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Vango Lounge & Skybar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American, International
116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
+1 215-568-1020
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  • Excellent2%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible46%
22 May 2017
“It's ok”
30 Nov 2016
“Pricy ”
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Bar, American, International, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I work in Center City and My coworkers and I have been to Vango a few times. Drinks are a little pricey and the food is ok.

Thank VON47
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Not mean hip hop clubs in philly so I guess then price it up 20 to get in for me and a lady friend then I hAd to buy a drink to get up to sky bar and hookah was $40 buck ...I spent $60...More

Thank Toy A
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place first floor and rooftop area. Drinks were like any typical center city location. Great music and mixed crowd. Just how we like it.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A friend recommended this place for drinks and just to hang out. You have to walk up a steep staircase to the restaurant level. Once up there it's a big open space with tables all along one wall to the right and a bar to...More

Thank FrugallyPicky
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A couple of co-workers and I visited after work on a Tuesday. It was 930pm and we were asked to pay a $10 cover. Confused as to why, but okay. We go in and it is dead. We asked inside about the cover charge and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The bartender was rude, the bathrooms were dirty with no toilet paper, and the rooftop was awful. We didn't even want to sit on the furniture on the rooftop because it looked so disgusting. We went for happy hour and the drinks that were included...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The rooftop space is nice, with couches and big pillows. Unfortunately it was raining when we went so there wasn't a lot going on out there. I would have liked to go back on a nicer night and check out the roof but we didn't...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I've been to Vango about four-five times. I recommend going once to see if its your style. Its a nice spot for a bar and for the roof-top experience. Prices are along the mid-range level.

Thank ExplorerDav
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I don't know how a place with such potential can deliver so poorly. Went there for dinner around 8 and we were the only people in the place. We were trying to determine if we wanted to eat inside or on the roof but the...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was very surprised that they served food so late at night and that was awesome. The music was great and so was the service.

Thank suzannie19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Bar, American, International, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
  • Public Transportation: Septa Route 21: 18th & Chestnut Streets Septa Routes 9, 40,: 18th & Walnuts Streets 3 Blocks from Market Frankford and Broad Street Lines
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1020
  • E-mail
Contemporary Lounge/Restaurant + Skybar overlooking Center City and located in Rittenhouse Square. Featuring Continental Japanese Cuisine and Sushi served until 1:30am. Daily Happy Hour from 5-7pm Open 7 days a week with nightly DJs spinning the best dance tunes.Awesome roof-top Skybar to lounge and enjoy delicious specialty cocktails under the stars.
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