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McGillin’s Old Ale House

McGillin’s Old Ale House

Open since 1860—the year Lincoln was elected president—McGillin’s holds the distinction of being the city’s oldest continuously operating pub. The alehouse draws a loyal following thanks, in part, to its regional microbrews, including three house recipes. Still, the tavern can feel like a hidden gem, as it’s located on little Drury Street.

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

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