To meet that someone special, don’t be afraid to dust off your dancing shoes and explore Philadelphia’s sizzling nightlife. The best singles bars are within a few blocks of each other in the vibrant Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.
Hours: Thurs to Sat – 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.
This social club offers certain privileges for its members including the late hours. The elevator takes you upstairs to the second floor where international and local DJs help pack the dance floor. Six different bars feature an eclectic variety of liquors. Exclusive bottle service areas, two elevated VIP spaces overlook the dance floor below, and four large screen televisions are all part of the cutting edge experience. Singles range in age from 30s to 50s and don up-scale casual attire.
Hours: Thurs to Sun, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
With its modern chic décor, sophistication rules at this location. Using LED video technology, G’s signature wall is composed of tiles that produce more than one billion colors to form artistic patterns that transport the guests into another world. With an extensive range of music, DJs, celebrity sightings, local talent and VIP bottle service, G represents a new beginning each weekend.
Hours: Mon to Sun – 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
At the forefront of the Rittenhouse scene, this hotspot blends up a mix of vitality, sophistication and culture. While taking a break from dancing, choose to sit at the dramatic bar in the center of the space. You can also relax the couch lounge, or watch a Grindhouse Film at the satellite bar. The top of the line sound system drop beats by some of the most talented DJs and performers the East Coast has to offer.
Hours: Mon to Sun – 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tucked away on a busy block between Sansom and Chestnut, Vango Lounge and Skybar offers different theme nights and no cover charge. The diverse crowd ranges from 24 to 55 years old. Spice up your life on a Monday and enjoy Latin night. If you are looking to meet young professionals, stop by on a Wednesday for a happy hour geared to career driven folks. Meet new people while enjoying a late night snack at this up and coming hotspot.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sun – 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
The younger set of singles ranging from 25 to 35 years of age tend to frequent this lively, casual meeting place that lends itself to socializing amongst strangers. Open since 1983, the pub has seen numerous sports figures, politicians and other local celebrities occupy its barstools, to add a little excitement.
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