Clarion Hotel Philadelphia International Airport
76 Industrial Highway
Essington, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-9600
Fax: (610) 521-9388
Millcreek Tavern is the location to be if you are in Philadelphia. The bar is all encompassing with a good bar mainly beer of which they have 20 taps. Full fledged lunch, dinner and snack menus are sure to satisfy the most famished and the live music will boost any depressed soul. Get down and dirty at the Millcreek Tavern. Check website for event details.
O'Hara's Fishhouse restaurant has been a favorite landmark in West Philadelphia's University City District for over 20 years. O'Hara's Fishhouse offers a full line of fresh seafood and the popular BBQ baby back ribs, fresh chicken wings and charbroiled steak. Home of the All-You-Can-Eat special ever Sunday (ribs and wings), Monday (crab legs) and Tuesday (shrimp). The Happy Hour is 5-7pm Mon-Fri, featuring complimentary hors d'ouevres. Live entertainment from local jazz musicians Thurs-Sat (Friday music starts at 6pm). Wed, Karaoke. Sunday, DJ.
A very good addition to the already buzzing nightlife in Philadelphia, Pegasus Nightclub is a place to go to only if you like hip-hop and soul music. The crowd here is very friendly and well-dressed and know how to have a good time. Dj's play some of the hottest tracks that are burning up the charts all over the world, with live local and national music acts performed throughout the week. Gill Scott-Heron, Les Nubians and local luminary Beanie Siegel have all played here. The drinks are a bit pricey but the ambiance makes it all worthwhile.
Judy Wicks opened the White Dog in an old brownstone on the Penn campus and then kept knocking down walls until she had a spacious, well-lit restaurant that's popular with everyone. The sidewalk tables and front bar are small and cozy, with a light menu. The spacious rooms in back carry the full menu, everything from Grilled T-bone Steak with Bleu Cheese Shallot Butter to Balsamic Roasted Organic Portobello Mushroom on Baked Parmesan Polenta sauteed broccoli rabe, with roasted garlic, grilled onions, toasted pine nuts and oven-dried tomatoes. There's a piano lounge for late evening coziness.
Embedded in the famous St. Tropez Bistro, the Great Room is a big hall which serves as a nightclub and a fine venue for weddings. With DJs bringing alive every party hosted here, this spot offers an enjoyable experience who walk in here. The drinks are served at a decent price while the staff is excellent with their service. It's great fun out here, after all, it's the Great Room.
The Irish bartenders in town always talked about football and beer. These days they talk more about bandwidth and modem configuration, but they still know their beer. Caffrey's, Murphy's, Harp's and some of the local micro brews are on tap. There's usually six Irish whiskeys waiting. If you'd like something with your beer, there's a great Atlantic Seafood Chowder. The Bards also offers Irish stew, burgers and four kinds of boxty, an Irish dish of mashed potatoes flavored with shrimp, leeks, chicken, etc.
Whether you like your Java straight-up or padded with pastries, this very down-to-earth, artsy coffee shop is the place to visit for your evening fill-up of coffee, espresso or cappuccino. From the art on the walls to the disco couch in the back room, Crimson Moon Coffee House is a great place for lingering. Most Fridays, there's a small percussion band in the back room. Otherwise, Koko, the owner, mixes great hip-hop tapes.
The Level Room at Penn's center is one of the premier locations to have fun and just let go. The place is buzzing with music, drinks and people who are ready to dance the night away. A must visit for all in the mood for fun.
Coda is a fabulous concert venue, event space and nightclub rolled into one. The club regularly hosts live performances and DJ sets featuring some of the very best acts the city has to offer. Spread over multiple levels, the club is fitted with a stellar sound system that gives the music that extra punch, and multiple bars stocked with an impressive selection of craft beers. If you really want to treat yourself to something special, then splurge on VIP tickets and enjoy the music as you snuggle up into a comfy couch with a clear view of the stage. The decor is classy, without being pretentious, with high ceilings, a spacious dance floor and ambient lighting. Coda is also available on hire for private events, including performances, parties and fundraisers. Timings and cover charges vary depending on the night's performance line-up.
Philadelphia is filled with nightclubs and pubs and 1616 Club is just one of them. Although due to its deceiving facade of a historic building, this nightclub stands out from the rest. Apart from being a place filled with DJs churning out eclectic music, this hang-out hosts many concerts and events like music launches. Make sure to arrive well before time for an event as this place tends to get very crowded.
VIP Lounge, formerly Tragos is worth all your time and the perfect way to explore the nightlife of Philadelphia. Hip-hop, pop, blues and house music are chiefly played. There are also regular ticketed performances by several bands and groups, making this a favorite among both locals and tourists alike. Theme nights like Forbidden Fridays and occasional musical soirées add to the fun. It also contain 6 wide-screen televisions where one can catch every sporting action live.
A fun club to just chill and have fun the Oregon Club is a hang out for the young crowd of the city. Flowing beer and great music make this place all the more desirable. Check it out to indulge and let go.