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City Center East
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1312 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5885 (13th Street)
+1 215-732-3478
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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philadelphia, pa
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was attentive, the food wonderful. You really felt taken care of. It's not really a dinner, it's an experience. The home-made panettone was an experience all of it's own. I have never tasted any other that was so wonderful.

Thank rosannemistretta
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I greatly anticipated our dinner at Vetri, having visited the website and after reading all the glowing online reviews. The cost of the prix fixe menu seemed exorbitant at $155 a person, but I rationalized that it was worth it to try all of the food items listed on the website tasting menu. I was very disappointed. Our server instructed... More 

1 Thank Retinadoc88
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,026 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really really great experience. Multiple small course presentations with wine pairings. A nice set of texture, taste, and flavors. Great presentations but the food was even better. Really enjoyed it all.

Thank RickMIusa
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here after the Symphony the other evening, arriving about 9PM, just a few minutes before our 9:15 reservation. We waited about a half hour to be seated. Overall, I think the wait staff was going through the motions but very attentive. To get things attended to took work and it shouldn't have. The tasting menu... More 

Thank robertbalter
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Grand Wine pairing with our meal. The several courses presented were not as creative or as delicious as we had expected. A bit less salt would have been appreciated. Once we were facing three selections on the table at once with two wines. Another time we were given two items with two wines. Why not serve each... More 

Thank Traveler27NJ
Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Vetri, located in downtown Philadelphia, specializes in presenting small dishes - tastings - prepared by the chef and pared with appropriate wines. While not among the very best of this type of restaurant that I have visited recently - Providence in LA was better and a restaurant in Prague was as good - Vetri is certainly worth a visit. The... More 

United States
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Service was superb. Presentation was wonderful. Ambiance was perfect. We went there for a business dinner and everyone was extremely pleased. It's a true experience!

Thank Marcopolo20th
London, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Despite seemingly a formal place, once you enter the restaurant has a casual, homely feel. The staff were very friendly and highly accommodating around my pregnant wife's dietary requirements. The multiple courses ranged from good to excellent, but there were probably too many 'good' ones and too few in the ‘excellent’ category. I had the grand wine pairings which were... More 

1 Thank ishan23
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I work in sales and eat out a lot(2-3 x / week) at many fine restaurants across the country. And I love food. So I feel somewhat qualified to have an informed opinion. And my opinion on Vetri is that it is the best food and best service I have to experience. Betony in NYC is a close second but... More 

Thank Jrramsey
Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited our son in Philadelphia and hosted him for a tasting dinner @ Vetri. It was memorable and worth a trip to Philadelphia for that alone! We had numerous courses, different for each of us, and paired it with wine at each course. It was terrific. Later in the trip we visited one of his other restaurants and were... More 

Thank Joe W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5885
    (13th Street)
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA routes C, 27, and 32 stop at Broad and Spruce Streets. SEPTA route 23 stops at 12th and Spruce Streets. PATCO High Speed Line stops at Broad and Locust Streets as well as SEPTA's Broad Street Line. Regional Rail stations are located at Market East (11th and Market) and Suburban Station (16th and JFK).
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-3478

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?