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34 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
(215) 592-7661
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Ranked #118 of 3,806 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Chestnut & Market Streets
Transit: Train And Bus Stops 2nd & Market Street 1 1/2 Blocks Away.
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English first
Port Charlotte, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Not one bad thing- I tried three different dishes on different nights. All were excellent and the prices were lower than I would expect to pay for that good of a meal. Staff was great and knew me by sight on the second visit.

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Newark, Delaware
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A friend of ours recommended Spasso so we tried it. The restaurant's atmosphere was very good but not exceptional HOWEVER, our dinner was incredible! We will be coming back for seconds! ;)

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great italian food and efficient staff. The location is great and parking available nearby. Plenty of authentic italian dishes offered. My boyfriend and I enjoyed a romantic evening.

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Nassau, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

From the open kitchen you know that the chef is proud of his food. Best dish is the homemade pasta in any sauce.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I will start by saying that I love Italian food. So when I moved to Philadelphia three years ago, I immediatly started looking for good Italian restaurants. I decided to stop in at this place after work on a Friday back in the Summer. It seemed like a great idea at the time. Upon arrival, I realized that it was... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I visited this place last week with my wife while on our short trip in Philadelphia. It has a great atmosphere, very romantic, and awesome food. The sauce is spectacular, the service is friendly, and the prices are decent. They have a full bar, a wide variety of items on their menu, and overall we enjoyed it.

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Philadelphia, PA
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This Front Street restaurant feels more "neighborhood" than "Center City." Nothing elegant, but comfortable. Some reviewers have remarked on the annoying presence of TV's, but there are none in the front room. Service is friendly and efficient. If you want to get through a meal quickly pre-theater or pre-movie, no problem. If you want to linger, order dessert and coffee... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews 137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We enjoyed our night out at Spasso! The food is VERY tasy - you can tell the ingredients are fresh and the recipes are authentic! Everything we ate was good - calamari fried and grilled! mussels, crab, the pasta with shrimp was to die for and the dessert - the chocolate mousse was heaven! really soft and decadent! Service is... More 

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After researching local downtown restaurants on Trip Advisor, something I always do in advance, we chose Spassos. Upon entering we were greeted by Joe DelViscio, our server. He was very courteous, knowledgeable and attentive. The wine was excellent, the chef did an excellent job preparing our meal, the food was top notch, I can't praise them enough. Joe is an... More 

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Sayre, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We enjoy coming to this restaurant and although we don't always have a reservation we have always been seated in a prompt manner. The food is really good, the atmosphere has a busy family feel, and the amount of food for the price is just amazing. We make it a point to eat at Spasso's every time we visit Philly.

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Additional Information about Spasso

Address: 34 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: (215) 592-7661
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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