The University City spot is a staple for students and locals alike, so don’t be surprised when everyone inside is toting a backpack. We’re not sure if it’s the extensive draft list, live music, or the highly-coveted fire pits that bring the crowds, but it’s the wood-fired pizzas and other shareable dishes keep them there.
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White Dog Cafe
White Dog Cafe is a spot near Penn that has good drinks and a solid Happy Hour, but you don’t need to go for a full dinner.
Gojjo Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant
Gojjo in West Philly is an Ethiopian spot that has things like wings and burgers, along with more traditional Ethiopian food.
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The Chicken Or The Egg
The Chicken Or The Egg is a 24/7 diner on Long Beach Island that serves some truly great buffalo wings.
With a great rooftop and long list of rotating beers, Standard Tap in Northern Liberties is great for everything from Happy Hour to an office party.
La Peg is an American pub set inside the Fringe Arts building that turns into a huge beer garden during the summer.
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Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Sunset Social is essentially a lawn on top of a parking garage in University City with burgers and frozen drinks.
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