50 "Italian" Restaurants in Philadelphia.
Vetri is expensive, completely over the top, and possibly the best restaurant in Philadelphia.
Res Ipsa in Rittenhouse is a casual cafe during the day, but turns into a full-service Italian restaurant at night that’s perfect for a date.
Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Barbuzzo is a great place to escape Center City for a low-key date, or any other time you want some charcuterie and pasta.
Saloon is an Italian restaurant in Queen Village that has really good steaks.
A Mano is an Italian BYOB in Fairmount that works for everything from a casual weeknight dinner to an anniversary celebration.
Cry Baby Pasta is a nice-looking pasta spot in Queen Village that’s good for a casual dinner with friends.
Monsu is an Italian BYOB in South Philly that has affordable food and outdoor seating in the summer.
Mercato is an Italian BYOB in Washington Square West that has a ton of outdoor seating in the summer.
Tre Scalini is a small Italian BYOB on East Passyunk with a bunch of sidewalk seating when it’s nice out.
Bar Amis is an offshoot of Amis Trattoria that serves solid pasta and antipasti dishes in the Navy Yard.
The Center City location of Davio’s is the original one, and it’s a mix between a fancy Italian restaurant and a kitschy steakhouse.
Popi’s is an Italian spot in South Philly that might as well be a prom venue.