If your idea of nightlife includes hitting a bar for drinks and socializing, our Philadelphia guide is just what you want. Capitalizing on first-hand experience and extensive research, we've located the best bars in Philadelphia from a variety of neighborhoods for hanging out and kicking back. From long-lived mainstays such as Standard Tap to busy places like Johnny Brenda's that get lots of 10Best reader approval, we present the top bars in town and offer details about them all. What's the energy like? How do the bartenders pour? Are most bars located in the Center City area? No fear - we share all the facts! Settle in and take a look to see if that place you like to venture into with buddies is on here. Perhaps there's a new place nearby where you work, live, like to visit, or have friends that you'll want to put on your list of places to check out. No doubt Philadelphia has a lot of bars, and this is just a few of the good ones, but certainly ones that have made other city goers happy to return again and again. Whether you're happiest with standard beers, craft beer, cocktails, wine or a combination of these offerings, there's sure to be a hotspot that fits your needs.