In Rocky Balboa, Rocky’s son Robert (who, for the record, sucks) hangs with friends at Irish Pub while watching his dad’s computer fight. It’s still a popular spot to grab a pint and a bite, even though it's got one of the least Google-friendly names ever.
The Old Neighborhood
South Philly seems to be associated with Rocky -- maybe because he’s Italian, or because it’s where he and Adrian live in the later movies (2313 S. Lambert Street). Whatever the reason, the original Rocky actually takes place several miles north in Kensington.
A neighborhood in constant flux, Kensington has gone from the working class enclave in the original movie, to one of the city’s most dangerous and drug-ridden sections, to a major gentrifying area today. None of the Kensington businesses seen in Rocky are still in operation -- some never were actual businesses, just filming locations -- but you can check out the iconic storefronts and buildings from the films, though. Just keep in mind this can be a rough part of town, and try not to be too touristy: