[Photographs: Robyn Lee] Standard Tap 901 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19123 (map); 215-238-0630; standardtap.com Cooking Method: Grilled Short Order: Good burger, but I'm still on the hunt for a better one. Want Fries with That? They come with...
As much as "let's meet up for a drink" may be polite social code for "let's shake the dating 8-Ball and hope for results that are not face-meltingly terrible," selecting the right bar for the right person and right circumstances can certainly help mitigate the unpredictable. Philadelphia's a town with no shortage of places to meet a date—here are a few of the best.
No one knows a city's bars like the talented men and women who work behind them. So we're going straight to the source, asking bartenders about their own favorite drinking establishments in Philly, from dive bars to fancy cocktail spots.