Bob & Barbara's Lounge

Serving cold beer, cocktails, and live entertainment since 1969.

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Guillermobiles’ Stop at Bob & Barbara’s

While Jimmy Kimmel Live is sending Guillermo around the country to spread, fun, love and tequila, his stop in Philadelphia is at none other than Bob & Barbara's Lounge!

Come watch Ms. Lisa Lisa and all of her girls continue Bob & Barbara's legendary drag show; the longest running in Philadelphia. On October 17th, we will hold a special early start time with the fun beginning at 8pm. Doors open at 6:45pm so that you can make sure to get a great spot.

Tickets are $10 a piece and will be given out on a first come first served basis. Because of our special guest, Guillermo from Jimmy Kimmel, spots will go fast, so be sure to lock in yours ahead of time!

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, all proceeds of the ticket sales will be going to the William Way Community Center & Tiny Paws Rescue. The William Way LGBT Community Center serves the LGBTQIA+ community of Philadelphia and its allies 365 days a year while Tiny Paws Animal Rescue helps our four legged friends solely through their non-profit donation based shelter. Come on out and have a great time for a good cause!


Thrillist: The 33 Best Dive Bars in America

Thrillist has named Bob & Barbara’s one of the 33 Best Dive Bars in the country. Bob & Barbara’s has always been known through out the city as a fun, casual place for people to come together over a few cheap drinks. Now this reputation has gone nation-wide!

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Best of Philly 2018: Best Drag Show

Philadelphia Magazine recognized Bob & Barbara's yet again for the most entertaining drag show in the city.


TimeOut Bar Awards Philadelphia 2018: Most Iconic Bar

TimeOut recently named Bob & Barbara's Lounge the Most Iconic Bar in Philadelphia. According to TimeOut, the weekly events, "The Special", and the diversity of the gathered crowds makes Bob & Barbara's the quintessential Philly bar.


Eater: 21 Essential Philadelphia Bars

Eater lists Bob & Barbara's Lounge as one of the 21 Essential Bars in the Philadelphia. The weekly drag show and "The Special" helped Bob & Barbara's earn this distinction.


VacationIdea: 25 Best Philadelphia Nightlife Spots

VacationIdea included Bob & Barbara’s Lounge on its recent list of the best nightlife spots in Philadelphia. Bob & Barbara’s was recognized for its creation of the Citywide Special, the Thursday Night Drag Show, and the weekend jazz bands.

1509 South St. Philadelphia
215 545 4511

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