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Ristorante Pesto

1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
+1 215-336-8380
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“cavatelli” (117 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
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Reviewed yesterday

We discovered Pesto in our continuing quest to learn more about South Philadelphia, where our daughter now lives. We felt like we were in southern Italy--from the warmth of the greeting, to the richness of the food, to the general conviviality of the place. Our...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best Italian BYO in Philadelphia! We have had so many celebrations throughout the years at this fine establishment and are always blown away by Concetta’s hospitality and the staff’s service. The food? One word. DYNAMITE. Every single time.

1  Thank colleenleonard
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was looking for a good restaurant we could take my son and his friend in Philadelphia before college drop off and drive back to Boston. This was THE restaurant I was looking for; the food was out of this world, the service was excellent...More

Thank Pinarkk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This has been a place we’ve loved for years. Everything is on point- The service, the food, the specials and above all else, the feeling of warmth that you get when you walk in the door. The owners treat everyone just like family. They truly...More

Thank Jet628693
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Conchetta, thank you for a wonderful evening with delicious food, great service and always making us feel welcome! We truly enjoyed celebrating our Anniversary at Pesto & we’ll definitely be back soon!! Xo

Thank masnann
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

OMG! Our dinner tonight was awesome! Service was impeccable and our meal was the best. My second time there and my husband’s first. We will definitely return!

Thank Mariadell6
Reviewed 5 days ago

We love Pestos, and always enjoy our time here Definitely our go to Italian restaurant. Amazing staff and menu- can’t go wrong!

Thank mllc725
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Concetta (Connie) greeted us enthusiastically. She made us feel very welcome. Their menu presents a wide variety of dishes; but don’t commit to an entree or appetizer until you’ve heard the fabulous list of specials. Yum! This restaurant serves wine and mixed drinks. Our appetizers...More

Thank acrecordpool
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been here several and never disappoints. Great food and service as well. The menu offers everything you could imagine. JUST GO!

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For anyone who wants to experience the best of what Philadelphia has to offer, this is the place to go. Before I even talk about the food, let me tell you about the owner. She greeted us warmly at the door and although we had...More

1  Thank kking74914
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June 11, 2018|
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Response from Loves_Travel2014 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for not answering sooner. I suggest you check with the restaurant to make sure they will be there the evening of your anniversary.
May 15, 2018|
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Response from k12542 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is a short walk away from the Metro.
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March 22, 2018|
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Response from Annette P | Reviewed this property |
Street parking is available on Broad Street or Passyunk Avenue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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