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Le Virtu

) #200 of 3,609 Restaurants in Philadelphia €€€€ Italian
1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
+1 215-271-5626
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a reservation at the last minute and these folks could not have been nicer nor could they have taken better care of us. We all had something different and we all loved our meals. The waiter helped us select very good Italian reds...More

Thank Wtftraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Seeting, especially for outside seating. Good food with a rustic vibe. A bit expensive for what you get. The staff is a bit standoffish.

Thank JaysonJamesAmste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic Italian cuisine from Abbruzzo . Typical dishes of the area of Vasto and towns near by . Cooked perfectly , great service and nice ambiance for fine dining.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

What a splendid evening we had at Le Virtu. We were served by a friendly, professional, knowledgeable waiter who patiently answered all of our questions about the unique menu. All pastas were house made. I had the black and white pasta with shrimp--delicious. My son...More

Thank Cottagelady579
Reviewed 10 May 2017

One of the best Italian restaurants in Philly. Not the typical Italian-American fare, the menu is based on the Abruzzo region of Italy. All of the pasta is made in-house and the salumi is cured by them as well. The wine list is also from...More

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Food was good but extremely expensive and small portions for a no name South Philadelphia restaurant on a Wednesday night. Had better less expensive meals from famous chefs. Wine selection very limited and severely overpriced. Would do better in center city.

2  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our dinner at Le Virtue was outstanding, from the salad and pasta daily special (salad with pears and house made pasta with lamb ragu), to the main course of meagre fillet perfectly seared and the lamb porterhouse perfectly cooked. My husband loved the pistachio budino...More

Thank TownsendWashington
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Out of five stars, I would give it a ten! One of the best Italian restaurants in Philly. Not the typical Italian-American fare, the menu is based on the Abruzzo region of Italy. It's authentic Italian at its finest. Attention is paid to every detail....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

having family from and having been too this restaurant does Abruzzo proud. The food is truly amazing!

Thank Gabriellejoiner
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Third visit to celebrate a birthday. Excellent food, great atmosphere, and attentive service. Let's get to the fun stuff - FOOD! There were four of us, we ordered 4 Antipasti, 2 Primi's and 4 Secondi. Of the Antipasti, Mozzarella in carrozza and Carpaccio di polipo...More

Thank xinnkeeper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
    (Juniper & Mifflin)
  • Public Transportation: Snyder Ave. stop on SEPTA/Broad Street subway.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-5626
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