Enjoy a Craft Beer in Philadelphia
For 50 years, Pagano’s served Philadelphians with home-style cuisine made with fresh, quality ingredients. Then in 2012, restaurateur Matt Pagano thought of adding a bar to Pagano’s Market. He “envisioned a gathering place where friends and colleagues could come together to enjoy a great meal with craft beer and nice wine”. This led to the grand opening of the new Pagano’s Market & Bar on December 3, 2012. Located in Center City Philadelphia, Pagano’s became the newest addition to America’s Best Beer-Drinking City.
Philadelphia has been known for its brewing history, diversity, and craft beer. In fact, Philly Beer Week was established in 2008 to highlight this region’s breweries, restaurants, and beer culture. It is the largest beer celebration in America. According to the fullpint.com, more than 35,000 people participated – in just its second year! The ten-day-long celebration of beer was created by three local beer guys — Don Russell, Tom Peters, and William Reed. Philly Beer Week includes festivals, tours, dinners, and beer tastings, and of course, the iconic pub-crawls. GQ magazine recently referred to Philadelphia as home to the “perfect pub-crawl”, while Esquire Magazine listed Philadelphia as the #4 beer-drinking city in the country! This year, Philly Beer Week takes place from May 30 to June 8, 2014.
So what is a pub crawl? It is been defined as “a tour taking in several pubs or bars, with one or more drinks at each”. It can also be referred to as bar-hopping, where people drink in multiple pubs (or bars) in a single night. And Center Philadelphia is very walkable, so explore what the local restaurants and pubs have to offer!
Be sure to stop in at Pagano’s for their daily selection of beers and grab some bar bites – whether you’re in the mood for nachos, burgers, or pizza, Pagano’s has great selections.
Stop in to try their newest beers: Flying Dog Doggie Style, Lagunitas Litre Sumpin Sumpin, Stiger Radler Grapefruit, Tripel Karmeliet, Left Hand Good JuJu, and Sam Adams Summer. Other brands of craft beer they have include Troegs, Allagash, Un-Earthly, and Goose Island Endless IPA.
Check for new beers every week! Pagano’s chooses their craft beers based what their customers like, as well as seasonal favorites. All drafts are now craft beers.
Bar Hours are from 11am – 9pm, from Monday to Friday! Pagano’s is conveniently located at 2 Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
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