Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia region has become a mecca for outdoor dining thanks to its diverse cuisine, beautiful views of the Delaware River, and unique experiences. The city has also seen a surge in outdoor dining venues, with hundreds of restaurants taking advantage of its newly legalized laws.
Philadelphia Region Has Become A Mecca For Outdoor Drinking
Art in the Age
Art in the Age, Old City's one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply, and bottle shop, offers imbibers a sweeping outdoor cocktail garden for sipping sensational craft cocktails courtesy of the expert, in-house mixologists. The alfresco garden is an ideal venue for enjoying spirit tastings and cocktails made with seasonal ingredients, such as Tamworth Distilling's White Mountain Gin and Art in the Age's Blueberry Cordial, in addition to partaking in Cozy Hour, a happy hour daily from 3 – 5 pm, featuring $2 off cocktails and $1 off local beer and cider. 116 N 3rd Street
Assembly Rooftop Lounge
Assembly Rooftop Lounge, Center City's upscale rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, City Hall, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is gearing up for its highly anticipated spring and summer seasons with a recently rolled out beverage and food menu, including the crowd-pleasing Frozé and Frozen Gin Lemonade (both $16), Champagne, sparkling wine, and more. Those looking to enjoy the blissfully warm temps with sweeping parkway views at one of Philadelphia's premier rooftop bars. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Bluebird Distilling, Phoenixville's award-winning grain-to-glass craft distillery, holds an expansive, weather-proof (and dog-friendly!) patio ideal for sipping on a selection of expertly curated craft cocktails courtesy of Beverage Director Matt Giarratano. Guests can snag a seat al fresco and enjoy a myriad of refreshing tipples, including Bored Bermuda Yacht Club ($11) composed of dark rum, coconut rum, pandan, lime, falernum, and nutmeg, and Vicious Dissent ($12) crafted with barrel-rested gin, agave salvaje reposado, dry vermouth, honey, lavender, habanero, and salt rim. 100 Bridge Street
East Passyunk Avenue
East Passyunk Avenue, home to more than 160 independently owned businesses, is a cultural hub for dining and drinking in South Philadelphia with an impressive selection of top-tier restaurants and bars offering outdoor patios, including Barcelona Wine Bar, Flannel, Laurel, River Twice, Cantina Los Caballitos, Pub on Passyunk East, La Scala's Birra, Separatist Beer Project, and Bing Bing Dim Sum. 1904 E. Passyunk Avenue
Jet Wine Garden
Jet Wine Garden debuts a bevy of new, seasonal offerings, including Sparkling Rosé Margarita, Berry Hibiscus Mule, Rosé Aperol Spritz, Two Robbers Seltzer, an array of worldwide wines, and for snacking – Blackened Shrimp Tacos, Cauliflower Wrap, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Weisse Braised Bratwurst, and more.
Stratus Rooftop Lounge
Stratus Rooftop Lounge, the swanky rooftop venue on the 11th floor of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Old City, is getting prepped and ready for the spring and summer season, boasting an all-new cocktail menu courtesy of new Lead Bartender Christopher Devern and light fare from the talented in-house culinary team. The indoor/outdoor lounge features two private pavilions (Mist and Vapor) freshly fitted with posh booth-style seating, an illuminating, expansive bar with a garage-style entrance to the outdoor space, contemporary light fixtures, and a lush "green wall" encompassing the lounge, adding to a thoroughly modern, sexy scene. 433 Chestnut Street