeous, landscaped community space.

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  • Pod

    Superb sushi and dim sum in a spectacular space

    Pod

    Philadelphia’s renowned restaurateur Stephan Starr is behind Pod, a popular and stylish pan-Asian restaurant in University City.

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  • Positano Coast

    A bit of the Mediterranean coast in Old City

    Positano Coast offers a great list of creative cocktails, perfect for sampling during their Happy Hour

    Surrounded by a serene backdrop reminiscent of the Amalfi Coast, Positano Coast in Old City offers inspired Mediterranean cuisine and seafood.

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  • Prohibition Taproom

    The neighborhood eat-easy

    The owners of Café Lift branched out into the gastropub scene with their rehabbed taproom, outfitted with retro-funky black leather barstools, filament bulb lighting fixtures and a killer jukebox.

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  • Pub & Kitchen

    Quality pub fare and cold craft beers since 2008

    Pub & Kitchen's iconic Pabbit.

    For more than six years, Pub & Kitchen one of Philadelphia’s quintessential restaurants for quality dishes, craft beers and elevated brunch offerings.

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  • Pub On Passyunk East – P.O.P.E.

    The quintessential Passyunk pub

    Fourteen taps with a focus on microbrews and a jukebox stuffed with early rock—hardcore and everything else—make this cavern-like tavern a hipster haven. The inclusive bar menu, ranging from the P.O.P.E.’s namesake burger (topped with a juicy fried tomato) to vegetarian specialties like the seitan cheesesteak, complements the extensive 80-bottle beer list.

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  • PYT

    Burger paradise on the Piazza

    Burger gourmands flock to this self-described home of “America’s Craziest Burgers.”

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  • Q Lounge

    Philly’s most sophisticated gay hangout

    Q Lounge

    q lounge is your place to find a martini-fabulous happy hour and the home of the style-set boys after dark.

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  • R2L Restaurant and Lounge

    Fine dining in the skyline

    A sleek, sophisticated restaurant and private event space soaring 37 floors above the city at Two Liberty Place, R2L brings together locals and visitors alike to meet, entertain, celebrate, dine and mingle.

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  • Rave Cinemas

    Popcorn movie central

    The beauty of this mainstream movie theater is that the points loss due to lack of edgy, obscure art-house fare is nullified by the fact that you can purchase alcoholic beverages inside and bring them to your seat.

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  • Rebel Rock Bar & Bites

    Pour your own beverage

    In addition to showcasing rock music seven nights a week through live performances, DJs and a regular songwriter showcase, the new Rebel quickly built a reputation as a bar where the patrons do half the work.

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  • Resurrection Ale House

    One of several excellent craft beer bars in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood

    People come to this traditional American craft beer bar and restaurant for its nationally known twice-fried chicken, but they stay for the 12 draft beers on tap and a menu that focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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  • Rex 1516

    Down-south, on South

    From the owners of Jet Wine Bar across the street comes Rex, a small and swanky haunt where American Southern food and drink is the focus.

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  • Robert’s Twi-Lite Lounge

    An old-school bar in the heart of Graduate Hospital

    With friendly service, friendlier clientele, soul food, a stocked jukebox and occasional live jazz, the Twi-Lite Lounge challenges the neighborhood bar stereotype.

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  • Rose Tattoo Café

    Airy eatery for a romantic evening

    Family-owned and -operated, the greenhouse-inspired Rose Tattoo serves American cuisine in four romantic dining areas, including a balcony with plants and flowers.

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  • Rouge

    Rittenhouse Square’s original bistro-cafe

    Rouge

    The Rouge Burger alone will make you an instant devotee.

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