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“Banquet Setting...still tasty!”
Review of Davio's

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Ranked #36 of 4,388 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center West
Cross street: Chestnut & Sansom
Description: Davio’s, with its “Northern Italian Steakhouse” cuisine, brings a deliciously unique flair to a city famous worldwide for its Italian restaurants. Situated in the historic Provident Bank Building in Center City Philadelphia, Davio’s offers diners the complete upscale dining experience - exquisite food, expertly prepared and presented in a grandly historic ambience. Davio’s skilled wait-staff provide guests with relaxed, yet attentive service, and are smartly garbed in long white coats reminiscent of Italy’s finest restaurants. Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week, the restaurant has already gained popularity as a prime spot for both “Power Breakfast” and “Power Lunch” among the Philadelphia business community. Dinner also brings local and national luminaries from all walks of life on a regular basis. Reservations are suggested for the main dining room.
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Banquet Setting...still tasty!”
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Being part of a large group is sometimes disappointing but not tonight. The wine flowed followed by terrific cheesesteak egg roll and crab cake apps made for a tasty start to a wonderful evening. Add peppered tuna and filet mignon entrees...who needs dessert? Attentive service even though there were dozens of diners was very professional. Good stuff in Philly!

Visited August 2014
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English first
Ossining, New York
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful Meal!”
Reviewed August 13, 2014

The menu was extensive, the service was fantastic, the restaurant itself was really lovely, and the food was delicious! My business colleagues and I enjoyed every minute of our Davio's dinner!! Try to chicken parm spring rolls!

Visited July 2014
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Thank Nicole R
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Impeccable”
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Service, the best of anywhere I have ever been. Already over the top in service and taste, but not good enough, we were in town to accept an award which we shared with one of our waiters and a complimentary plate of goodies with a delicate choc frosting "congratulations" penned on the plate came with desert. Very sweet and memorable touch. Lucky for us - we discovered that we have 3 Davios in the Boston area ....winning. It took a trip to Philly but now we know!!

Visited August 2014
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Fairfield, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful and good food too!”
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

This was a wonderful restaurant for dinner. It was beautiful, the food was wonderful, and fantastic service.

  • Visited August 2014
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Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Our experience was OK but not great”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

I had read the reviews on TripAdvisor, so I made comparisons.

The room was rather noisy. We could not hear the waitress's voice across a four-person table. Two of us who ordered pasta judged it to be mediocre, especially in comparison with the best Italian restaurants. The wait staff were attentive, more so after we told them we would like to go to another function after dinner. The wine list had few options under $70, but our wine was pretty decent. Our bill was reasonable. Overall, the experience was typical of a large restaurant chain.

The restaurant was a tad difficult to find because it has the same street address as a hotel, and the hotel staff told us the restaurant was on the second floor, so we ended up on the second floor of the hotel!

  • Visited August 2014
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