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111 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5114 (Chestnut & Sansom)
215-563-4810
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Davio’s, with its “Northern Italian Steakhouse” cuisine, brings a...
Davio’s, with its “Northern Italian Steakhouse” cuisine, brings a deliciously unique flair to a city famous worldwide for its Italian restaurants. Situated in the historic Provident Bank Building in Center City Philadelphia, Davio’s offers diners the complete upscale dining experience - exquisite food, expertly prepared and presented in a grandly historic ambience. Davio’s skilled wait-staff provide guests with relaxed, yet attentive service, and are smartly garbed in long white coats reminiscent of Italy’s finest restaurants. Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week, the restaurant has already gained popularity as a prime spot for both “Power Breakfast” and “Power Lunch” among the Philadelphia business community. Dinner also brings local and national luminaries from all walks of life on a regular basis. Reservations are suggested for the main dining room.
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  • 271
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
family gathering

We had a great experience in the private room for a family gathering dinner for 31 plus 3 small children. The food and service were excellent. I had been the coordinator of the event, planning the menu, etc. and they were great accommodating a number of changes along the way, and special... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
bjh20007
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great experience in the private room for a family gathering dinner for 31 plus 3 small children. The food and service were excellent. I had been the coordinator of the event, planning the menu, etc. and they were great accommodating a number of changes along the way, and special requests. We had a limited number of entree... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Davio's Philadelphia for your family gathering. We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

New York City, New York
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Although this was a group of more than 20 people, the service was as if we were the only people at the table.

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Davio's Philadelphia. We are glad you enjoyed the service and felt as if you were the only people at your table while you had a large group. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Chestertown, Maryland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

They may or may not have good food. They didn't give me a chance to find out. In April I made a reservation for eight people for a special celebration. I did not use Open Table; I called the restaurant directly and spoke to two different people to ensure that everything went right. In May, I received a phone call... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Susain for your recent review of Davio's Philadelphia. We apologize about the miscommunication regarding us not being open on the evening you were going to join us for dinner. We sincerely apologize. More 

Waco, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The staff is incredible and treated us like royalty. The food was plentiful, beautiful and yummy...and the cocktails were generous. We love the white linen service, and the staff was really the highlight. They were ready to assist and help before we even knew what our needs were!

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Angela for your recent review of Davio's Philadelphia. We appreciate the time you took to let us know that the staff made you feel like royally. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Houston
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The service was attentive and courteous, and the restaurant was clean with a pleasant ambience. However, my primary concern with any restaurant is the food. I simply was underwhelmed by the food. The Caesar salad basically was romaine lettuce with a bland dressing--nothing creative, special or unique. . I have had better Caesar salad's at the Carrabbas chain. The fried... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent dining experience at Davio's Philadelphia. We are glad you enjoyed the service and apologize that you did not enjoy the food. We have shared your comments with our Team and we hope you try us again soon. Thank you. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Wow! Truly outstanding food and very attentive service. We had a very large party (20+) yet the service was excellent and the food arrived promptly. They serve many dishes family style. i couldn't list everything that I sampled, but everything I tried was excellent. The meatballs were perhaps the best I've ever had, the calamari was prepared perfectly, and the... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Davio's Philadelphia. We are glad you and your large party enjoyed the food and service at Davio's. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Heard great things about their newly offered brunch. We decided to give it a go and they did not disappoint. The food was terrific and the service top notch; Keith was awesome and makes a mean Bloody Mary. Kid friendly too. Highly recommend. We will be back.

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Jordan for your review of Davio's Philadelphia and your recent brunch. We are glad you gave us a try and enjoyed the bloody mary's as well. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Mount Airy, Maryland
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I rented the penthouse level for a business lunch and had a very nice time. The service was on point and the food was nice. The patio was great and a nice place to do a cocktail hour.

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your business lunch at Davio's Philadelphia. We are glad you enjoyed the patio for the cocktail hour and the service during your lunch in the penthouse. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We discovered Davio's just started serving Sunday brunch. Amazing cocktail prices (half of Center City norm) and great food. The tuna tartar was great, as was everything else. Cannoli pancakes looked great but we didn't have them. Nice to see so many dinner items on the brunch menu. You can make it your only meal on Sunday! Peter Jolly, manager,... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Drew for your review of Davio's Philadelphia. Yes, we did just start serving Sunday brunch and we are thrilled you enjoyed it. We have shared your review with our Team (including Peter Joly) and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Trenton, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Davio's was an awesome dining experience. My girlfriend and I went for a low-key date night and loved everything about it. The dining space is awesome. The waiters were personable and very helpful. Although our dishes were a little undercook (both pasta and steak), the waiters helped correct all the issues and make the evening awesome.

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Dan for your review of Davio's Philadelphia. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience and apologize that both your steak and pasta were undercooked, but we are glad your server was able to rectify this for you. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5114
    (Chestnut & Sansom)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: 215-563-4810

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients

Description

Davio’s, with its “Northern Italian Steakhouse” cuisine, brings a deliciously unique flair to a city famous worldwide for its Italian restaurants. Situated in the historic Provident Bank Building in Center City Philadelphia, Davio’s offers diners the complete upscale dining experience - exquisite food, expertly prepared and presented in a grandly historic ambience. Davio’s skilled wait-staff provide guests with relaxed, yet attentive service, and are smartly garbed in long white coats reminiscent of Italy’s finest restaurants. Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week, the restaurant has already gained popularity as a prime spot for both “Power Breakfast” and “Power Lunch” among the Philadelphia business community. Dinner also brings local and national luminaries from all walks of life on a regular basis. Reservations are suggested for the main dining room.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?