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“Great Experience”
Review of Varalli Restaurant - CLOSED

Varalli Restaurant
Price range: $13 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Locust Street
Description: Residing in the heart of Philadelphia’s Center City, Varalli Restaurant reflects the elegance and artistry of its Avenue of the Arts location. A dining destination for over 24 years, Varalli Restaurant is conveniently located within a few blocks of the Convention Center, major hotels, theaters and arts venues. This restaurant boasts playful decorative accents that give each dining room the distinction of a chic gallery featuring whimsical oceanic sculptural details and a unique illuminated glass fusion mosaic. The menu’s Northern Italian and Mediterranean-style seafood dishes are works of art in their own rights and promise flavorful distractions.
Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were traveling to Philadelphia and booked a reservation at Varalli's before we ever left home. I spoke with The maître d', George, on the phone. He was so friendly and funny, I knew we'd have a great experience there. When we arrived for our dinner reservation, he even remembered me. We got a great table by the waterfall and window. The food was great, atmosphere was wonderful. We will definitely visit Varalli's if we are nearby again!

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Thank LDaisey
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

The server April was wonderful and helpful no matter what we asked for, the food was average, slightly over priced for the standard although city centre this is often what you get. The interior was unique and a talking point. Disappointed in creme brulee which was very hard and flavourless, too tired to complain so paid and left. Not much too write home about not much to complain about, very average.

Thank widowsinwhite
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very welcoming and friendly service. Our waiter, Steve, was very attentive, even asking us what time we needed to leave for the show we were attending. We had the sea bass and veal piccata and both were very tasty and well worth the price. Varalli's is a great place to go before attending a show at one of the local theaters.

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Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Varilli has been at the same Broad Street corner for a number of years and remains an attractive, very decent place serving well prepared food with a nice variety. Our server was friendly and professional, food nicely presented. For some reason this place seems to be frequented mostly by concert goers or patrons of nearby theaters because on a Saturday evening it almost emptied by curtain time, in other words, 8PM.

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1  Thank Olewahoo
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

Brought a party of 9 people in to this very nicely appointed restaurant and was not disappointed.
the food was excellent, the service was great, always there when needed but not intrusive. All the appetizers to excellent desserts were outstanding.

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Thank jmbstudio
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