Philadelphia, PA - Cocktail Bars typically serve an upscale mixed drink; a cocktail is pretty much anything that contains 2 or more ingredients, with 1 being alcohol. Philadelphia has its fair share of great Cocktail Bars and Taverns, from Stylish American Eateries to Restic Taverns. Below are ten of the best cocktail bars in Philly you have to try out for yourself.
10 Must-Visit Philly Cocktail Bars
Aqimero at The Ritz
Chef Richard Sandoval offers grilled cuisine and a vast mezcal selection in a chic hotel lobby space.10 Ave Of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Bank & Bourbon
Stylish American eatery & bar highlighting farm-fresh cuisine plus a selection of bourbon & whiskey. Located in: Loews Philadelphia Hotel at 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Red Owl Tavern
Rustic-chic tavern offering upscale American comfort fare & house cocktails in a bi-level space. 433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
One Tippling Place
This stylish craft cocktail bar offers seasonal & classic libations in a midcentury parlor setting. 2006 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Narrow bar serving upscale New American dishes & cocktails in a sleek, contemporary setting. 1737 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Charlie Was a Sinner
Vegan cafe/bar dishing up creative, plant-based small plates & drinks in sexy, dark environs. 131 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Franklin Bar
An unmarked entrance leads to this chic, subterranean cocktail spot with a casual tiki bar upstairs. 112 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Friday Saturday Sunday
Beloved corner eatery returns with a bar on the ground floor & New American dining upstairs. 261 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Charming coffee shop with a secret izakaya in the basement offering sushi & robatayaki meats. 120 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
a tiny dive bar above Abyssinia in West Philly feels like you’re in a friend’s apartment. Upstairs Bar, at 229 S 45th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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