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Bars and nightlife in Fairmount Park, William Penn Annex West

Top bars

Mexican Restaurant
“This contemporary Mexican cantina serves creative takes on traditional cuisine amid whimsical decor. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Mexican bites & potent margaritas flavor this hip, modern cantina with pink walls & a karaoke room.”
  • 20 locals recommend
“Great dive bar with great beer and food prices and selection. 15 minute walk away.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
“It might look like the average neighborhood bar at first, but Era distinguishes itself by offering an Ethiopian menu full of traditional dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out the dorowat chicken slow-cooked in a flavorful red pepper sauce; or kitfo, steak tartare flavored with traditional berbere spice.”
  • 19 locals recommend
“Cozy corner bar/restaurant with delicious food and drinks. Dining room fireplace makes for a great place to spend a cold night.”
  • 19 locals recommend
“Rotating craft beer, artisan cocktails and comfort food in a cozy exposed brick bar”
  • 8 locals recommend
“Delicious neighborhood diner. Great place to take the whole family including young kids.”
  • 12 locals recommend
“Sweet little Irish Pub and gem in the Fairmount nabe. Watch the Eagles or sip a pint or tipple of whiskey and chat with the locals. Classic Irish Pub eats.”
  • 9 locals recommend


Dive Bar
“Local dive bar. Some might find it sketchy, so only for those who are into the neighborhood- I ADORE it. Friendly older locals talkin' gossip, telling stories, playing the jukebox. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Music venues

Performing Arts Venue
“This outdoor music venue is great for summer concerts in good weather. You can BYOB and put out a blanket. They have some concessions or bring your own food too... Lawn tickets are affordable. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Music Venue
  • 2 locals recommend