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The Victor Cafe

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1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
+1 215-468-3040
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • 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 February 17, 2017

Recently had dinner at Victor Café with a group of about 20 ppl. I had never been to Philadelphia before so wasn't sure what to expect. Victor Café was really a unique and incredible experience. The food was very good. The history of the restaurant...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great food and excellent entertainment. A bell rings and your server sings a beautiful song. No where else like this.

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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Went to visit my daughter and she surprised us with a dinner at Victors. Besides the amazingly delicious good the opera singing didn't disappoint. Whether you like opera or not you he singers were entertaining and their voices so Fantastic it made my spine tingle....More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed January 23, 2017

6 of us went for dinner. Love the concept of live music but food and execution weren't great. Singers/wait staff are very talented but they sing too often and ask you to keep quiet while they sing so makes for disjointed dinner. Most importantly, the...More

1  Thank BKVCT
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Victors is one of our favorite restaurants in Philly and we been there many times over the years.. so when it came time to celebrate a major mile stone for one of our kids it was the first place on our list.. Everything is Aces...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We thought that the entertainment was great, but if your going for a good meal, don't bother. The appetizers were average and entree's were mediocre.

3  Thank Rob-Roe
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Had an early reservation, thought that would be an easy in and out to beat any crowds, not the case. Server was polite and attentive, and it was a positive and unique experience to hear them singing the opera. However, it is obvious that this...More

2  Thank StarboardWash
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I read about the opera singing and wanted to go, that was fun, indeed the young people are quite good some very good! The food was very disappointing, I'm sorry to say. The salads had no flavor, my spinach salad with crumbs of blue cheese....no,...More

2  Thank micol2016
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Victor cafe got it name from the owner who had a store over 78 years ago in Camden N J a record shop that sold r c a victor records some other things.. the main point is the singers that wait on the tables the...More

Thank thomas p
Reviewed December 27, 2016

We had reservations for our group for a special occasion several weeks ago, received a phone call the day of our dinner stating to be on time because they had a full house, I appreciated the heads up because sometimes we have arrived at restaurants...More

Thank mct12
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Anastatia D
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Response from Sheryl S | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely call them and ask. They are very nice. I don't see why they wouldn't.
Melanie M
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Response from debcoh | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure if you call a week in advance you will be able to get a time you want
November 29, 2017|
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Response from NorthjerseyWayne | Reviewed this property |
I dont remember seeing one but I’m sure they will work with you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$32 - $55
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-3040
  • E-mail
Italian Dining with Opera Singers as your server! A family owned, Philadelphia Landmark since 1918. Our singers are all local performers in the Greater Philadelphia area, and represent some of the greatest talent in the country. They provide a unique experience to a romantic dinner, anniversary, or family reunion. Our operatic performances are something you'll be talking about for years to come!
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