Looking for a place to head out on the town with a couple of your girlfriends? Philly offers some great deals for the ladies. See below for the top bars with ladies’ nights in Philadelphia.
Parkside Beef & Ale
1433 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Located near LOVE Park, Parkside Beef and Ale’s Ladies’ Night is every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There’s no cover and the special features numerous guest DJs spinning music to dance to as well as drink specials. The kitchen is open until 12 a.m. and serves a number of roast beef and pork sandwiches, along with appetizers like wings and chicken tenders. The bar has 12 taps, mostly consisting of micro-brews, and more than 50 bottles that you can either enjoy on the premises or purchase to bring home.
South Philly Bar & Grill
1235 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
South Philly Bar and Grill may be one of the better sports bars in South Philly, but at night, the dance floor lights up. Come here on Friday’s for Ladies’ Night when DJ Perry Angelozzi spins top 40, club and dance music from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. There are a ton of drink specials, like $3 for a shot and a beer, $3 vodka mixers, $3 siren shots and $3 for Yuengling drafts. There’s also no cover. South Philly Bar & Grill is located at 9th and Passyunk, near Pat’s and Geno’s, but before you venture out, try something off of its menu, which is made up of elevated bar food like cheesesteaks, mussels, snow crab and grilled wings, to name a few.
1705 Chancellor St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Stir Lounge is known for its cheap booze and was, in fact, named the “Best Bar To Get Unreasonably Drunk On A Week Night” by Philly Weekly. But it if you come in on a Friday, you can score even more drink specials during its Ladies’ Night. Two dollar shots, $3 well drinks, $2 PBRs and $3 domestic beers are just some of the deals offered during the night. There is no cover and a DJ will be spinning some danceable tracks. And if you’re a guy, no worries — you’ll still be able to enjoy drink specials, too.
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Vango Lounge & Skybar
116 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Vango Lounge and Skybar is located on top of Byblos in the Rittenhouse area. Ladies’ night happens every Tuesday and features top 40 and hip hop music playing on the main dance floor, dance music playing on the roof, pole dancing instruction and $3 Absolut drinks. The menu, dubbed “Japanese Continental,” is full of delicious food such as steamed edamame and pan fried udon Japanese noodles, as well as great cocktails. The rooftop bar at Vango is one of the most beautiful and comfortable in the city, complete with potted plants, king beds and private rooms.
4382 Main St.
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Wednesdays are ladies’ night at this Greek-inspired restaurant in Manayunk, where ladies can enjoy drink specials including $4 wines and $3 beers. Zesty’s has been a part of Main Street for more than 20 years and serves traditional Greek dishes (spanakopita, moussaka) along with more innovative and modern-day Greek and Italian food. The restaurant boasts a quiet and intimate feel that’s perfect for chatting with your friends. Zesty’s also has a “Limobile” available to transport you to and from the restaurant.
Kelly Neilson is a freelance writer living and working in Philadelphia. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.