Boozin’ on a Budget

Yes, $2 drinks every night of the week. You’re welcome!

We all need a midweek beer sometimes. These bars offer drink specials under $2 so no matter what, you can afford to grab a beer any day of the week.



Drinkers PubLocated near Rittenhouse square, this bar has a low-key pub vibe. Offering $2 Yuengling Drafts, $1 hot dogs and $1 tacos from 5:30pm-8:00pm this bar  is the solution to all your drinking day woes.

Location: 1903 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA



South Philly Bar and Grill—This is the ultimate laid-back sports bar. Located in Passyunk, they offer an all-day special. $1 10 oz. Yuengling Lager and Lager Light drafts, wash your beers down with $1 grilled hot dogs. What more could you ask for?

Location: 1235 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA



McGillans Old Ale HouseStart your weekend off at one of the  best known bars in Philly: McGillans.  Offering $2 pints of PBR and two tacos for $1, with karaoke starting at 9pm, you are  guaranteed a good time. Bring some friends and take advantage of the pitcher deals, PBR pitchers for $6.50, Bud Light, Miller Lite and Yuengling Lite pitchers for $8.50.

Location: 1310 Drury St, Philadelphia, PA



bob and barbaras

Bob and Barbara’s Lounge maintains their old school feel and laid back atmosphere. Every Thursday between 10:00pm-1:00am the bar  hosts the longest running drag show in Philadelphia. $3 citywide specials (PBR can and a shot of Jim Beam) and only a $7 cover that includes your first drink. Bob and Barbara’s Lounge is worth the visit to experience deep Philly traditions.

Location: 1509 South St, Philadelphia, PA


12 steps down

12 Steps DownLiterally 12 steps down into a basement, you’ll find one of the best lunch and happy hour deals in the city. 12 Steps offers $2 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas from 11:00-3:00pm and $2 PBRs and well drinks from 5:00-7:00pm. You won’t be able to stop after one drink,  but who’s counting?

Location: 831 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA



El BarThis dive bar is located below the train tracks and  offers $2.50 Kenzinger drafts, $2.50 domestic bottles and $4 16 oz. well drinks from 5:00-7:00pm. Cheap drinks on a Saturday are hard to come by, but El Bar’s divey atmosphere makes it a great place for a Saturday happy hour. Drink up! 

Location: 1356 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA



The Barbary—Sunday Funday amplified at this Fishtown dive bar. The Barbary offers karaoke every Sunday night from 10pm-2am along with $1 drinks, polish off your weekend at this bi-level dive bar. Karaoke and $1 drinks on a Sunday.  It doesn’t get better than this!

Location: 951 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA



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