Dinner and ...

Try dinner with something different. Our editors dish on the best spots for dinner plus belly dancers, jazz music and more.

Updated: July 07, 2006

Spots for Dinner and More

Bistro Romano

120 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Swing by on Friday and Saturday evenings for the bistro's Murder Mystery Theatre where your waiter may be the killer.

Helium Comedy Club

2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Keep things light as you laugh it up to national comics over big salads, Snickers pies and specialty martinis.


217-219 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Things get hot at this popular Spanish tapas spot when flamenco dancers pound the floorboards every Wednesday and Friday night.

Victor Cafe

1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

It's like being whisked away to Venice, Italy, when the opera-loving waiters serenade your table at this quaint bistro.

City Tavern

138 S Second St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Dinner comes with a side of history at this restaurant with authentic Colonial food, ales and a period-outfitted waitstaff.


517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Hand-washing ceremonies, roving musicians and seven courses of finger foods make dinner at this Moroccan restaurant a cultural event.

More Philly Restaurants

Upstares at Varalli

1345 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Friday Saturday Sunday

261 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103