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Ristorante Pesto

1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
+1 215-336-8380
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was only surpassed by the friendly warm environment. Eric our waiter was outstanding and the owner made us feel right at home. Would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone. Just fantastic.

Thank clcarreer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eric was a phenomenal waiter and the food was authentic and AMAZING!!! Will definitely be back the next time I'm in Philly!! The owner was very sweet and made the restaurant feel like family dinner.

Thank Faith M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been coming to Ristorante Pesto for many many years. This is the first time I have ever decided to write a review on a Restaurant. But I want people to know and experience what I experience. Conchetta the owner is usually the first person...More

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious. Staff is very friendly and all dishes were generous amounts. Highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Ross P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food there was unspeakable and everyone there was extremely nice, especially the owners that made the atmosphere very welcoming. We were visiting Philadelphia and we went there on the first day, but everything was so good that we had to go again.

1  Thank urszula g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Pesto yesterday to celebrate my birthday. What a wonderful experience. From the moment we walked in we were graciously greeted by Concetta the hostess. After we were seated she checked up on us a few times to make sure everything was satisfactory. The...More

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to dine. Food was delicious and servings were generous. Owners made us feel welcome and happy we chose their restaurant to visit. Wonderful Italian food!

Thank FlgirlV9561WW
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ristorante Pesto's place as the highest-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor is extremely well-deserved. It is my girlfriend and I's favorite place to eat in the area, and my parents demand that we go there whenever they visit from out of town. Pesto is a BYOB, so...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ristorante Pesto has really incredible food. They have generous portions, high quality ingredients, and their rose sauce is to die for! The owners and staff could not be nicer. They really care about each customer's experience. They are so friendly and warm, it's a great...More

Thank Liz J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous dinner last night with 3 other couples. As soon as we walked in we were Warmly greeted by Concetta and shown to our table. Charming atmosphere. All Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Be prepared to leave there with a full but very Satisfied belly:)! We...More

1  Thank Marian H
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July 21, 2017|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
We called to make a reservation (for two) and we're told they had no availability because of a private party. Hung up the phone and almost immediately got a call back from the restaurant informing us of cancellation! Now... More
Dolores D
June 14, 2017|
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Response from rosaliet541 | Reviewed this property |
I do not eat pasta out either. I just will ask them not to put pasta on plate, or they can substitute with a vegetable.
Dolores D
June 14, 2017|
Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. In fact, I got a veal dish and they served it with a side of potatoes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-336-8380
Giovanni and Concetta Varallo are honored to welcome you to RISTORANTE PESTO. Our meals are prepared in the finest Authentic Italian Tradition, using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Chef Giovanni Varallo's and Chef Maria Varallo-Facenda's care, dedication and attention to detail transform every dish into a work of art. We hope your stay with us is a "Dining Experience."
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