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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%
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“cavatelli” (115 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family of 5 plus grandma spent the day in Philadelphia and ended the night here. We had read up here and elsewhere so we were excited about the meal. They happily accomodated the six of us, including three children from 5 - 11. From...More

Thank LukeSmitj
Reviewed yesterday

Took the family out on 08/12 for my sons birthday. The atmosphere, the service, and the food was impeccable. what a great find! Thank you Concetta and staff for such a great experience. We'll be sure to come back and recommend Pesto to our friends....More

Thank lisa1000_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an excellent dinner their Thursday night. Concetta, one of the owners, stopped by the table, and added a wonderful conversation as well.

Thank foodude1994
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family was in town for my daughter’s White Coat Ceremony for grad school and I chose this place from the awesome reviews I read on Trip Advisor. In all the hustle and bustle of the day I forgot to call and add another person...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner with my fav nephew and his wife. Pesto was recommended by my brother and since I grew up not far from here I thought I would give it a try. I’m a Jersey girl now and there are plenty of Italian restaurants in...More

1  Thank TeriPugh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great dinner! Had the rose sauce very good. We were brought two apps and a dessert on the house. Very unexpected but very appreciated and delicious!! A must go!!

Thank Kim I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful family Dinner at Ristorante Pesto. The appetizer specials were generous and perfect for sharing. Our entrees were delicious I had the grilled Rack of Lamb which was the best I ever. The atmosphere was very welcoming and the wait staff attentive...More

Thank rosedoc64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

1st Time there....It totally lived up to my expectation. Delicious authentic Italian food. Quick , pleasant and competent servers. The Owner Connie came to talk with us and made sure we had everything we needed; she was very warm and genuine. I am definitely a...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were in Philadelphia from Colorado, visiting family. We had an awesome experience. When we first sat down, the owner was the first greet us. She welcomed us, made us feel like family, and highlighted a few of the specials. The server came shortly after...More

Thank ColoTravellers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment I was graciously greeted from the hostess I knew I was In for a great dining experience . The decor atmosphere and spaceish table settings added to a relaxing wonderful evening . Being a graduate Culinary Institure of America in Hyde Park...More

1  Thank peyton4321
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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
  • 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
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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