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Handsome Bartender

I took a friend from Australia here for a cocktail in the afternoon. Friendly patrons. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James S
New York City, New York
via mobile
great neighborhood bar

haven't been to this bar in a while. most downtown are changing so rapidly, there are only a few... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2016
Glassboro, New Jersey
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  • Terrible7%
2 weeks ago
“Handsome Bartender”
14 Feb 2018
“Nice local bar.”
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1220 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a friend from Australia here for a cocktail in the afternoon. Friendly patrons. The bartender was amazingly cute and friendly.

Thank James S
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Great local hangout place. Friendly guys. Attentive bartender. Generous drinks. Nice place to go hang out and chill after work!

Thank Bobdec
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Enjoyed our visit to Philly. Tony Lantz was a very fun and friendly bartender. He made our stop at the bar worth our while!!!

Thank taddzine2
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Europe I was told to have my ID with me at all time. This bar was the only one in Philly where the bouncer questioned my British driving licence and my national identity card as not enough proof of identity/age. While trying to...More

Thank Lech83
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Great spot to grab a beer at a local gay establishment. Evenings are usually crowded as the bar is on the small side.

Thank kt1971
Reviewed March 23, 2016

haven't been to this bar in a while. most downtown are changing so rapidly, there are only a few left that haven't been overtaken by some trendsetting bar theme. This place is a great hangout, with a very mixed crowd in terms of ages. Service...More

Thank JoeFlacco_NJ
Reviewed February 24, 2015

I went to u bar last sunday and i had a great time there. The bartenders are attemptive and nice. The place is clean and the drinks aren´t really expensive.

Thank Alejandro B
Reviewed December 3, 2014

I met friends here for drinks before dinner last time I was in Philly, and I really like the vibe of this cute, little neighborhood gay bar in Philly. The bartenders are efficient and make great drinks, the crowd is mixed (tends to be more...More

1  Thank Christopher M
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stopped early in the evening for a cocktail before dinner. Nice crowd, the service was good at the bar. The drink quality was good. The establishment is small however very friendly.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Had a great time staying here! Close to ever bar in Phillys gayborhood and on top of the best bar in the area. Beautiful room to stay in.

2  Thank Sean19056
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