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2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
+1 215-875-8116
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New to Philadelphia and BYO dining, we arrived at Melograno not realizing that BYO doesn't mean "okay to bring your own" vs. "MUST bring your own". ACK! Obviously, this has happened before and the maître d' good-humoredly sent us off into the dark night to...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Had a business dinner and the reservations were messed up (our fault, not theirs). Even so, they accommodated us and made what could have been a problem into a positive encounter. The food is excellent. Location is mid-block among bars and shops, and close to...More

Thank Tuco33
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We came here for dinner on a Wednesday evening. Although requesting a window seat two times in advance, the greeter tried to sit us further back in the restaurant. My husband commented on our request, and they quickly moved us to a window table. We...More

Thank nlgale
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Just a block off Rittenhouse Square this popular dining spot has a variety of Italian dishes including a special kind of pizza where they use a imported oven

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I have eaten here several times and the food is always excellent. The service is good, but the dishes came out slow and the restaurant is loud. The calamari puntaresco was at a nice spice level, tender, and complimented nicely with olives and seasoning. The...More

Thank EFeldhake
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My SO and I went for dinner with two other couples for the Restaurant Week special ($35 for the meal). We arrived about 15 minutes early for our reservation but they were able to seat us immediately. It was pretty full and kind of noisy;...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was our first time in Philly, and we had a nice dinner at Melograno on a Friday night in November. We were a party of 8. The restaurant has a nice romantic feel and the food was delicious. The restaurant is BYOB so you...More

Thank JennShio
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Had a very nice casual meal before attending a comedy show at Helium Comedy Club. The food was well prepared and very tasty. If there is one downside, Melograno's gets busy on Saturdays and is very noisy. Definitely would not recommend the restaurant for an...More

Thank ChuckA55
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Liked the BYOB opportunity to bring our own wine. We were brought here by friends who had been here many times. We shared 3 appetizers. We ordered the smoked tuna tartare with canelini beans and sundried tomato. Is was off the chart spicy and the...More

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Really enjoyed dinner here. Flavors and ingredients where all on point. I tried the sardines, octopus and the pasta with wild boar ragú. Place is cozy with the right amount of light. First time in a BYOB so at the end I did miss and...More

Thank surftravelerpr
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25 October 2017|
Response from animaleyedoc | Reviewed this property |
as far as i can remember they take credit cards..dont go on the weekend ..you cant hear yourself...dr.seth koch
25 October 2016|
Response from paddler50S16 | Reviewed this property |
It is a byo
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-875-8116
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