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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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Good time but too long

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
34 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 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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Clementon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had an awesome time on the Spirit of Philadelphia with my wife and friends this past weekend. We went on there to celebrate my Bday and the food was delicious and worth my while. I would definitely go back on the Spirit of Philadelphia for any occassion.

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went on a Sunday night dinner cruise for my boyfriend's birthday. It was a great experience! The cruise was practically empty and we had our own 2-person table next to the window. Our server, Michelle, was attentive and friendly. The food was good and plentiful. We had a great time and definitely plan on coming back in the future!!

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Carolyn C, Manager at Spirit of Philadelphia, responded to this review

HI Amy! Thank you for such a positive review. We are so glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed Spirit of Norfolk! Happy birthday to him again! More 

Belleplain, NJ
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124 reviews 124 reviews
30 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I found this cruise on Group On at a discounted rate and decided I wanted to celebrate our wedding anniversary here. They were accommodating as we kept adding couples to our celebration. Easy to find, parking is $15. We boarded, met the crew and our waiter was Matt. He also was a bartender, dancer and just a great guy! Bring... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was our second experience with Spirit. Our first experience was amazing. However this last experience was absolutely horrible . No more singing servers and not much entertainment except music from a DJ. This experience was completely different than our first time and very disappointing. The food was OK. Our server seemed overwhelmed but she personally did a great job... More 

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Cruises42, Manager at Spirit of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Hi - We are very sorry about your recent experience. We strive to provide our guests with quality service and we let you down. We will continue working with you offline to resolve this issue. Thank you. More 

Tranquility Nj
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've cruised with the Spirit of New York so had great expectations - while we had an OK time the Spirit of Philadelphia fell short of the bar set by their NYC sister ship. The food was OK though disappointed there was no dessert buffet as advertised or experienced in NYC - we were served a strawberry mousse shot &... More 

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Mt Bethel
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A group of us celebrated my friends 80th birthday with a luncheon cruise and it was delightful. Food was excellent, service good. The DJ played the three specific songs we requested prior to the date which especially thrilled her. All in all an excellent time at a reasonable cost.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Well, the gang did it again! This is the third time we have been on the Spirit of Philadelphia and that is just this year. We usually try and go twice a year but this trip was on them so we made it three times this year. In August they had developed a problem with the ship and left port... More 

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