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Le Virtu

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

We were looking for a good wine bar in Philadelphia and found Le Virtu listed among the best. It’s location, on East Passyunk Ave., is a hot spot for dining and bars, so the listing attracted us. When we got there, however, we found this...More

Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Brodetto : Lightly spicy assorted seafood stew, roasted red pepper and tomato broth, had very mild flavors. Desserts also mild tasting - not too sweet. Service was excellent.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great salads and appetizers, especially the grilled octopus and the burrata mozzarella imported from Italy. All the pastas looked good but the special pesto pasta dish was great as was the Maccheroni Alla Mugnaia. Great selection of Italian wines complement dinner and deserts worth sharing....More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 18 August 2017

if you like food from the Abruzzi region of Italy--and have an adventurous streak-- you will love this place. My favorite in all of Philadelphia. All the pasta is house-made; the bread is fresh: crusty on the outside, perfect on the inside; the ragouts are...More

1  Thank RBM1813
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I have eaten here many times, including last week. The food, based on the cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region, is always top notch, with the highest quality ingredients and authentically prepared regional dishes. It's hard to choose favorites, because so many are so good. My...More

Thank CiaoChowLinda
Reviewed 27 June 2017

What a nice surprise it was to dine at Le Virtu. Visiting with our NJ based family, Le Virtu was recommended by a friend as having excellent authentic Abruzzo food and it lived up to this billing. Sat in a lovely courtyard and the food...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 17 June 2017 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 11 June 2017

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 31 May 2017

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
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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, Child-friendly
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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