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Address: 401 S. Columbus Blvd., Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 866 455 3866
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Description: Great Entertainment at a Great Value. That's the Spirit. Festive yet...
Great Entertainment at a Great Value. That's the Spirit. Festive yet affordable, the Spirit of Philadelphia, conveniently located at Penn's Landing is alive with vibrant dining and entertainment, day or night. Come aboard for a brunch, lunch, sunset or dinner cruise and let us engage you with our unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and breathtaking views. And the best part? It's all included for one price. Welcome Aboard.
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Terrific food!

We did a luncheon cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia, and it happened to be when the Tall Ships were in town. The ships were beautiful, the food on the cruise delicious and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Kathryn S
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Rockville MD

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

All the staff was so friendly and helpful! The food was delicious. "No Mojito mix available" and someone at our table ordered a mixed drink and they too were told "No mix available". The music during our meal was WAY TO WILD AND LOUD! Should have had relaxing dinning music and then get crazy. There seemed to be mostly elderly... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Didn't know what to expect going on the Spirit of Philadelphia for 3 hours but had a great time. The food and drinks were excellent, the staff were attentive (especially Ella who handled our group). The DJ was great (played music people requested) and the scenery was fabulous. Got to visit the captain who was very friendly along with the... More 

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EntertainmentCruises, Manager at Spirit of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Hi - We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your cruise with us! We hope to celebrate many more occasions with you! Thanks for the review. More 

Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our 11th year wedding anniversary on the Spirit. We also ordered the Romance Package, which included a table for two, roses and champagne. The food was fantastic. The staff was very attentive. Every staff member we encountered wished us a "happy anniversary". This was my husbands 1st time on the Spirit and he is already... More 

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Rockville MD
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We did a luncheon cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia, and it happened to be when the Tall Ships were in town. The ships were beautiful, the food on the cruise delicious and the staff lovely and helpful. The only criticism I would have (and it's more personal preference and not that anything was wrong!) is that I would rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time celebrating a college graduation! Great DJ and open dance floor. Nice staff. Best cruise ever on Spirit!

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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Got a good deal with a Groupon. Staff were all super nice and pleasant and the food was good despite some of the negatives posted here. Only slight complaint was that the waiter was scarce but we're not big drinkers so it wasn't a big deal. Overall a good night.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was a milestone birthday event, and we wanted to do something different, something we had never done before. I thought the trip was overpriced. We paid for a guaranteed window table only to find there were many empty tables by the windows. Spirit would have scored points for telling us that paying extra this time wasn't necessary. We were... More 

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EntertainmentCruises, Manager at Spirit of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Hi - What a special occasion you came aboard for. We're so sorry that you didn't leave with an unforgettable experience and we'd really like to discuss some of the issues you experienced with the cuisine and service. If you have a moment, please email Mary at MRinaldo@entertainmentcruises.com. Thank you for your review. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hmmmmm, this review had to be written under the "attraction" heading but honestly the restaurant and food is almost worth the price of admission. It's like, and I hope some of my readers get this, The movie Chinatown she's my daughter, she's my sister.....not only is The Spirit an attraction, it's a very good restaurant. We take the dinner cruise... More 

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63 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This used to be nice, but they have been cutting more and more corners lately, and it's starting to show. To begin with, the place is more than half empty most of the time these days, which is just kind of depressing, and means there is no atmosphere. Next, although they recently changed the menus, the food is now low-grade,... More 

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EntertainmentCruises, Manager at Spirit of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Hi - We're sorry you didn't have an ideal experience with us. Please don't hesitate to reach out to Theresa at TCinalli@entertainmentcruises.com to discuss your experience. More 

wayne,pa
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194 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

As a local this is not something I would normally do but when a conference I was attending booked it for dinner I decided to try it. I probably would never do it otherwise, but it was fun. There were two other groups on board but it did not seem overcrowded. The food was adequate and drinks were included in... More 

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Address: 401 S. Columbus Blvd., Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 866 455 3866
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

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