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Where to Find NFL Draft Deals at Philly Bars and Restaurants

Discounted drinks and food during the NFL Draft

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You don’t have to be a football fan in Philly to appreciate a good NFL Draft deal. While 200,000 or so locals and tourists stroll the Ben Franklin Parkway during the free three-day NFL Draft Experience festival, and try to catch a glimpse of the players on the NFL Draft stage, bars and restaurants throughout the city will be offering #draftdeals on beer, cocktails, cheesesteaks, and lots more.

Need to know what you’ll be eating at the festival? Get a preview here. Looking for a place to watch the NFL Draft on TV? Check out this map of Philadelphia’s essential sports bars. If what you’re really after is half-price wings and discounted brews, read on below.

The NFL Draft is Thursday, April 27, to Saturday, April 29. Note that the points are the map are arranged geographically, and are not ranked.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Valley Tavern at Valley Forge Casino Resort

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1160 1st Ave
King of Prussia, PA
(610) 354-8118
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Fans in King of Prussia can head to Valley Tavern inside the Valley Forge Casino Resort for $10 cheesesteak spring rolls, $13 barbecue chicken wings, $8 loaded fries, and more edible draft deals.

2. James Philadelphia

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1835 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 235-5005
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You won’t have to wander far from the Parkway to get a $4 draft at James, available any day during the NFL Draft.

3. The Market & Shops at Comcast Center

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1 Comcast Ctr
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 496-1810
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Quincy Harris of Fox 29’s The Q is hosting a free pre-NFL Draft party at the Comcast Center on Tuesday, April 25, from 5-7 p.m. Sample cocktails and local brews from NFL Draft beer sponsor Penn Beer and dig into game day eats.

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4. Art Bar at Sonesta Philadelphia

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1800 Market St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 561-7500
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Get any draft beer plus two hot dogs for $7 while you watch the game at Art Bar, or go for a draft brew and a burger for $10.

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5. Ocean Prime

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124 S 15th St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 563-0163
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The upscale seafood and steak restaurant is offering a $125, three-course prix fixe NFL Draft menu with choices like calamari, tomahawk ribeye, and lobster, available Thursday through Sunday.

6. Independence Beer Garden

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100 Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 922-7100
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IBG opens for the season Monday, April 24, just in time for draft week. Michael Schulson’s 20,000-square-foot beer garden right near the Liberty Bell isn’t doing draft-only deals, but the NFL Draft will be aired on the big flat-screen TV and there will be plenty of happy hour specials, including $3 beers, $4 wines, and a $5 cocktail of the day; $4 snacks, like hummus and pita; and $5 wings, tacos, and sliders.

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7. McGillin's Olde Ale House

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1310 Drury St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 735-5562
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McGillin’s will be pouring discounted local beers and mixing themed cocktails, including the Game Day Shandy, with Philadelphia Brewing Co.’s Walt Wit, lemon soda, watermelon liquor, and lemonade, the NFL Fanatic, with vanilla vodka, creme de cocoa and creme de menthe, and the Philly Tailgate (a citywide, with PBR and Jim Beam), plus an Iggletini and a Hail Mary Bloody Mary.

8. Nick's Bar and Grille

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16 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 928-9444
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Nick’s is serving up a cheesesteak trio for $15, complete with a classic cheesesteak with provolone and fried onion, an Italian version with sharp provolone and long hots, and one with Yards beer cheese, onions, and jalapenos for a little heat. If you scored a ticket for the NFL Draft Theater, where the actual draft is happening, show it at Nick’s to get 10 percent off your bill.

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9. The Little Lion

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243 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
(267) 273-0688
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Yuengling Lagers will be just $3 at The Little Lion in Old City during the NFL Draft, to go with Buck-A-Shuck oysters.

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10. Jet Wine Bar

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1525 South St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 735-1116
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While football and beer is a pairing that’s hard to beat, cocktail drinkers can head to Jet for a marathon showing of Friday Night Lights, running Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and sip the $5 Panther Punch (white rum, hibiscus syrup, strawberry, and lemon) .

11. The Cambridge

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1508 South St
Philadelphia, PA
(267) 455-0647
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Any time the Philadelphia Eagles are on the board, Thursday to Saturday, The Cambridge will offer $4 pints of Yards Brewing Co.’s Philadelphia Pale Ale, St. Benjamin’s Wit Or Wit Out, and Dock Street’s Rye IPA, along with half-price wings.

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12. Taproom on 19th

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2400 S 19th St
Philadelphia, PA
(267) 687-7817
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Cans of Founders All Day IPA are $4 during the NFL Draft at South Philly’s Taproom on 19th.

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13. Distrito

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3945 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-1657
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All Garces restaurants are offering six wings for $9, Thursday to Saturday. Distrito's contribution is mole poblano chicken wings with crema, available at both the University City and Moorestown Mall locations. Garces Trading Company is getting in on it with harissa-glazed chicken wings with saffron yogurt and almond dukka and 24 is going for Calabrian chile-glazed wings with pecorino. The Olde Bar is keeping it classic with buffalo chicken wings served with buttermilk ranch. Village Whiskey has bourbon-glazed chicken wings, while JG Domestic is mixing it up with pig wings with a white barbecue sauce. If that's not fancy enough, Volver in the Kimmel Center has duck confit wings with a smoked chili glaze, La Perl mousse, and grilled celery.
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1. Valley Tavern at Valley Forge Casino Resort

1160 1st Ave, King of Prussia, PA

Fans in King of Prussia can head to Valley Tavern inside the Valley Forge Casino Resort for $10 cheesesteak spring rolls, $13 barbecue chicken wings, $8 loaded fries, and more edible draft deals.

1160 1st Ave
King of Prussia, PA

2. James Philadelphia

1835 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

You won’t have to wander far from the Parkway to get a $4 draft at James, available any day during the NFL Draft.

1835 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA

3. The Market & Shops at Comcast Center

1 Comcast Ctr, Philadelphia, PA
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Quincy Harris of Fox 29’s The Q is hosting a free pre-NFL Draft party at the Comcast Center on Tuesday, April 25, from 5-7 p.m. Sample cocktails and local brews from NFL Draft beer sponsor Penn Beer and dig into game day eats.

1 Comcast Ctr
Philadelphia, PA

4. Art Bar at Sonesta Philadelphia

1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
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Get any draft beer plus two hot dogs for $7 while you watch the game at Art Bar, or go for a draft brew and a burger for $10.

1800 Market St
Philadelphia, PA

5. Ocean Prime

124 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA

The upscale seafood and steak restaurant is offering a $125, three-course prix fixe NFL Draft menu with choices like calamari, tomahawk ribeye, and lobster, available Thursday through Sunday.

124 S 15th St
Philadelphia, PA

6. Independence Beer Garden

100 Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA
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IBG opens for the season Monday, April 24, just in time for draft week. Michael Schulson’s 20,000-square-foot beer garden right near the Liberty Bell isn’t doing draft-only deals, but the NFL Draft will be aired on the big flat-screen TV and there will be plenty of happy hour specials, including $3 beers, $4 wines, and a $5 cocktail of the day; $4 snacks, like hummus and pita; and $5 wings, tacos, and sliders.

100 Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA

7. McGillin's Olde Ale House

1310 Drury St, Philadelphia, PA

McGillin’s will be pouring discounted local beers and mixing themed cocktails, including the Game Day Shandy, with Philadelphia Brewing Co.’s Walt Wit, lemon soda, watermelon liquor, and lemonade, the NFL Fanatic, with vanilla vodka, creme de cocoa and creme de menthe, and the Philly Tailgate (a citywide, with PBR and Jim Beam), plus an Iggletini and a Hail Mary Bloody Mary.

1310 Drury St
Philadelphia, PA

8. Nick's Bar and Grille

16 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
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Nick’s is serving up a cheesesteak trio for $15, complete with a classic cheesesteak with provolone and fried onion, an Italian version with sharp provolone and long hots, and one with Yards beer cheese, onions, and jalapenos for a little heat. If you scored a ticket for the NFL Draft Theater, where the actual draft is happening, show it at Nick’s to get 10 percent off your bill.

16 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA

9. The Little Lion

243 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
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Yuengling Lagers will be just $3 at The Little Lion in Old City during the NFL Draft, to go with Buck-A-Shuck oysters.

243 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA

10. Jet Wine Bar

1525 South St, Philadelphia, PA

While football and beer is a pairing that’s hard to beat, cocktail drinkers can head to Jet for a marathon showing of Friday Night Lights, running Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and sip the $5 Panther Punch (white rum, hibiscus syrup, strawberry, and lemon) .

1525 South St
Philadelphia, PA

11. The Cambridge

1508 South St, Philadelphia, PA
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Any time the Philadelphia Eagles are on the board, Thursday to Saturday, The Cambridge will offer $4 pints of Yards Brewing Co.’s Philadelphia Pale Ale, St. Benjamin’s Wit Or Wit Out, and Dock Street’s Rye IPA, along with half-price wings.

1508 South St
Philadelphia, PA

12. Taproom on 19th

2400 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA
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Cans of Founders All Day IPA are $4 during the NFL Draft at South Philly’s Taproom on 19th.

2400 S 19th St
Philadelphia, PA

13. Distrito

3945 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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All Garces restaurants are offering six wings for $9, Thursday to Saturday. Distrito's contribution is mole poblano chicken wings with crema, available at both the University City and Moorestown Mall locations. Garces Trading Company is getting in on it with harissa-glazed chicken wings with saffron yogurt and almond dukka and 24 is going for Calabrian chile-glazed wings with pecorino. The Olde Bar is keeping it classic with buffalo chicken wings served with buttermilk ranch. Village Whiskey has bourbon-glazed chicken wings, while JG Domestic is mixing it up with pig wings with a white barbecue sauce. If that's not fancy enough, Volver in the Kimmel Center has duck confit wings with a smoked chili glaze, La Perl mousse, and grilled celery.
3945 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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