Best of Philly

Best Cocktail Bar

2014 Best Place to Drink at the Shore

Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.

One of the biggest problems with the Franklin was its tiny subterranean location coupled with a short bar that never felt comfortable for long stays. But now, with a new expansion into the space above, there's a long bar for overflow crowds, along with other amusements like cocktail classes and private parties.

112 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-467-3277 | Website

2013 Best Hop Sing Laundromat

Hop Sing Laundromat

1029 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Youve heard the hype, the rumors about mysterious owner/operator Le, the jokes about the dress code and the hidden door. But forget about that. All […] Read more »

2012 Best The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co.

The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co.

112 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

This subterranean 18th Street lounge might seem too obvious a choice, but do you know why that is? Because all those people who say they’ve […] Read more »

2012 Best Hop Sing Laundromat

Hop Sing Laundromat

1029 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Not just for the list of spirits in use (amazing) or the method of their dispersal (unique), but because the single best drink we had […] Read more »

2011 Best The Ebbitt Room

The Ebbitt Room

25 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ Website

Homemade syrups + farm-fresh herbs + boutique and top-shelf spirits + polished bartenders = a much-needed antidote to the standard Shore drinking scene. Read more »

2011 Best The Farmers’ Cabinet

The Farmers’ Cabinet

1113 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Walk through the front door of this gas-lamp-lit retro restaurant in WashWest and you’ll see one bar on your left and one on your right. […] Read more »