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Victor Cafe

This “music lovers rendezvous‚ “has been family owned and operated since 1918 and features live opera performed7 nights a week. All ages come for Northern Italian cuisine ranging in price from $8-$30. Special events may be booked for lunch or dinner. Cocktail hours with hot and cold butlered hors d’oeuvres may be arranged. Come upstairs and visit our romantic lounge. Valet parking nightly.

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Maggiano’s Little Italy

Maggiano’s blends the tradition of family, good time with friends, and authentic Italian cuisine. In a vibrant dining atmosphere, filled with the nostalgic Italian charm of red-checked tablecloths, and surrounded by walls covered in family portraits, we welcome you to come celebrate and enjoy the Maggiano’s experience. We work in a “made from scratch‚ “kitchen, replicating everyday recipes that have been in our families for many, many years. Maggiano’s offers an enticing menu full of Old and New World Italian recipes, irresistible desserts, a full list of select wines, and popular house specialties.

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LaScala’s Restaurant and Bar

Corner of 7th and Chestnut. Reservations accepted and large parties welcome. Free parking weekdays after 3pm and all day on weekends. LaScala’s, located in the heart of Historical Philadelphia, offers a vast menu of Italian American Home-style Dishes. Chef’s famous recipes include Homemade Ravioli and Gnocchi, Chicken Parmesan, Pan Roasted Shrimp and Scallops, Mediterranean Seafood Salad, Eggplant Rollantini and much more. LaScala’s is also known as the home of award-winning “Apollo‚ “Pizza and Stromboli. LaScala’s just around the corner from the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Constitution Center, and US Mint. There is a full bar and extensive wine list available. LaScala’s serves lunch and dinner, features indoor and outdoor cafe style dining.

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Porta lifted its name from an old Italian proverb which translates to “The door is always open;” They’re committed to the art of authentic Neapolitan pizza making. They offer a dozen different Neapolitan pies from ovens made in Naples, plus salads, pastas, risotto, and house made cheeses. Craft cocktails, wine by the glass and craft beers too! 

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Barra Rossa

Corner of 10th and Walnut. Barra Rossa is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. The lively atmosphere is perfect for sharing a meal with friends or family. All your favorite Italian dishes are here along with wood-fired Neopolitan pizza made from scratch, and we have a full menu, including beer, for gluten free diners. We are almost always able to accommodate large parties (even last minute) and are steps away from both the Walnut Street and Forrest Theaters, and only 4 blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Dante and Luigi’s

Reservations must be made by phone. Philadelphia’s oldest restaurant established in 1899. Winner of Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly 2010”. Operating continually for 112 years, serving traditional homemade dishes, including their 20oz. veal chop and specialty osso buco, making this a “MUST STOP”. Come dine in a charming old world parlor atmosphere of yesterday. Private room for parties up to 50.

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