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Philadelphia Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Philadelphia restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Philadelphia just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Philadelphia, you've come to the right place.

Our Philadelphia restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2013 Guide


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12th Air Command

 5 star(s)  (05/27/2007)
“happy atmosphere. splendiforous food.”

13th St Pizza

 5 star(s)  (12/02/2007)
“best pizza ever”

Ace Diner

 4 star(s)  (08/16/2008)
“A local spot with local flavor in West Philadelphia near Overbrook High School on Lancaster Ave. Very good food and portions at reasonable prices. No real ambiance, but it is a diner in a diner building. This is a "the locals know it's good" kind of place, most others would probably just drive by... ”

Ace Diner

 5 star(s)  (07/04/2009)
“About the best diner food in the area. Service os just ok. You can get lost in the shuffle of a busy day. Great breakfast favorites. And the homemade toast, wow! Have been going since '92.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

   (08/31/2008)
“Horrible!!! We had shrimp scampi, seafood Alfredo and steak - all dishes were realy bad. Do not go there.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 1 star(s)  (10/02/2008)
“Very disapointed with the quality of food and service. Visited restauant over Labor Day Weekend.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 3 star(s)  (05/27/2009)
“Adriano's has excellent food and is a great place to dine. I love the bruschetta, gnocchi, penne vodka, calamari, etc. It doesn't get much more authentic than this place, and Adriano is very friendly and runs a fabulous restaurant. LOVE LOVE LOVE Adriano's!!”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 4 star(s)  (03/07/2009)
“good food, good service, attentive staff... casual dining at reasonable prices for a very nice experience.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (10/02/2007)
“The food is fabulous, and there is a full bar. We've been there when it's just 2 people, and we've also had a party of 30. They are always accommodating. It's a great dining experience.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (04/02/2008)
“Loved the food. I will definitely go again soon.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (09/19/2008)
“Food was delicious! I had the gnocchi and they were fantastic. The waiter said they were homemade an dyou could taste it!!!! Highly reccomended”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (05/24/2009)
“Great food and a great staff! My family and I have had several parties there and we have never been disappointed. The penne vodka is the best, delicious calamari and extensive wine list... Try it once and you'll keep going back week after week!”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (07/30/2009)
“Been going here for about 4 yrs now & even had a shower thrown here. I can't tell you enough how much I REALLY enjoy this place. It's a quaint little place with very friendly staff; even the owner Adriano is as friendly as can be. I'd say it's on the lines of Macaroni's on Old Bustleton Ave but no... ”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (09/15/2009)
“From the moment I walked into this restaurant I was greeted instantaniously with friendly faces. The calamari was just cripsy the way I like it and the filet was the best I've ever had! The soup was delicious and homemade! I would recommend this restaurant to everyone! I can't wait to book my next... ”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (05/26/2010)
“Skip the chain restaurants and come here if you want more bang for your buck. Their authentic Italian cooking is delicious and affordable. Their lunch paninis are fantastic (I highly recommend the chicken caccitore panini) and so are the soups and pasta dishes. Even the bread is unique and flavorful... ”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (09/22/2010)
“LOVE LOVE LOVE this restaurant! I go here so often the staff knows what I want when I walk in. The vodka penne is AMAZING! Great deals during the week- 4 course meal for $20! Can't beat it. Never a bad meal, staff is the nicest I've come across in any restaurant.”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (02/10/2012)
“EVERYTHING ABOUT ADRIANOS IS 5 STAR !!”

Adriano's Cucina Italiana

 5 star(s)  (03/18/2013)
“My favorite neighborhood restaurant. Good menu, accommodating wait staff, reasonable prices. Get place to just drop in or have a party.”

Al's Corner Deli

 4 star(s)  (04/13/2008)
“Great food. Greater prices. Fast friendly service.”

Alhambra Cafe

 5 star(s)  (11/25/2008)
“Located in a multi-ethnic row of restaurants on Third Street, Alhambra CafĂ© offers traditional Middle Eastern cuisine such as baba ganouj and hummus in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Service is friendly and helpful and the prices are right. Ask about any number of traditional hot beverages avail... ”

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