Where to Play Quizzo in Philadelphia

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

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 several bars that host Philly's favorite trivia game.

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Local 44

Local 44 sign

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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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Stogie Joe's Tavern

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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London Grill

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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The Blind Pig

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

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New Wave Cafe

When: 8 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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Draught Horse

When: 8:30 p.m. Mondays​
Where: 1431 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19121; (215) 235-1010
The scene: Temple University campus bar helping undergrads celebrate Mondays with all-day drink specials and Quizzo

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The Sidecar Bar & Grille

Sidecar Bar & Grille

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When: 8 p.m. Tuesdays​
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

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New Deck Tavern

When: 9 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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Tavern on Broad

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

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O'Neals Pub

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​​

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Fergie's Pub

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

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Billy Murphy's Irish Saloon

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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Memphis Taproom

When: 8 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

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Locust Rendezvous

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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The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant

When: 8:30 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

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12 Steps Down

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

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The Grey Lodge Pub

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

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Maggie's Waterfront Cafe

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

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Kelliann's Bar and Grill

When: 8:30 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

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When: 8 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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Earth Bread + Brewery

Earth Bread + Brewery

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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.

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Sweeney's Saloon

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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The Bards

When: 9 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

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The Abbaye

When: 9 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

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Smokey Joe's

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

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