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Dining at the Kimmel Center

Bar Volver






Volvér by Chef Jose Garces 

Culinary art takes the stage at Volvér by renowned Latin-American Chef Jose Garces. 

The Bar at Volvér is a comfortable setting to enjoy a casual cocktail perfectly complimented by a pre-theater menu or post-show snack.

A La Carte Menu

Pre-Theater 3-Course Menu

Children's Pre-Theater Menu

The Dining Room at Volvér features a decadent multi-course chef’s tasting inspired by Chef Garces’ travels around the world with beverage pairings in an intimate dining room and open studio kitchen.

12-Course Tasting Menu

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Garces Events offers a variety of lite fare and beverages at concessions areas in the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and Merriam Theater.

At the Kimmel Center's Encore Bar an expanded menu is available. New menu items will be substituted throughout the season so that we may offer the greatest variety to our guests.

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Pre-Show Orders: Skip the intermission line!

The Kimmel Center has a special pre-show beverage ordering feature. For your convenience, you may request your order in person at the Encore or Annex Bar up to two hours before performances in Verizon Hall, and 90 minutes before Perelman Theater performances. Complete your transaction with any bartender prior to showtime and your order will be waiting for you at the Express Pick-Up line at the start of intermission.


Catering by Garces Events

Garces Events provides a full-service event planning and designs everything from the perfect office luncheon to an elegant rooftop wedding. A new showcase for the renowned talent of Chef Jose Garces, Garces Events allows him to bring his bold flavors and artful techniques out of the restaurant and directly to guests. For more information, call 215-790-5825 or submit an event inquiry online.


The Kimmel Center proudly serves Coca-Cola products.

Note: Please allow extra time for travel to the Kimmel Center campus for your performance on June 19. There may be extra traffic due to planned demonstrations at Rittenhouse Square.