Dock Street Brewing Co. is located in an old firehouse right around University City, and it has some of the best personal pies in the area, as well as a pretty big bar food menu and a rotating tap list. Come here during the summer and post up at one of their outdoor tables before bar-hopping to a bunch of spots that clear out as soon as classes end for the year.
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Taproom on 19th
Taproom on 19th is a nondescript sports bar in South Philly that has a very good $2 burger during Happy Hour.
Bottle Bar East
Bottle Bar East has fridges full of beer and wine for you to help yourself to, so you’ll never have to communicate with a bartender again.
Tradesman's is a two-story sports bar that serves classic BBQ dishes like brisket and tri-tip.
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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.
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