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Saint Lazarius Bar

Saint Lazarius Bar

Located in Fishtown, Saint Lazarius Bar offers a full menu of Southern pub grub and cocktails. The nightclub is known for its lively dance parties....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Music, Nightlife

Max’s Steaks

Max’s Steaks

Located at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Erie Avenue, Max’s Steaks offers a lauded version of Philly’s favorite sandwich. The shop was prominently featured in Creed, the last installment of the Rocky film series....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants

La Peg

La Peg

Diners at this brasserie, located inside the FringeArts building, enjoy contemporary American dishes from chef Peter Woolsey and waterfront views. The industrial-chic design pays homage to the building’s original purpose as a pumping station....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

La Colombe

La Colombe

The home base for the specialty coffee-roasting company is situated in a giant Fishtown warehouse that acts as a restaurant, bakery, cupping lab and distillery for La Colombe’s Different Drum rum. Guests choose from the beverage menu of traditional blends, single-origin coffee or the revolutionary Draft Latte, a texturized true...

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Tags: African-American, Cafes & Markets, Dining & Restaurants

Franklin Fountain

Franklin Fountain

This Victorian-inspired ice cream saloon tempts people of all ages with its handmade ice cream, banana splits, thick shakes, sundaes and flavored phosphates and fountain drinks—all served by soda jerks. During colder months, customers line up for hot chocolate, hot milkshakes and homemade pie....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Historic District, Summer

Chris’ Jazz Café

Chris’ Jazz Café

Local and national jazz acts take the stage here every night but Sunday. Open-mic nights, comedy acts and performers of other genres, including funk, soul, R&B and world music—served up with great crab cakes—round out the calendar....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Music, Nightlife

Butcher & Singer

Butcher & Singer

Old Hollywood sets the scene at Stephen Starr’s Rittenhouse steakhouse. Diners order steaks and chops with sides a la carte, and repeat guests know to save room for after-dinner favorites such as New York-style cheesecake, orange sherbet and baked Alaska....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

Rouge

Rouge

A Rittenhouse Square mainstay, Rouge serves up classic cocktails, simple dishes and sidewalk seating that’s perfect for midday people watching....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, LGBT

PHS Pop Up Garden

PHS Pop Up Garden

Fragrant herbs, crepe myrtles, climbing vines and one tall mulberry tree have proven to be a perfect spot for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) to set up seasonal bars in warm seasons past—and present. Cantina Los Caballitos operates this flagship pop-up, serving burritos, corn on the cob and more....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, LGBT

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