Italian Restaurants

105Dante & Luigi's

Address: 762 S. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Dante & Luigi's
Step back in time and savor a slice of history while dining on Dante & Luigi’s “Old World” Italian fare. Established in 1899, this gem of the Italian Market District was the first stop for many of Philadelphia’s Italian immigrants. Today it draws a new crowd of guests who make it their own first stop for fresh and authentic Italian cuisine. Sepia-tinted stills of another age grace the walls as sun washes in to bring new life to this classic eatery. Patrons recommend favorites like the Gnocchi Romano, the Osso Buco, and the Seafood Cioppino. Come and taste what the ... Learn More »

106Bistro Romano

Address: 120 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Bistro Romano
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Located in an 18th Century granary, Bistro Romano is an Italian style saloon serving up regional Italian cuisine in a quaint, home style manner. This historic building it’s placed in gives this cozy restaurant a warm, friendly, and romantic vibe, and when paired with their traditional Italian dishes and a selection from their wine menu, you’ll feel right at home. The romantic setting keeps patrons coming back for more. On the weekends, Bistro Romano hosts Mystery Theater, which includes a four course dinner along an exciting performance. Ideal for date night, Bistro Romano is a restaurant that can assist you ... Learn More »

107Davio's

Address: 111 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
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The building that houses Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse was originally Philadelphia's historic Provident Bank building. Today, the building keeps its remarkable architecture, boasting dramatic arched windows that draw in natural lighting, sweeping ceilings and gleaming, polished wood. This Rittenhouse Square locale gives Davio's the ideal setting to serve up a menu that blends prime cuts of Brandt beef with classic pasta and seafood dishes of Northern Italy. All of this is complemented by an award winning wine list and superior service, making Davio’s one of Philadelphia’s premier places to enjoy steak and so much more. Learn More »

108Ristorante Panorama

Address: 14 North Front Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Ristorante Panorama
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Ristorante Panorama's Italian grace and insouciance reigns throughout its airy, lively formal dining room and classy-casual wine bar within the Penn’s View Hotel. Chef Rosario Romano's unerring renderings and savory interpretations of Italian classic cuisine soar even higher on bacchanal flights paired impeccably by sommelier William Eccleston. The restaurant’s national oenophile pedigree owes to the 120 different wines available daily by the glass and its yearly tally of 800 different wines on the menu. These in combination with the homemade pastas, authentic veal dishes, and fresh seafood specialties create the perfect escape to the Northern Italian Region, no passport necessary. Learn More »

107Varalli Restaurant

Address: 231 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
Varalli Restaurant
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While a chic center city crowd travels the Avenue of the Arts, diners at Varalli sit back and take in the view. While looking out ceiling-to-floor windows at the corner of Broad & Locust, diners can sample head chef William Carroll's selection of seafood classics fused with flecks of Northern Italy and the Mediterranean. The menu and the restaurant’s playful decor boast a knack for seafood, but that doesn’t mean those not so keen on sea fare should shy away - meats, pastas, salads and fresh vegetables are sure to dazzle carnivores and vegetarians alike. Add an accessible wine list ... Learn More »

107Osteria

Address: 640 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19130   Make a Reservation
Osteria
Tucked away on a not-so-traveled North Broad Street block lies Osteria, a glowing creation by the renowned Philadelphia Chef Marc Vetri. Service fit for kings and an ambience that spares not an ounce of luxury only begin to describe this experience. Dishes are rooted in the rolling hills of Tuscany, and guests may select from a non-traditional array of homemade Italian items, from crispy pizzas and pastas to meat and poultry dishes. An open kitchen greets patrons as they arrive while a full bar lined with a collection of wine corks beckons in the rear. Portions are small, but bursting ... Learn More »

100Rembrandts

Address: 741 N. 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19130   Make a Reservation

106Roberto Café

Address: 2108 South Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146   Make a Reservation
Roberto Café
Roberto Café, an Italian Trattoria in the Graduate Hospital area, provides a variety of seafood and Italian classics in a comfortable, intimate atmosphere. Joining the mix of restaurants and bars along South Street, this cozy BYO offers elegant dining suitable for business trip meals, small groups, and romantic diners alike. The attentive staff, delicious food, and small, homey dining room make for a very pleasant dining experience. Italian food lovers will be pleased to find modern and creative touches added to their traditional favorite dishes, including sautéed chicken, pasta, and crabmeat. Learn More »

105Moonstruck

Address: 7955 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19111   Make a Reservation

105Porcini

Address: 2048 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
White tablecloths, off-white walls with original art and subtle opera fills the space. The hospitable owner spends most of his time patrolling the dining room and kissing regular customers on their way in and out. The chef occasionally peeks his head out of the closet-size kitchen to ee who the owner is schmoozing. Classic Italian: carpaccio, Caesar salad, mussels in plum tomato sauce, pappardelle alla porcini, grilled chicken in a balsamic vinegar sauce. Learn More »

105The Saloon

Address: 750 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
The Saloon
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The key to The Saloon’s longevity over 40 years has been its unbeatable Italian cooking and the comprehensive service it devotes to every meal. Whether it’s an oversized celebration or an intimate table for two, The Saloon creates a distinctly customized dining experience for every patron and, as a result, has earned a loyal following that draws visitors from around the region. The menu is chock full of Italian classics while the kitchen creates sumptuous daily specials that will entice every palate. Old World charm and exacting standards combine to make The Saloon a sought after destination for hearty Italian ... Learn More »

108Dante & Luigi's

Address: 762 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Step back in time and savor a slice of history while dining on Dante & Luigi’s “Old World” Italian fare. Established in 1899, this gem of the Italian Market District was the first stop for many of Philadelphia’s Italian immigrants. Today it draws a new crowd of guests who make it their own first stop for fresh and authentic Italian cuisine. Sepia-tinted stills of another age grace the walls as sun washes in to bring new life to this classic eatery. Patrons recommend favorites like the Gnocchi Romano, the Osso Buco, and the Seafood Cioppino. Come and taste what the ... Learn More »

106Joe Pesce

Address: 1113 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
Joe Pesce
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105Spaghetti Warehouse

Address: 1026 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA  19123   Make a Reservation
Spaghetti Warehouse
If eating inexpensive Italian favorites in a family atmosphere is your desire, then Spaghetti Warehouse is a restaurant you might want to consider. Located in Lower North Philadelphia, Spaghetti Warehouse offers a menu full of dishes that remind one of home, like Spaghetti and Meatballs and Baked Penne. This “warehouse,” decorated with antique merchandise signs, is large enough to accommodate the most extended of families. With features such as a full bar for those who want to enjoy a few drinks and a trolley car in which the kids can eat and play conductor, this spot has a little something ... Learn More »

105Ernesto's 1521 Café

Address: 1521 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
Ernesto's 1521 Café
Ernesto's 1521 Café has been serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch to a hip neighborhood clientele in its historic rowhouse, since its opening in 1992. Try the succulent and signature osso buco and seafood cioppino. Freshly prepared Italian selections with daily specials are presented by Chef Lewis Rice, Jr. with desserts lovingly created and prepared from decades old family recipes by Livia, Ernesto's mother. Learn More »