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La Famiglia Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
City Center East
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8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001 (Market St .)
+1 215-922-2803
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Celebrating a Friend Birthday you always have to pick the Best Restaurant. Giuseppe the Owner send to our table a real Italian Antipasto ,Amazing, we all got Polipo alla Sena ( Octipus in San Marzano Cherry Tomatoes, Main Course Branzino a Mediterranean Fish my friend got an Amazing Veal Chop and other friends got Home made Gnocchi. dessert The real... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classic spot in the city for Italian cuisine thats been around for many years and continues to be excellent. I had an olive oil and herb marinated steak and eggplant on my last trip and both were excellent. Fantastic wine list.

Thank jjohn111
Akron, Ohio
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with colleagues - greeted warmly and seated quickly. Friendly staff. Excellent wine list with moderate prices across the board. Note: this is not a place to order a beer. Appetizer of toasted or baked provolone cheese was good. Entree of oversized gnocchi (portions on the smaller side) in a light white truffle sauce was a solid choice. Other diners... More 

Thank Jerry A
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a half hour reviewing the wine list...I picked an obscure 1997 Barbaresco worth it however the mastermind who created this amazing cellar and collection should give staff some lessons on wine handling. It was decanted obviously but shaken through the process too much. Let's not let this impact the 5 star overall rating. The wine was great...lots of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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227 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a pre-event dinner. It was a long way from our hotel but I am glad we made the effort down Market St. The wine list has to be seen to be believed! Great range of US and world wines. Food was perfect, good choices and well prepared. Based on our table experience, listen to your... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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157 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a special surprise. On an anniversary weekend away in Philly. The hotel concierge recommended the place and made us a reservation. Being from central FL, my husband said "this place is kind of like Disney perfect...but Disney is fake and this is real.". It was outstanding. The food was fresh and the servers and hostess were very... More 

Thank jennstar79
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at the restaurant. The food was excellent and the service great. The little extras were a very nice touch - bread, bruschetta (before the meal) and biscotti (with the coffee) and provided free. While the cost was on the more expensive side it was not over the top.

Thank MajesticM
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Dining here is like a Rat Pack experience. Very pricey but worth every penny. Ambiance is old school Italian. Wine list is massive. Menu incredibly extensive. I was here with my wife and 2 other couples and everyone had an entrée that was exquisite. Stuffed calamari appetizer was fantastic. I had potato gnocchi with truffle for my entrée and it... More 

Thank Kevin M
Columbia, South Carolina
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Wonderful Italian Food, Close to hotel, great ambience, service could not be better and you have to see their wine cellar!!

Thank glrailey
Albany, New York
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Above Average Italian at best. Over priced. Corking fee of $35 ridiculous compared to other BYOB. Not Southern Italian in anyway.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
    (Market St .)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-2803

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?