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Marra's

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Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1734 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1524
(215) 463-9249
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food, comfortable atmossphere, service can be improved

Dinner last night was my first time here. Good food, nice sized portions at reasonable prices. Dinners come with a side (pasta or veggie), but not soup or salad. I had eggplant parm which was made from thinly sliced eggplant was not breaded- delicious. There was good bread for the table and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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English first
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our family has been eating at Marra's since the late 1970's; and many times I stop off on the way home from the airport for my "pizza fix" after a road trip. What's more, it's where I introduced the Vidalia onion to Philadelphia all the way back in c.1983 -- More on that in a moment. What makes Marra's pizza... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Dinner last night was my first time here. Good food, nice sized portions at reasonable prices. Dinners come with a side (pasta or veggie), but not soup or salad. I had eggplant parm which was made from thinly sliced eggplant was not breaded- delicious. There was good bread for the table and ordering a carafe of red was a great... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Marra's is done. We have been loyal customers for 25 years at Marra's, but they have recently declined to the point where we can no longer give them another chance. What once was an excellent friendly place has deteriorated into horrible service and lousy food. The last time we went was indicative of their unfortunate demise. We waited over 20... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went to Marra ' s last summer and it was AWFUL. We had an hour and a half to get some pizza before leaving for a concert. It took the waiter almost 20 minutes to come to our table. He went out to the street several times to talk on his phone. He did not ask us for more... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

We've been going to Marra's for more than 20 years and the food is always great. It's a 30 plus minute ride, but well worth it. Sometimes the service isn't perfect, but the food more than makes up for it. Their pizza is awesome - probably our all time favorite. Four of us shared pizza, pasta Bolognese, and scungilli salad.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When I last reviewed Marra's 3 years ago, I praised the food but criticized the grumpiness of the owners and managers. I suggested a charm transplant for the place. Two nights ago and in numerous visits over the last 3 years, the food was still top notch but, as they pronounce it in South Philly, the "attytood" had lightened considerably.... More 

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Cambridge, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The pizza is good. We decided to try a different kind of pizza we wouldn't get at home. Tried a.white pizza with Prosciutto, artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and mushrooms. Very good. The crust was excellent. Mushrooms are canned which I could do without. Wanted a low key meal late on Sunday. Picked this for reasonable italian in the Passyunk area.... More 

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abingdon md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

A delicious choice for dinner. We got the calzone which was huge. Service was great and the food was tasty.

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Lido Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Best Italian food in all of Philly! Great service & very generous portion sizes. Couldn't ask for more!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

For a pre Mother's Day dinner, I treated a very inspiring woman to dinner at Marra's. I haven't been there since the early 90's and hoped it would be the same. It was average and if I wanted to complain it would be that I asked the server if anything comes with the Mother's Day entrees and she told me... More 

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Additional Information about Marra's

Address: 1734 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1524
Phone Number: (215) 463-9249
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1734 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: (215) 463-9249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?