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The Vesper Club

) #513 of 3,609 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American,
223 S Sydenham St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3734
+1 215-735-7810
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“clams” (3 reviews)
“cheese plate” (2 reviews)
“supper club” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
223 S Sydenham St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3734
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time dining at Vespers. I love the ambience and decor there as well as the cocktails. My meal was all right (Chilean sea bass), but I wouldn't say it was anything out of this world. I'd recommend going for drinks and...More

Thank alriss24
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Visited The Vesper for an early, pre-theatre dinner and was pleasantly surprised. It had been many years since I patronized the Vesper Club, usually for business lunches. Now I have a comfortable spot to stop by on the way home for a drink of two...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I expected the place to be quiet, except for the music, but it was basically empty, so we ate at the bar instead. I have to say the food was very good, we started with oysters and shrimp, both were good, not outstanding but very...More

Thank TourGuideKathy
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to.Vesper. It's called an upscale Supper Club with a Speakeasy Bar. The moment I got there I was impressed. It's a throwback to a different time. Nicely done restaurant, people dressed-up. Bar, dance floor, live performer, dining room, and a...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We came here for the restaurant week menu ($35 per person for 3 courses). From how they portray themselves on their website - it seems as thought they are a speakeasy/1920s style place. But the actual restaurant suggests otherwise. There was not really a speakeasy...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Such a fun and relaxed night out and the food was surprisingly good - we enjoyed dinner here over Restaurant Week and found the restaurant to be very flexible with substituting items, etc. Their wine knowledge was excellent and the service fantastic.

Thank kalumaningi
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife, some of our friends and I went here for dinner last night. We had a great time. Let's start with the upstairs being a big open area with a very nice bar. We were seated in the back and had a great view...More

2  Thank Christopher J
Reviewed December 5, 2016

My lady and I stopped here for a drink after a show at the Academy of Music. There was a feel good vibe here with the band playing 80's and 90's music which we enjoyed. Our service was prompt and friendly and our drinks were...More

1  Thank Fred R
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Love the 40-50's vibe. Rat pack crooner singing live and working the room. Food great & Pat the bartender knows what hospitality is all about! Made our first trip to Philly very memorable and wanting us to come back & experience more!

1  Thank eejpr
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Very dishonest place - the bartender tried to charge me $86.00 for 3 drinks. I had to dispute it with my credit card company. I will never go there again!

1  Thank hmpasterchik
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BAloves2travel
What type of music do they play? Several people mentioned dancing.
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Victoria Z | Reviewed this property |
The night we were there it was a male singer performing Sinatra and that type of music --recognizable classics --- the music was from an older generation, really, but the dancing/bar crowd was younger. Maybe he varied as... More
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How does one gain membership?
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You don't need a membership anymore . Years ago you did but now it is open to the public.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 S Sydenham St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3734
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-735-7810
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