With over 1,800 bars in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphians sure know how to enjoy their nights out. Constantly being voted into lists of cities with the best nightlife in the United States, tourists and residents alike are sure for a good night in the one-time nation’s capital.
At MK Management Group, we help people find apartments for rent near Temple University but also learn about the city. For Temple students (of age of course!) looking for a place to spend their night out, here are our favorite five bars in Philadelphia.
#5 – Monk’s Cafe
A safe haven for all beer nerds, Monk’s Cafe is home to over 200 rare beers and over 25 delicious Belgian brews on tap. Located in Rittenhouse Square, Monk’s Cafe is a must-try for all beer lovers. With beer that will draw you in, Monk’s food is sure to make you stay.
#4 – Bok Bar
One of the newest bars on this list, Bok Bar is a semi-hidden gem in Philadelphia. With a beautiful view of the Center City skyline, Bok Bar will leave you breathless until you’re craving another sip of whatever you are drinking. Before you start making your weekend plans, Bok Bar is only during the spring and summer months. Experience what makes Bok Bar unique while you can.
#3 – Johnny Brenda’s
Opening in 2005, Johnny Brenda’s is the go-to spot for anyone craving live music. Located in the newly popular Fishtown neighborhood right outside of the Northeast, Johnny Brenda’s has the good music and beer flowing seven days a week.
#2 – Frankford Hall
Unlike most bars in Philadelphia, Frankford Hall seems more like a house party with friends. With long tables and an outdoor firepit, Frankford Hall has many activities including beer pong, table tennis, cornhole and even Jenga.
#1 – McGillin’s Olde Ale House
Philly’s oldest continuously operating bar, McGillin’s Olde Ale House doesn’t just serve cold beer, but they also slice up a piece of American History free of charge. Located in the heart of Center City, McGillin’s Olde Ale House is an experience that can only be summed up by visiting in person.
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