When you think of Colonial Philadelphia, you might imagine the numerous taverns and inns that populated the busy streets of the first capital of the USA. Some of these taverns are still around the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia, as well as some newer, more modern watering holes. Here is our guide to the 10 best.
Originally a Quaker Friends Meetinghouse, 200-year-old bricks can still be seen in the Revolution House’s inventive interior. This bar stays in touch with its historic roots with custom-made concrete tables inlaid with skeleton keys, and has a roof deck seating overlooking Market Street for people watching or enjoying a sunset on a cool summer nights. The drink menu offers local Yard’s Philly Pale Ale, among other popular American favorites, and a varied wine list.