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Barbuzzo

110 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4532
215-546-9300
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Ranked #79 of 3,746 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Sansom
Transit: Broad Street Line - Walnut Locust Station
Description: Barbuzzo is a Mediterranean restaurant and bar located in the trendy Midtown Village area of center city. We serve small plates intended to share. With a wood-burning oven for pizzas & roasting, Barbuzzo’s menu features rustic, hand crafted regional fare such as: Grilled Octopus with fingerlings, roasted peppers & soppressata; Parsnip ravioli with duck ragu and roasted pears; Uovo Pizza with brussel leaves, guanciale, & truffle farm egg. Menu items range in price from $3 to $32. Barbuzzo has a full bar featuring Mediterranean wines, craft beers and cocktails. We have bar and counter seating overlooking the open kitchen available for walk ins.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Amid row after row of restaurants, several of which appear to be sister restaurants, is this fun place. Small and packed to the gills, the food was exciting. Service was a bit spotty. Seasoning was hit or miss, one dish needing salt and the other having a bit too much. But overall the meal was interesting and tasty! And the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

You've gotta love the name, but what you'll really love is the food! On a recent business trip to Philly a foodie friend in town recommended this place. He said we wouldn't be disappointed and in fact we were wowed! Our well tattooed waitress was outstanding, attentive, fun, knowledgeable, and she helped us make great selections. The food is more... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So my husband and I decided to try Barbuzzo after a 6:30 show at the Suzanne Roberts Theater. Even though it was a Tuesday night, I called ahead to make a reservation and they said they could accommodate us at 8:30, which they did immediately when we walked in. the restaurant was crowded on a Tuesday night because it is... More

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Monterey, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

On a friend's recommendation, we had dinner at Barbuzzo restaurant, and it was a tasty one. We had five dishes for two people, which was about the right number. Sharing is encouraged. We particularly liked the roast plum bruschetta, the Brussels sprout salad, the funghi pizza, and the grilled octopus. We also had the flavorful signature dessert, a salted caramel... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went with a few friends for dinner and was pleasantly surprised by this unassuming restaurant. Because we like to order multiple things and share, got to try multiple yummy things. We started with the the beet salad with kale. It was very savory - beware that the kale was extra heavily seasoned with garlic and anchovy - almost Caesar like... More

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Severna Park, MD
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

In town for a quick trip, we had sought recommendations from friends. This place topped their lists... Sadly, we were in for a huge disappointment. Seated at the "chef's table," (catch-phrase for the 90-degree counter inches from the cooking), we had a show to catch or we would have waited for a regular table...it was so hot sitting here I... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went for an informal dinner to Barbuzzo and the food was excellent, however the service was very slow- By the time that two of us had finished the entrees for the rest of us were still waiting. The burrata with prosciutto and the pumpkin pizza were really tasty and to top if off we had the budino with salted... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Barbuzzo is wonderful. Despite a bustling crowd and close tables, it still felt cozy and romantic (maybe because we were in the very back and only sat closely to one other quiet table) with its very dark interior and lighted candles. If you want pizza and eat meat, try the Beastia. The best thing we had was the butternut squash... More

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Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Visiting from out of town, we decided on Barbuzzo because it looked casual and had a good variety of dishes. As others have noted, it is noisy, very dark and the tables are way to close together. We sat next to (about six inches away) from a young couple. They were talking so loud we could hardly carry on a... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I sat at the chef's bar and saw the action up close and personal. The line chefs have very little wiggle room and worked as a well rehearsed team. The interior is very narrow and high. As a resuly, it is so noisy that it is hard to have a conversation and very dark. In order to read the menu... More

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