- Neighborhood: Avenue of the Arts
- 15th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA
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- Cuisine: American
- Alcohol: Full Bar
- Meals Served: Dinner
- Price: $$$$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Oh, and while we’re talking reservations, let’s not forget that tomorrow morning at 9am, Jose Garces’s new experiment in “ticketed dining” will begin at Volver.
As we discussed in our first post about Volver’s impending opening, tickets for dinner at Volver are purchased (and paid for) up to 60 days in advance, with new tickets being made available every 30 days. And as we discussed in our second post (once we’d taken a moment to digest the announcement), at the top end, a prix fixe dinner in Volver’s main dining room now represents the single most expensive dinner in town by a large margin.
For those of you who are still confused by this whole scheme, there's a huge FAQ up right now on the Volver website which gives you all the rules, restrictions and regulations for dining at Volver.
So now we have a date (of sorts) on Jose Garces’s Kimmel Center project, Volver. Word has just come down that, starting March 12, people will be able to purchase “tickets” to dine in the main dining room at Volver.
And how is this going to work exactly? It’s simple (kinda). There are essentially two rooms at Volver–a lounge and a dining room. The lounge will operate like a normal restaurant, allowing walk-in seating and all the stuff you’d expect from a normal restaurant experience. But the dining room will be open only to those who have bought a ticket for the nights performance (meaning dinner). Here’s the official description…