Skip to main content Official Visitor And Travel Site

Victor Cafe

Italian with a side of opera

Victor Cafe

If this looks familiar, it's because Victor Cafe was the stand-in for the fictitious “Adrian's” restaurant in 2006's Rocky Balboa. Credit: Courtesy of Victor Cafe



When Sylvester Stallone was in Philadelphia filming Rocky Balboa, this is where you’d find him — because Victor Cafe was actually the stand-in for the fictitious “Adrian’s” restaurant in the movie. But Sly also loved the food, and being serenaded by the singing wait staff.

First opened in 1933, Victor Cafe is the only restaurant in Philadelphia that continues the old world tradition of waiters and waitress performing operatic arias for diners each and every night. Paired with the awesome menu of traditional Italian cuisine, patrons can look forward to a unique dining experience.

For more information on Victor Cafe or to see a menu, click the button below.

Visit Official Website


1303 Dickinson St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 468-3040

Visit Official Website

In the neighborhood

Find us on Facebook

By using this site, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy.

Go To Top