The Wolf of Front Street

July 17, 2014 2:40 PM

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Pub on Wolf

Pub on Wolf

Pub on Wolf
2301 South Front St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 271-1556

When you’re thirsty in this heat, you’re pretty gosh-darn thirsty. So, let’s make sure you stay properly hydrated by introducing you to Pub on Wolf, a newly opened neighborhood bar located on a corner in South Philly, easily distinguishable by the howling wolf emblazoned on the side of the building.

It’s all pretty simple: lots of beer, great pub grub and a laidback vibe where you can throw back a few pints while watching the Phillies attempt to crawl out of last place in the NL East. While the pool table and dart board in back bring to mind a traditional dive, that distinction is offset by details like sleek high-top tables, a large restored wood bar and black-and-white checkered floors.

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But you’re thirsty, we get it. That’s hard when you’re standing within spitting distance of massive, massive amounts of beer. Luckily, the bar has all the standards on tap: think Guinness, Sam Adams Summer, Lagunitas IPA and Yards Brawler Ale, plus an extensive bottle list and a full bar. They even do a pretty killer Moscow Mule.

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Now that your thirst has been quenched, you might be kind of hungry for some of the jazzed-up hot dogs, like the Salty Dog (bacon, cheddar and pickles) or the mac-and-cheese-topped Mac Dog. Yes, calling this a regular ol’ pub might be simplifying a bit…but with an ice-cold beer in your hand, who cares?

By Arielle Sachar

Arielle Sachar writes and edits E.S.P. Eat. See. Play. lifestyle content for CBS Philadelphia.

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