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Tin Angel


20 S. 2nd St, between Market & Chestnut Sts (above Serrano Restaurant)

Sun-Thurs, 5-10pm; Fri & Sat til 11:30pm. Admission varies by performer scheduled.
A unique musical venue featuring a wide variety of top-flight national and local attractions in an intimate cafe setting.

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Bishops Collar


2349 Fairmount Ave.

Tues-Sun, 11-2am. Mon 3pm-2am. Sunday Brunch 11am-4pm.
With an ever-changing selection of Microbrews, 20-oz. Pint of Guinness & Bass, and a great juke box, you know you’re at the right place! 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. 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.

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215/382-1330, 215/923-6180

4th & South Sts, 40th and Spruce Sts., and 1619 Grant Ave

11:30-2am daily. No reservations.
Good times and good food are right around the corner. People watching is the favorite pastime at this tropical neon fantasy bar and grill. Tex Mex food, gourmet burgers and upbeat music make this a hot spot.

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Fergie’s Pub


1214 Sansom St

Nestled in the heart of Center City, Fergie’s Pub is home to all the best of a real Irish Pub: warm, friendly atmosphere and the best Guinness on tap in the city. Recently voted the Best Neighborhood Bar in Philadelphia, Fergie’s is the perfect place to unwind with friends. The traditional Irish menu includes favorites such as shepherd’s pie, fish and chips and burgers sure to please. Tuesday and Thursday nights showcase the local favorite Quizo game. A variety of live music can be seen here Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at no charge. Close proximity to the Convention Center and the Marriott.

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Franco’s High Note Café


13th and Tasker Streets

Wed-Thu 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Sun 4-9pm.
Franco’s is “bringing Italian back to South Philly,” and is one of the few places where you can find genuine Fried Calamari and Mussels so succulent that the juice will drip down your sleeve in true Italian style. It’s been called “one of the most traditional Italian settings left in Philly.” In addition to sitting down at an elegant yet comfortable table, you can appreciate a live vocal performance or a piano recital that takes place on a small stage tucked in between the tables of the restaurant. Now serving wine, beer and cocktails.

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Helium Comedy Club


2031 Sansom St

Showtimes are every Wed-Sat at 8pm with additional shows at 10:30pm on Fri and Sat only. Tickets can be ordered by calling the club or online at
Need a laugh? Located just 2 blocks from Rittenhouse Square, see what Philadelphia Magazine calls “so impressive.” Enjoy one of our premier Scotch whiskies or perhaps a panini, as you watch the comedy of some of the nation’s hottest comics. Whether you are an individual, a couple, or a large group looking for something to do – Helium Comedy Club’s 250 seat theater and 2 lounges are awaiting you. Upcoming Shows

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Howl at the Moon


258 S 15th St.

With amazing drinks, food and music, Howl at the Moon is truly the Dueling Piano Bar That Rocks! Howl’s entertainers perform nightly on pianos, guitars and more in a high energy show that never stops. From 80’s rock to today’s hits: you say it, they’ll play it. Planning an event? Howl at the Moon can host your next gathering no matter how big or small. Already have a venue lined up? Howl can bring the show to you with Howl 2 Go!

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Irish Pub


1123 Walnut St, 215/925-3311 and 2007 Walnut St

DJ 9pm – 11pm Wed – Sat. Mon – Sat lunch 11am-2pm. Mon – Sat dinner 2pm – 1am. Sunday brunch 10am – 2pm (2007 Walnut).
High ceilings, carved cherrywood bar, stained glass and signed photos of Irish-American celebrities enhance the decor. Irish-American fare. Private room available for functions. Reservations for parties of 7 or more.

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Jet Wine Bar

215/735- 1116

1525 South St.

Mon- Thu 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-1am, Sun 11-midnight.
Jet Wine Bar offers wines from around the world plus a full bar. Stop in for a glass, a bottle, or get a flight…… all from our Global Vineyard. To accentuate the wine, we offer a revolving menu of small plates. Jet offers meats, cheeses, sandwiches and snacks that are picked to complement our diverse wine and beverage selection. Our servers will be happy to match just the right wine with any of our delicious plates.

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London Grill


2301 Fairmount Ave.

Daily 11:30am- 2:00am. All major credit cards accepted.
Whether you’re in the mood for a house brew or a potent London lemonade, London Grill can provide the spirits that perk up your party. The full-service bar boasts a thirteen-tap system plus dozens of vodkas, a complete selection of single malt scotch, fine cognac, and aged port. Voted Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of Philly” for Neighborhood Restaurant. A variety of live music can be seen every Thursday and Saturday night. Parking available.

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Manayunk Brewing Company


4120 Main Street

Open seven days a week for Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Dining, and Sunday Brunch.
Manayunk Brewing Company. 4120 Main Street. 215/482-8220. This historic mill (c:1822), nestled comfortably on the banks of the Schuylkill River and canal, has been reborn as an exciting restaurant, brewery, and entertainment complex. The multiple bars feature an ever-changing menu of top-notch beers and ales craft-brewed on-premise, plus a wide array of wines and spirits. The largest Sunday brunch buffet in Manayunk features live jazz. The menu selection has recently been expanded with the introduction of a sushi bar and a stone oven for homemade pizzas. In the evening, groove to sounds of live jazz, blues, rock, R&B and more – each night brings a different mood!

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Spirit of Philadelphia


Columbus Blvd & Lombard Circle

Enjoy a delicious three-entree buffet while cruising along the Delaware River and an exciting salute to Broadway review performed by some the area’s most talented waitstaff. Two live bands provide music for your listening pleasure.

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Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar


200 S 12th St (between Walnut and Locust Sts)

Open 7 days 11am-2am. Kitchen open until midnight 7 days.
Tabu was created to serve one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Philadelphia. A sports bar alongside a lounge both serving some of the finest local craft beers and comfort food, was designed with you, our customer, in mind. Tabu is within walking distance of the convention center, several local theaters as well as Antique Row. Nestled in the heart of the “Gayborhood,” Tabu opens its doors to a wonderful mixed crowd where everyone is welcome. Customers can dine on the first floor and catch the latest game or head upstairs to our lounge, where you’ll enjoy comfortable seating and an inviting atmosphere, with numerous events throughout the week.

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The Piazza at Schmidts

North 2nd St, Northern Liberties

Infused with the ideas that helped shape public spaces and communities in Europe, the Piazza was conceived as a center for art and commerce. The 80,000 square foot open Philadelphia landmark hosts a 40 foot stage, giant 26×16 ft. movie screen and meticulously landscaped fountain. The Piazza at Schmidts is open every day, inviting all to experience a rich sense of culture and community. Consisting of 40 spaces that range from clothing designers, custom purses, a magic shop, and galleries galore, all owned and operated by Philadelphians. The piazza is also home to several fine restaurants. Whether your taste buds are looking for a classic burger and perfectly poured pint, or an amazing ravioli dish and a smooth glass of wine, you can find it here. In addition, the piazza has weekly entertainment ranging from movie night to jazz night and wine tasting. You can visit our website at atthepiazza. com for more information on our 40 spaces, restaurants, and entertainment schedule.

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1315 Sansom St.

Kitchen open everyday until 1am for late night dining.
The menu at TIME Restaurant, Whisky Bar & Tap Room, The Bohemian Absinthe Lounge, is inspired by the old country club, updated with several different cuts of beef, game, fowl and seafood. TIME features a well conceived wine list, as well as 20 beers on draft a very tidy bottle list, ranging from German, Belgium, American crafts and others. The whisky bar side also offers more than 100 whiskeys, single malts, small batch bourbons and ryes for the brown liquor connoisseur. The second floor attracts nightlife visitors with a sexy, Parisian-style club atmosphere. Featured DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays in “The Bohemian, Absinthe Lounge”, where different types of the newly legal green elixir may be consumed.

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Valanni Restaurant & Lounge


1229 Spruce St.

Dinner Mon-Thurs 5-10:30 pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Sun 5-10pm. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 5-6pm. Sultry Sunday brunch,11am-3:30pm. Lounge menu until 1am, and DJs on select nights.
Valanni offers distinctive Mediterranean cuisine and expertly crafted cocktails in an inviting neighborhood restaurant that is located only one block from the Avenue of the Arts. R. Evan Turney, executive chef, seizes all the exotic tastes and flavors of Mediterranean and Latin countries to create a distinct dining experience. Enjoy classics like paella and vegetarian tapas, as well as signature specialties such as walnut crusted duck breast with coffee cocoa spiced glaze and mussels with chipotle chile, basil and charred tomato broth.

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Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro


129 South 13th Street

Open non-stop Noon-2:00 am Monday-Saturday, come visit, you’ll enjoy yourself.
Vintage has been voted Philly’s Best wine bar by a few different publications and won the People’s Choice award as well! Vintage offers over 60 wines by the glass and another twenty or so by the bottle. The wines represent regions, countries and varietals from around the world chosen for their taste and character. Wine flights allow you to taste three, three ounce pours, from constantly changing selections. Cocktails and a broad array of international beers are offered to additionally complement a phenomenal eclectic “continentally’ focused menu.

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Yakitori Boy


211 N. 11th St.

Dinner served daily from 5pm-2am.
yakitoriboy_sensei_david_sushiSensei DavidPerfect for a relaxing romantic dinner or night out on the town, Yakitori Boy is located one block from the convention center in Chinatown. Yakitori, Sushi, and traditional bites such as okonomyaki are all served Tapas style. The open kitchen, gracious staff, and a beautiful modern ambiance exceed the typical dining experience. Food and Drink are just accessories here…the real gem is upstairs. Sing Karaoke in the Sake Lounge or book a private room for those rockstars-in-training! First floor Restaurant/Bar, Second Floor Upscale Lounge/8 Private Rooms fully equipped with karaoke. Reservations highly suggested.

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