Varga Bar

Gastropub · Washington Square West
941 Spruce St (at S 10th St), Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 4:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Fri–Sun
    • 11:30 AM–2:00 AM
Price:
$$$$
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Great American comfort food with a twist... plus 22 American craft beers on draft... cocktails and wine available also.

8.4/10

Based on 218 votes

People like this place

Save
Share
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Recent
  • Popular

86 tips and reviews.

  • Filter by taste:
  • all tips and reviews
  • happy hour
  • beer
  • sliders
  • burgers
  • crab
  • bar in philly
  • vargabar
  • chicken wings
  • trendy
  • outdoor seating
  • mussels
  • good for a late night
  • banana pancakes
  • spicy food
  • onion rings
  • brunch food
  • lively
  • great value
  • meats
  • comfortable
  • Lore B.
    Good ambience, good for happy hour.
    Lore Benavent · February 27
    Save
  • Denis M.
    Do yourself a favor and get the cauliflower and lobster soup while you can.
    Denis Mahon · January 3
    Save
  • Brandy B.
    Everything! Varga has the best bar food in philly. My favorites: wings, ribeye cheesesteak, sliders, and any of their seasonal salads.
    Brandy Bones · December 27, 2015
    Save
  • Nick G.
    Nice selection of craft brews.
    Nick Grafstrom · September 7, 2015
    Save
  • Devin S.
    Great food, great service, great beer....I've got nothing else
    Devin Spain · July 19, 2015
    Save
  • Raj S.
    Generally a good selection of beers on tap. The Kobe sliders are excellent and I recommend them highly.
    Raj Sarma · July 8, 2015
    Save
  • Gary A.
    The food and drinks are awesome. Seating outside is plenty as well as inside seating. Service was very prompt.
    Gary Alan · June 18, 2015
    Save
  • Rob L.
    Great beer selection. Good food too.
    Rob Lendler · March 20, 2015
    Save
  • Chris M.
    Classier than nearby South Street, low key. Good tap list.
    Chris Moore · February 7, 2015
    Save
  • Scott C.
    Great beers and friendly staff!
    Scott Cooper · December 29, 2014
    Save
  • carrie m.
    Crab and truffle fries. Drool.
    carrie maguire · September 7, 2014
    Save
  • Chefs Feed
    Monica Glass, chef of Clio (Boston), eats here on her nights off. She loves the Duck confit chicken wings. Read more
    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
    Save
  • todd a w.
    Unique craft beer selection.
    todd a williams · August 18, 2014
    Save
  • Meg H.
    Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Favorite bar in Philly.
    Meg Hutchins · June 23, 2014
    Save
  • Rick C.
    Great american craft beer selection that are half price during their 4-6pm happy hour mon-sat. One of the best bars for food whether it be an app, burger or entree special and great outdoor seating!
    Rick Castaldi · May 25, 2014
    Save
  • N R.
    Hanging with all Doctors ENT, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine. Interesting stories. Lol
    N R · May 11, 2014
    Save
  • Lance L.
    Best onion rings I've ever had. Great bar food
    Lance Lacoff · April 25, 2014
    Save
  • Amy J.
    Onion rings are very good.
    Amy Jackson · April 13, 2014
    Save
  • Amortya R.
    Came here for brunch on a rainy Sunday because the place across the street had a 2 hot wait. The Kobe burger was excellent.
    Amortya Ray · March 30, 2014
    Save
  • Robert M.
    The wings tasted great.
    Robert McDonald · March 25, 2014
    Save
  • Zachary L.
    Awesome burger.
    Zachary Lipkin-Moore · January 25, 2014
    Save
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Richard Colli is the man. Read more
    Philadelphia Magazine · November 18, 2013
    Save
  • Chaithong P.
    Wonderfull and fantastic!
    Chaithong Pula · September 27, 2013
    Save
  • Ben C.
    Try the Banana Pancakes - Banana pancakes at Varga Bar badass best beer brunch. #pbw2013 @vargabar @phillybeerweek
    Ben Chapman · June 8, 2013
    Save
  • Lawrence C.
    Pumking is awesome!
    Lawrence Clark · June 8, 2013
    Save
  • Michele G R.
    Buck a shuck oysters & best beer happy hour in the city.
    Michele G Rogers · May 29, 2013
    Save
  • Chris T.
    BRUSSEL SPROUTS.
    Chris Talmadge · May 7, 2013
    Save
  • Gail C.
    The turkey burger was one of the best I've had. However, I didn't love the Bloody Mary.
    Gail Cervantes · May 5, 2013
    Save
  • Michelle M.
    The ribs are a must! The cheddar grits are delicious, as well. And of course the jumbo lump crab/cheese fries! Yummm
    Michelle M · March 10, 2013
    Save
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    "Day or night, Varga is always a solid choice."
    Philadelphia Magazine · January 14, 2013
    Save
  • Mike
    Awesome atmosphere! Make sure you say what's up to Rich the bartender. Come check it out they tapped the MAD ELF KEG!
    Mike · January 5, 2013
    Save
  • Douglas K.
    Seems to always have George Washington Porter on the hand pump.
    Douglas Korinke · November 24, 2012
    Save
  • Ryan W.
    The jumbo lump crab fries are a must.
    Ryan Warrender · November 23, 2012
    Save
  • Plumfare
    #ConfessionNight, we love the Jumbo Lump Crab Cheese Fries at @VargaBar! Congrats on being featured in Philly on our app.
    Plumfare · November 11, 2012
    Save
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    Varga Bar has a lobster pot for two for $36.50 including jumbo lump crab-stuffed Maine lobster, clams, mussels, jumbo shrimp, scallops, chorizo sausage, potatoes, corn on the cob, and garlic bread. Read more
    Philadelphia Magazine · August 14, 2012
    Save
  • Mark D.
    Don't forget to read the fine print or the 'P.S.' on the menu or you might miss something really good!
    Mark Dunaway · August 5, 2012
    Save
  • Nicole Z.
    Fish tacos were delicious, as were the fries.
    Nicole Z · July 29, 2012
    Save
  • Travis G.
    Best bar in Philly
    Travis G · June 30, 2012
    Save
  • Adeline A.
    Try the Kobe Beef Sliders
    Adeline A. · June 14, 2012
    Save
  • Adeline A.
    Try the Deep Fried Pickles
    Adeline A. · June 14, 2012
    Save
  • Adeline A.
    Try the Jumbo Lump Cheese Fries
    Adeline A. · June 14, 2012
    Save
  • Ben C.
    Try the Banana Pancakes - Amazing pancakes! #foodie #pancakes #pbw #philly
    Ben Chapman · June 10, 2012
    Save
  • Emily C.
    Lump crab meat cheese fries are addictive. Try the "Brussels and Mussels" dishes for some low-carb options.
    Emily Cashin · June 9, 2012
    Save
  • Marsha L.
    Don't use the digital juke box it eats your money Bleugh
    Marsha Low · May 5, 2012
    Save
  • Eater
    Fantastic Brussels sprouts, veggie burger and mac and cheese... Don't sleep on dessert either, cereal ice creams are a perfect end to dinner. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
    Eater · April 16, 2012
    Save
  • Jourdan J.
    The kobe beef sliders are one of a kind. They also have a great selection of drinks. They do not take reservations and it is busy on the weekends.
    Jourdan Jones · April 14, 2012
    Save
  • Joe M.
    The crab cheese fries are delicious.
    Joe Malunda · January 27, 2012
    Save
  • S.M. L.
    Excellent brunch and wonderful service. Try the tomato bisque with crab meat special if they have it!
    S.M. Luke · January 22, 2012
    Save
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    The pinup girls on the ceiling are like muses swirling round the heads of good drinkers; the black-and-white Deco styling makes you feel classy even if you’re drinking merlot with an ice cube in it.
    Philadelphia Magazine · January 3, 2012
    Save
  • Nicole R.
    Don't offer free refills on soda. Just spent 10 bucks on 4 diet cokes!?!
    Nicole R. · December 18, 2011
    Save
  • Jessica M.
    Great Mac & cheese
    Jessica May · December 18, 2011
    Save
  • Caitlin C.
    Chared brussel sprouts
    Caitlin Connors · December 13, 2011
    Save
  • Philadelphia Magazine
    One of the classiest vibes you'll find drinking in Philadelphia that still maintains a comfy, down to earth feel. Read more
    Philadelphia Magazine · December 2, 2011
    Save
  • Timothy S.
    Friendly service & great food; even serve 神戸 beef.
    Timothy Schepis · November 27, 2011
    Save
  • The N Crowd
    There is one delicious burger here. Try it!
    The N Crowd · November 24, 2011
    Save
  • ZAIRE D.
    Great happy hour. Exceptional draft selection! Read more
    ZAIRE DURANT-YOUNG · September 20, 2011
    Save
  • Joe U.
    Get to know everyone! Jess, Patrick, Kerry, et al are awesome! Big Ruch behind the bar knows what you want before you even order!!!
    Joe Ulrich · September 5, 2011
    Save
  • Rahul K.
    Turkey and veggie burgers are delicious
    Rahul Komati · September 1, 2011
    Save
  • Chris B.
    Not a bad item on the menu!!!
    Chris Bowman · July 25, 2011
    Save
  • Alison T.
    Delish cocktails with outdoor seating - ideal for hh
    Alison T · July 15, 2011
    Save
  • ZAIRE D.
    Take advantage of the amazing, early happy hour (4-6) with 1/2 price drafts of great craft beers! Read more
    ZAIRE DURANT-YOUNG · July 13, 2011
    Save
  • Tara H.
    slow service, & drinks are okay at best. get the pickle chips, though, they're pretty good!
    Tara H. · June 24, 2011
    Save
  • Alex M.
    Jumbo-lump Cheese Fries are a must.
    Alex Murphy · June 19, 2011
    Save
  • Christian K.
    Amazing beers on draft. Try the Nebraska Black Betty, great Russian Imperial Stout...
    Christian K. · June 11, 2011
    Save
  • The Feast
    Evan Turney is a bar snack maestro. We love the Brussels Sprouts and the Sliders. But, don't leave without eating the Eskimo Pie. Read more
    The Feast · June 10, 2011
    Save
  • Adam K.
    You have to like things ironically to be a waiter here.
    Adam Kleppinger · June 5, 2011
    Save
  • Gwen M.
    Try the fried pickles - super tasty!
    Gwen Mesco · May 25, 2011
    Save
  • Alex M.
    The sliders and lump cheese fries are a must.
    Alex Murphy · May 19, 2011
    Save
  • Joe U.
    Always say hi to Jess, Melissa, & Mazie!!
    Joe Ulrich · April 4, 2011
    Save
  • Mike B.
    Try some beer you've never had during the 4-6 happy hour. At half price you can't go wrong!
    Mike Basile · March 27, 2011
    Save
  • Austin C.
    Jess is a hottie.
    Austin Curtis · March 1, 2011
    Save
  • Andrew R.
    Grilled PBJ + banana!
    Andrew R · January 23, 2011
    Save
  • Jason T.
    Great food, but the wait staff breaks your balls on every little thing.
    Jason Trego · October 10, 2010
    Save
  • Damien F.
    Victory is taking over Varga bar tonight. Every tap, special brews you will not find anywhere else
    Damien F. · October 8, 2010
    Save
  • Bailey M.
    Ribeye and eggs brunch just do it.
    Bailey McCann · September 26, 2010
    Save
  • Visit Philly
    Varga fills 20+ taps with a collection of unusual, American-made beers. Highlights include Founder’s Backwoods Bastard, Russian River Damnation, Rogue Imperial Pilsner and Flying Fish Cask.
    Visit Philly · September 14, 2010
    Save
  • DrinkPhilly.com
    Well, during their happy hour everything is 1/2 off...which means you can get fantastic craft beer on draft for $3. Three. Dollars. Just do it. Also tap More Info for our full review of this joint! Read more
    DrinkPhilly.com · August 25, 2010
    Save
  • Errol R.
    we only went here because the Greek place opposite was a BYOB. turned out OK. service was good.
    Errol Rosario · August 13, 2010
    Save
  • 🌴om Z.
    great pickles!
    🌴om Z · June 27, 2010
    Save
  • Hipster J.
    Veggie Burger is sex
    Hipster Jew · June 21, 2010
    Save
  • Christina D.
    Get the Truffled Mac 'n' Cheese. It's absolutely delicious and topped with bacon!
    Christina D. · April 30, 2010
    Save
  • Uristocrat A.
    Make sure you try the duck confit wings... They're sweet and spicy. Pretty amazing
    Uristocrat A · April 19, 2010
    Save
  • Jason K.
    Brussel sprouts... just do it. Don't think about it, just... do it.
    Jason Kaminsky · April 14, 2010
    Save
  • Heward T.
    Get the truffled mac & cheese and the mussels. So good!
    Heward Tesfai · April 4, 2010
    Save
  • bhiladelphia
    Sliders.
    bhiladelphia · April 2, 2010
    Save
  • Mark Q.
    Bloody maries are spicy and delicious!!
    Mark Quagliariello · March 7, 2010
    Save

Foursquare tips about Varga Bar are short and actionable, unlike Yelp reviews that take a while to read through.

See the tips at Varga Bar on the go in the Foursquare app

Related Searches

  • varga bar philadelphia
  • varga bar philadelphia photos
  • varga bar philadelphia location
  • varga bar philadelphia address
  • varga bar philadelphia
  • varga philadelphia
  • varga bar philadelphia
  • vargas philadelphia
  • varga bar washington square west philadelphia

Foursquare © 2016  Lovingly made in NYC & SF

Appears on 148 lists

See all

Is this your business? Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date. Plus use our free tools to find new customers.