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Inspired by the cozy Belgium brasseries, this neighborhood cafe is a great place to grab a reasonable burger and fresh cut fries, or relax over delicacies like steamed mussels, smoked salmon, sea scallops, roasted duck or filet mignon. Like a European bistro, the atmosphere at Monk's Cafe is casual and friendly with rich wood bars and booths in which to relax. However, what sets it apart is the monastic vibe it radiates, which is quite nerve-soothing in all true senses. Choose from 200 beers from around the world, or sample one of the 25 Belgian beers on tap. There's a nice selection of wine and bottled beers, too. To get a taste of the authentic Belgian brewing nuances, you can side your nibbles with Allaghash White, a delectable Belgian-style white beer or Harvey's Elizabethan Ale, complete with strong spicy and fruity notes.
The The Black Sheep Pub is a small Irish pub and though limited in space it scores high on the taste and beer quotient. The atmosphere at The Black Sheep Pub is always lively, buzzing with locals who frequent the place for its truly worth-it happy hours and then stay back for a game or two. The place has a wonderful rustic charm owning to its wood-paneled bar and exposed-brick walls. The numerous bottles of spirits adds immeasurably to the character of the pub. Order for their delicious burgers, accompanied with some mac & cheese and garlic fries, and dig into a night full of fun and food. Catch a good game on one of their HDTVs or just spend time with friends over one of their many beers on tap, either ways The Black Sheep Pub is a perfect spot!
High ceilings, a carved cherrywood bar, stained glass and signed photos of Irish-American celebrities enhance the decor of this Irish Pub. The menu features affordable Irish-American fare like shephard's pie and homemade Irish soda bread. Private rooms are available for functions. Reservations are recommended for parties of seven or more. DJ parties are often held here. There's usually a line to get in on weekend nights.
The Khyber is one of the oldest bars in Philadelphia. It is the quintessential rock club - all dark and smoky. The chosen bar for old and new rockers alike, most bands go on to hit the jackpot from here (always a good sign). The bar itself, designed with ferocious red eyed gargoyles that have been shipped from London way back in 1876! The club boasts of at least one good live show in a week, and happy hour is between 5p-7p. So stop by to chug some beers from the excellent selection, which has both local and international brews. There's also a good selection of delicious pub-style fare on offer, including many vegetarian and vegan options to choose from.
Visitors to the original tavern included Washington, Jefferson, Franklin and Adams. Savor 18th century favorites such as Prime Rib, Rack of Lamb and Tavern Lobster Pie. What a pleasant way to study history! For those that enjoy seeking the selections of local micro-breweries, this is the place. Sample from a number of top notch delights! Located on the exact spot of Revolutionary Philadelphia's most famous inn, this reconstructed building is part of the National Park Service.