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The 15 Best Bars In Philadelphia

Updated: June 28, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Philadelphia bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Philadelphia. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Sonnys Cocktail Joint

Cocktail Bar, $$, Graduate HospitalCocktail Bar, $$Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Jet Wine Bar

Bar, $$, RittenhouseBar, $$Philadelphia, Rittenhouse
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

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Johnny Brenda's

Bar, $$, FishtownBar, $$Philadelphia, Fishtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

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Hop Sing Laundromat

Bar, $$$, ChinatownBar, $$$Philadelphia, Chinatown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Wine Dive

Wine Bar, $$, Graduate HospitalWine Bar, $$Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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R&D

Cocktail Bar, $$, FishtownCocktail Bar, $$Philadelphia, Fishtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Martha

Bar, $$, East KensingtonBar, $$Philadelphia, East Kensington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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McMenamin's Tavern

Bar, $$, Mount Airy WestBar, $$Philadelphia, Mount Airy West
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Library Bar

Bar, $$$, RittenhouseBar, $$$Philadelphia, Rittenhouse
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Sassafras Bar

Bar, $$, Old CityBar, $$Philadelphia, Old City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Luxor Cafe & Hookah Lounge

Hookah Bar, $$, Spruce HillHookah Bar, $$Philadelphia, Spruce Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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The Lunar Inn

Bar, $$, RichmondBar, $$Philadelphia, Richmond
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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  • Infatuation

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Murph's Bar

Bar, $$, FishtownBar, $$Philadelphia, Fishtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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  • Eater, 2022

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Cocktail Bar, $$, RittenhouseCocktail Bar, $$Philadelphia, Rittenhouse
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Hoodline, 2020

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Bok Bar

Bar, $$, GreenwichBar, $$Philadelphia, Greenwich
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 Philadelphia restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 770 top lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, Eater and Hoodline. The restaurants you see have been featured in Infatuation - The Best Restaurants In Queen Village, Eater - Beer Specials, Bar Stools, and Pub Food: Here Are the Essential Philly Dive Bars and Hoodline - Philadelphia's top 4 cocktail bars, ranked. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

The Lunar Inn, Murph's Bar, and Sutton's are bars with a happy hour in Philadelphia.

Fountain Porter, The Lunar Inn, and Murph's Bar are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Philadelphia.

The Lunar Inn, Sutton's, and Midnight Iris are the highest-rated bars for a date night in Philadelphia.

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