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The Philadelphia Outdoor Happy Hour Guide

16 places in Philly to grab the best outdoor Happy Hour deals.

When it’s possible to sit outside with some great food and cocktails, the sensible thing to do is to enjoy it. After leaving the office, you deserve to find the perfect spot to take in the sun while sharing a round of discounted beers, wine, and small plates with some friends during Happy Hour. Whether your scene is a fun beer hall, patio, or rooftop lounge, the city has several locations serving up food and drink deals. Scroll through this guide to find the places where you can sip on everything from large fishbowls to classic cocktails.


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When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

The Deal: $5 Drafts, $6 House Wine, And $7 Aperitivo Spritz

This Center City spot has rows of cafe tables on the sidewalks and standing-room-only spaces that might make you feel like you're at a concert waiting for the stage lights come on. And here you can sip on a $6 wine and $7 spritzes, while biting into a gooey pepperoni pizza.

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When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

The Deal: $5 Local Craft Beer, $6 House Wines, And $7 Bartender’s Choice Cocktail

Head to Patchwork's patio in Center City for small plates like $6 serrano ham and manchego croquetas with fig jam and pierogi with everything-spiced crème fraîche—all priced at $6 each. Additionally, you can enjoy flatbreads like their margherita with heirloom tomato and fresh basil for just $10 each.

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When: Monday-Friday, 3-6pm

The Deal: $2 Off Cocktails, $5 House Wines, $6 Pizzas, And $7 Small Plates

Since they have one of the bigger courtyards in Northern Liberties, you can do Happy Hour surrounded by more plants than the gardening section of Home Depot. Enjoy $6 pizzas, $5 glasses of wine, and $7 snacks like garlic parmesan wings that fall off the bone.

When: Tuesday-Saturday, 4-6 pm

The Deal: $5 Beers, $8 Bubbles, And $10 Daily-Rotating Bartender Cocktails

With one of the best views in the city, Assembly Rooftop Lounge on the Ben Franklin Parkway has fire pits, couches, plenty of spacing, and an amazing Happy Hour. With $10 cocktails like the rose gold margarita and a sparkling rosé drink, you’ll be making cheers videos nonstop with your friends.

When: Wednesday-Sunday, 3-7pm

The Deal: $6 House Wine, $5 Draft Beer, $6 IBG Mule, And $4-7 Food Specials

Winning a major Jenga battle at this outdoor beer garden may not be the symbol of victory like the Liberty Bell is next door, but it’s a success that you can relish in with a $6 mule. The gravel-filled outdoor space is filled with industrial frames and string lighting, and their quesadillas, packed with a tangy chipotle sauce, jalapeños, and Monterey jack cheese, go great with any of their cocktails of the day.

When: Tuesday-Saturday, 4-7pm

The Deal: $6 Citywide, $6 Wine, $7 Rum Punch

At Walnut Street Cafe, Happy Hour goes by the name “Golden Hour.” With its proximity to the Schuylkill River, this outdoor patio has great views to go with large cocktails, like a $7 daydreamer cocktail that blends citrus vodka, lemon, and cucumber jasmine green tea, served in tropical cups. You can also get $9 meatballs with Thai sweet chili, a flavorful NY strip tartare, and a red beet hummus.

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El Poquito

When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

Every time we’re in Chestnut Hill, it feels like Doc Brown floored the DeLorean to 88 miles per hour and drove us into the past. It’s not just an escape from the business of the city, it’s also great for enjoying Happy Hour in a beautiful setting. And the one at El Poquito isn’t something you have to overthink—they have $5 crispy jalapeños that come with a creamy buttermilk ranch, tortilla soup, and $6 nachos topped with cheddar cheese and beef.

When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

The Deal: $6 Half-Liter German Drafts, $12 Liter German Drafts, $10 German Wheat Or Lager Flights, $7 Bier Sangria, $7 House Wine, And Food Specials

This massive outdoor biergarten in Fishtown features long wood tables and warming fire pits for cool nights. During the discounted hours, try the Germany and Philly mash-up: the Bavarian cheesesteak. They take a warm pretzel roll, pack it with chopped bauernwurst and onions, and drown it in a cheese sauce.

When: Monday-Friday 4:30-6:30pm, Saturday 3-5pm, Sunday 4-6pm

The Deal: $1 Off Draft Highballs & Beer, $8 House Wine, $8 Sake, $4-$6 Sushi, And $5-$8 Small Plates

You can enjoy a Nu Citywide (kirin lager and shochu shot) daily at this spot in Fishtown along with all of their deals for $8 and under. Enjoy their take on the Citywide or a massive Kirin Lager pitcher whiskey highball pitcher at any of their comfortable sidewalk tables. Don’t pass up the $8 black garlic wings, which are some of the best wings in the city, $6 beet and avocado salad, and $7 charred scallion rangoons.

When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

The Deal: $2.50 Off All Margaritas & Sangria, $3 Off Guacamole & Nachos, $2 Off All Draft Beer & Tacos

Pitchers of sangria and margaritas on Manayunk's Taqueria Amor’s roomy patio can go a long way towards unwinding from a busy day. And with all of the tacos discounted at the Mexican spot, you can choose between everything from blackened mahi mahi to plant-based options like cauliflower tacos topped with a red chile garbanzo puree.

When: Monday-Friday, 4-6pm

The Deal: $5 Wines, $6 Cocktails, And $5 Beer

If you have Happy Hour on a ship on your BINGO card, Moshulu has you covered. With waterfront views and the Ben Franklin Bridge as a backdrop, catching up with friends will never look better. Try their spicy tuna crispy rice with masago spicy mayo while you’re there. With live music playing each day during dinner service, you could very well turn your Happy Hour into a dinner dance party.

When: Monday-Friday 4:30-6:30, Saturday 3-5pm, Sunday 4-6pm

The Deal: $1 Off Drafts, $3 High Life, $8 House Wine, $8 Happy Hour Cocktail, $8 Sake

Patio seating at Bing Bing Dim Sum will have you within an eyeshot of Passyunk Square, which is great if you’re into people-watching. There are plenty of street tables, garden walls, and umbrellas at this fun spot too. During Happy Hour, try their cheesesteak bao that has a great warm and flaky bun.

When: Daily, 4-7pm

The Deal: $5 Satay, $6 Dumplings & Spring Rolls, $6 Bao Buns, $5 House Wines, Beers, And Speciality Cocktails

Graffiti Bar nearly disappears into a busy strip of Center City between all the shops and restaurants. The hidden bar, tucked behind Sampan, is full of bright street art and long communal tables. The daily Happy Hour includes small plates like duck samosa, chicken and shrimp spring rolls, and a crispy chicken katsu slathered with smoked mustard.

When: Daily, 4-6pm

The Deal: $4-$9 Small Plates, Half-Priced Draft Beers, And $5 House Wines

Park up under some umbrellas on The Twisted Tail’s outdoor setup in the street. During “Social Hour,” the Head House Square Southern restaurant and whiskey joint offers dishes like smoked wings, pulled pork empanadas, and $9 half-dozen oysters served with a vodka cocktail sauce, mignonette, and hot sauce.

When: Tuesday-Friday, 4-7pm

The Deal: $4-5 Draft Beer, $5 Select Wines & Ciders, $6 House Old Fashioneds, And $8 Slushies

This Passyunk Avenue-adjacent gastropub has a Happy Hour of rotating beers and wines almost every weekday. Whether you’re seated at the street tables lining the restaurant or their beer garden on 11th street, nothing on their Happy Hour menu is over $8. The cozy bar offers hummus, mussels, and cauliflower with chili dipping sauce during the after-work hours.

When: Monday-Friday, 5-7pm

The Deal: $1 Off Specialty Cocktails & Wine, $5 Bitburger Pilsner

Driving through Center City can be a pain on the best of days. Why not trade the red light stare downs for Happy Hour deals at The Rittenhouse Square spot features rotating specialty drinks including the Oy Oy Oy cocktail made reposado tequila, apricot eau-de-vie, lime, salers, and cilantro. With deals available at both locations, you can start here and finish up next door at

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