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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."
All reviews cavatelli eggplant appetizer ricotta cheesecake seafood crab roasted peppers bread lamb chops linguine salad rose sauce italian food treated like family rachel ray mare e monti bring your own wine no corkage fee
Eating at Pesto is always a wonderful experience. We've had so many great meals here. They make you feel like your part of the family. The wait staff is so helpful, and have great recommendations. We love going here with family and friends and will...continue to do so for ever and ever. Thanks for being a Philadelphia staple for authentic Italian cuisine.More
I took my friends from out out town here, the food was great and the restaurant gave us 2 dishes on the house and didn’t charge us for a drink. It’s a good atmosphere and they look out for their customers. 8.7/10 5 stars
We had an amazing dining experience to celebrate my dear father’s 83rd birthday!! The food was off the charts and everyone was so very kind! Concetta was an amazing hostess and checked on us all night to make sure everything was ok and repeatedly asked...if we needed anything. Thank you so much for a great night❤️😘More
We came to Pesto for my Pop’s birthday dinner and everything was completely perfect! The food was absolutely amazing with large portions and many delicious options! The hospitality was like I was being served by my own family with the owner and all of the...servers being super attentive to all of our needs. Needless to say we all left with happy stomachs and even happier hearts!More
The food was wonderful, and the wait staff was top notch. We had read they were top rated and they lived up to their reputation. We ordered the bacon wrapped shrimp as an appetizer and they brought bread (of course) and two bruschettas before the...appetizer arrived. They were great. The pasta served with the main courses was excellent. They even serve Bracciolatini (rare now-a-days), although we did not partake. Even though they are on lower Broad Street, the parking was not an issue (Tuesday during Covid). If we are ever near Philadelphia again we will definitely return. Prices are reasonable considering the quality.More