25 "Drinking Good Cocktails" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Vernick is one of the best restaurants in Philly, with a formal dining room upstairs and a more casual bar below.
Zahav is an Israeli restaurant in Old City/Society Hill that’s become a Philly institution.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
Suraya is a Lebanese spot in Fishtown that’s great for a date, brunch, or a big group dinner. Honestly, it’s great for everything.
Friday Saturday Sunday is a two-level American restaurant in Rittenhouse with a great bar that’s perfect for a night out with a few friends.
As long as you’re prepared to spend a lot, go to Barclay Prime for the best steaks in Philly.
Townsend is a little French place in East Passyunk that’s perfect for a fourth or 15th date.
Morimoto is a sushi place in Old City that’s super expensive, so you should save it for a special occasion or when someone else is paying.
Martha in Fishtown has the three things we wish every bar had: a nice patio, great cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.
Go to Rosy’s for a big group dinner that won’t cost you a ton of money, even if you add in a few margaritas.
The Continental in Midtown is basically the same as the one in Old City - with good drinks and bar food - except this one has an indoor/outdoor roof.
Stratus is the loungey rooftop bar on top of the Hotel Monaco in Old City.
The Moshulu is an old ship with a dining room inside and a deck on top where you should spend a few days during the summer.
Alpen Rose is a small steakhouse in Midtown Village that looks like the inside of a treasure chest or a retired Harvard professor’s personal library.
Ocean Prime is a steakhouse near City Hall with a massive bar that’s good for meeting coworkers or other business-related humans.