Things To Do In Kensington


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  • Shenanigans
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Shenanigans, a local pub. Dieters beware — Shenanigans does not offer low-fat cuisine. Shenanigans also provides alcohol, so diners don't have to worry about bringing their own bottle. Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the restaurant can get noisy. During the restaurant's weekend rush, waiting in line is the name of the game (so avoid Friday and Saturday nights if you're looking for something quick). Show up in sneakers or a suit at Shenanigans, where dining in comfort is of utmost importance. Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the restaurant's Gaul St location offers nearby street parking. Your wallet will be happy with a visit to Shenanigans, too, where prices are generally under $15. Don't leave the dollar bills at home — you'll need cash at Shenanigans.
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    3133 Gaul St
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • The Green Rock Tavern
    At The Green Rock Tavern, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. The menu doesn't include any low-fat items, so set aside some extra calories for your visit. For your viewing pleasure, The Green Rock Tavern also stocks TVs in the bar area. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to The Green Rock Tavern — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little diners and their folks. Ideal for birthday parties or other large get-togethers, The Green Rock Tavern has all the room you'll need to be comfortable. If crowds aren't your thing, it's best to visit The Green Rock Tavern during the slower weekday hours. The Green Rock Tavern offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. Guests of The Green Rock Tavern's E Lehigh Ave location can park their vehicles on the street. Tabs at The Green Rock Tavern almost never exceed $15, so it's a great low-cost option for any time.
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    2546 E Lehigh Ave
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • New Wave Cafe
    Your next meal awaits at New Wave Cafe in Philadelphia. Plan to indulge a bit at New Wave Cafe, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. Toast your evening out at New Wave Cafe with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list. If space is what you're looking for, New Wave Cafe has plenty of room for larger parties. Dress is typically casual at New Wave Cafe, so leave the fancy duds behind for the evening. You can also grab your food to go. A catering menu is also available if you're looking to dazzle the guests at your next shindig. New Wave Cafe patrons can pull into a space on the street when searching for parking at the E Allegheny Ave location. Prepare to spend about $30 per person when dining at New Wave Cafe. Don't leave the dollar bills at home — you'll need cash at New Wave Cafe.
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    2620 East Allegheny Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Memphis Taproom
    Catch up with your friends over a bite to eat at Memphis Taproom, a local American bistro. Vegans can also enjoy the food at Memphis Taproom since they offer a number of animal product-free items. Round out your meal with a little tipple — Memphis Taproom has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. Check out the brews and bites at happy hour, and kick back without spending a fortune. At Memphis Taproom, there's no need to confine your meal to a traditional dining room — outdoor seating is available when the weather is warm. You won't feel cramped at Memphis Taproom, even with a large party — the restaurant is perfect for large groups. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Memphis Taproom's busiest days. No suit, no problem! The dress code at laid-back Memphis Taproom is ultra casual. Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead. null Memphis Taproom offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it's the dinner menu that really draws the crowds.
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    2331 E Cumberland St
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Juniata Park- Philadelphia
    Forty-eight bowling balls can roll down the 48 lanes at once, sending pins flying in a heath-thumping clatter. Erie Lanes? size accommodates hordes of bowling parties at once. And it isn?t just bowling that entertains crowds. Balls clatter atop pool tables in the game room, and a toy crane snaps at stuffed animals. And on select nights, the bowling lanes glow under black lights and disco balls, and a fog machine turns on full blast during cosmic bowling games. The on-site caf? refuels bowlers with pizzas, nachos, and burgers drowning in bleu cheese and bacon bits.
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    1310 E Erie Ave
    Philadelphia, PA US
  • Luke's Bar
    Indulge in a wide array of American dishes at Luke's Bar. Vegans can also enjoy the food at Luke's Bar since they offer a number of animal product-free items. Unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail with your meal — Luke's Bar has a wonderful selection of drinks to accompany your dinner. Just around the workday bend are Luke's Bar's happy hour food and drink bargains. Bigger groups gravitate toward Luke's Bar, which offers a private section for your next get-together or celebration. Dining at Luke's Bar comes with dancing and a DJ, so make sure to wear your party shoes. Weekend diners may find themselves waiting for a table, as Friday and Saturday nights tend to draw a crowd. null With prices generally staying under $15, you can easily afford to treat a pal or a data at Luke's Bar.
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    2434 Cedar St
    Philadelphia, PA US
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