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Criniti Pizzeria & Restaurant

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South Philadelphia
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2611 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4310
+1 215-465-7750
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, PA
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very mediocre restaurant, from the décor, to the menu, to the presentation, and quality. Too many other really good restaurants in the area to waste a dinner here.

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Newark, Delaware
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111 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Went for dinner on a Saturday night as a group of ten. Reservations were made ahead of time and confirmed by the restaurant on the day. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The homemade bread was to die for and the waiter kept refilling the basket. Our water glasses were continually refilled (which is something I look for in great service). Prices... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

My husband and i stopped by Ciniti's Saturday night for dinner because we were in South Philly. We haven't been there for quite a while. We used to go there before going to the Flyer's games, which was good then, and is still very good now. Service was quick, and the food still great! We each had a veal dish.... More 

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Turnersville, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Criniti is one of the worst pizza parlors I have ever been to in South Philly. I mean, I was just there the other day, and it SUCKS! Me and my family were just there for a pizza, and it took forever just to get our drinks. My wife only ordered a water to drink. How long dos it take... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

We were looking forward to a real Italian dinner. We were disappointed in the food and service. When the waitress arrived she asked. "Do you want mushrooms?" Had no idea what she meant. Crinits offers a small plate of marinated mushrooms. It would have been nice if she included that information when she asked us. We had no idea what... More 

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Thank Luigi C
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Went here on a suggestion from a nurse at Methodist Hospital and were pleasantly surprised. It's in an old church and doesn't have the name of some of the more renowned Italian restaurants in south Philly. The food was delicious. I had a very nice veal marsala, the veal was very tender and the Marsala sauce was light and had... More 

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Thank Thomas L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

I hadn't been here in some time and I wasn't disappointed. I had the homemade cavatelli in vodka sauce. If you want some good Italian food in a relaxed setting at a decent price, go here. It's a converted church and it's close to Citizens Park too.

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Thank Diana M
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

My second visit didn't disappoint! Delicious from start to finish. For one that is half Italian, I'm picky about going out for Italian food. They start off bringing you cooked mushrooms with warm bread. The Italian bread is excellent and I typically skip the bread. We were a party of six and the portions are not only really good, but... More 

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Thank slktravels
Atlanta, GA
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

We asked around for recommendations for Italian in Philadelphia. "You have to go to South Philly for the best Italian," everyone said. So we did. Criniti's was lovely (the building used to be a small neighborhood church) and the food was excellent. We were there early on a Saturday night in August, so it was not busy. The waiter was... More 

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Thank aginga
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

My last visit was on Sunday, July 7th after having seen Wicked(which was a GREAT show) at the Academy of Music. My sister and I had taken the subway after the show. Once you get off at the Oregon station it is only a few steps to the restaurant. We have been here many times after work when we don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2611 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4310
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > South Philadelphia
  • Neighbourhood: South Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-465-7750

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?