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La Famiglia Ristorante

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$$$$
City Center East
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8 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001 (Market St .)
+1 215-922-2803
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Sunday
Closed
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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I dined during Restaurant Week. We sat at a table on the second floor. Beautiful room. Not loud at all. The service was EXCELLENT without being overbearing. Friendly waitstaff. The food was so delicious. Everything was cooked to perfection. It was just enough food - not too much so we felt sick by the time we... More 

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Thank Vincetta L
PHL, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were taking another couple out. It was a special night. The wait staff was appropriately formal and accommodating and not rushing us at all. The wine list if your into very deep wine lists was amazing. It's not a few pages it's a 5 inch thick book. And take a walk downstairs even if you don't need the rest... More 

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Thank David G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I never had any restaurant experience this Fabulous! Everything was Outstanding! We shared their eggplant appetizer and citrus salad which were amazing! My date had the veal chop and I had the Fusilli Pescatore! Both were Exceptional! My date's only complaint was there wasn't more chop because it was so awesome. The wine list, actually encyclopedia, was a bit overwhelming.... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Went here for my birthday and were not disappointed. Have been here before but not for several years. We were greeted warmly and seated in a beautiful room. I had salad and fusilli calabrese with mussels, shrimp, clams and crab which I loved. My husband had the tableside prepared branzino. It is truly an art to filet this and fun... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

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.

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 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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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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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?