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Vango Lounge & Skybar

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116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901 (Sansom)
+1 215-568-1020
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not mean hip hop clubs in philly so I guess then price it up 20 to get in for me and a lady friend then I hAd to buy a drink to get up to sky bar and hookah was $40 buck ...I spent $60 b4 even sitting down .. had good time all and all

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Thank Toy A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place first floor and rooftop area. Drinks were like any typical center city location. Great music and mixed crowd. Just how we like it.

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Thank Julie M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A friend recommended this place for drinks and just to hang out. You have to walk up a steep staircase to the restaurant level. Once up there it's a big open space with tables all along one wall to the right and a bar to the left. If you want to listen to music you have to "rent" a pair... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A couple of co-workers and I visited after work on a Tuesday. It was 930pm and we were asked to pay a $10 cover. Confused as to why, but okay. We go in and it is dead. We asked inside about the cover charge and was told it was for the entertainment, a fashion show. We asked about the roof... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The bartender was rude, the bathrooms were dirty with no toilet paper, and the rooftop was awful. We didn't even want to sit on the furniture on the rooftop because it looked so disgusting. We went for happy hour and the drinks that were included for happy hour were so limited, it was a complete waste of time and money.

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Thank Amanda B
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The rooftop space is nice, with couches and big pillows. Unfortunately it was raining when we went so there wasn't a lot going on out there. I would have liked to go back on a nicer night and check out the roof but we didn't make it back. Drinks were reasonably priced. Music was good. We went on a wednesday... More 

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Thank Erin M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I've been to Vango about four-five times. I recommend going once to see if its your style. Its a nice spot for a bar and for the roof-top experience. Prices are along the mid-range level.

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Thank ExplorerDav
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I don't know how a place with such potential can deliver so poorly. Went there for dinner around 8 and we were the only people in the place. We were trying to determine if we wanted to eat inside or on the roof but the bartender told us we had to purchase a drink just to LOOK at the roof.... More 

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Thank Steve S
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was very surprised that they served food so late at night and that was awesome. The music was great and so was the service.

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Thank suzannie19
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

The website for this place is way too deceiving. Makes it look classy when in reality calling it trashy would be a compliment. Took a weekend trip to Philadelphia for my girlfriend's birthday. We made reservations for this place online because it "looked" like a nice place and she loved the chandelier in the picture. We got there and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4901
    (Sansom)
  • Public Transportation: Septa Route 21: 18th & Chestnut Streets Septa Routes 9, 40,: 18th & Walnuts Streets 3 Blocks from Market Frankford and Broad Street Lines
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-1020
Description
Contemporary Lounge/Restaurant + Skybar overlooking Center City and located in Rittenhouse Square.
Featuring Continental Japanese Cuisine and Sushi served until 1:30am.
Daily Happy Hour from 5-7pm
Open 7 days a week with nightly DJs spinning the best dance tunes.Awesome roof-top Skybar to lounge and enjoy delicious specialty cocktails under the stars.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?