The Best Truly Local Bars in Philadelphia

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Philadelphia has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Gran Caffe L’Aquila – Now that’s Italian

Gran Caffe L’Aquila – Now that’s Italian

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“Gran Caffe L’Aquila” Philadelphia is an Italian bar that makes me feel like I’m in Rome. Their gelato is possibly the best in the city. Paradiso!

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Heritage – Restaurant & jazz bar

Heritage – Restaurant & jazz bar

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“Heritage” is my new favorite go-to Philadelphia restaurant to take family, guests and visitors. Every week night there’s also live jazz!

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Hop Sing Laundromat – Prohibition is back

Hop Sing Laundromat – Prohibition is back

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“Hop Sing Laundromat” in Philadelphia is a proper prohibition-era bar. Sign on door, dressing up, having to be polite to the door man… everything’s here.

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In Riva – Riverside wine and pizza, bikes welcome

In Riva – Riverside wine and pizza, bikes welcome

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“In Riva” is my favorite restaurant to share a bottle of wine in Philadelphia with friends! I’ve always liked their outdoor tables & wood-fired pizza, too…

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Interstate Draft House – New American/Southern

Interstate Draft House – New American/Southern

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“Interstate Draft House” is a Philadelphia neighborhood bar. I highly recommend ordering the Fishtown Tea cocktail there, similar to a Long Island Ice…

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