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Victor Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213 (Broad Street)
+1 215-468-3040
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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United States
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall I liked the place. This is a Sylvester Stallone owned restaurant. I was told that several scenes from different movies were shot here. The standout feature is the staff singing opera. I enjoyed the fact that each staff member was very talented. Every 20mts or so, one of them stood in the center, explained the scene and spent a... More 

Thank WorldtravellerKNH
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked this spot based on the reviews of others on TA. It was a great choice. The food as excellent the wait staff was great. Their ability to entertain us continually with wonderful Opera Arias was amazing. It was an amazing evening. We had a wonderful bowl of mussels in red sauce , beet salad, and then our entrees.... More 

Thank 1977DougT
Worcester, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had dinner at Victor Café with a group of about 20 ppl. I had never been to Philadelphia before so wasn't sure what to expect. Victor Café was really a unique and incredible experience. The food was very good. The history of the restaurant is very interesting (used in the Rocky's films) and all the servers are opera singers.... More 

Thank Michael B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and excellent entertainment. A bell rings and your server sings a beautiful song. No where else like this.

Thank fbattaglia1
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to visit my daughter and she surprised us with a dinner at Victors. Besides the amazingly delicious good the opera singing didn't disappoint. Whether you like opera or not you he singers were entertaining and their voices so Fantastic it made my spine tingle. Bravo Victors for a magical evening of dining and song. Don't miss this gem while... More 

Thank Amy L
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

6 of us went for dinner. Love the concept of live music but food and execution weren't great. Singers/wait staff are very talented but they sing too often and ask you to keep quiet while they sing so makes for disjointed dinner. Most importantly, the food is very mediocre. Not sure they know what risotto is. Seafood risotto was some... More 

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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Victors is one of our favorite restaurants in Philly and we been there many times over the years.. so when it came time to celebrate a major mile stone for one of our kids it was the first place on our list.. Everything is Aces at the restaurant.. it's a dinning experience so don't except to run in for a... More 

Thank freeisgood
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We thought that the entertainment was great, but if your going for a good meal, don't bother. The appetizers were average and entree's were mediocre.

Thank Rob-Roe
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Had an early reservation, thought that would be an easy in and out to beat any crowds, not the case. Server was polite and attentive, and it was a positive and unique experience to hear them singing the opera. However, it is obvious that this slows down the food delivery process. After receiving our appetizer, which was just one bowl... More 

Thank StarboardWash
Les Houches, France
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I read about the opera singing and wanted to go, that was fun, indeed the young people are quite good some very good! The food was very disappointing, I'm sorry to say. The salads had no flavor, my spinach salad with crumbs of blue cheese....no, that was not blue cheese don't know what kind of dressing was there but had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?