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Vetri Cucina

4.9
1795 reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
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  • Tasting Menu
A rustic eleven table dining room located in Center City Philadelphia, Vetri Cucina specializes in authentic Northern Italian dining featuring homemade pasta. Vetri Cucina serves each guest a multi-course tasting menu as the sole dining offering.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner Daily (Tasting Menu Only, $165 Per Person):
Sunday 5:00-9:00pm
Monday-Thursday 6:00-9:30pm
Friday-Saturday 5:45-9:45pm

Friday Lunch (Four-Course, Prix Fixe Menu, $85 Per Person):
Every Friday 11:30am-1:00pm

BYO Every Monday Night (no corkage fee)
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Phone number
(215) 732-3478
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Marc Vetri
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
13th Street
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Parking details
Parking lots available at Juniper and Spruce, Juniper and Locust, Broad and Locust, and 15th and Spruce.
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Public transit
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).
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Beer, Cocktails, Non-Smoking, Wine
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

It’s unbelievable, truly the best! Special special place

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding for the true “foodie”. Perfect for a once-in-a-lifetime occasion!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

A magnificent dining experience!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Amazing food and service. It’s a special occasion/event location or a way to treat yourself. Enjoyed our experience and felt it justified the expense. Thank you!

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

They ran late to seat us, they did not come to the table until 10:30, the main course was not served until 12:00, took desert home..they apologized but still charged full amount, the food did not make up for the poor experience, feel ripped off..I still tipped but think they think they are more special then they are..there are better places in Philadelphia if you want to spend 200 dollars per person..

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Came here for my wife’s birthday. We wanted a unique dining experience and Vetri Cucina by far surpassed our expectations. The food was incredible and great service to go along. Highly recommend Vetri Cucina if you want a unique and delicious experience.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Each course was amazing, wine pairing was perfect and service exceptional!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Best restaurant in the US!

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

We took our kids for the first time. A family memory that will last forever.

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We did the tasting menu. It was perfect.
A good way to try different things and appreciate any old favorites.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

An annual tradition for us. Always our favorite meal of the year. Unparalleled!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Exceptional on many counts but be prepared to spend $$. More food than we could eat so we took some home...next day, YUM!! We found the wine list comparable to any higher end restaurant. Our wine stewardess was very helpful and recommended a great wine under $100 at our request. Next time we will do the wine pairings. LOVED IT!!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Best meal I have had in over a decade outside of Europe!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Best dining experience I have ever had in philly they nailed every aspect of what fine dining should be.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great service and food, but expensive

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

I have never experienced anything like this. It’s leagues above anywhere that I have dined and I’ve dined at at many wonderful restaurants including Michelin rated ones. Service:
Everything about our experience yesterday was exceptional starting with the host, server, manager, busser and Chef Vetri himself. We were made to feel special and we did. This is how they treat everyone.
Ambiance:
Beautiful, warm, inviting. The attention to detail was wonderful. The fresh flowers in the bathroom and individual towels were lovely. The candlelit table, the comfortable seating, the decor was beautiful and inviting.
Food:
The best I have ever eaten, portioned perfectly and prepared perfectly. Italian taken to a whole new level. Housemade everything, simple, different flavors and textures. There are several courses, you do not leave hungry and the fullness you feel is not the tired uncomfortable feeling but a satisfied fullness. Every single thing we ate was exceptional, there was not one thing that was even mediocre.
Price:
It’s pricey and probably not a price point that the average diner can afford to pay to go regularly. It’s a special occasion place. If you can splurge, this is the place you must go. It is definitely worth the money because it’s an experience that you will not get anywhere else. If you think of it as an experience and not just dinner you will be very pleased and understand it’s money well spent.

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

We were a little disappointed as the food was good but nothing was outstanding. The wines were good but unbelievably overpriced. The service was great. But for the price I would not do it again!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had an outstanding meal with service to match. The cuisine is creative without being extreme. Presentation of each dish and each course impeccable. All of the waitstaff was attentive without being intrusive and they paid attention to our very few special requests. The evening was really perfection.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Everything it is chalked up to be, and more.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Incredible

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Everything about The dining experience was on point. They did an excellent job of making us feel welcome and taken care of. Definitely a go to restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Food and service have been exceptional every single time we have eaten there. Hands down, the best in Philly. Cannot wait to go back again.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Wow. What a dining experience!
Great service, great service, and a great wine list😊

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Just perfect. One of the best restaurants in the world. Such a special experience for my wife's birthday. Most attentive service, perfect pasta dishes, perfect wine pairings in a simple elegant settings. Literally could not have had a better evening.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The food was incredible, the service outstanding , Tara explained every dish in detail , a must go to if your in Philly , can’t wait to go back

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

More than the sum of excellent food, service, and ambiance, Vetri Cucina never ceases to impress as an outstanding dining experience, even at lunch. As always, the almond tortellini is not to be missed (although the same could be said about many of the dishes).

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

We had an amazing dinner at Vetri Cucina! We went to celebrate our 10 year anniversary and the team took really great care of us! The staff were all very pleasant, the food was outstanding. I highly recommend bringing a big appetite because you'll want to eat everything that is put on the table.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Vetri lived up to the hype for us! We couldn't have been happier with our whole experience.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food was phenomenal wine pairing was very fun

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

I've eaten at a lot of great restaurants and most of the best places in Philadelphia. Food quality wise this is as good as almost all of the 3 star Michelin places I've eaten at anywhere in the world. On a given night you could nit pick (and that's what you'd be doing) but at its best this is still the best restaurant in Philadelphia and I'd put it up food quality wise against anything Michelin rated anywhere certainly in the USA.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We had the most fantastic meal and service! Thank you to the Vetri staff for taking care of us on Saturday!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

One of our top 5 dining experiences of all time! This is not just a “fancy dinner”, but a full sensory experience. Be prepared to be there for hours, and enjoy every last moment.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Outstanding great special occasion service is beyond perfect.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

The service here is impeccable. The sommelier was very helpful choosing our bottle of wine. Our server was very pleasant, and helpful explaining our menu options. While you don’t order specific items, you can peruse the menu and determine if there is something you really would like to have, or something you really do not want to have. They do not bring the same dishes to each of us for each course. This made it interesting, as we traded plates many times to enjoy each other’s dishes. We enjoyed just about everything, and there were certain items that stood out as outstanding. Those would be the foie gras - while only a very small taste on a plate of many other items, this truly was a standout. So delicate and light! Other standouts were the scallop ceviche, the almond tortellini, the goat, and the sweet onion tart. There are too many dishes and some with dual components to name. Overall a very enjoyable, well paced meal. Vetri Cucina is a lovely, quaint place with excellent food, the cost for us is prohibitive to making this in our regular rotation of restaurants. That said, we will be back, for some future special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Second time dinning . Outstanding service again . Food was amazing and would eat here every week if a could .

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

My absolute favorite. ❤️

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

One of the best dining experiences we’ve ever had!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Had a very nice evening ! With outstanding service, atmosphere a nd fantastic food. Our servers were extremely knowledgeable and were there without being there. We loved it.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

The tasting menu is a tour de force of textures, flavors, and sensory experience. Servers are incredibly knowledgeable and great guides through each course and its ingredients. Particularly fun is how they give you a preview of some upcoming courses as they come out of the oven (whole baked tarts, roasted whole fish are examples) and before they are prepared for your plate. Pastas are inventive and delicious. You’ve never eaten anything like this, come hungry and don’t miss the cheese course with some dessert wine.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Exceptional. Will make a point of going any time I am in Philadelphia.

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