Now before you get all-up in arms about these selections it is worth noting we aren’t featuring traditional table cloth restaurants. These options are classic bar scenes where beer selection is just as impressive as the food. So for those looking for an ultra casual place to eat with great drinks, this is the list for you. So here is our round-up of the best bar food in every Philly Neighborhood, enjoy!
St. Stephen’s Green
1701 Green St. | 215.769.5000
The apps, the lunch, the dinner, you just can’t go wrong at this neighborhood bar that many tend to overlook
Good Dog Bar
224 S. 15th St. | 215.985.9600
Enjoy classic bar food along with nontraditional choices such as this lamb meatball sandwich which is highly recommended
101 N. 11th St. | 215.922.2688
The only spot in Chinatown with a killer draft selection, burgers, and an Asian twist to make it unique
Pub on Passyunk East. (POPE)
1501 E. Passyunk Ave. | 215.755.5125
The Lump Crab Fries here are ridiculously great. All-round great bar food and fantastic beer selection.
2331 E, Cumberland St. | 215.425.4460
Featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dive’s this place lives up to the billing with fantastic bar food, beers and atmosphere
7170 Germantown Ave. | 215.247.9920
Germantown my not get the fanfare that other hip neighborhoods get but the bar food here is just as great (image courtesy of YELP)
The Sidecar Bar & Grille
2201 Christian St. | 215.732.3429
Sidecar is has a very established name as far as bar food goes therefore not much explanation is needed to tell you how great this place is.
Kite & Key
1836 Callowhill St. | 215.668-1818
Authentic bar feel and tasty selections such as these mussels to go along with an ice cold beer.
Old Eagle Tavern
Don’t let the locals at Manayunk be the only ones trying this awesome place out. The food is every bit as good as it looks.
The Grey Lodge Pub
6235 Frankford Ave. | 215.856.3591
A Northeast gem, The Grey Lodge takes its bar food serious. Check out the platting on this crab terrine dish (image via YELP)
801 N. 3rd St. | 215.413.3666
Forget just Northern Liberties this is one of the best spots in the city. Well known among locals, N. 3rd is certified great. The crispy chicken sandwich and Thai wings are amazing
Masters Bar & Restaurant
1535 N. Carlisle St. | 215.787.9933
Aside from great sandwiches you’ll find hardy dinner options such as chicken & mash
Khyber Pass Pub
56 S. 2nd St. | 215.238.5888
If you’re a true foodie than chances are you’ve been here on numerous occasions. The selection is phenomenal and the atmosphere is awesome (image via YELP)
The Industry Bar
1401 E. Moyamensing Ave. | 215.271.9500
The Hill Billy Philly does not disappoint here at the Industry Bar. The gem in Pennsport is definitely worth a visit
3301 Richmond St. | 215.423.3444
Byrne’s is a low-key Port Richmond spot that locals flock to. The seafood and bar food choices are fresh and delicious. If you’re in the area definitely drop by!
QUEENS VILLAGE/BELLA VISTA
937 E. Passyunk Ave. | 215.389.6694
Who wouldn’t want to sink their teeth into this beef brisket sandwich? This is only one of many plates that will keep you coming back.
Devil’s Alley Bar
1907 Chestnut St. | 215.751.0707
If you haven’t checked this place out then you’re cheating yourself. This spot is a can’t lose situation because everything is great here.
South Philly Taproom
1509 Mifflin St. | 215.271.7787
Unique dishes such as this macaroni meatloaf can be found in this chill and relaxed bar.
West Philly/University City
4333 Spruce St. | 215.222.2337
How amazing does this pepper steak w/onion ring dish look? Aside from meaty meals Local 44 also serves up tasty vegan and vegetarian options as well