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Osteria

640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
+1 215-763-0920
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked an early reservation for dinner and were pleased to enter a bright busy twinkling dining room. We weren't so pleased to be led around the back the restaurant to the opposite ambiance - a depressing, tomb-like second dining room. Quiet and spare, the...More

Thank Katemary212
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been her 5 times in last 3 years, including last evening. Very disappointing. The restaurant is not what it used to be. First of all, it used to have a classier crowd, better dressed and respectful. It has deteriorated into jeans, sweatshirts and...More

Thank Jon U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 5 on a week night. The food was quality but not quite up to the billing or the bill. Recommended with reservations. There are other Italian restaurants at higher quality and lower price

Thank vanam1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town for one night and found this spot on a google search. Beautiful restaurant, rustic, warm and comfortable. We were seated quickly for our reservation, offered sparkling or still water. Bread basket was diverse and warm, nice way to start. The menu was extensive...More

Thank Breezy_in_Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat at the two - person bar to watch the chefs cook and have a fun meal together. Everything from the way we were greeted and looked after by the maitre d', the servers and the chefs was delightful. I am so full I...More

Thank Virtuousbread
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Went with a group of eight. The service was unhurried and professional. Plenty of choices on the menu. Several of us had whole trout with potatoes and capers. Yummm Good night out.

Thank ORGMemphis_Tennessee
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant on the recommendation of a local we sat next to at a previous bar. Upon arrival the hostess acted annoyed we would even try to show up without a reservation. There were plenty of seats at the bar where we...More

Thank Kaje20
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Except for the antipasto (octopus), bread baked on the premises nd a creamy banana gelato, the other dishes were somewhat disappointed. The fettuicini carbonara were not cooked enough (I don't mean al dente), but the sauce was rich and tasty. The pizza margherita was burned...More

Thank Augusto L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We went around 7:30pm on a Sunday to celebrate a move into the city! The employees were friendly, service was excellent ( thank you Corinne?) Drinks were great the limoncello lemonade went down very smooth but packed a punch( drivers beware! ) We shared the...More

Thank vicknich
Reviewed 4 September 2017

During a business trip to Philly, my friend and I jumped away from a hectic convention schedule to dine at a "good Italian" restaurant. We chose Osteria due to several recommendations from colleagues. We were SO glad that we took the time! Even though it...More

Thank NinaTrav
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Jktsmith
14 July 2017|
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Response from whopper007 | Reviewed this property |
Better call the restaurant with your question. I've only been there at night. Sorry I couldn't help!
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Jktsmith
14 July 2017|
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Response from Tiffany T | Reviewed this property |
I'd probably call to make sure -- but when I went it seemed relatively casual and no one made a fuss about people wearing jeans or what have you -- not " dressy"
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Bernard L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
    (Wallace Street)
  • Public Transportation: Septa Subway Broad Street Line Spring Garden Street
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-763-0920
  • E-mail
Description
"Convivial and inviting, Osteria's heart is its open main kitchen from which its award-winning menu of antipasti, homemade pastas, house-cured salumi, authentic Neapolitan and Roman-style pizzas, wood-grilled meats, seafood and decadent desserts are crafted. Drawing its inspiration from traditional osterias found in Northern Italy, Osteria is the realization of a dream Vetri Family partners Jeff Benjamin and Chefs Marc Vetri and Jeff Michaud had while standing amongst the grapes of the Ca'Marcanda vineyards in Tuscany. Since opening in 2007, Osteria has become one of the country's most critically acclaimed Italian restaurants, receiving a 3-out-of-4 bell review from the Philadelphia Inquirer, and earning Chef Michaud the 2010 James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic" for his work helming the kitchen."
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