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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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Today
12:00 am - 9:30 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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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    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
We went for Restaurant Week Lunch

This restaurant has been arounf for at least 40 years but we only go on Restaurant Week because it is pricey. This year we did lunch and it was a good value. Pasta Appetizer was excellent, So was dessert. The veal with lemon entree was a bit salty (and I like salt). Surprised I had to ASK for olive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Hadn't been there in years but took advantage of Restaurant Week to visit. The lunch menu was excellent--no short cuts!--and the service, as well.

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant has been arounf for at least 40 years but we only go on Restaurant Week because it is pricey. This year we did lunch and it was a good value. Pasta Appetizer was excellent, So was dessert. The veal with lemon entree was a bit salty (and I like salt). Surprised I had to ASK for olive oil... More 

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 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 25 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 43 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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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
  • 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?