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La Fourno Ristorante

636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102 (City Center East)
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Ranked #348 of 3,780 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 7th Street
Description: Italian food is as varied as the land and the people. At La Fourno you will taste truly remarkable, authentically prepared dishes from Abruzzo, Umbria & Tuscany. From antipasti to dolci, wine and spirits, everything is wonderfully prepared and affordably priced. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest ingredients of the highest quality in our award-winning food served to you by our attentive, knowledgeably and friendly staff. Come join us. We can guarantee that you'll enjoy the entire experience that is dining at La Fourno.
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Stony Brook, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I was going to be in Philadelphia with 24 other people for a long weekend, and was responsible for making the dinner arrangements for our first night there. (Italian had been agreed upon for the first night.) After narrowing the field to three restaurants (all highly rated on TripAdvisor and elsewhere) and speaking with them, I decided on La Fourno.... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well, after our first trip was so great, we decided another visit was necessary and we were not disappointed. The food was great again, and the service was exceptional. The prices are very reasonable, and portion size very nice. There is no outside dining and the bar selection is very limited, but my wife enjoyed a specialty Maple flavored cocktail... More 

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Zionsville, IN
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

La Fourno was highly recommended by the hotel that we were staying at in Philly. The meal could not have been better!. We enjoyed the melon appetizer; the salads were fresh and well-prepared. One of their specialties is veal parmesan which my wife ordered. It was superb! I enjoyed my chicken masala,as well. The side of pasta was cooked to... More 

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Irving, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had a last-minute need to find a place for 12 rowdy hungry guys to eat in Center City Philadelphia, and our hotel concierge set up at La Fourno. They booked the group room on the 2nd floor for us--and it was beautiful indeed but the most memorable thing was the service and the outright friendliness we were treated to.... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife and I decided to try this place out after seeing it listed on Groupon. We always like to try new places when we come into the city for theater night. We were greeted by Francis the Manager who was very entertaining. We each had a drink, me a draft Peroni beer and my wife a specialty cocktail which... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a Groupon, went and tried La Fourno. The website clearly says "compliment your meal with a selection from our wine list, or BYOB!" It DOESN'T tell you there's a ridiculous $20.00 upcharge to enjoy your own wine. Very bad form. (Corking fees are an occasional evil, but $20.00!!?? WAY over the top). Bread was hot and served with oil;... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went here with a friend, who had been here before and wanted to go again while we were in the area, and it was about a 10 minute walk from the hotel. I'm really glad she had me go, because it's definitely a place I'll be stopping at again. The place is small, in an intimate way, and we... More 

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have to say that I wasn't very impressed. The food was OK....the portion sizes were extremely small and we had a groupon. It seems like since they knew you had a groupon, everything was much much smaller portions. The only reason why I gave this 2 stars and not 1 star was because the service was very good. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Very solid! I'd definitely come back! Nice little place I found thanks to Yelp! Owner is friendly guy with a big Philly accent who may greet you while you enter. The downstairs is cozy and inviting and just what I was looking for. After my mother was done flirting with the owner, we sat down and had a delicious margherita... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Definitely worth a visit! The owner came by twice to make sure we were happy. Everything was super fresh!!! The basil, herbs, infused oils - all excellent. Delicious salads, pizza made in front of your eyes, superb veal parmigiana, reasonable prices. This is a small restaurant with perhaps 10-12 tables. Parking is an issue in this area. We could not... More 

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Additional Information about La Fourno Ristorante

Address: 636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102
Phone Number: 215-627-9000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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