The Low-Key Italian Market Dive Bar

The Low-Key Italian Market Dive Bar

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12 Steps Down in PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - For a low-key, neighborhood pub experience, try this underground hangout at 12 Steps Down in Philly. The Italian Market’s best dive bar with a cool atmosphere and extensive beer list makes it a great spot for a late-night bite or drinks with friends.

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Stop in for their popular trivia and karaoke nights. And while the food menu is geared towards late-night pub grub, you should definitely save room for the drinks. Despite its low-key vibe, this Philadelphia pub is not for the faint of heart, but if you’re looking for a great dive bar, you are in luck.

If you're in the Italian Market, this bar is worth the trip. It's open every day from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m., but the best time to visit is during happy hour when the price is right.

Smokers can even enjoy the outdoor seating, and the bar's location is great for catching a ray of sunlight. If you can't stand climbing the steps of the Art Museum, head down to 12 Steps Down.

The food is delicious, and the menu is full of classics. Try the veggie burger. The patty pan is stuffed with meat and vegetables. The fries are delicious.

For beer, choose a local beer, like Stickman's pale ale, or a cheap Coors Light. The restroom is a must-see, and you can even find a mural in it that says "#menses" in the ladies' room.

The décor is full of artful graffiti that covers the walls and ceilings. And, locals pile in for the bar’s popular Quizzo and karaoke nights.

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