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“Favorite go-to in Old City”
Review of Farmicia

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Ranked #50 of 4,403 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center East
Cross street: Betwee Market & Chestnut
Description: FARMiCiA is the conception of Kevin Klause, James Barrett & Wendy Smith Born (owners of Metropolitan Bakery), who share a vision of a restaurant that captures the pleasures of simply crafted food & excellent beverages served in a relaxed yet lively environment. The emphasis is on great tasting food & beverages crafted from local, organic & artisanal producers. Located in Philadelphia’s historic Old City, FARMiCiA is a 122-seat restaurant & bar serving breakfast, lunch, an afternoon meal, a relaxed dinner & even brunch on the weekends. While FARMiCiA boasts a full bar, guests are also allowed to BYO Wine to pair with our farm fresh fare.
Skippack, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Favorite go-to in Old City”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

I can not rave enough about Farmicia. Their dinner is delicious with organic meats and vegan options as well. Everything just seems fresh and light. You can bring your own wine although they have a full bar as well.

Brunch is amazing as well with 50% beverages (mimosas and bloody marys!). We keep saying we need to try other places but always end up here since it's so delicious. Nice farm table atmosphere inside too with great servers.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stay away at all cost!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

This place has the worst food EVER and they really should not be serving food... I was here with a group of friends, we all disliked our dishes and were very disappointed, actually left the restaurant and bought pizza since we were still hungry and nobody could finish their meal... they should have ok brunches but don't bet on this place for dinner or you'll go home disappointed, hungry and broke..

Visited September 2012
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
“A RESTAURANT GEM”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

In Olde City a place where you can have a great meal. Plus BYO as well as catering to vegetarians. Cannot find anything negative- just a great meal with friendly sevice

Visited October 2012
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Warrington, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
423 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

Farmacia has great food and excellent service in a very nice setting. The menu offers a wide variety of entrees that are very unique and flavorful. We went for a late lunch and they were still serving breakfast items as well as a variety of appetizers and sandwiches. Excellent coffee as well. I will definitely be back!

  • Visited December 2012
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Delightful”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Very comfortable and well decorated space. Tables weren't too close and we were allowed to linger on a Friday night. We are vegan so I didn't study the menu. We relied on our server and ordered a vegan version of the tamales, which were a little spicy, but stopped short of being too hot.

Visited December 2012
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