Wm. Mulherin's Sons, situated directly beneath the El, has been a Fishtown landmark for many years — since 1890, even. Ever since its conception as a whiskey distilling and bottling plant, the building has stood proudly on the corner of Front and Master Street, and in the face of living through well over a century of American history, the building looks as beautiful as it did when it first opened.
Mulherin's original terra-cotta signs, arched windows, and vestibule have all been restored for modern-day purposes, and inside, classic meets modern in a dark wood, mosaic tiled merging of two eras. The restaurant is composed of two dining rooms and a bar: the first room boasts a concrete fireplace and vintage furniture, while the second showcases the restaurant's open kitchen, wood-fired oven and grill ablaze. Take a look around here, and see it for yourself in person — hours go as follows: kitchen until 10 p.m., 11 p.m. on weekends; bar until 12 a.m., 1 a.m. on weekends; during the week, pizza is an option until 11 p.m., and on weekends, until midnight.