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Review of Victor Cafe

Victor Cafe
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Ranked #18 of 4,356 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
Cross street: Broad Street
Transit: Broad Street Subway (Orange Line) - Tasker/Morris Station
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great find”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

This unique spot is perfect for taking your out of town guests. It is classic south philly Italian charm. The food is good, the entertainment is unexpected, and their French Martini is the best I've tasted. Not a perfect '5' as the same dish is inconsistently prepared across multiple visits, but not a deal breaker.

  • Visited August 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Opera with your Food”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

A good classic Italian restaurant in a small space. Every fifteen minutes or so, a little bell rings and one of the servers sings an aria. The wait staff is mostly opera students from local universities; all those who sang when we were there were pretty good, enthusiastic and took requests (within reason). They take reservations on the internet as well as by phone, so no waiting. I had an excellent chicken dish and my vegetarian colleague had no trouble getting a good dinner. Nice traditional desserts, reasonable portions. Flavors were well balanced and it was easy to get a reasonable wine. I understand that sometimes Philharmonic musicians drop in with their instruments after rehearsals but we were not there that night. A little out of the way, no problem parking, but the staff is the real attraction

  • Visited July 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Bravo!”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Listen to an Aria while dining on a deliciously prepared Italian dish! We dined with friends and family and had a great time! The wait staff take turns singing to you while you eat. The food was very tasty and served promptly. The restaurant does have valet parking. We will return for an encore performance!

  • Visited August 2013
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Marlton, New Jersey
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

At this restaurant the servers sing opera every so often while you eat. We've wanted to go there for years, and are so glad we finally got there. They sing very well. Apparently they are professional singers and wait tables between engagements. We were very pleased with the food. There were four of us and we all thoroughly enjoyed our entrees. Appetizers and dessert were also very good. All in all it was a very enjoyable experience.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank JoAnn C
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New York City, New York
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131 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food great entertainment way out of the way”
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Wow this place was great. The feed u and sing to you. You have to hunt for it but it is worth it. 6 different people sang to us.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Philip J
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