Best of Philly

2012 Cocktail Bar

The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co.

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 never had the kinds of cocktails the bartenders at the Franklin invent every few months are telling the truth.

112 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; 267-467-3277;