An extremely specific aspect of restaurant dining or going to bars with friends I somewhat miss is the “bathroom report.” You know, someone being the first friend to use the bathroom at a bar or restaurant and asking “what’s the bathroom situation like?”. It’s always a pleasure to provide a positive report to the table if you’re the first. I don’t know what it was but… I just had a yearning to document some of the coolest Philly restaurant/bar bathrooms I’ve come across (wish I could include Cheu Noodle Bar, RIP). And as you’ll see below, I have a propensity of partaking in a mirror pic when encountering a “cool” bathroom.
And it looks like I haven’t been the only one interested on writing about the topic:
The Wayward / The Canopy
We’ll start off with the more extravagant. Enjoy Issac T Lin’s ‘Untitled Universality’ mural for Canopy Philadelphia on the stairs, pictured below.
Listening to a movie while doing your business is ~goals~.
Writer’s Block Rehab
In search of finding a photo of their cartoon-themed bathroom, I came across the Instagram account Ladies Room PHL, highlighting Philly bathrooms. Give them a follow if that’s your jam.
One of Philly’s most infamous.
Gibson gril vibes.
Gritty > Guy Fieri
Drop a line – do you have a fav Philly bathroom?
Now, let’s work on getting more public restrooms Philly, shall we?
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