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Melograno

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City Center West
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2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
+1 215-875-8116
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17:00 - 20:45
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Sun 17:00 - 20:45
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:45
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the perfect place for dinner with friends/family or a date night. Food is good, everyone will find a favorite. Ask about the daily specials. It's BYOB. There is parking in the area but much easier to walk or Uber. Dress is casual.

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Thank Ron J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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169 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular and attractively decorated locally owned Italin restaurant near Rittenhouse Square. Interesting menu choices moderately priced with pleasant and efficient service. BYO

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Thank Lsbtravel1
haddon heights, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the top BYOBs in the city, service can match a liquored establishment. Great location in center city. Have been multiple times and never had a bad meal. Their restaurant week menu was impressive. If you have never been go. Bring good wine. Bringing cheap wine (ahem inexpensive) is not to be done at fine dining.

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Thank David S
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and last time here. Service was so slow. Slow roasted pork was reheated and cold. Rest of the food was so so compared to other BYOB in Philadelphia. Too many great BYOBs to even consider returning to this sub par restaurant

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Thank John G
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed Melegranos. The wait staff was very gracious and the food was delicious. A bit noisy, but I loved it and would definitely go back.

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Thank Ruth G
New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I wish that I could give this a zero rating. This restaurant is the worst. The food is bad, and the waiters are super rude and incompetent. I went recently, the waiter forgot all of our order, and forgot my drink order so that I had to ask for it twice. When I gave him a 12% tip, he had... More 

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calbin
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and went here on our last night in Philly based off a recommendation from Carolyn Wyman from the Philly Food Tour I did the day before. It was the best place we ate at in all of Philly and we tried some great places. I had the gnocchi which was a special and my husband had the mushroom... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good, authentic Italian food (but not red sauce Italian). The pizzas, which are perfect to share as an appetizer, are delicious. I had the obviously homemade, perfectly cooked pasta with mushrooms--absolutely delicious. Smallish, noisy. Good, friendly service, prices are medium to medium high. BYOB. Highly recommended. Reservations essential.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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67 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Three of us went here for restaurant week and had a great time. Started with three small pieces of pizza that were quite good. Bread was fresh, and served with very good olive oil and was replenished without having to ask. They serve water in a large carafe that is kept filled. Appetizers were the arugula salad and meatballs that... More 

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Thank Tom H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have dined here a few times and has quickly become our favorite for authentic Italian cuisine. After recently returning from a summer trip to Italy I thought it would be great to set up my fiance's birthday dinner here with our family and friends along with some great Italian wine and Grapa. Melograno's staff was awesome from beginning to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:45
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:45
Thursday
17:30 - 21:45
Friday
17:30 - 21:45
Saturday
17:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-875-8116

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?