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Ulivo - CLOSED

521 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3055
+1 215-351-1550
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
29 Apr 2015
“Gone, and won't be forgotten”
17 Mar 2015
“Good food, good service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
521 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3055
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Sadly, Ulivo has closed as of the end of March, 2015. It was a wonderful byob for most of its run, though it had declined a bit over the last year or so. I'll always remember the gnocchi, which were the best I'd ever eaten...More

Thank PortalPrincess
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Went to Uliva with another couple on a Saturday night. Food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding. What we enjoyed most of all is that we were not rushed out of the restaurant. It was nice to sit and talk with friends and catch up....More

Thank ToscanaRich
Reviewed 9 March 2015

For a restaurant that claims to be Italian and is a BYOB it lives or dies on its food. Unfortunately for us it was a negative experience. The Antipasto dish for $15 (and meant to be for two) consisted of a few store bought olives...More

Thank RaiDoc
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This byob was wonderful! We had reservations, recommended for the weekends. The décor is rustic and charming. We shared the cheese plate - pecorino and gorgonzola with fig compote, very tasty. The salads (little gem and winter greens) were good, but a little boring. The...More

Thank crackcrab
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Neighborhood restaurant in Society Hill part of Philly. Nice walk from hotel in Penn's Landing to this place. Small but very good food! Would classify as Italian but not your typical place. Everything was very fresh and unique. Would definitely return when in the area!

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Wandered into Ulivo on a Sunday night and enjoyed a very fine Italian dinner. Thank you Anne Marie! The only thing missing was our BYOB wine! We had salads, Pork Milanese and Fettucini with Boar Ragu. Fantastic!

Thank SebGo
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This little corner bistro has a ton of ambience and class. The menu was a little limited for me, but there were enough selections and everything we tried was good. We had 5 in our party and a few were vegetarians, and that always makes...More

Thank Isi1234
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We enjoyed our dinner very much. The service was attentive and the food was outstanding. We plan to return for future meals.

Thank gerridoc
Reviewed 5 August 2014

They have a deal that they will bring a selection of starters family style for a group. We had 9 people, and it worked out great. We got to try the mussels, two kinds of salads, cheese plate, and pillow-like ricotta gnocchi. There were two...More

1  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Second time for dinner here and would heartily recommend. Menu is interesting without being exotic. The food is fresh and satisfying. Also very nice is that you can BYO. A real gem in the cluster of South Philly restaurants. Enjoy!

1  Thank businesstraveler2031
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3055
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-351-1550
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