Best of Philly

2014 Cocktail Bar Expansion

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 19103; 267-467-3277;