Going to a sports bar usually means loud, rowdy crowds of people who are certain the players can hear them through the TV as long as they yell loud enough. Founding Fathers in Grad Hospital, though, is a much quieter, more upscale version of a sports bar that’s good for when you’re watching the game with your in-laws or clients. They also have some solid bar food that’s a little fancier than what you’d normally see - things like blackened ahi tuna tacos and Korean fried wings.
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Tio Flores in Grad Hospital is a great place to start or spend a night, with a long menu of Mexican classics and margaritas.
Bob & Barbara’s Cocktail Lounge
Bob & Barbara’s is exactly what you want from a dive bar. It’s also the birthplace of the Citywide, so it’s basically royalty.
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Jerry’s is a renovated dive bar that serves good, gastropubby food and has a long list of local beers.
Bok Bar is a seasonal rooftop bar in South Philly with one of the best views in the city.
Martha in Kensington has the three things we wish every bar had: a nice patio, great cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.
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Sancho Pistola’s is the northernmost member of the Pistola family, and it works just as well for watching an Eagles game as it does for eating tacos.
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