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Franky Bradley's

1320 Chancellor St. Send to Phone
Rec room-esque décor provides a kitschy backdrop for fun American eats.

Dinner nightly
Open late

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Franky Bradley's, Philadelphia, PA

Franky Bradley's Restaurant Review

: Franky Bradley’s draws aesthetic inspiration from the basements of the 1970s. Velvet paintings, Farrah Fawcett posters and a vintage cigarette machine evoke a nostalgic warmth for (possibly) simpler times, while a live music schedule helps keep the good times rolling. The Midtown Village eatery, the third from Mark Bee (N. Third, Silk City), emphasizes a similar type of cuisine as its siblings: hearty, unpretentious and enjoyable. For bar-goers the small plates of cheese fries with braised beef, brandade fritters and loaded potato skins with short rib and horseradish crème fraîche provide ’70s-style indulgence with a modern update. The baby kale salad remixes a now-predictable staple with pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seed brittle and roasted squash. Larger plates are strictly feel-good food --- wild mushroom pierogis with truffled creamed leaks, roasted chicken over polenta and a grilled skirt steak with blue cheese butter proffer the homiest of comforts. To end the meal, try the classic chocolate layer cake. For drinks, festive house cocktails like the Franky’s Punch (Sailor Jerry rum, pear purée, white wine and spiced syrup) complement a small wine list and broader selection of beers both draft and bottled/canned. Given the look and feel of the place, a canned beer makes perfect sense.


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