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The Griffon

A much-loved venue of industry folk and tourists alike, The Griffon is a safe haven for the boilermaker bunch. Walls lined in dollar bills likely obscure years of stories, and…

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The Slammer Tavern

The Slammer is where nights go to die, often at the hands of one-too-many games of Big Buck Hunter. Centrally located and dangerously close to the excellent Rum Club cocktail…

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Locust Rendezvous

There’s a genuine energy bolstering “The Vous,” a true oasis of no-bullshit Center City drinking that comes alive during games and chugs along the rest of the time. Servers and…

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Smokey Joe’s

A venerable institution just off University of Pennsylvania’s campus, “Smoke’s” isn’t a sports bar in the traditional sense, though its smattering of flat screens always seem tuned to the game.…

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Brauhaus Schmitz

Philly’s premier German restaurant and bierhall is cavernous enough to host a swelling crowd, which came in quite handy when Die Mannschaft claimed the 2014 World Cup. But mirthful drinkers…

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The 700

The upstairs dance-club level of Northern Liberties’ 700 looks like it was furnished via John Waters’ estate sale, but the bottom floor is all about “footy on the telly." What…

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Hi Tops

While the idea of an LGBT sports bar sounded like the ultimate oxymoron when Hi Tops opened, turns out it was a quite logical proposition. With a menu of upscale stadium…

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Jose Pistola’s

Jose’s could pass as a Mexican restaurant with killer craft drafts and a solid list of cocktails. But visit during an Eagles game or Barclays Premier League match and you’ll…