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Le Virtu

1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
+1 215-271-5626
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“porchetta” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (64 reviews)
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Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first dining experience at Le Virtu left us a bit disappointed. The restaurant is part of the hot Passyunk Ave. scene. Luckily on a Sat. night we pulled up just as someone was leaving a metered spot. Otherwise expect to pay ($16) for valet...More

Thank martyb-tripster
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Nice romantic setting. The service was very good. The food was real Italian and very tasty. Teras outside is very inviting. A recommendation.

Thank Els T
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We were looking for a good wine bar in Philadelphia and found Le Virtu listed among the best. It’s location, on East Passyunk Ave., is a hot spot for dining and bars, so the listing attracted us. When we got there, however, we found this...More

Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Brodetto : Lightly spicy assorted seafood stew, roasted red pepper and tomato broth, had very mild flavors. Desserts also mild tasting - not too sweet. Service was excellent.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great salads and appetizers, especially the grilled octopus and the burrata mozzarella imported from Italy. All the pastas looked good but the special pesto pasta dish was great as was the Maccheroni Alla Mugnaia. Great selection of Italian wines complement dinner and deserts worth sharing....More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 19 August 2017

if you like food from the Abruzzi region of Italy--and have an adventurous streak-- you will love this place. My favorite in all of Philadelphia. All the pasta is house-made; the bread is fresh: crusty on the outside, perfect on the inside; the ragouts are...More

1  Thank RBM1813
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have eaten here many times, including last week. The food, based on the cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region, is always top notch, with the highest quality ingredients and authentically prepared regional dishes. It's hard to choose favorites, because so many are so good. My...More

Thank CiaoChowLinda
Reviewed 27 June 2017

What a nice surprise it was to dine at Le Virtu. Visiting with our NJ based family, Le Virtu was recommended by a friend as having excellent authentic Abruzzo food and it lived up to this billing. Sat in a lovely courtyard and the food...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation at the last minute and these folks could not have been nicer nor could they have taken better care of us. We all had something different and we all loved our meals. The waiter helped us select very good Italian reds...More

Thank Wtftraveler
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Beautiful Seeting, especially for outside seating. Good food with a rustic vibe. A bit expensive for what you get. The staff is a bit standoffish.

Thank JaysonJamesAmste
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1927 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2220
    (Juniper & Mifflin)
  • Public Transportation: Snyder Ave. stop on SEPTA/Broad Street subway.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-5626
  • E-mail
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