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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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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are an opera buff ? This is the place for u it is not a huge place. I went there with a friend and he surprised me getting up and singing. The waiters sing opera and there is a piano there so the...More

Thank MsBeth2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Victor's have very good traditional Italian food at reasonable prices. But what makes this restaurant stand out is the amazing operatic singing performed by the servers. Every twenty minutes someone rings a bell and sings a short aria. I'm not a big opera fan and...More

Thank ky0417
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun, fun, fun place! The food is delicious and the operatic singing is extraordinary. I'd return in a heartbeat.

Thank BigTrainSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A five start experience. Try the lounge upstairs (get there early for a pre dinner cocktail). We were seated on time and the waiter walked us through the menu and specials, too many items were enticing so the waiter gave honest recommendations and we were...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally Worth it! Fun for date nights & birthday dinners! Charming "vintage" restaurant known for entertaining its patrons with delightful performances by the waiters! (the trade off is: service is slow and food is just good Italian; not great) the atmosphere makes up for all...More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 7th anniversary there and we were not disappointed. The ambience is wonderful and the waitresses/waiters could not be more professional and friendly. Besides great food, every 20 minutes one of the staff sings an opera song and sings it...More

Thank newmaninseinfeld
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night,based on trip advisor reviews. What a tremendous event. Staff were warm and charismatic. Food was delicious. The ambience was cozy, quietly elegant. And the Voices! The staff sing opera arias every twenty minutes and the quality is very professional. I...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

What a superb restaurant. I highly recommend a visit. The food is delicious, moderately priced. The decor is magical...old world.The staff very friendly and at the sound of the bell their glorious voices sing beautiful opera....just divine! BTW it was Adriana Restaurant in the Rocky...More

Thank gypsy4747
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Victor's has been a Philadelphia tradition for generations! Located in South Philly and still owned by the same family, the cuisine is tradional Italian but what sets it apart are the young waiters who, inbetween serving you, burst into arias and entertain you throughout the...More

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It is a wonderful place if you want to surprise somebody. During dinner, every 20 minutes one by one the wait staff sing an opera fragment. Then, they kindly ask you what you want to drink or if everything is ok. Food is very good....More

Thank Mihai D
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Sue E
5 November 2017|
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
No, they have their own bar and wine list. I know some restaurants will serve your wine for a “corking fee” but worth calling in advance.
17 October 2017|
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Response from LoisL1953 | Reviewed this property |
Oh my, it MUST be it's sooo delicious.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can purchase a gift card. Contact Victor Cafe thru the web site and they will be happy to accommodate your request.
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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