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Victor Cafe

1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
+1 215-468-3040
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (39 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
“pork chop” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The three of us, husband, son and I enjoyed a superb dinner here. It was a surprise for my 15 yr old son who was familiar with the restaurant as it was used in the Rocky movies. He is also a lover of musical theater...More

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Through the years we brought here friends, relatives and foreign visitors and always felt good about introducing this unique place to others. The whole concept of opera and pleasurable dining is phenomenal. The performing waiters seem high class, talented and professional. What a bargain to...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will love this place--Victor Café- even if you are not an opera fan. The voices of the wait staff are first class and professional sounding. The food was delicious...old school Italian. They make their own wide pasta. Hands down delicious from appetizer to dessert....More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a deep love of Opera and my daughter selected this restaurant just for this purpose. I was not disappointed. The wait staff sang so wonderfully and since it was my birthday I was feted with a Happy Birthday song and I will never...More

Thank ParTcake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The attraction of this restaurant, is, of course, opera. The waiters are all trained opera singers (some are students), and at intervals, the lights dim, a spotlight comes on, and an aria or a duet rings out. The Italian-style food is OK, but you don't...More

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no negatives about "Victors CAFE"..Food,service and singing were just the best.One will love everything about this wonderful restaurant.

Thank dannyboy12014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant several times and have NEVER been disappointed! Food is outstanding, service above & beyond! The talent displayed by the waiters & waitresses is beautiful! Each time they ring the bell & the whole place gets quiet, is so exciting! I...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say...This restaurant in Philly serves up truly delicious Italian food (try the Dido & Aeneas plate...shrimp, scallops over fettuccine in garlic, butter lemon sauce). Meals are served with a side of opera arias sung by the servers...beautiful voices. Great food, great singing...More

Thank TomL911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Victor Café was an incredible first experience for our long weekend in Philadelphia! From the moment you walk into the place, you know you’re about to experience something special. The walls are covered in old photographs of opera stars. Upon walking in, our server (Gregory?)...More

Thank PuppyFootLife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Listened to servers sing wonderful arias while sampling Italian favorites. Cocktails were amazing in upstairs lounge and clams casino a treat. Tiramisu one of the best I’ve ever had.

Thank happytraveller20089
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Melanie M
5 March 2018|
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Response from debcoh | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure if you call a week in advance you will be able to get a time you want
30 November 2017|
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Response from NorthjerseyWayne | Reviewed this property |
I dont remember seeing one but I’m sure they will work with you
21 November 2017|
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Response from LoisL1953 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely.....especially if they are in awe of entertainment. Thge food is delicious....take your time an enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 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 - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
    (Broad Street)
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street Subway (Orange Line) - Tasker/Morris Station
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-3040
  • E-mail
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