Sbraga
Sbraga

Sbraga

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sbraga.com/
  • Phone: 2157351913x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,

    Sunday: CLOSED
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Sbraga
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pine Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Sbraga
Top Chef Kevin Sbraga's new restaurant located at 440 S. Broad Street is now open! The menu features a four course prix fixe tasting for $55.00. A la carte dining will be available at the bar.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Sbraga reviews from OpenTable diners
210 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (178)special occasion (138)romantic (73)hot spot (66)neighborhood gem (45)notable wine list (42)good for groups (21)vibrant bar scene (20)late-night find (9)scenic view (5)great for lunch (2)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Goodbye Philadelphia dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I chose Sbraga for my last dinner with friends in Philadelphia. I was absolutely blown away with the food and drinks: presentation and taste. Also, the owner and staff were so nice to me and my party. How I wish I were staying in Philadelphia.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Great meal!Exquisite flavors, clearly thoughtlfully designed and prepared. Excellent service. A wonderful and satisfying experience- thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Wonderful restaurant. The Italian dressing on the Antipasta salad was not your typical dressing. It was full of flavor and somewhat spicy. The game hen entree was fantastic. Overall the food was delicious and I can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The perfect experience
    nomX3
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    There was not only not one flaw in my dining experience, but my girlfriend and I are convinced that it could not have been a better dining experience. There was zero room for improvement in any area. It is important to note that I am not just talking about a dish or the food. Everything. From decor to service and of course including the food, it was the best food experience we have ever had, and we both well traveled and well versed. We each made it a point to choose different options for each course (minus both selecting the tartar) and couldn't have been happier with each dish. We are looking forward to the season/menu change to go back and eat here again. This was quite literally the perfect dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing!
    WeezeeJonz
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My husband and I came in for a 5:30 PM dinner. We had such an enjoyable evening and dining experience! Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful. The food quality was spectacular. The entire experience was delightful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Worth Experiencing
    Cequ23
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Definitely worth experiencing at least once. The first four courses and the drinks were worth the hype the deserts could have been better
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sbraga-spot on
    Ljmc
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This place is a Wow on every front!we did the wine pairings with our dinner selections and was well worth the extra $-- really makes the selections shine even more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Topnotch!
    dwgroucho
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    As GREAT as the food and the ambiance was(both of which were superior and unforgettable) the service is what will stand out and bring me back. Supremely well prepare, polite and attentive and genuinely friendly. Many other restaurants could take a lesson!! I would also point out that I was pleasantly surprised when the check arrived - not nearly as expensive as I expected particularly when you factor in the incredibly high level of the cooking and ingredients. Truly a superb meal - THANK YOU!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Albdamn
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Food, service .. Amazing! A foodies' dream .. the creativity behind each course is wonderful.. Truly an experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • consistently great
    3ltriple
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Expensive but worth it. Five star experience all the way around Superb staff knowledgable. Not quite somlier was excellent as was our waiter. Food was exceptionable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Birthday Dinner
    kinbor
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My boyfriend and I made a last minute reservation when we arrived in from Boston. We got a great table over-looking the open kitchen, which is like dinner and a show all in one. We were celebrating my birthday and there was a birthday card from the staff on the table when we sat down. Our server was a little awkward and not that interactive with us. When we were ready to order wine, we spoke with the manager who kindly came over to our table with three different bottles that she thought would go well with our food choices. She really helped guide our dining experience. The food, itself, was incredible. Every bite was full of an array of flavors and textures and simply fantastic! We left with a birthday bag from the staff -- so kind!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful Dinner
    yolo
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The four course tasting menu was everything our party of four could have wanted. It was well worth the price of $55 pp., I tried foods I normally would never have tried - but I suppose that is one of the purposes of a tasting menu. The service was spot-on. The only hiccup was when our waiter twice suggested a wine that was more than $20 plus over the price range I had given him. Once I told him I was not pleased about this, he did everything possible to get in my good graces again...and he did. Spraga is a wonderful place to take special friends or celebrate a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great meal, great price. This place is a must visit. Fois gras soup fantastic! Crudo was melt in your mouth. The other dishes were flavorful, well prepared, and beautiful on the plate. The desserts were only ordinary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 5 Star Experience
    DinerVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Sbraga truly provides a high level experience. The staff is professional and welcoming..no stiffness here... they exude casual confidence. The mixed drinks....sublime from the classics to the creatives. The prixe fixe menu makes it easy to not have to decide between two dishes...go ahead have all 4 courses. Wine pairings were expertly recommended. We ate the famous pop overs with triffle butter, soup, steak tartare, game hen, lamb and more..each a delight. Thank you! We had a blast.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful!!
    JustOurOpinion
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Kevin Sbraga, a Top Chef winner, is certainly that! The food was delicious, the service was great and my drink was yummy. Can't wait to try his other restaurant, The Fat Ham. Supposedly Sbraga's menu is a "tasting menu." My husband and I wondered what a full portion would be as we were pleasantly full by the time we had our desserts. Kudos to everyone at Sbraga!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall-Disappointing
    Gracelynne13
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food- the fois gras soup, rabbit risotto and escargot gemelli pasta were excellent. The fluke was overpowered by the jalapeño; tartar was a little heavy, but still flavorful; and the lamb dish was bitter from the burned bits of meat. Service- although our service was friendly enough, the servers affect and manner of speaking would be better suited at the local diner. At a higher end restaurant, I expect the service to be more polished. The bussers attempted to remove our plates and wine glasses before we finished. The servers description of the food and wine were painful to listen to- inordinate number of adjectives but no real description. The chef warmly greeted the well-to-so couple next to us but ignored the rest of the patrons.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • High End Value
    ColintheChef
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Four courses plus amuse for less than $60, around $100 with the beverage pairing, what a value Creative seasonal food done with classic technique, never fails to impress. I really like Sbraga. The delicious tomato and peach salad, beautiful angeiloti with shrimp, striped bass with corn and hush puppies, and a delicious hazelnut semi feddo I had on my last visit were all exceptional, all executed well and served by a team who knows their job. Ben Fellicia runs the front of house with passion and care......you have to go!! Kevin Sbraga's flagship outlet has become one of Philadelphia's MUST visit dining destinations. A stones throw from the Kimmel Center its location is perfect for pre theatre.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • redhoarseVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Extraordinary restaurant. Food, service, atmosphere. A true gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • amazing
    phillydiner
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We finally tried Sbraga and it was better than we thought. Excellent food and service. Can't wait to go back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fairmont
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Had a wonderful time at Sbraga. Each course was terrific, especially notable were the foie gras soup and the brook trout. The service was impeccible. Would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service!
    AlexH
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We went for dinner on Sat. 8/23/14 on a friend's recommendation and were not disappointed in the least. You're served fresh bread and the foie gras soup automatically and then choose the four courses you want from the menu. The cod was excellent (well, everything was) and our server was knowledgeable and attentive. We'll definitely return the next time we're in Philly. Yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A gourmet experience
    Sal54VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was our first time visiting Sbraga. We were not aware the menu is se tip as a small plate presentation. Once we got the low down from our very good waiter we chose from the 4 categories. What a great experience we encountered. We started with a soup not on the menu that was included in the service. All I can say is unbelievable. Moved to our 1st course, eggplant for my wife, beef carpaccio for me, 2nd course gimelli pasta with escargot for my wife, bucatini with crab for me, 3rd an unbelievable roasted cod for my wife, lamb for me, 4th dessert roasted peaches with fresh ice cream and Sbraga coffee cake with fresh ice cream for me. All wonderful start to end. Great restaurant with great energy definitely worth trying. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good not great
    Datenightfoodies
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My gf and I went to Sbraga thinking we would receive an ultimate dining experience. We are foodies and try a new place every month. When we got there 15 minutes early they weren't ready to seat us. We were directed to the bar and ordered two "Sbraga punch". The bartender warned us it was sweet. He was right. I diluted it with water and chugged it. My gf struggled to finish hers. I ordered a beer afterwards. The bartender only charged us for one because he felt bad for us. We were seated 15 minutes late (not bad) and ordered the 4 course meal. The waitress was upset we had drinks from the bar. I felt bad and ordered another. Food felt pricey ($150 after tip) for what we got. We both felt it was average quality. Not iron chef winning quality.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Superlative dining experience
    Thomas
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    From the first moment we sat down through the fois gra soup and the fish and lamb entries to dessert and individual coffee presses, the food was spectacular, the service was attentive and non-obtrusive and the wine list was impressive. It exceeded our expectations and was the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion--our son's beginning of his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sbraga!
    Delighted
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    First time visit, went for our anniversary. The staff was great, the food quite good, cool décor (lots of repurposed wood on the walls). The foie gras soup has wonderful flavors and textures, and the entire dinner was really amazing. I'm sure we'll come back another time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic As Always
    JBGrizzVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This was our second time at Sbraga and the experience was just as wonderful as the first. The food is fantastic. A great place to go out for special occasions. The drink pairing is a great compliment to the wonderful meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect portions !
    MiniPax
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    You can enjoy the food without feeling stuffed at the end. Four courses for $55/ per person is amazing and the quality of food was outstanding. I am from out of town and was so happy that we ended up here. Fantastic service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WOW
    KoKoVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Food was great, no better then great. Our server was knowledable and had a great sense of humor. Tables are close to each other but otherwise everything was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience - start to finish
    Penndoc
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We have been here several times and this visit did not disappoint. We had our same excellent server and thoroughly enjoyed the superb meal with the the drink pairings. I must give a special shout out to the bartender who made a concoction with Bourbon that really enhanced our experience. I am looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Deliscious!
    Sima
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    On our first experience, an overall delight. Wonderful food, a well balanced variety of tastes and in just the right amount. We will definately be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Top to bottom amazing experience. Food was exceptional, foie gras soup blew my mind, waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful when it came to allergens. Thank you for being part of a wonderful evening out with my fiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent dining experience
    convery
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    one set price for 4 course meal with dessert. Presentation of food was appealing. Food was wonderful to my palate. I had the carrot soup which was superb.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Dining Experience
    KC33NJVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My husband and I are foodies and try many of the top restaurants around the US. The food was not only delicious, but it was the perfect portions. Starting with the roll and soup (which was probably my favorite since I would never in a million years order it), we only had very high hopes for the remaing courses. Sbraga did not disappoint. It was also great to actually see the top chef in the kitchen. How often do you ever see that?? Finally, the reason this restaurant made our top restaurant is the price. $55 a person for a 4 course meal plus roll and soup was a steal. We have dined at Ad Hoc (which was previously our favorite restaurant) but was also more pricey. Thank you Sbraga for a fantastic dining experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was interesting and tasty. Gourmet and comfort at the same time! I love the scene. This restaurant crowd was amazingly diverse for Philadelphia! And I was pleasantly surprised by the openness of the crowd for being in Philadelphia too! I felt like I was in DC or NYC. Will definitely return. Worth coming back again and again for the atmosphere alone! Lovely experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Find in Philly
    Cnav57
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Looked interesting from the outside driving by so, decided to check it out on Open Table. Nice feel to the inside, comfortable seating and nice decor. Four courses with or without wine pairings, chose a bottle from the list which has a nice selection. Very pleased overall, the foie gras soup is a great starter. Ended up with the Aged pork chop with chantrelle mushrooms. Excellent and worth the extra charge. Overall, a highly recommended spot for a romantic dinner, foodies would appreciate the prix fixe menu as the kitchen and staff do a great job.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • best in philly
    phillyfoodie
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Had a wonderful experience at Spraga. Great menu with good variety despite being prefixed. Would absolutely go back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • All in All Great Meal
    PhillyTico
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I had the foie gras soup, beef tartar, pasta with escargot, lamb, and strawberry shortcake. Everything was good. The soup probably had the most interesting flavors. The beff tartar was unlike any other beef tartar i'd tasted since it had a jelly on it that made it taste like i was eating BBQ. Though interesting I'd prefer the basic beef tartar. This one felt like it was made for people who don't usually like it and need to be eased into eating it. The other dishes were good, but there was nothing mind blowing. I will note that my dinner companions had the bass and I had a bite; it may have been the most delicious piece of fish I've ever had (and I usually don't like fish).
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Chef Commits Murder
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    A once good piece of sea bass rendered unrecognizable under a heavy, spicy paste; an entree advertised as spring lamb cooked to the consistency of jerky, then covered with an incredibly salty sauce -- these types of "inventive" dishes may win you points on Top Chef (where Sbraga's chef gained fame), but this is a crime against food. If you subscribe to the school of fresh local ingredients prepared carefully and simply to let the flavor shine through, eat elsewhere. I wish we had.
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  • stuartVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    QUITE SIMPLY THE MOST CREATIVE EXCITING DELICIOUS FOOD IN PHILADELPHIA ! If Sbraga were in New York City, it would cost $ 250 a pop and there would be a line out the door.....but luckily it is right here and very reasonably priced for the OUTSTANDING meal.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding as always
    mbf6288VIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Another fantastic dinner. Did the NJ tasting. Food amazing. Chefs fun to talk to and so talented. GM Ben and servers provide outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.