Skip to main content

Visitphilly.com Official Visitor And Travel Site
MENU

Pop-Up Awesomeness

Pictured: The Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Map all locationsAll Nightlife

Nightlife

 
Search by name
  • Bistrot La Minette

    An authentic French bistrot in the Queen Village neighborhood

    An authentic French bistrot in the Queen Village neighborhood

    Bistrot La Minette is the realization of Chef Peter Woolsey’s dream to bring the charm and good taste of a French bistrot to Philadelphia’s dynamic restaurant scene.

    View More
  • Black Vulture Gallery

    Custom tattoo studio and gallery

    Pulling double duty as a gallery and a tattoo parlor, Black Vulture’s four staffed artists are game for ink requests ranging from the traditional to the out-there.

    View More
  • Blarney Stone

    Pub food perfected

    This local sports pub, boasting a pool table and nightly events such as Quizzo, has perfected the art of bar food.

    View More
  • Bob and Barbara’s

    Where Pabst Blue Ribbon embraces Drag

    If you want the perfect dive bar plus a racially diverse, gay and straight crowd, welcome Bob and Barbara’s.

    View More
  • Bottle Bar East

    A new craft beer haven

    With an eight-tap bar, dartboard, foosball table and local art installations, this new craft beer haven entices both Fishtowners and visitors.

    View More
  • Bridgewater’s Pub

    Grand drinks in Philadelphia’s central train station

    Located in 30th Street Station, Bridgewater’s offers commuters and travelers a seasonally changing menu and wide selection of imported and local beers, all served in an upbeat atmosphere. The menu includes ethnic and American specialties such as duck pot stickers, ceviche, baba ghanoush, rabbit sliders and salmon BLTs—and it all changes depending on the mood of the chef.

    View More
  • Bridgid’s Bar & Restaurant

    Outstanding craft beer and a loyal following

    Quite possibly the first bar in the city to put its menu on a chalkboard, Bridgid’s pairs an outstanding selection of Belgian and craft brews with delicious lunch and dinner dishes.

    View More
  • Buddakan

    Where creativity and cachet loom large

    Buddakan

    A towering gilded statue of the Buddha generates elegant calm in this 175-seat, Pan Asian restaurant from restaurateur Stephen Starr

    View More
  • Butcher & Singer

    Stephen Starr’s 1930s-era steakhouse in Rittenhouse Square

    The dining room at Butcher & Singer

    Step inside Butcher and Singer, the new, 1930s-era steakhouse by renowned restaurateur Stephen Starr, and you’ll be swept up in the sophistication of Rittenhouse Square dining at its finest.

    View More
  • Cantina Dos Segundos

    Creative Mexican cusine and tasty margaritas

    Like its Passyunk Avenue sibling Cantina Los Caballitos, the second Cantina serves up creative Mexican fare such as vegan “beef” tacos and slow-roasted goat, along with flights of tequila, 11 different margaritas (think prickly pear, blood orange and guava) and a fiesta-like atmosphere.

    View More
  • Cantina Los Caballitos

    Hip Mexican fare and local brews in South Philly

    Cantina Los Caballitos

    Part restaurant, part bar, Cantina draws a pretty diverse and eclectic clientele. Longtime locals mix with neighborhood newbies… and even folk from Center City make their way this far south to experience the food and fun at Cantina.

    View More
  • Cavanaugh’s Restaurant

    Perfect place to catch the big game

    This college bar fits perfectly in the neighborhood thanks to plenty of televisions and great wings and burgers—not to mention 24 beers on tap and more than 100 in bottles.

    View More
  • Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square

    Society Hill sports bar with signature wings and cold beers

    Outside of Cavanaugh's Headhouse Square in Society Hill.

    Located in Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood, Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square is a relaxed sports bar and local hangout.

    View More
  • Center City Jazz Festival

    Day-long celebration of jazz in Philadelphia

    Chris' Jazz Cafe is one of four venues hosting the Center City Jazz Festival.

    Spend the day relaxing with live jazz during the third annual Center City Jazz Festival. Part of Jazz Appreciation Month, the day-long festival features 16 bands performing at four Center City venues.

    View More
  • Chick’s Social Kitchen + Bar

    Classic cocktails, Italian-style

    Classic and newly invented cocktails and small plates are the order of the evening at this bustling restored taproom. As a nod to its Italian roots, Chick’s serves Chianti and Prosecco by the glass, along with draft Peroni.

    View More
  • Chickie’s and Pete’s

    Philly’s most popular sports bar

    Chickie's and Pete's

    If you can’t be at the game, you’ve got to be at this Philly fanatic hotspot

    View More
  • City Tap House

    Craft beer lovers’ paradise

    Reclaimed wood, slate and tile create a handsome space for this beer lovers’ haven, boasting 60 taps and 120 seats, plus outside seating. Classic American fare includes brick-oven pizzas, free-range chicken, mussels and plenty of vegetarian-friendly options.

    View More
  • Concerts in the Park – Rittenhouse Square Summer Concert Series

    The series celebrates 24 years in 2014

    Rock out in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual “Concerts in the Park” series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The free concert series attracts thousands with live music from reputable local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, country to R&B.

    View More
  • Copabanana

    Can’t miss Tex-Mex cuisine

    Margaritas, burgers, Spanish fries and Tex-Mex dinners served by friendly waiters make this a popular happy hour spot. The plentiful outside seating makes this a happening place in warm weather months.

    View More
  • Cuba Libre

    A little bit of Old Havana in Old City

    Cuba Libre

    This popular Old City spot is designed to resemble a street scene in Havana — and you can’t beat the mojitos.

    View More
  • Danger Danger Gallery

    Underground sound

    The vibe here is one of a house party, but these aren’t your typical college bands. Great underground music, hipster clientele and a definitely unfancy feel make this a classic West Philly haunt. Tip: Grab a growler from Dock Street Brewery before heading to the BYOB show.

    View More
  • Dining Under the Stars

    Stroll, shop and dine every Wednesday in Media

    Stroll, shop and dine on State Street in Media during Dining Under the Stars.

    Enjoy an alfresco evening on State Street in Media throughout the summer during Dining Under the Stars.

    View More
  • Distrito

    Tapas and tequila reign at this deliciously over-the-top Mexican hot spot

    Distrito by Iron Chef Jose Garces

    At Distrito, Jose Garces’ two-story Mexican outpost in University City, incredible tapas dishes mingle with a funky (and mostly pink) décor — including the restaurant’s famous Volkswagen Beetle booth — to bring you a thoroughly entertaining night out.

    View More
  • Dock Street Brewery and Restaurant

    Award-winning craft brews

    Dock Street became a Cedar Park stalwart the second the respected craft brewery settled down in a lovingly converted firehouse at 50th and Baltimore. In addition to award-winning beers, it also offers a selection of expertly tossed wood-fired pizzas.

    View More
  • Doobie’s

    A legendary old-school dive bar that serves up local beer and board games

    Many Philly bars and restaurants have great beer selections, but Doobie’s sets itself apart with its killer jukebox, dog-friendly policy, vegan food and board games.

    View More
  • Drake Tavern

    Eat a killer burger and catch the big game

    When the weather's nice, the outdoor patio area is the place to be at Drake Tavern.

    When it comes to solid pub fare, few places in Montgomery County can compete with Drake Tavern in Jenkintown. Burger lovers have some fresh choices, including the Captain Morgan’s Burger, drizzled in its titular sauce, and the 2nd and Allegheny Burger, served on a pretzel roll with jalapeño-Philadelphia cream cheese, tortilla strips and roasted red pepper aioli that was voted one of the best local burgers by Philly.com.

    A healthy beer list with local favorites and tough-to-find craft beers should help those french fries down nicely. And when the weather’s nice, the outdoor patio area is the place to be.

    View More
  • Drinker’s West

    An Old City and Rittenhouse favorite in West Philly

    With sister locations catering to the college and post-college crowd in the Old City and Rittenhouse Square neighborhoods, a West Philly branch finally brings the brand directly to the college area. Ping pong, pool, bubble hockey tables, DJs on the weekends and ultra-cheap food during sporting events mean there’s something to do at all hours of the day and night.

    View More
  • Druid’s Keep

    Happening hideaway

    A straight-ahead hang in a neighborhood filled with plenty of more upscale choices, the Keep keeps Libertarians happy the old-fashioned way: cold beer, friendly bartenders and plenty of distractions (billiards, cornhole, etc.).

    View More
  • Dupree Gallery

    Fine art made accessible by visual artist James Dupree

    This Queen Village institution was founded by artist James Dupree, who’s lauded for his accessible approach to running what many call “the people’s gallery.”

    View More
  • El Camino Real

    BBQ and Burritos abound

    Texas or Mexico? Seitan or sirloin? Local brew or Dos Equis? The menu options seem endless at El Camino Real, Bar Ferdinand’s progeny that splits allegiances as a barbecue post and border bar.

    View More
#visitphilly
Go To Top