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The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
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112 S 18th St Philadelphia, PA 19103
112 South 18th StreetUSPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia19103
$$Bar, Cocktail Bar
Cocktail Bar
Today 5:00 pm – 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amTuesday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amWednesday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amThursday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amFriday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amSaturday 5:00 pm – 2:00 amSunday 5:00 pm – 2:00 am
The Franklin is a classic cocktail lounge that specializes in Pre-Prohibition style cocktails. Please email or call for more information on private events and catering.
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An unmarked entrance leads to this subterranean cocktail lounge with posh, dimly lit surrounds.- Google
"Speakeasy with great cocktail selections."
"I got a tequila drink and it was one of the best mixed drinks i've ever had."
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Ada Lee
4 months ago
Intimate, dimly-lit speakeasy-style bar that has a nice whiskey selection. The dark unmarked door is manned by two dapper gentlemen monitoring guest capacity. On a weekend, expect to wait 30min to two hours to get in. Only con besides the wait is that they should expand their whiskey selection to include some of the amazing Japanese whiskeys (the bar tender did mention they were working on it).
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Laurie Thornton
2 months ago
Some of the best cocktails Ive ever tasted!! Reservations recommended (perhaps required) and feels cool to be in a speakeasy environment!
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Theresa Tang
a year ago
Speakeasy with great cocktail selections. I loved how their drinks are divided into sections with interesting names like "She Brought Me Gasoline" and "Required Reading". The place did not seem overwhelmingly crowded as you would see at the speakeasies in NYC. I tried their Larceny and Old Lace, a delicious gin based drink with lavender lemon tea syrup and grapefruit bitter. Friendly staff from bouncer at the door to waitress. Definitely worth checking especially when visiting from out of town.
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lire botes
3 years ago
This place really doesn't live up to the hype. Although it's a must go if you enjoy being treated terribly and waiting 20 to 30 minutes to be served a cocktail. I've been here 4 times and have really tried to like it, but there are better places to go in Philly. Bars like please don't tell and death & Co. can get away with treating guests like this but these guys don't quite have their act together. Avoid this place and go to a bar that wants your business.
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Mayra Elizabeth Villatoro
5 months ago
Great bat and awesome laid back atmosphere. Definitely one of our new fav's. Bartenders were nice and knowledgeable.
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Scott McFadden
2 months ago
Walked up to the bouncer on a wednesday evening about 9pm and was told it was a 45 min wait while at the same time, you could see no one was inside. The artificial exclusivity is lame. I guess they hate money. Wont waste my time coming back. Plenty of great places in Philly to patronize.
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Juan G. Buritica
a year ago
The best old fashioned you can get around rittenhouse. Excellent place for pregame. Cocktails are best quality.
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Mike Hunter
2 years ago
If your in the neighborhood, or even if your not... This place is a must visit if your are into truely interesting drinks. These folks are Mixologists in the truest sense. Looking for shots or White Zin? god elsewhere so I can get in quicker ;-)


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