About Sbraga - Philadelphia
Top Chef Kevin Sbraga's eponymous restaurant located at 440 S. Broad Street! The menu features a four course seasonal prix fixe tasting menu for $55.00. A la carte dining is available at the bar.
Contemporary American, American, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Sbraga - Philadelphia Ratings and Reviews
Our dinner was fine except for one major ...
Our dinner was fine except for one major mistake on the part of Sbraga. One person in our group explicitly told the server that he was allergic to walnuts. The server said that there were no walnuts in the dishes he ordered though there are pecans on the cheese plate. Contrary to what he was told, they were walnuts, not pecans, which he learned only after eating one. While the restaurant was apologetic, they provided no compensation and, more to the point, a good restaurant (much less one engaged in fine dining) does not make that kind of serious error.
It was OK, but not fun. Everything felt ...
It was OK, but not fun. Everything felt like a "cookie cutter" experience. The food was pretty good, the service was way too attentive. The restaurant was about 1/4 full which explains the service being so attentive. It just didn't have a great vibe. The food was fine. I really liked the popover and the fois gras soup. But other things didn't jump off the plate. The octopus, for example, was amazingly tender but the sauce was so spicy that it overpowered the octopus. It was way too expensive for the quality of our experience.
Dining here was an amazing experience fo ...
Dining here was an amazing experience for my wife and I. The food was incredible and different than anything we've ever had before. Our waiter was very nice and went above and beyond to make sure we had an excellent meal. Sbraga itself was a beautiful place to dine. We will definitely be coming back and telling all of our friends how great it was!
Great food and service. Soup came lukew ...
Great food and service. Soup came lukewarm but I think it like it better than if it was hot.
Loved the crudo and the rabbit pasta dish.
Sat in window so nice ambiance.
Would certainly return.
Was hoping to see Chef Sbraga for some info for him on a classmate of his but CUBA called!!
This was absolutely delicious and ranks ...
This was absolutely delicious and ranks among my most favorite meals. They have a tasting menu and pre fix pricing for a 4 course meal. Everything was so tasty and I love that the portion sizes were just Right... I don't like huge portions. I spent a smidge extra to get the spaghetti with King Crab, and boy was it worth it. Great cocktails to start, great wine menu, and easy, friendly yet sophisticated service. I must get back to Philadelphia to go again soon!!
It was wonderful as always. The server w ...
It was wonderful as always. The server was very friendly and professional, but hasn't grown into the most experienced server yet. She did show very good knowledge of the wind and the food. All things considered, I should've gone for the lamb instead of the vegetarian entrée… LOL
Once again, Sbraga proved exceptional. T ...
Once again, Sbraga proved exceptional. The menu constantly evolves and our party of three tried the saffron risotto, the lamb loin, and the spicy fried chicken -- all new for us (and the new choices aren't limited to these). The wine list is intelligently selected and reflects a broad range of grapes and regions. The service staff is as good as it gets -- professional in every way and very skilled at maintaining a relaxed atmosphere.
Delicious! Was hoping to have a great m ...
Delicious! Was hoping to have a great meal from one of my favorite Top Chef's restaurants and wasn't let down. The layers of flavor for each course was fantastic. Really enjoyed the dinner and would be back again if I lived in Philadelphia.
Top-notch place -- excellent ambience, s ...
Top-notch place -- excellent ambience, service, menu.
Sbraga offers a four-course prix fixe menu with a few neat extras -- a Gruyere popover and then foie gras soup -- and a wide variety of ingredients and tastes. The appetizers included hamachi crudo and capicola mousse on toast, both of which got the meal off to a great start and left us wondering about what great dishes would follow. Following was an outstanding, varied pasta course and then wonderfully fried chicken and sautéed octopus. Fun desserts punctuated the meal with an exclamation point. A peanut butter mousse with chocolate brownie bits and marshmallow helped the meal finish strong. Sbraga is touted as one of the best restaurants in the city -- tonight was further evidence as to why that is.
this was my second visit to Sbraga, the ...
this was my second visit to Sbraga, the chef offers unique pairings and very interesting dishes. The portions are just right and with four courses, very much worth the $55. The ambience is lovely as well, and their waitstaff is outstandin.
We looked forward to this meal for weeks ...
We looked forward to this meal for weeks and were truly disappointed. The staff (hostess to bartender to waiter) were extremely snobby and the food mediocre. We chose the chefs tasting menu. Instead of receiving something unique we were served dishes from the regular menu. The dishes had flavor but were all very heavy and extremely filling. And of all the six courses we never enjoyed a vegetable. With so many amazing restaurants in Philadelphia right now we will not be planning to revisit Sbraga.
Food was delicious and fresh; drinks wer ...
Food was delicious and fresh; drinks were pricey but excellent. Tables for 2 were very close together - at times felt like we were on a double date with the loud couple next to us. Overall, would go back again but only for a special occasion.
It was much better the first time around ...
It was much better the first time around. The meals came out too slowly for my liking. We did go for the safe options this time and the main protein course didn't meet my expectations. Overall it was a good meal but perhaps after a long absence it'll taste fonder.
The food was superb and an absolutely gr ...
The food was superb and an absolutely great value. The server and staff were very knowledgeable and went out of their way to make us feel special. The only negative thing I can say is that the red wine was over priced by more than the 300% markup I expect to see. I will probably order by the glass next time to avoid this.
Went for our anniversary, the meal was f ...
Went for our anniversary, the meal was fantastic. Just don't forget to mention it to your server like we did, as we saw another couple get complimentary prosecco for their anniversary as we were on our last course.
The plates are small, so despite the four courses (plus foie gras soup to start), we weren't overly stuffed by the end. Every course was fantastic, and very easy to share.
I had to go Sbraga since heard Kevin Sbr ...
I had to go Sbraga since heard Kevin Sbraga opened it. It did not disappoint. From moment we walked in until the moment we left, we were treated with gracious hospitality, patient waiters and an amazing meal. From the pop overs to the Foie Gras amuse Bouche, we knew the meal would be special. My fiance and I then shared each of our dishes (Hamachi crudo, escargot, fettuccine with rabbit, rigatoni and pork shoulder, grilled octopus, lamb, olive oil cake and chocolate cake with peanut butter mousse) and loved them all! Overall, a wonderful experience! My only regret is that I didn't trust my gut that Chef Sbraga was at the bar when we walked in or I would have told him how happy I was to be there.
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