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Hit Happy Hour Before a Show

Posted by:  The Philadelphia Orchestra and Ensemble Arts Philly on April 25, 2023

If you’re joining us at one of our venues for a night, why not enjoy some fantastic drinks to start out the evening? After all, good drinks and a great show are the recipe for a great evening. Don’t know where to go? Here our recommendations for where you can go nearby where you’ll have a great time.

Volvér @ Kimmel

Volvér offers Happy Hour from 7:30 to 9 PM every Wednesday to Sunday. When you stop in, ask for the Broadway Cocktails inspired by this season’s show selection. And grab a bite from their snack listing on the Happy Hour menu!

Volvér will be temporarily closed for the summer starting June 10th. Look forward to our new restaurant launching in Fall 2024!

Jose Pistola’s

Open to trying new flavors? Check out Jose Pistola’s and their happy hour specials. For half off, you can try a large selection of drafts or get $10 dollars off any Margarita pitcher of your choice, Monday thru Friday, 4 to 6 PM. And with their array of international beers, you can find a new favorite. Alongside drinks, they offer a variety Mexican fare to satisfy your cravings.


Drinks with a view? We got the perfect place for you! Attico Rooftop Lounge offers gorgeous views and great drinks in the heart of Center City. Wednesday to Friday from 4 to 6, you can buy $5 beers, $7 wines, and $8 cocktails, in addition to happy hour food all under $13.


Grab some premium agave drinks along with some modern Mexican bites at Condesa. With happy hour from Monday to Saturday from 5 to 6:30PM, it’s a perfect stop before a show. Still want a view? Check out El Techo, their rooftop taqueria and bar.

Good Dog Bar

Want a fun environment as you grab drinks with friends? Try the Good Dog Bar and look at the various photos of the cute dogs that this bar is dedicated to! Monday to Friday, from 3 to 6 enjoy their happy hour specials that include $6 bites and wines, $5 mixed well drinks, and $4 draughts.

Bar Bombón

Need vegan options? Bar Bombón is offers traditional Puerto Rican recipes that are fully veg-based. With Happy Hour Monday to Friday, from 3 to 6 PM, indulge in the amazing drinks and cuisine that they offer.

The Dandelion

Get the British pub experience without leaving Philly, at the Dandelion. As they bring their take on U.K. cuisine to the city, enjoy the Happy Hour offerings, Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. With drinks and food all under $10 each, taste flavors from abroad.

Mission Taqueria

Craving tacos, margs, or queso? Drop into Mission Taqueria as they offer all for happy hour Tuesday to Friday from 4 to 6 PM. This little cantina is a perfect location for any occasion, offering flavorful authentic Mexican fares and great drinks under $8.

And these are just some of the great places nearby! Looking for a meal too? Check out our list of some other recommendations nearby, some fine dining, or our quicker food suggestions. Once you grab your drinks, we look forward to seeing you at the show!

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