260 South Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts Suite 901 Philadelphia, PA 19102 +1 215 790 5800
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the new home of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Accommodated within the center is Verizon Hall for orchestral presentations, the Perelman Theater for chamber music concerts, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. A variety of Philadelphia's performing arts groups serve as resident companies, presenting their artistry each season along with performances by visiting guest artists and ensembles.
529 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 215 854 0923
Located just a few blocks from the Art Museum, Mc Crossen's Tavern is a dark, cozy pub featuring an eclectic menu with a Mediterranean flair. Choices range from sandwiches to pastas to entrees. Daily blackboard specials also offered. A nice selection of beers on tap make this a casual place to relax with friends.
2349 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 215 765 1616
This Art Museum-area bar provides a warm, cozy atmosphere and an inexpensive, creative pub fare menu with original dishes like Turkey London broil sandwiches. You also can't beat the ever-changing selection of microbrews, 20-oz. pints of Guinness & Bass and a great juke box. Relax outside with a drink and your favorite cigar or sip a beer or wines by the glass inside as you enjoy music and a good time. Live music most weekends.
741 North 23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 215 763 2228
Rembrandt's Restaurant and Bar is a popular neighborhood spot with great entertainment. The tavern is reminiscent of Amsterdam's oaky, dark bars with the original, detailed tin ceiling and stained glass windows. For lunch, Rembrandt's offers of soups, salads, sandwiches and light entrees. The dinner menu features seafood combinations and European-style dinner selections.
726 North 24th Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 215 232 3232
Even the denizens of Brussels are envious of the house specialties such as the Duck Chambord and Bouillabaisse Ostendaise. The intimate dining room, whose charm is accentuated by a fireplace, is a terrific place to discover this uncommon genre of delectables. The bar features its own moderately priced menu that makes you want to linger there even after your table is ready in the back. A full range of Belgian beer is also featured, along with daily seafood specials.
If you like to enjoy your drink in a tranquil and peaceful environment that radiates Japanese hospitality, head to Sumo Lounge. The refreshing atmosphere, enhanced by the subdued lighting, Japanese memorabilia, Sumo posters on the walls, dark interiors, makes for an ideal evening haunt. Munch on delicious snacks or sip on some authentic sake even as you take in the entertainment for the night. Attend DJ nights,special events, Halloween parties, music shows among other things even as you mingle with like minded folks. Plush seating and cozy decor make this a perfect venue for intimate meetings and conversations. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
246 South 11th Street Between Locust & Spruce Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 351 9901
Zinc is a very cultural, sophisticated spot located in Midtown Village. Come here for a wonderfully quaint, comfortable experience with others who appreciate fine food and drinks. For brunch, try the oeufs poches benedicte with a side salad. If you come for dinner, marvel at the French favorites like pan seared duck breast and its confit or the rabbit stew with pappardelle. Be sure to save room for dessert!
602 South 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 238 2626
Love Coffee and the Arts then head to Chapterhouse Cafe & Gallery, this place offers some of the finest coffee around Philly. The place has plenty of space with a lot tables and chairs. But be sure to get there early as this place is so popular that it tends to fill up quickly. Here you find a variety of individuals either working on their lap tops or just sipping on that hot cuppa coffee. For those who don't like coffee don't be disappointed here they serve a number of sodas and teas. Try the sweet and tangy peach pomegranate tea. It is also a gallery which houses unique contemporary art on the walls.
3rd Street and Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 +1 215 574 9317
Finnigan's Wake is an enormous Northern Liberties facility that boasts of three bars, a huge dance-floor and spectator area. The raucous, unpretentious patrons (generally in their mid-20's to late 30's) come to soak in traditional Irish music and contemporary Rock. For those who would rather enjoy their Guinness in relative peace, the second floor Quiet Man's Pub has one large bar and ample tables for mingling, enjoying the Irish folk music and nibbling on Irish tavern-style appetizers. Take a peek in the gift shop brimming with Irish delights. Special events like birthday parties and bridal showers are accommodated here as well, with the catering and other arrangements taken care of by the management.
447 Poplar Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 +1 215 925 0999
WineO is a Mediterranean inspired restaurant and an upscale wine bar. This cozy place is an ideal place to celebrate an occasion or have a lovely romantic dinner. It's a great place to hang out as it is unpretentious, friendly and affordable with a lovely ambience created by its dimmed red antiquated lighting and agrarian wine cellar. Celebrate the good times here with good food, great wines (more than 50), more than 30 different bottled beers in their full bar.
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