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1312 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (City Center East)
(215) 732-3478
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Ranked #127 of 3,786 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 13th Street
Transit: SEPTA routes C, 27, and 32 stop at Broad and Spruce Streets. SEPTA route 23 stops at 12th and Spruce Streets. PATCO High Speed Line stops at Broad and Locust Streets as well as SEPTA's Broad Street Line. Regional Rail stations are located at Market East (11th and Market) and Suburban Station (16th and JFK).
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

When Kate and I had occasion to go to Philly. our research and friends’ recommendations put Vetri at the top of our list of restaurant destinations. We went to Vetri with high expectations and high hopes. The ambiance was pleasing as the restaurant was suitably small, making it almost unnoticeable from the street. Just a few small tables and plenty... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have to say that the food at Vetri is some of the best in Philadelphia. That said, it is the most expensive and not worth the jump from other great places. Dinner is $155 per person and wine pairings start at an additional $90. At almost $300 per person with tip, it's just not worth it. For far less... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Vetri is small, unpretentious, and more casual than expected. In a small home on Spruce street with a charming sign and a living-room setting, people in a wide array of casual and business clothes sit comfortably, side-by-side enjoying a constant stream of exciting and interesting flavors that fuse old-world Italy with the new world and local PA ingredients. The pace... More 

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New York City, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were happy to have finally experienced this restaurant. For more pictures and commentary, check out www.gustatori.com.

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Phila, Pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were guests at Vetri on Nov 8th, a busy Saturday night. This was our first visit but has been on the wish list for a while. Vetri is a food lovers utopia, and does live up to its reputation. The service is impeccable and the food is flawless. The menu is preset with a nine course meal crafted to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

YES! Vetri does! One of the few that really does live up to all the hype. Been thinking about checking it out for a couple of years but was skeptical that it'd be worth it. Finally made the decision to go but then of course it was booked solid for months in advance. The maître d' was very courteous and... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

At $300+ apiece for the tasting menu w/wine pairing I was expecting to be wowed at every turn. This did not happen at Vetri. The staff are probably some of the nicest, well educated and entertaining people I have ever encountered in restaurant dining. They were the highlight of the visit. The food was really good with interesting combinations that... More 

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Elizabethville, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great dinner for two with wine pairings. Food was excellent. Wines were great. High price point, but worth the cost.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

A rare blend of tastes, excellent tasting menu, and the most knowledgeable staff I have found in this part of the US. I was treated so do not know the price but it was a totally memorable experience. Near some other lovely parts of this surprising city. Definitely on my list of returns.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Small, quaint with excellent food. A tasting menu I will never forget. Perfect for anniversaries or special milestones.

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Additional Information about Vetri

Address: 1312 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone Number: (215) 732-3478
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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