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JNA Institute of Culinary Arts

1212 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3119
+1 215-468-8800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good38%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“flank steak” (3 reviews)
“gelato” (4 reviews)
“price fix” (2 reviews)
Italian, French, Mediterranean
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1212 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3119
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a school for those that want to go into the food service business. They are supervised by experienced people. Very popular so make a reservation well in advance. The food is prepared to order and the menu changes. The only down side is...More

Thank Ernest M K
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We have visited twice, originally via a Groupon, so the meal was really a bargain, but it was easily worth twice what we paid. We returned a few weeks ago for the Mediterranean price fixe menu. They were very accommodating of food allergies, and served...More

Thank 2Media_Docs
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

To each their own, but there's something very special to me about this restaurant, to which I have brought guests to well over 10 times. Something to do with the combination of fancy regional dishes, served and prepared by students under the close eye of...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a review of the..3rd time..my wife and I had the pleasure of enjoying a great dinner prepared and served professionally with a great presentation ! We are always pleasantly surprised at the professionally presented plates served with wonderful fresh ingredients artfully decorated. This...More

Thank jaybirde63
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Friends called at the last minute with a Groupon deal....so we took the plunge....to our surprise, we had a fabulous & flavorful meal...With my wife being in the restaurant business, paying attention to detail is important to us.....they passed with an A+... What a good...More

Thank redwine05
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited recently on a Friday night, our 1st ever visit and were truly impressed with the experience. Very professional host and wait staff. a 4 course dinner with a fixed price of $30 was unbelievable. there are 4 or 5 choices for each course, everything...More

Thank tutter2
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Four course meal - seasonal. Beer and wine is sold. You are given several choices in each of the four courses. Let me say my negatives: place was dated; waitress was extremely quiet and non-engaging; I'm a larger woman seat was a bit uncomfortable ....More

Thank beanobob
Reviewed 13 September 2016

the food was very good. It is a four course price fix. It is worth it for what you get. They are students though doing the cooking and serving. My 2nd course came out wrong 2x they have a spring,summer, fall and winter menu that...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I found this meal to be average, and frankly disappointing given that it is a culinary school. The wait staff was pleasant and attentive. Some dishes are, of course, a matter of personal taste. I found the vegetable risotto to be bland and uninspired. However,...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have been here two times, this time came with friends we all enjoyed it that we are looking forward to the next menu. See you in October.

Thank TanFran
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Response from Cindy R | Reviewed this property |
parking is hard near there. street parking only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3119
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street Subway (Orange Line): Elsworth-Federal Sta.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-8800
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