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Pesto

1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
(215) 336-8380
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Ranked #20 of 3,691 restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Very good meal served with a smile. As soon as you walk in you are being greeted by a hostess with a great personality. The service was very good as was the food. There is nothing pretentious about the restaurant or the food. It is a feel good place that serves feel good food. Although the restaurant has a bar,... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Although the flower show was our reason for visiting Philadelphia, it was the great reviews that encouraged us to head down South Broad St. to Pesto. It was well worth finding it. The menu is generous but wait to hear the specials before making a selection. There is quite a choice of appetizers and entrees and each one sounds delectable.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

So if your in philly and want a good dinner, come here... A must order is the eggplant rollitini appetizer and they have so many specials im sure youll find one you like, everything ive eaten here has been really good. You will be pleasantly surprised when you get the bill, as it wont break the bank as much as... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I found this place based on great reviews and we were not disappointed. Great experience from the very friendly woman taking our reservation over the. Phone all the way through dessert. Food was delicious and plentiful from appetizers through dessert. Whenever you are in Philadelphia and want great authentic Italian food, this is the place to go!

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New York, New York, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This neighborhood gem has solid food and excellent service that kills you with kindness! And everything is reasonably priced. Our family loves this place!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went to this restaurant because of the reviews and was not disappointed. It was very busy and I think we were lucky to get a reservation since we called at the last minute. Talked to the hostess a little bit before we were seated and told her we were from out or town, etc. Not long after we were seated... More

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wynnewood,PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

An early dinner on New Years Eve. I've never been there but one of our party of 3 came regularly with her partner but he passed away a few months ago. A very warm welcome and then, after being seated in 1 of 2 rooms the food kept coming and coming. appetizers (shrimp and an eggplant special) were served along... More

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Norwood PA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

You can tell this is a family who loves food and preparing delicious food for others. Friendly service from start to finish and very attentive. We tried the eggplant rollatini (delish!), bruschetta (great!) and steamed clams (perfect!) for appetizers. My friend LOVED her gnocchi and I had the zuppa di pesce, which was ridiculous. The portion was huge and seafood... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Special place. Great food. Concetta is the best. We've had several family and couple gatherings here and it never disappoints.

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PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Wow... This is a special place in the heart of South Philly. Next time in town for business or entertainment. Family owned with non-stop smiles and service. And the food was outstanding!

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