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February 19, 2019

Giuseppe & Sons serving $2-$4 bites, $5-$7 cocktails during new happy hour

Offering multiple variations on the Negroni cocktail

Food & Drink Happy Hour
Giuseppe & Sons upstairs Courtesy of/Bondfire Media

Upstairs at Giuseppe & Sons.

Michael Schulson’s Giuseppe & Sons will now offer aperitivo (that's happy hour for all us non-Italians) at the upstairs bar from 3 p.m. to close daily, and the deals are good. Everything's between $2 and $7.

The Italian restaurant, a collaboration with the Termini Brothers Bakery family, opened late last year in Center City.

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During aperitivo, bites will line the upstairs counter – where Termini pastries are encased during the day – and guests can order per piece. The snacks, $2-$4, include tomato pie, garlic knots, olives, focaccia, crostini, cheese, cured meat and more. 

From the bar, guests can order spritzes, wines by the glass, Peroni beer and multiple variations on the Negroni cocktail, created by beverage manager Jefferson Oatts.

We've listed the full drinks menu below. Fair warning: It will make you thirsty.

Essenziali (Essentials)

Vino Bianco – $6
Vino Rosso – $6
Prosecco – $7
Negroni – $5
Old Fashioned – $5
Whiskey Sour– $5
Peroni– $4 (add Meletti Amaro for $4)

Specialita del giorno (Daily specials)

Daily Spritz – $6
Daily Cocktail – $5
Daily Amaro – $6

Negroni variations – $7 (All variations served in ornate bottles)

Americano – Campari, Vermut Lustau, seltzer
Boulevardier – Bourbon, Punt e Mes, Campari
Right Hand – Aged rum, Cocchi Torrino, Campari, chocolate bitters
Old Pal – Rye, Campari, Carpano Bianco
Spagliato – Campari, Vermut Lustau, bitters, prosecco
Cyn-Cyn – Cynar 70, Campari, Cocchi Torino
Caffe del Sud – Tequila, mezcal, Cappelletti, Campari, espresso
Rome with a View – Campari, lime, Carpano Dry, seltzer
Frappe – Campari, Carpano Antica, Orangina


3 p.m. to close
Upstairs at Giuseppe & Sons
1523 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 399-9199

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