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Osteria

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640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420 (Wallace Street)
Septa Subway Broad Street Line Spring Garden Street
215-763-0920
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Entertaining clients

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good eating

Last night I ate dinner at Osteria. We order grilled wild boar sausage with chianti mustard, pickled red onions and brussell. The sausage was delicious but the brussel sprouts and onions had too much vinegar which was not a good thing. I know it was supposed to be "kraut", but it did not work for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Wilmington,Delaware
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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268 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wilmington,Delaware
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Last night I ate dinner at Osteria. We order grilled wild boar sausage with chianti mustard, pickled red onions and brussell. The sausage was delicious but the brussel sprouts and onions had too much vinegar which was not a good thing. I know it was supposed to be "kraut", but it did not work for me. Brussell sprouts should not... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My family of 5, including 2 teens and 1 young adult celebrated dinner at Osteria. Pros: easy free on street parking, very nice ambiance although it was a bit chilly in the greenhouse, service was excellent, and overall food was terrific. We had the roasted vegetable appetizer and it was awesome. Entrees were also great including swordfish, duck, potato pizza.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

i know how mr. vert feels about his diners writing reviews and that he will never see this, but i feel i have to give feedback. before he criticises me for not having the qualification to review, it would be noted that i have travelled around the world and have eaten in the finest restaurants (not always expensive) and maintain... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I took my husband to Osteria for his 50th birthday. His choice. We had been there in the past and thought it was excellent. I think now their prime has passed. It was just okay. First the good things. The service is excellent, and almost makes up for the so so food. The cocktails were very good, a must for... More 

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Ifrane, Morocco
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was able to visit Osteria with several business colleagues while on a trip to Philadelphia. Wow! We had a nice pizza with fresh prosciutto to share as a starter, which was terrific. Light, crispy crust with great flavor. Two colleagues shared the steak for two--it could have served three or four, and they said it was fantastic but didn't... More 

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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100 reviews 100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I chose this restaurant based on other Tripadvisor reviews. And the reviews were right! The menu is very different from most Italian restaurants. But the food was excellent! And the wine was even better. Thanks to our waitress, Corinne, we had a delightful evening. We cannot wait to go back!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My wife and I had dinner at Osteria earlier this month. Upon arrival, I was shocked at the casualness of the restaurant given it's price point. Some patrons in jeans while others in business casual. Nevertheless, this did not subtract from our experience. We enjoyed a few cocktails at their bar and browsed their wine list on their provided iPads.... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

came here with a work group for a business dinner and we ordered several starters to share. The vegetable antipasti was amazing. The shrimp crudo was delicious in an bright sweet and tart blood orange dressing. We also had grilled octopus, which was very nice. We shared a gnocchi which was one of the best pasta dishes I have ever... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The NJ location at Mooretown Mall was just as good as the one in Philadelphia. We arrived later in the evening and just enjoyed pizza at the bar. Wafer thin pizza crust, creative toppings, great cocktails, and a lively atmosphere.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

When you combine an outstanding chef with exceptional service and a warm, comfortable atmosphere, the results are amazing. Osteria has been providing diners with a fantastic experience since it first opened ... And it just keeps getting better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
    (Wallace Street)
  • Public Transportation: Septa Subway Broad Street Line Spring Garden Street
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-763-0920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?