The Franklin Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

1. The Franklin Bar

8.9
112 S 18th St (btwn Chestnut & Sansom), Philadelphia, PA
Cocktail Bar · Center City West · 138 tips and reviews

Milo !.Milo !: Order the penicillin. It isn't on the menu, but it may just be the best cocktail they make.

Richard F.Richard Fisher: Possibly the best old fashioned I've ever had.

Kris H.Kris Hetzel: Excellent cocktails, great service, and an awesome selection of poisons; all contained in an atmosphere resembling what the 30s may have been like.

Ranstead Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

2. Ranstead Room

8.8
2013 Ranstead St (btwn Chestnut & Market St), Philadelphia, PA
Speakeasy · Center City West · 73 tips and reviews

STARR RestaurantsSTARR Restaurants: Enjoy your cocktail in an environment with a speakeasy feel. Each cocktail will feature hand-cut ice, house-made mixers and fresh-squeezed juices.

Red & BrownRed & Brown: A speakeasy style cocktail bar with a good mix of originals and classics. Don't be afraid to go off menu.

Roniel T.Roniel Tessler: LOVE this place. Delicious cocktails AND food options. Sexy setting.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

3. Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

8.5
10 S 2nd St (btwn Market St & Chestnut St), Philadelphia, PA
Cuban Restaurant · Center City East · 76 tips and reviews

Seth E.Seth Eisenstein: Come for Happy Hour til 7 PM - $4 Mojitos and $3 small plates - great pre-dinner spot in Old City.

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: Rum aficionados can choose from more than 70 varieties of rum or select one of the signature mojitos to accompany the authentic Latin menu.

Nancy L.Nancy Lai: Brunch is amazing! Do all you can eat for $25 and taste the whole menu :) Havana hottie (their take on bloody Mary) with rum is great!

Mixto Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

4. Mixto Restaurant

8.4
1141 Pine St (at 12th St), Philadelphia, PA
Cuban Restaurant · Washington Square West · 85 tips and reviews

Steph P.Steph Parker: Eat brunch outside on a nice day and order the Ultimate Bloody Mary... with bacon-infused vodka. And eggs benedict with the most amazing hollandaise sauce. Mouth = happy.

Eunice M.Eunice Moon: Great for grouping outings. Famous for its mojito and Ropa Viega (which was a slow-cooked pulled pork and bellpeppers with sides of fried plantains and cuban style rice) = satisfying.

Marilyn L.Marilyn Lanchin: Mojitos to die for. Margaritas too.

Southwark is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

5. Southwark

8.4
701 S 4th St (at Bainbridge St.), Philadelphia, PA
Cocktail Bar · Queen Village - Pennsport · 42 tips and reviews

Matt W.Matt Welsh: Classiest bartenders in town. Great whiskey cocktails.

The FeastThe Feast: Southwark has upped their food game with the addition of Nick Macri and his phenomenal charcuterie. So get it. And a perfect Manhattan. Read more.

Bribble L.Bribble Legit: The Manhattan gets all the love, but the Sazerac is to die for.

Alma De Cuba is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

6. Alma De Cuba

9.0
1623 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Cuban Restaurant · Center City West · 109 tips and reviews

Nick M.Nick Montoya: Order the oysters, strip steak (vaca frita), tapioca pudding and a mojito and you're set

Ashley T.Ashley Tran: The ceviches here are to die for and the selections are always fresh and seasoned well. Try the sugar cane mojito, they are the best in the city!!

JoceyJocey: The mojitos and the mango martini are amazing! Skirt steak is delicious! Chocolate cigar for dessert = Yummy!

Charlie Was A Sinner is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

7. Charlie Was A Sinner

8.8
131 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Center City East · 46 tips and reviews

Liz B.Liz Brandt: Amazing cocktails, sexy atmosphere and great vegan food. Doesn't get much better!

Tristan R.Tristan Rhodeside: Innovative cocktails and hip vegan cuisine in a stylish setting

Shannon E.Shannon Eagan: Cocktails are extra healthy and great tasting!

The Continental Mid-Town is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

8. The Continental Mid-Town

8.7
1801 Chestnut St (at 18th St.), Philadelphia, PA
New American Restaurant · Center City West · 191 tips and reviews

Adam M.Adam Miller: Roof deck rocks. Amazing creative cocktails!

Melissa T.Melissa T.: This swanky restaurant is great for appetizers and happy hour. Their fun, inventive cocktails are a must.

Kathleen T.Kathleen Tower: Head to the rooftop for cocktails and a great atmosphere.

Hop Sing Laundromat is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

9. Hop Sing Laundromat

8.4
1029 Race St (btwn 10th & 11th St.), Philadelphia, PA
Speakeasy · Chinatown · 69 tips and reviews

Amaya C.Amaya C.: delicious top shelf drinks at well prices excellent old fashioned. try on e of the drinks with fruit juice---all extremely fresh!

Philly.comPhilly.com: The top-shelf liquor collection is awesome (100 bourbons; 65 gins) & the quality of well spirits defies the $10 per cocktail price. But it's the wizardry of the drinks that caught our eye. Read more.

Alan M.Alan Mooiman: Great cocktails, spacious, perfect for a date.

Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

10. Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar

8.5
138 Market St (at 2nd St), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Center City East · 82 tips and reviews

STARR RestaurantsSTARR Restaurants: The Continental is equal parts elegant martini bar and stainless steel diner. Enjoy one of our many innovative cocktails in Philadelphia's Old City.

Seraphine K.Seraphine Kelley: use the back door at the neon arrow for the elevator to the roof deck. amazing mod martini bar.

Bullfrog & BaumBullfrog & Baum: Try the fun list of creative martinis, and channel your inner child with the Buzz Lightyear (Tangerine Martini). Need something to nosh on? Go for the Szechuan french-fries.

Sassafras is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

11. Sassafras

9.0
48 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
Bar · Center City East · 31 tips and reviews

Jahy T.Jahy Tse: Great for Classic Drinks. Tell them how, and they will make it. Tight on space but great time. Live Jazz now and again. Great Rye Manhattan, get an extra cherry in it. #bomb!

Tinashe D.Tinashe Dhliwayo: Delicious cocktails, live jazz, and the food is really good too. All around solid.

Rachel S.Rachel Shifman: Perfect for dropping in for just a drink or two. Both their classic cocktails and invented ones are delicious

The Olde Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

12. The Olde Bar

8.9
125 Walnut St (at 2nd St), Philadelphia, PA
Cocktail Bar · Center City East · 21 tips and reviews

John E.John Easlea: Great cocktails and oysters. Get the maculay Connor cocktail

Luba B.Luba Belskaya: Amazing cocktails! Mixology - level 999+

DavidDavid: Delicious happy hour oysters, and their punch is a great, flavorful, layered cocktail

The Dandelion is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

13. The Dandelion

9.4
124 S 18th St (at Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Gastropub · Center City West · 239 tips and reviews

nicolenicole: Had the trout and a friend had the roasted chicken.. Absolutely to die for... And don't forget to try a fancy cocktail!

Cate B.Cate Barrett: Fancy cocktails in pitchers, and crowd pleasers ranging from fish and chips to Shepards pie to crab risotto make this place a must - experience

Anna R.Anna R: Great brunch palce. Get the pimms cup by the pitcher and the English Breakfast was yum. Cute Victorian decor.

Jones is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

14. Jones

8.9
700 Chestnut St (at S 7th St), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Center City East · 147 tips and reviews

James Steven B.James Steven Beslity: You have to try the key lime martini!!! It will change your life!!!!

Heather C.Heather Chandler: Blood Orange cosmo is great. Hummus is fabulous, briskit entree and chic n waffle are awesome. Apple pie is average. Coconut sorbet rocks.

Tiona H.Tiona Hawkins: The turkey burgers are amazing! Great with a side salad and a Bellini.

Vedge is one of The 15 Best Places for Cocktails in Philadelphia.

15. Vedge

9.4
1221 Locust St (btwn 12th St & 13th St), Philadelphia, PA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Washington Square West · 122 tips and reviews

HomeSpeakeasyHomeSpeakeasy: With an all-vegetarian menu that can satisfy even the most adamant carnivore, Vedge has also managed to put together a great cocktail list. Grab a drink and relax in the gorgeous cocktail lounge!

CaseyCasey: Amazing vegan restaurant. Make a reservation if you want dinner. Or just stop by the bar for great cocktails.

JulieJulie: Have been here 3 times and have never had a bad bite. Don't pass up on the delicious cocktails! The grilled seitan and the shave Brussels sprouts are my favs. The fingerling potatoes are also yummy!