Local Attractions

A great mix of restaurants, bars, galleries and art studios makes Fishtown a great area to live for the young artists and professionals of Philadelphia. 

Frankford Hall is all-star restaurateur Stephen Starr's take on the German beer garden, and is one of the most talked about eateries in Philadelphia. The restaurant has everything you'd expect from a traditional beer garden: a tremendous beer selection, great German-inspired cuisine, and a lively atmosphere. Starr made sure to include a modern edge to Frankford Hall as well. In addition to the...Read more »

Johnny Brenda's is an independent music venue, bar, and restaurant located in Fishtown.

Music is king at Johnny Brenda's, as anyone who has seen its impressive performance space can attest. The architecture and design elements inside bring to mind a turn-of-the-century theater or burlesque club and the venue's balcony gives the room a unique feel. On top of the great...Read more »

Bicycle Stable

The Bicycle Stable is a locally owned bike shop located on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The Bicycle Stable is well-known around Philadelphia for their customer-first approach, reasonable pricing, and knowledgeable staff that never tries to sell prospective customers anything more than exactly what they need. Whether you're in the market for a new bike or your current ride needs repairs, the...Read more »

Fillmore Philadelphia

The Fillmore Philadelphia is a new performance/events venue opening Oct. 1, 2015 in Fishtown. The building is formerly the Ajax Metal Company Plant, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

The space is divided into three main areas: the Music Hall, which will hold 2,500 people, the Foundry, meant for smaller, even local bands, and Ajax Hall, which can hold 500...Read more »

La Colombe Cafe

Philadelphia’s renowned coffee roasting company, La Colombe, sits in a giant refurbished Fishtown warehouse that is part restaurant, part bakery and part bar. Come for European-style roasted coffee, stay for the house distilled rum.

With four area locations in Philadelphia alone, Fishtown houses La Columbe's corporate offices, a copper Carl rum distillery, and a bread oven...Read more »

Greensgrow Farm

Greensgrow is a nationally recognized leader in urban farming and is open to the public year round. Greensgrow engages neighborhoods in cultivating social entrepreneurship, urban agriculture, and community greening.

Since 1997, Greensgrow has provided Philadelphia with the CSA, the Community Kitchen, Greensgrow West and other projects.

By rethinking land, abandoned...Read more »

The second CHeU Noodle Bar and Bing Bing Dim Sum location will be opening in Winter of 2017. The current location is 255 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 to satisfy all of your Asian Cuisine needs!Read more »

Philadelphia Distilling in Fishtown

Philadelphia Distilling moving from its original Northeast Philly facility into more expansive headquarters in Fishtown in the fall of 2017. The lauded company produces such spirits as Bluecoat American Dry Gin, Bluecoat Barrel Finished Gin, Vieux Carre absinthe, The Bay seasoned vodka and Penn 1681 vodka.

As a great source of...Read more »

Evil Genius Beer Company

Evil Genius Beer Company was started by two Villanova graduates back in 2008. After years of working out of a borrowed facility, they finally found a space of their own. In April, 2017, the Evil Genius Beer Company opened their new 6,000-square-foot tasting room - dubbed “The Lab” - in Fishtown.

The Lab is located in an old abandoned 19th-century carriage...Read more »