Rex 1516

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1516 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
Mon., 5 - 10 p.m.; Tue. - Fri., 5 - 11 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., 5 - 11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., 5 - 10 p.m.
267.319.1366 | Website

The cooking of the American South is the thing at Rex, and as such, the convivial rear bar executes the requisite Sazeracs and Mint Juleps remarkably well. But there is more to this beverage approach than just the classics. Yes, they’ve got the whiskey drinkers covered, but a slew of housemade elements and bottles well outside the canon means plenty of specials and off-menu meanderings.

Known For
  • craft beer
  • craft cocktails
  • full menu
  • singles scene
What to drink

Bartender Lou DiNunzio makes a mean eggnog during the winter.

Neighborhood
South Street →
ProTip

They have a TV, but it only plays old black-and-white movies on silent.

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