We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Favorite venue in Philadelphia...so far

First off, I would like to try the balcony next time. It is a compact place and seems like there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter W
,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Concert

We saw a concert here and, it was amazing we defiantly go back. If you are going just be aware they... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
MikeM22rugger
,
Chester, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Read all 41 reviews
19
All photos (19)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
4 days ago
“Favorite venue in Philadelphia...so far”
18 May 2018
“Concert ”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Nov
-2°
Dec
-5°
Jan
Contact
1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-3306
Website
+1 215-232-2100
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Philadelphia
from US$79.00
More Info
from US$55.00
More Info
from US$45.00
More Info
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
41 results
Traveller rating
25
11
2
0
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
25
11
2
0
3
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

First off, I would like to try the balcony next time. It is a compact place and seems like there would be great views up there and you wouldn't be too far away. The Fillmore is too new and seems a little generic somehow. I...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is not a place designed for people who are older than twenty five, who have no tattoos or piercings or have any desire to sit. The first thing to do here is to buy earplugs from the nice lady at the front entrance. You...More

6  Thank misanthropicdreamer
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We saw a concert here and, it was amazing we defiantly go back. If you are going just be aware they only serve snacks like candy and chips.

Thank MikeM22rugger
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Extremely rude staff.....won't go again and tell anyone I know about our experience there...very unprofessional

Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We've attended many concerts at Union Transfer. Good sound, variety of bands, well organized, well priced to see live music. As I am an older adult, I wish there was more seating as standing for 2+ hours is challenging for some of us.

4  Thank TravelQueen2
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A pretty nice venue for a hip/hop concert. There was a 2$ coat check. Two large bars. There is a large wrap around balcony where we stood and could watch the artist upclose without having to be in the thick of things on the bottom...More

3  Thank ssorsrm
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited Union Transfer for Celeste Giuliano's Pinup Peep Show. The lighting and sound were great, and the stage was easily visible from anywhere in the room. I liked that there was a bar available in the stage room, and also one in an adjoining...More

1  Thank tmm522
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We came to Philadelphia from Washington D.C. to see Kamasi Washington and Sun Ra at Union Transfer. We took a Lyft to the venue, but you can walk to the venue from the Spring Garden subway stop. The venue is in a regular commercial neighborhood...More

3  Thank TheWkndWarrior
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Nice venue..intimate yet plenty of room. Drinks high, but not too outrageous. Staff was really courteous. Nice parking behind the venue. Didn’t see much parking anywhere else. No dinner options I could see before the show.

Thank livinginPA
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoy going to the Union transfer. It’s easy to get to and the place seems cleaner than other venues. Something that is interesting is between sets they let you leave and you can come back. Also they have 3 bars so you don’t have...More

2  Thank Jason432
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 89 nearby hotels
Best Western Plus Philadelphia Convention Center Hotel
198 reviews
.55 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center
516 reviews
.68 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Philadelphia Convention Center
896 reviews
.73 km away
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City - Convention Center
2,198 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,098 nearby restaurants
Sang Kee Peking Duck House
291 reviews
.58 km away
South Kitchen & Jazz Parlor
96 reviews
.59 km away
Cafe Lift
103 reviews
.38 km away
Prohibition Taproom
54 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 983 nearby attractions
Yards Brewing Company
175 reviews
.73 km away
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
176 reviews
.47 km away
Love City Brewing
9 reviews
.13 km away
EgoPo Classic Theater
14 reviews
.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
bobcorsini
17 September 2018|
Answer
Response from TravelQueen2 | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been at UT there has been no seating. Stand up the whole time. General admission. But from the various price of the tickets, looks like they put in seating. I'd call to be sure.
0
Votes