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La Famiglia Ristorante

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8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001 (Market St .)
215-922-2803
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12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 64
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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 6
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  • 5
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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
Old style classy Italian restaurant

Four of us had lunch at La Famiglia recently. It was the first time I was there. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful old world decor of the place. Charming waiter who was very knowledgeable and accommodating. We are not experienced wine drinkers but were very impresses with the 14,000 bottle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
ellyjellybelly
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ate in here with the good lady recently, the food was cooked and presented well, the choice was excellent including vegetarian options, the waiter was in fine form also, the decor inside was a refreshing change to all the modern minimalistic places out there, this place felt quite homely.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Excellent Fish, Lambchops, Italian version of sushi, antipasto, creme carmel and red wines. We ate in the wine cellar with a group of about 12. It was private and worked well. Service and food were fantastic.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Four of us had lunch at La Famiglia recently. It was the first time I was there. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful old world decor of the place. Charming waiter who was very knowledgeable and accommodating. We are not experienced wine drinkers but were very impresses with the 14,000 bottle wine cellar. Food was good but not up to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife and another couple had dinner Sat night. First time there and hope to go back again. Service was impeccable. The food and the presentation of the food was outstanding . Everything was first class ..

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Philadelphia. The setting and service are a step back to old Italian classy dining. Service is impeccable and food fantastic. It's Family and it's wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

I happened in here while on a business trip and the setting feels like old world Europe and the food was wonderful. The servers are very attentive, my only recommendation would be to slow down service, the food came out with little to no break between courses.

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Richmond VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I had a sumptuous meal at La Famiglia this evening. Every aspect was well done. The appetizer started the meal and raised expectations, which were met throughout the evening. Fantastic evening experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Our family got stuck in Philadelphia because of a snow storm. We were looking for a quick meal and were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at La Famiglia. The ambiance was warm and cozy on a very cold night. The staff was elegant, attentive and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious and the desserts were to die for. We will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just the place to rekindle memories of eating well in Italy: starched white table covers, attentive waiters, elegant atmosphere, and very good Italian food. This is not a "trendy" place. We recently took friends; the decorous atmosphere allowed for nice conversation and a leisurely, well-paced meal. We couldn't believe that we had spent almost three hours over dinner. The wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had an early New Years dinner here( 2015) and it was Delicious. The atmosphere was delightful, you could have a comfortable conversation during dinner. The Lobster ravioli, veal chops and deserts were all excellent. It had been 29 years since I first ate at this wonderful Philadelphia institution and found it even better. I will be sure to visit... More 

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Additional Information about La Famiglia Ristorante

Address: 8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
Phone Number: 215-922-2803
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
    (Market St .)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-922-2803

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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