29 "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.
Little Nonna’s is an Italian spot in Midtown Village that has the perfect back garden for a date night.
Ralph's is the oldest Italian restaurant in the city, and while there are usually a lot of tourists, the pasta is worth the trip.
Giuseppe & Sons is a two-floor Italian spot in Center City that’s part casual lunch shop and part upscale restaurant.
Villa di Roma is an old-school Italian restaurant in the Italian Market that still feels like it’s in the 1960s.
Zavino is the perfect place to get a pizza and some wine when you don’t feel like making a decision about where to have dinner.
Birra is a casual pizza and beer spot in East Passyunk that’s good for watching games and Happy Hour.
Panorama is an upscale wine bar in Old City that’s good for a nicer date night or business dinner.
Brigantessa is a two-floor Italian spot on East Passyunk that has good, cheap pizza and wine.
Clarkville is a colorful pizza shop in West Philly with $7 pizzas during Happy Hour.
A Mano is an Italian BYOB in Fairmount that works for everything from a casual weeknight dinner to an anniversary celebration.