HOME > Chowhound > Philadelphia >

Place for Drinks before dinner at Bistrot la Minette

e
ElaineL Sep 3, 2011 12:50 PM

Coming into Philly for anniversary dinner next Saturday at Bistrot la Minette. We're not familiar with this area and would like to have drinks before dinner (wine or cocktails). What's in this area that would fit the bill? If it has outdoor seating, all the better.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. u
    urbanfabric RE: ElaineL Sep 4, 2011 06:40 AM

    Southwark would be a great choice for cocktails and it's two blocks away.

    1. j
      jl0328 RE: ElaineL Sep 4, 2011 02:12 PM

      Adsum has some great cocktails too.

      1. b
        barryg RE: ElaineL Sep 4, 2011 04:26 PM

        Chick's, a block away, also has good cocktails and wines by the glass. But I think Southwark is my favorite around there.

        1. b
          Bob Loblaw RE: ElaineL Sep 5, 2011 08:38 AM

          depends on your tastes/style. i'd be inclined to go to Tatooed Moms, which is right on south st. the unofficial dress code there, though, is a bit less formal than bistro la minette...

          1. phillybakingqueen RE: ElaineL Sep 5, 2011 05:26 PM

            +1 Southwark

            1. e
              ElaineL RE: ElaineL Sep 12, 2011 07:05 AM

              Thanks, all! We went to Southwark and enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the cocktails and a great goat cheese appetizer. Great rec!

              Show Hidden Posts