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La Fourno Ristorante

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636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102 (7th Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Real Italian food. From Panini's to Scampi Voted best of Philly Veal parmigiana Always a warm welcome Staff make you feel right at home A visit to your table by the manager assures that you are in good hands Try a pizza as a starter from a wood burning oven then order a delicious entree and dessert Meals like Mama... More 

Thank Joseph S
Manama, Bahrain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited La Fourno for dinner - on first entry we were a bit disappointed - the restaurant at first glance looks a bit small and "fast food" like. However, after entry the staff led us to a table in the back which actually had quite a good atmosphere. There was a standard menu as well as a list of... More 

Thank Will V
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We never go to south street, because we felt only for young people. Well wrong we were, it is so worthwhile heading down to south street to have a superb meal. We went with our friends this evening and we all live in center city. We eat in NYC and now have found an Italian restaurant to compare to the... More 

Thank Marlene S
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We went on Sunday evening, for dinner. The meals were delicious. They started with warm garlic bread with dipping sauce with olive oil and seasoning. The salads were freshly made and the meals were good portions and tasty. We split the dessert, which was fabulous! The only bad thing was that the rest rooms were upstairs on the second floor.

Thank rose762016
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

La Fourno is the only nice place on South Street. Its like a haven amongst the crowds outside. South Street is pretty rough and grimy. The service was lovely but the food was just average.

Thank Lisa A
Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Had a hard time finding a reservation for Valentine's Day but based on the reviews here selected La Fuorno. Great choice. Delicious Italian food (wife is Italian), nice ambience, superb staff from the host to the waiter (to the owner?)), and reasonable prices.

Thank TheWRambler
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

South Philadelphia is the home of the mummers and on new years day, the streets are packed with revelers in this area of the city. We had seen a movie and then decided time for a piece of pizza and so we went with friends here. The pizza is of the thin crust variety and we had a Pesto pizza... More 

Thank animaleyedoc
Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We had a great dinner at La Fourno a few weeks ago. Atmosphere was wonderful upstairs, our waiter was on point with everything we needed, and of course the food was magnifico! As Italian Americans we always search out great Italian food when we travel. The pizza was amazing from the brick oven and our pastas were delicious! We will... More 

Thank tstgeorge
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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189 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Reviewed the restaurant over a year ago, and once again, the experience was top rate! The staff is very friendly and the food as always was very good. Highly recommend the veal parmigiana, and also love their caesar salad. The wait staff and owner always stop by to engage you in conversation and will do everything possible to make sure... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My family and I went to La Fourno for dinner, and the food was very good. Dishes that were popular among family members included pasta putanesca, eggplant parmesan and linguini with clams. The owner was quite friendly and welcoming. This restaurant is accommodating to the appetiites of children, which was greatly appreciated. Nice neighborhood restaurant.

Thank Nancy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-627-9000
Italian food is as varied as the land and the people. At La Fourno you will taste truly remarkable, authentically prepared dishes from Abruzzo, Umbria & Tuscany. From antipasti to dolci, wine and spirits, everything is wonderfully prepared and affordably priced. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest ingredients of the highest quality in our award-winning food served to you by our attentive, knowledgeably and friendly staff.

Come join us. We can guarantee that you'll enjoy the entire experience that is dining at La Fourno.

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