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“Just delicious!”

Fratelli's Italian Bistro
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Ranked #352 of 4,356 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Broad & Chestnut
Transit: City Hall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Just delicious!”
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Went to this restaurant a few days ago, and i was pleasantly surprised. The interior is very nice spacious and nice looking decor. I ordered a salad with blue cheese dressing..which was delicious, the dressing was coating the salad just right enough that you each leaf was covered by tossing not just poured on and very tasty. Their bread was ok and being big bread eaters..they refilled us. I ordered the chicken parm and their tomato sauce would be really high on my list, again it was not floating in gravy (what us south philly people call tomato sauce) and the side of spagetti was the same coasted just amazing..a light coating but being one who loves a lot of sauce..it again coated every strand nicely. My sister had the veal parm and even being a small eater she finished the entire plate! Both portions were generous. Wanted to try dessert but was full from a very wonderful meal. We went sunday late afternoon there were not many in there but a couple tables occupied..i sure hope they get tons of business because this is a gem of a restaurant, i am eager to try some other dishes..as well as seeing that weekdays they have a great lunch menu with sandwiches and flatbread, So glad we went it's just off broad, and it means we have a great alternative to hitting the Olive Garden across the street..LOL!!!

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Morrisville, PA
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275 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised!”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had a Groupon for this restaurant which could always be hit or miss but we loved this restaurant. The waitress was so nice and since we were in between lunch and dinner helped us with our menu choices. Food was great--we had the veal and salmon which came with a salad. Very generous portions but good quality food. Atmosphere was nice and we had a table near the window thanks to our waitress. Prices were reasonable for being in Center City so we will definitely be back next time we are in the city.

  • Visited March 2014
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NJ
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good Choice”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

I bought a Groupon for this restaurant because of the proximity to my workplace and we were able to use it on a Saturday night.
My husband and I were very pleased with our choice. The décor was very nice and the restaurant had an expansive feel because of the high ceilings. The food was very good and plentiful. Our waitress was pleasant and very efficient.
The overall experience was very nice, I even recommended to many of my co-workers already.

  • Visited February 2014
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New York
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“great supprise”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

after walking around we asked one of the street guides for a nice italian restaurant they suggested fratellis was greatly supprised what a good meal good service and did not feel ripped off music could have been a little lower dont like talking over as ruins the romance

  • Visited February 2014
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Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“B-Day Month-Marriage Celebration”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

Better 1/2 loves Italian. She liked that big plate of Eggplant Parm. The hostess Kira was great making certain that my yellowfin tuna was cooked the way I liked.

Visited January 2014
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