31 Places to Play Quizzo in Philadelphia

A trivia buff's ultimate guide to Quizzo in Philly.

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It's spirited. It's fun. It takes place in a bar. It's Quizzo, and it's a welcome escape from workweek drudgery. From hipster haunts to sports bars, here are 31 bars that host Philly's favorite trivia game.

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    When: 9 p.m. Sundays
    Where: 4333 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 222-BEER
    The scene: Epicurean-pleasing non-gastropub serving an extensive beer list in a dimly lit University City locale

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    When: 7 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 2639 Poplar St. Philadelphia, PA 19130; (215) 787-0488
    The scene: Split-personality music venue/restaurant/bar in Fairmount playing host to indie bands, happy hour and trivia from Quizmaster Johnny Goodtimes

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    When: 7 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 1801 - 1803 E. Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19148 ; (215) 463-3030
    The scene: Grad students and good ol' boys vying for cash prizes over the clamor of DJ-supplied beats

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    When: 8 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 2301 Fairmount Ave Philadelphia, PA 19130; (215) 978-4545
    The scene: Fairmount neighborhood mainstay sporting an English-style pub atmosphere

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    When: 8 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 702 N. Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19123; (267) 639-4565
    The scene: Northern Liberties gastropub swapping Bud Light and nachos for craft brews and a curious menu of fusion fare

  • 06 of 31

    When: 9 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 784 S. Third St., Philadelphia, PA 19147; (215) 922-8484
    The scene: Pretense-free sports bar-meets-gastropub occupying the same Queen Village corner since 1985

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    The Sidecar Bar & Grille

    When: 9 p.m. Mondays
    Where: 2201 Christian St. Philadelphia, PA 19146; (215) 732-3429
    The scene: Johnny Goodtimes-hosted Quizzo in the cozy second floor of a Graduate Hospital gastropub

  • 08 of 31

    When: 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
    Where: 3408 Sansom St. Philadelphia, PA 19104;  (215) 386-4600
    The scene: No-cover trivia fun in the student-favorite bar that claims to have hosted Philly's first Quizzo game

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  • 09 of 31

    When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 200 S. Broad Street. Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 546-2290
    The scene: Themed trivia in a sleek sports bar setting in Center City

  • 10 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 611 S. Third St. Philadelphia, PA ; 215-574-9495 
    The scene: Quizzo with Johnny Goodtimes in the longest-running family-owned and -operated Irish pub and restaurant on South Street 

     

  • 11 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. Thursdays
    Where:  1214 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19107; (215) 928-8118 
    The scene: Two-story, frills-free Irish pub presided over by bearded barkeep and pub namesake Fergie

  • 12 of 31

    When: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 3333 Conrad St. Philadelphia, PA 19129; (215) 844-9683 
    The scene: Old-school neighborhood watering hole in East Falls serving a steady crew of regulars

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  • 13 of 31

    When: 9 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 741 N. 23rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19130; (215) 763-2228
    The scene: Two hours of "Quizzomania" spurred by emcee-provided music, the promise of cash prizes and $3 Yards

  • 14 of 31

    When: 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 255 S. Camac St. Philadelphia, PA 19010; (215) 545-8731
    The scene: "Kinky Quizzo" hosted by one of Philly's longest-running gay bars

  • 15 of 31

    When: 10 p.m. Tuesdays
    Where: 2331 E. Cumberland St. Philadelphia, PA 19125; (215) 425-4460
    The scene: Craft beer-sipping hipsters huddled together, brainstorming trivia answers under the soft glow of string lights in a Kensington beer garden
     


     

  • 16 of 31

    When: 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 1415 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 985-1163
    The scene: Crowded Center City dive drawing a healthy mix of returning patrons and curious passersby

     

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  • 17 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 247 S. 17th St. Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 545-9473
    The scene: Four rounds of Johnny Goodtimes-hosted Quizzo in a three-story Irish tavern in Rittenhouse

  • 18 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 831 Christian St. Philadelphia, PA 19147; (215) 238-0379
    The scene: Smoke-filled, basement-level hipster hangout in the Italian Market

  • 19 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 6235 Frankford Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19135; (215) 856-3591
    The scene: Themed trivia in the second floor of an award-winning beer bar in Northeast Philly

  • 20 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 9242 N. Delaware Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19114; (215) 637-6716 
    The scene: Waterfront sports bar-meets-nightlife venue in Northeast Philly serving brews and pub grub inspired by the Emerald Isle

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    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 893-9700
    The scene: Prominent Irish bar and restaurant in Center City replete with millwork, tall pours of Guinness, and, during Quizzo, a rambunctious crowd

  • 22 of 31

    When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 1549 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia, PA 19130; (215) 563-6990
    The scene: Kelliann's loyalists keep the bar stools warm at this low-key corner bar in Spring Garden

  • 23 of 31

    When: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 1700 S. Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19148; (267) 687-7964
    The scene: Corner bar in Pennsport sporting a lengthy beer list and seriously good pub grub

  • 24 of 31

    When: 9 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 1440 Callowhill St. Philadelphia, PA 19130; (215) 563-6134 
    The scene: Longstanding Fairmount dive dating back to 1945

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    When: 9 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 7136 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19119 ; (215) 242-6666
    The scene: Trade your smarts for credits at the bar at this Mt. Airy eatery known for flatbread pizza and housemade craft beer

  • 26 of 31

    When: 9 p.m. Wednesdays
    Where: 13639 Philmont Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19116; (215) 677-3177
    The scene: Sprawling family-owned and -operated Irish bar and restaurant that draws cover bands, karaoke lovers and billiards fanatics to the Northeast

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    When: 6 p.m. Thursdays
    Where: 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19147; (215) 271-9500
    The scene: Pennsport gastropub toeing the line between gritty (weathered wood decor) and polished (inspired, bistro-style eats)

  • 28 of 31

    When: 9 p.m. Thursdays
    Where: 1431 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19121; (215) 235-1010
    The scene: Temple University campus bar helping undergrads ring in the weekend — one day early — with $4 Jim Beam shots and Quizzo on Thursdays

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  • 29 of 31

    When: 9:15 p.m. Thursdays
    Where: 2013 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 569-9585
    The scene: Prizes, pints of Guinness and a dash of Irish hospitality

     

  • 30 of 31

    When: 10 p.m. Thursdays
    Where: 637 N. Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19123; (215) 627-6711
    The scene: NoLibs corner tavern serving rotating craft beers and what might be the best vegan wings in the city

  • 31 of 31

    When: 10 p.m. Thursdays
    Where: 210 S. 40th St. Philadelphia, PA; (215) 222-0770
    The scene: Rowdy Penn campus watering hole serving the erudite since 1933