114 South 12th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 873 0400
TPDS Club has been in the business since long, hosting a number of parties and events. The crowd frequenting this place are in their mid 20's who come here to have a good time. There is nothing special about this place except for it plays some very hip music which is very liked by the people who come here, let their hair down and have a blast. Themed nights are very popular with the locals. The TPDS Club is also rented out for events and parties to the public.
210 West Rittenhouse Square Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 546 9000
Located in the very serene and beautiful Rittenhouse Hotel, this is a ideal spot for a cup of tea in lazy afternoons. Mary Cassatt Tea Room and Garden has a wonderful atmosphere with a lovely garden view and elegant interiors complete with cute lampshades all around. Behind the beautiful French doors is the garden which has lovely flowers and greenery all around which is refreshing change from stuffy cafes and dining areas. Served here are some real exotic and refreshing teas with some delicious pastries and pies as accompaniments. You can take the experience a step further by going the Queens way with a glass of Crémant, Marquis de la Tour and champagne biscuits.
250 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 +1 215 732 5446
This 1874-seater Merriam Theater, in the University of the Arts, showcases the the works of the Performance Arts department students of this college. The theater is part of the Theater League of Philadelphia which is committed to showcasing the finest talent in Philadelphia. Apart from student performances, several professional troupes and artists perform here regularly. More information on that is available on the website. Alternatively, you could call up the box office for ticket information.
1221 St. James Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 735 5772
They say variety is the spice of life and Pure proves this to perfection. With each floor being different, the basement aka the pink lounge with pastel rabbit-fur walls, hosts both karaoke and sing-along's accompanied by piano music. On the main floor, the blue velor booth is flanked by a giant dance floor where people dance the night away. Here you can also find Gymnasts swinging on the suspended swings as the DJ spins the latest tracks. Tired of all the dancing and simply want to lounge around? Head to the Mezzanine level which offers a 270 degree view of the dance-floor below. All in all, a great place to spice up your nightlife.
720 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 413 7720
If you dig music then Pinnacle Nightclub is the place for you. Pinnacle Nightclub is a heaven for party lovers with some of the biggest names from the rap and hip-hop genre like Wayne Wonder, Lil Bow Wow, Omarion all showcasing their talents here. There is no shortage of quality music at this venue especially if you are into hip-hop and reggae. The bands and performers put on some great shows at this venue, and this club is know to throw some of the best and most happening parties around Philly.
2031 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 496 9001
Think you had a dull dreary day and need something to perk you up? Try the Helium Comedy Club. A total laugh riot, just perfect to make you forget the blues and laugh your head off. While you're at it, have a look at the menu, try their platters-Buffalo Chicken Fingers, Mozzarella Sticks or how about a Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce sandwich? Be sure not to eat and laugh at the same time, or else you may end up with a choking fit. Tuesday nights are very popular as it is the 'open-mic night' where amateur comedians entertain audiences with their wit. On Wednesdays and Thursdays the club opens at 7:30 p.m.
624 South 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 592 0656
L'Etage is predominantly a nightclub frequented by hipsters. However, there is a cabaret night once a week which is fun to check out. The club has a very unique decor giving it a very lounge-ish feel. This classy place plays hip-hop, jazz and house music. The gloomy ambiance and lighting is a hit with crowds who find it sexy and seductive. There is a wide selection of expensive beer and wine on the menu and mussels and hors d'oeuvres from the kitchen.
221 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 440 4242
The Laff House is a refreshing comedy club in Philadelphia featuring local and national comedians with their stand up acts. The club also serves some food and drinks to go with the laughs-however, food is not the specialty here. The entry charges vary according to the headliner. Though not really Seinfeld, the club features some excellent comics who leave you with your sides hurting.
3801 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 336 2000
A very good addition to the already buzzing nightlife in Philadelphia, Pegasus Nightclub is a place to go to only if you like hip-hop and soul music. The crowd here is very friendly and well-dressed and know how to have a good time. Dj's play some of the hottest tracks that are burning up the charts all over the world, with live local and national music acts performed throughout the week. Gill Scott-Heron, Les Nubians and local luminary Beanie Siegel have all played here. The drinks are a bit pricey but the ambiance makes it all worthwhile.
1500 Market Street Suite 465 Philadelphia, PA 19102 +1 215 561 3699
Starbucks Coffee is as good as a second home to the city's coffee lovers. In all, the chain serves a whopping 87,000 different drink combinations! So you can't really complain that they don't have what you want! With such a rich and wide range of coffees and espressos served, the cafe draws local crowds as well as tourists visiting the city. At this WiFi enabled place you can also expect to find oven fresh muffins and some delicious snacks. The area surrounding the coffee shop is a well known tourist shopping area. A number of museums around here, are also worth visiting.
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