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The Victor Cafe

1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
+1 215-468-3040
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (42 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“pork chop” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Husband and I are Rocky Movie fans..so wanted to try it...been to Philadelphia several times finally worked it in our agenda. ..Fabulous place..food was amazing and the Waitresses/Opera Singers...brought tears to my eyes... Definitely a place to experience! !!

Thank gmmassari
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Victor is celebrating it's 100th year in a really lovely old building. The food is very good (try the tiramisu), the service is great, but the best is the music. The waitstaff are professionally trained opera singers, They were all excellent, and some absolutely...More

Thank conniejoy01
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Victor Cafe has been around for a long time. I went there with a loved one more than 40 years ago when it was a lot smaller than today. Back then, every night, there was an older man who sold flowers for your date...More

Thank ukysses
Reviewed 4 days ago

This resturant was really fun! I would go back. We must support our artists. The food was very good.

Thank Bolstad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food, good service, opera, nice atmosphere, no rushing, valet parking ($12). Something different, enjoyable. Stuffed steak, bronzini, lemoncello, great desert. Go and enjoy, singing every 20 minutes

Thank marty p
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love opera so the music was fantastic. The seats are very uncomfortable. The food was average Italian. I am glad I went, a cute little house in a residential area but would not go back

Thank TDHArizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu choices were abundant and the portions were very generous. The food from appetizers to dessert were all top quality. The opera singing was by the staff was excellent, my husband and I were blown away. A fabulous form of entertainment, with just the...More

Thank NancyGail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pasta, sauces are very good. The service is great. And WOW the talent will surprise you! You do not have to be an opera lover to appreciate this. We will definitely visit again when in Philly!

Thank FredOH69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an enjoyable evening we had at the Victor cafe. The place has cozy Italian charm. The opera singing staff were so friendly and warm. All of the performers were excellent. The food and desserts were wonderful with lots of good choices. We were there...More

Thank debdwelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Victor has something of a split personality - the 1st floor has a very casual vibe, with red checkered plastic table cloths, tables that are close together, and kitschy framed photographs of old-time opera singers and other celebs on the wall. The lounge upstairs...More

Thank HLaurie
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Anastatia D
6 April 2018|
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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
6 March 2018|
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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
30 November 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
USD 32 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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