The Franklin Bar

Cocktail, Speakeasy, Bar
$ $
112 S 18th St (btwn Chestnut & Sansom St)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 467-3277
5:00pm - 10:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
2:00pm - 10:00pm
2:00pm - 10:00pm
2:00pm - 10:00pm



  • Save yourself the embarrassment, dont ask for vodka, the Franklin doesnt carry it.
  • Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Now order a Jersey Lightning.
  • there's a super old school vibe to this place, wear suspenders or like a flapper dress, order cocktails, pretend you had to get in with a special knock and a password
  • Cripple creek! Great starter to the night. A little sour, but a nice fruity, hearty cocktail.
  • Well deserved punch is fab.. try and like
  • Order the penicillin. It isn't on the menu, but it may just be the best cocktail they make.
  • There isn't much to say about the Franklin that hasn't already been said. The drinks are phenomenal, and the menu changes every season, so make sure to stop in regularly to keep up!
  • Dolores Haze. Enough said.
  • The name of one of the city's largest bootlegging operations during Prohibition, Franklin Mortgage & Investment looks like a speakeasy. Located near Rittenhouse Square, it's a dark, clubby place.
  • Rock-solid booze, and an inspirational level of polish and expertise.
  • Brandy it!
  • Beer and a Shot.
  • Drinks like the Cowboy Killer and Oh, Sweet Nothing will change the way you think about cocktails. And the fact that you get to drink them underground and in the dark just makes them double-awesome.
  • If you like manhattans, try t the red hook, a twist to the traditional
  • Like cucumber infused drinks? Ask for the Kentucky Maid.
  • So unique, this is a must visit!
  • Come here for magical nights and mixological delights. read our full review by tapping More Info!
  • The Kensington. That is all.
  • Try the Perpetual Motion Machine! Not on the menu.
  • Get the Italian Market and don't look back.

Nearby places

124 S 18th St (at Sansom St)
2013 Ranstead St (btwn Chestnut & Market St)
1801 Chestnut St (at 18th St.)