PHILADELPHIA - There are plenty of Philadelphia taverns, but which ones are the best? Here is a list of five. They're The Olde Bar, The Victoria Freehouse, and Khyber Pass Pub. Which is your favorite? Read on for a detailed description of each. And don't forget to make reservations at any of these Philadelphia bars to enjoy the unique experience of a real Philly tavern.
Khyber Pass Pub
If you want to experience Philadelphia's history and culture, head to the Khyber Pass Pub. Its beautifully restored bar was handcrafted in 1876, making it one of the city's oldest establishments. The menu features a rotating selection of craft beers and more than 60 bottles and cans.
Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen
Suppose you're looking for an excellent beer and food experience in Philadelphia. In that case, you should check out the newly opened Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen. The restaurant prides itself on being a true "beer bar." with over 30 taps and 20 different bottles. It's the perfect place for beer connoisseurs and a great place to try some of the city's best dishes.
The Olde Bar
Bookbinder's was a beloved establishment in Philadelphia's Historic District. It closed for a while but reopened as a part of Jose Garces' Garces Group. Olde Bar is located in the same building, and its decor is similar to Bookbinders. The menu also pays homage to Bookbinders. If you want to enjoy an old-fashioned bar experience, try oysters on the half shell and relax in the bar area.
The Victoria Freehouse
The Victorian Freehouse in Philadelphia's Old City is a British-style pub that is sure to please various tastes. This pub sits on the Front/Chestnut corner and embodies the spirit of Jolly Olde England. Though it has a modern feel, it has a traditional atmosphere with a long, shiny bar and tables lining the opposite wall. The menu also features British dishes with unique flavors and a full alcohol list.
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
The Old City is full of historic buildings, and Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Philadelphia is one of them. The restaurant has a huge rum bar, Caribbean-themed accents, and late-night salsa dancing. The restaurant is a must-visit when in Philadelphia. You can't go wrong with a Cuban meal here! Here you can indulge in authentic Cuban food and enjoy the best of both worlds.