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Gigi

417 Hope St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2103 (City Center East)
(215) 574-8880
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Ranked #1,634 of 3,730 restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: City Center East
Cross street: 3rd
Transit: 4th & Market as well as 3rd and Market
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Stopped in here for an early evening snack--good beer selection and good bar food. The cheese steak empanadas and hummus plate were great! Service was attentive and fast. Overall, a fun place.

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Philadelphia, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is average. The claim to be a Tapas restaurant. Not really. More like a family style place. Ambience not great. Dark and dingy. Air conditioner exposed.

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Bennington, Nebraska
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Waiter was very helpful and we really enjoyed him. Prices, especially given the quantity and quality of the food we got, were way too high. The new owner said that there had been some glitches, so I'm hoping that he takes a look at the prices and upgrades the quality of the cooking.

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New Providence Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Great service and food. It is located on the main Market Street. You can dine inside or sit outside and enjoy the atmosphere. The only thing that I didn't like was the fountain soda. Just a seven minute walk from my hotel at Wyndham. A late evening walk with the love of your life can spark a fire later!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Stopped here sunday for drinks, was told by the hostess there were happy hour specials. Our waiter said he was new, had no idea what was going on and was burping throughout the time he was speaking to us. A year ago we had a great experience here with great sangria. We asked for a pitcher of their famous sangria... More

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York, PA
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This place needs serious help. It has a great location, good decor and is clean...that's where the good ends and the bad begins. We ate here because we were hot, tired and thirsty. Menu looked good and sign outside said "voted best cheesesteak". We were seated and then asked by several people if our order had been taken...we said "no"...finally... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Good food just hot, air conditioner not working so sat on tables outside slightly exposed to public.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Visited this past Sat evening. Could have done much better in the area. Chose here for the outdoor seating. Food was pretty bad. Their claim of "best cheese steaks in Philly" is greatly exagerated. In a city full of cheese steaks, trust me, theirs is far from the best. My wifes salmon b-l-t was fishy. She tried a couple of... More

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Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Ordered a simple salad and waited 30 minutes. Took 15 mins to come back with my soda. The salad didnt have dressing on it so I asked for balsamic vinaigrette on the side. Server comes back with this nasty concoction of the saltiest thing ever then disappears for 20 mins. I ask the bartender if she could call my server... More

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We took advantage of Living Social to check out Gigi. It has a nice location so having a meal outside on a nice summer day was awesome. The service was fantastic. Our server was very friendly and helpful. The value of Living Social was excellent. We got two salad and 4 tapas. The avacado salad was decent however the tomato/fresh... More

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