Philadelphia is home to some of the best beer gardens in the country. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy the summer weather or want to catch a game with friends, these beer gardens have something for everyone. Here are some of our favorites.
Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia, PA
- Chestnut Hill Brewing Company Taproom
- Frankford Hall
- Uptown Beer Garden
- Cannstatter Volksfest Verein
- Evil Genius Beer Company
- Drury Beer Garden
- Wissahickon Brewing Company
- Philadelphia Brewing Co
- Spruce Street Harbor Park
- Cherry Street Pier
- Jet Wine Bar
- Pennsport Beer Boutique
- Old City Beer Garden
- Craft Hall
Chestnut Hill Brewing Company Taproom
8231 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Chestnut Hill Brewing Company currently offers high quality, small-batch beer with fresh ingredients, wood-fired neapolitan pizza made with local and organic ingredients, and delicious pub fare out of their Taproom Kitchen including plant-based, vegetarian, and meat options.
I really loved this place, so I’ll be coming back soon. When I was here I ordered the Boozy Hot Chocolate with hot cocoa, Pinot Noir, oat milk, and mini marshmallows. Some other drinks that the bartender recommended were the Hot Rum Tum Cider, Catherine’s Anchor, or Claud’s Double Trouble.
1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Set in an industrial structure in the heart of Philadelphia’s Fishtown, Frankford Hall nails the perfect balance between edge and charm.
Complete with massive garage doors and trees strung with twinkling lights, the space spreads out the action between spacious open-air picnic tables and indoor bar area.
If you stop by this place, I would recommend trying the Beerloma; Schofferhofer grapefruit, Sauza Silver Tequila, and lime. Other drinks that caught my eye were the Ziggy Zaggy, Dankford Hall, and Lemke Budike. I’ll be ordering those next time I pop into this spot!
Uptown Beer Garden
1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102
With more than 20 years of experience under their belts, they understand how to best serve their customers through tried and true service principles.
Instead of following trends, they set them. They create an environment we’re proud to provide with a smile. No matter how your day is going, they’ll make it better with a cold beer and delicious cuisine.
We had so much fun at this place! My friends ordered the Jake on Acid and Jack in the Garden, and I opted for the Becky on the Beach. My drink came with coconut lager, orange vodka, peach, and cranberry.
Cannstatter Volksfest Verein
9130 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19114
German-American Social Club and Catering featuring the largest outdoor Biergarten in Northeast Philadelphia. They offer Thursday Night Curbside dinner specials and weekend takeout on Friday and Saturday.
This is one of the most popular bars in the area, so you’ll be sure to have a good time. I ordered a few drinks, but my favorite ended up being the Bitburger Festbier.
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
They are a craft brewery in the heart of Fishtown, Philadelphia! They specialize in Very Serious Beers with Very Silly Names! They have a 165 seat pub, with an outdoor Beer Garden (open Summer/Fall). Food and Beer to Go options are available daily!
This spot served up some of the best drinks I’ve had and was so much fun. I came here with a group of friends and ordered the Rasberry Shandy. A blonde ale with raspberry, lemon, and attitude. My friends ordered the Festive Saison and Pineapple Hefeweizen.
Drury Beer Garden @Opa
1311 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The 70 seats vibrant restaurant bar is inspired by the culture of Modern-day Greece. Their welcoming surroundings provide an ideal platform to showcase the menu that features fresh interpretations of authentic Greek dishes and cocktails. Come by for lunch, dinner, mezedes, and drinks and enjoy a taste of Greece!
My all time favorite drink at this spot is the Pumpkin Spice Moscow. It comes with pumpkin spiced vodka, ginger beer, lime and is absolutely delicious! I also tried the Mango Tango Margarita and Ginning From Ear to Ear which were equally as good.
Wissahickon Brewing Company
3705 W School House Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19129
Family owned and operated craft brewery in East Falls, Philadelphia. Opened its doors in 2017 and immediately connected with the East Falls Community, the Wissahickon Valley, and the Philadelphia Beer Scene.
My favorite drink is the Sunnyside, a Mexican-style lager brewed with lime zest and flaked maze.. Or you can try the Liquid Hips, Ravenhill, and Devil’s Pool.
Philadelphia Brewing Co
2440 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Decades of brewing experience and an unwavering passion for the science of brewing are what define them best. They skillfully create their recipes by using only the best ingredients available.
By adapting old world beer styles with modern brewing techniques, they have developed unique flavors that represent Philadelphia proudly.
My favorite drink on the menu is their Tahitian Wheat, a wheat beer with a fruity punch. Other drinks that looked amazing were the Pennsylvania Pale Ale, Walt Wit, and Yous Gotta Gose.
Spruce Street Harbor Park
301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Spruce Street Harbor Park makes for cool, Summertime memories, with colorful hammocks, floating gardens, beautiful trees adorned in technicolored lights, local craft beers, and delicious food from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants.
Whether you want to chill with friends under the illuminated trees or enjoy the fresh breeze out on the floating barges, Spruce Street Harbor Par has is all.
Cherry Street Pier
121 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Garden is an open-air eatery with floor to ceiling trees, blooming flowers, urban design, and a stunning Ben Franklin Bridge that offers local beers and casual bites.
Jet Wine Bar
1525 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Travel the world at Jet Wine Bar! They have a global wine collection, beers, cocktails, and great food. Know a lot about wine? You may just find something new. Know nothing about wine? Let them help you explore! Enjoy a glass at the bar, or outside in their newly-opened wine garden.
Pennsport Beer Boutique
242 Wharton St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Pennsport Beer Boutique, bottle shop, bar and beer garden. Offering more than 500 beers by the bottle and 8 available on draft. You can stay in and drink with them, or mix and match a to-go pack! They offer 10% off a mix and match craft beer 6 pack. Now offering small and large Growlers.
Old City Beer Garden
240 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Seasonal outdoor beer bar with games and picnic tables in a funky urban space with street-art murals.
This place is one of my favorites! I came here with a group of co-workers and had a great time. I ordered the Green Tea Shots and loved it.
901 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
A true makers space, Craft Hall is the proud home of Mainstay Independent Brewing Company and the Lost Bread Co. Bakery.
The open concept space of Craft Hall will continue to highlight how their bread is baked, meat is smoked, and beer is brewed, providing a unique experience and better understanding of the craftsmanship that goes into creating them.
The bartender at this spot recommended the Doberman Daddy Soda with Heaven Hill Whiskey, Strawberry Puree, fresh lime juice, ginger beer, so I had to try it!
The group of friends I was with ordered the Maltese Melon, Pugger Upper, and Frenchie Seasonal Sangria, Strawberry Lemonade, and Cranberry Splash.
We’ve put together a list of the best beer gardens in Philadelphia. What are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy your summer! Did we leave any bars off of our list? Let us know in the comments!