Burg’s is a relatively dark and quiet tiki bar in South Philly where, unlike most of Philly’s Irish pubs and dives, you can actually have a conversation. They have a small menu of things like vegetable spring rolls and kimchi mushroom dumplings - but really you’re here for the $3 Happy Hour drafts and grapefruit palomas in tiki glasses.
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Ultimo Coffee Bar
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The Library At Rittenhouse
The Library is a bar in the Rittenhouse Hotel that feels like it should be in Beauty & The Beast. Also, it has a fireplace.
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The Continental Mid-Town
The Continental in Rittenhouse is basically the same as the one in Old City, except this one has an indoor/outdoor rooftop.
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