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1229 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5868
+1 215-790-9494
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“paella” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (39 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1229 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5868
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

2nd visit to this bar. Great time minus the somewhat rude hostess. The bar staff and our waiter-AWESOME! The DJ too. I’m so glad my bestie and I decided to celebrate our birthday here! December 2nd was lit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my girlfriend and i came here, after reading many reviews, before heading to the wilma to see balletx. the proximity of the restaurant to the theatre was perfect and one stop/shop parking with a nice little walk. we had reservations and were seated immediately. i...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Valanni has to be one of the best brunch places in town. My friends had the Crab Benedict which came with huge lumps of crabmeat. I had the Lobster Benedict which was a decedent bacon waffle, that's right, with maple syrup as the base, then...More

Thank Bearkop
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We arrived on a Friday night, without a reservation, which wasn't a problem and were lucky enough to score an outdoor table for two. This was fortunate because I think it would have been a bit too noisy inside for us (due to my industrial...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried this restaurant for an anniversary dinner for the first time. We were pleasantly surprised. Food was great, the drinks did take a little longer than they should have but all in all the experience was a good one. The windows...More

Thank Rsantos79
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to Valanni's for dinner. I started with the x-boyfriend cocktail and really enjoyed it. We started with the mezze plate to share- it was a lot of food for the two of us but we really enjoyed everything it had...More

Thank christinamarie216
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The food is done small plates (Tapas) order at leats 4 for a couple to share, forget the big entrees. The salads are great! so was the calamari. Very small restaurant..make reservation. quiet, great service

Thank ronsF6171VH
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Three of us decided to try Valanni for the first time as a result of an appetizing looking menu. It was fairly quiet when we arrived at 6:40, but within minutes it was deafening as a large, loud party was seated just behind us. Ordered...More

Thank fiddlebabs
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

First of all, I have to say that Philly has the most amazing restaurants. Valanni being one of them. I love you yelp for making it so easy to find these restaurants that are off the beaten path. My buddy and I walked about a...More

1  Thank Farhana D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner on our way to the orchestra. We shared fried calamari done with sweet pepper mouth watering. For the main course we shared the paella best we ever had. It was Chuck full of seafood. I would highly recommend this...More

1  Thank Marcia B
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Stephanie J
20 February 2016|
Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
As I recall it is from 5 to 7 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 40
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5868
    (13th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-790-9494
  • E-mail
Valanni restaurant opened its doors in September of 2000, introducing "Medi-Latin" cuisine to Philadelphia. Situated right off of the "Avenue of the Arts," Valanni has become a pre-theater ritual and place to meet for a night-cap for many who live in and around the neighborhood. The bar at Valanni keeps up with the creative food served by offering an assortment of sangria, mojitos and other specialty drinks. The kitchen is open until 1 AM daily serving Tapas and a Mediterranean inspired lounge menu.
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