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Mystery Theatre

To purchase tickets for the dinner show please Click Brown Paper Ticket link below for online purchase.

Brown Paper Tickets

*When purchasing through Brown Paper Tickets, please call the the Mystery Theater (215-238-1313) to let us know if you are part of a larger group.

Show Times
Saturday – Shows start at 7:00 pm – Cocktail reception at 6:00 pm

Bistro Romano’s Mystery Dinner Theatre is pleased to announce our new season! Come and join us For the ‘Crime of your Life!’ Here’s your chance to partake in a unique and exciting theatrical production. The cast sets the stage for intrigue, murder, and mayhem. The audience holds the key to unlock the mystery and uncover the conspiracy. Right before your eyes, the plot thickens as you get to know the personalities and hear the clues that obviously identify the murderer or do they? Who knows? You could be the murderer!

The Wake of Jakey O'Toole - Opening March 30, 2019

Old Jakey has made it to that big pot of gold in the sky, and all of South Philly has turned up to turn up.  From drinking contests to celebrity cameos to Irish stick-fights, Jakey's wake promises to put the fun in funeral.  But things are not as they seem.  Why does the hired keener keep screaming about haunted mirrors?  Why does the funeral director treat this like a WWE match?  And why is Jakey's sleazy grandson the only one who knows anything about Jakey?  Mix in an avowed Enya-hater, a jealous meathead, an extremely Irish poet with a big secret, and a bootlegged aphrodisiac, and who knows?  The death rate for this wake might just find itself Dublin.

Black funeral attire welcome.


Located in the Bistro Romano Restaurant, in Historic Society Hill.

Saturday – Shows start at 7:00 pm – Cocktail reception at 6:00 pm

$53.95 per person price includes show admission  and four-course dinner.  All purchases are non-refundable.

The Menu


Tomato Bruschetta Toast


Tomato Soup, Basil Oil 


Award-Winning Caesar Salad - fresh california romaine, house-made caesar dressing, garlic croutons

Piatti Principali

Chicken Parmesan - parmesan fregola
Grilled Salmon - broccoli, zucchini, tomato rice pilaf, lobster cream
Baked Penne - tomato, fontina cheese, spinach, ricotta

Mini Cannoli, Mini Lemon Tart
Coffee or Tea

Mystery to Travel: At Bistro Romano’s Mystery Theater, murder is always on the menu and we are offering our special brand of “take-out” terror at prices that are a real steal. It’s the perfect solution for corporate events, holiday parties, and theme parties. You will knock ‘em dead at your next function.

To purchase tickets for the dinner show please Click Brown Paper Ticket link above for online purchase.

Or call 215-238-1313 between 1-3 PM everyday