Archive for January, 2012

Philadelphia Restaurant Openings l Main Line Today

Portofino has transformed into the Walnut Street Supper Club, a 1940s New York-style restaurant with live entertainment, dancing and an updated Italian menu. See the entire article by Beth Ceccarelli here.

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You Gotta Try This | Fox29

"Good Day" host Mike Jerrick was told he had to try the 'fall-off-the-bone' pork baby-back ribs at Walnut Street Supper Club - so he did. He was quite impressed with the dish, Chef Mignona, and the whole show at Walnut Street Supper Club.

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Singing for your supper, ’40s style | PBJ

A longtime restaurateur is making a comeback by looking back. Ralph Beraducci, who for 38 years ran Portofino (1227 Walnut St.), has converted the space to a 1940s supper club. The Walnut Street Supper Club features a newly renovated dining room and bar, seating for 175 and a “cast” of 30 employees who double as the club’s ... Read More


Feeding Frenzy l City Paper

Walnut Street Supper Club | Ralph Berarducci, who opened Portofino in Center City in the early '70s, has switched up the game at his popular-with-theatergoers Italiano. It's now known as Walnut Street Supper Club, a Stork Club-inspired restaurant that mixes housemade Italian specialties with old-school steakhouse classics from a bygone restaurant era. There's live music, ... Read More


Walnut Street Supper Club | Zagat

New Openings Singing Waiters at Walnut Street Supper Club by Danya Henninger (Story and Photos) If the roof of Wash West stalwart Portofino hadn’t caved in last summer, owner Ralph Berarducci would have probably kept his fine-dining Italian going another 38 years. However, the structural upheaval was an opportunity to rethink, and so he took the suggestion of ... Read More


Walnut Street Supper Club | Thrillist

Walnut Street Supper Club Drink like you're gonna start the Baby Boom Angling to be the best food/music combo since Yodels, Walnut Street Supper Club has arrived in the rehabbed Portofino spot to fill your plate with classic American and Italian fare, your glass with tableside-made martinis, and your eardrums with standards from a vintage-outfitted, somehow-not-cheesy waitstaff. ... Read More

Walnut Street Supper Club
1227 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 · 215 923-8208
Hours: Sun-Thur 5PM-11PM, and Fri-Sat 5PM-12 Midnight
“Happy Hour” Sunday through Thursday from 5-7:00PM
To make a reservation online, please click here.
Website by The Barlen Group
© 2012 Walnut Street Supper Club