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Osteria

640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
+1 215-763-0920
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (124 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was very good. So was service. Bill included 4 bottles of wine and we only drank two. At the very least, careless preparation and review of the check. At worst, trying to pad the bill. Ruined an otherwise good experience. Will not return.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousin was in town for the weekend so my family and I chose Osteria as a "catch up" spot. We were early to our reservation but the staff quickly seated us in the enclosed patio portion of the restaurant. The lights above us were...More

Thank Cierra B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went into this meal with high expectations after recommendation by friends and family. Service was a miss from the get-go. Server refused to take our wine order, insisting that even though we knew what wine we wanted, he would have to call over the...More

Thank Cary F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of having dinner this evening at this very special Italian restaurant. The food was so superb and authentic we felt like we were having dinner in Rome. Steven, our waiter, was truly excellent ; very professional, caring, friendly,...More

1  Thank 281valerie
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant based on reviews and Hotel recommendations . Business dinner for 4 and all disappointed with the portions and lack of menu items . The best guess is the Pizza is probable great and everything else super expensive and you will leave...More

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Our business group of four headed to Osteria from our downtown hotel - none of us had eaten there previously, and we found good reviews on-line. The restaurant was pretty good, not great, and I'm not sure I'd go back. The menu is innovative, from...More

Thank Louis59
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a birthday dinner for my wife and she loved it. Truly not my usual kind of restaurant but I have to admit the food was great. We chose the family style tasting option with the rib eye as the main course. Everything was...More

Thank Marc19002
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We dined at Osteria on a recent Sunday evening on a biz trip weekend to Philly. The restaurant came highly recommended by foodie friends who live in town. And, the restaurant did not disappoint. Our server was a delightful young woman, friendly, but professional and...More

Thank elizabethmT769ZJ
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I will say that I feel a tad bit bad about the following review because my wife and I end up here about twice a year for special occasions or when we are really craving fantastic pasta, and through the ten+ excellent visits I’ve rarely...More

Thank evenheskeyscored
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Hosted 24 guest last night at Osteria. ALL the food was great with special mention for wild boar pasta and Florentine ribeye. Wines were full bodied and smooth (Chris Pico the sommelier picked all winners including a nice grapa). Now under the leadership of chef...More

Thank Gregory W
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droppinout
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Augusto L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help you with the question. I didn't dine in the private dining room.
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Jktsmith
July 14, 2017|
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Response from whopper007 | Reviewed this property |
Better call the restaurant with your question. I've only been there at night. Sorry I couldn't help!
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Jktsmith
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Tiffany T | Reviewed this property |
I'd probably call to make sure -- but when I went it seemed relatively casual and no one made a fuss about people wearing jeans or what have you -- not " dressy"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
    (Wallace Street)
  • Public Transportation: Septa Subway Broad Street Line Spring Garden Street
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-763-0920
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Description
"Convivial and inviting, Osteria's heart is its open main kitchen from which its award-winning menu of antipasti, homemade pastas, house-cured salumi, authentic Neapolitan and Roman-style pizzas, wood-grilled meats, seafood and decadent desserts are crafted. Drawing its inspiration from traditional osterias found in Northern Italy, Osteria is the realization of a dream Vetri Family partners Jeff Benjamin and Chefs Marc Vetri and Jeff Michaud had while standing amongst the grapes of the Ca'Marcanda vineyards in Tuscany. Since opening in 2007, Osteria has become one of the country's most critically acclaimed Italian restaurants, receiving a 3-out-of-4 bell review from the Philadelphia Inquirer, and earning Chef Michaud the 2010 James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic" for his work helming the kitchen."
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