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Bistro Romano

120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
+1 215-925-8880
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (75 reviews)
“veal” (36 reviews)
“tiramisu” (25 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff is professional knowledgeable and very polite. The table side Caesar salad was beautifully done and very delicious. Bartender Sean, made fantastic drinks. The papardelle pasta with a Bolognese sauce was very very good. I recommended it. Call experience and the layout of the...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate downstairs, a great locale with heavy wood beams and rough stone walls. Not loud even though very busy. Our server, Allie, was personable, knowledgeable, and attentive. The support staff was conscientious without hovering. Started with the salumaria, a lovely selection of meats and pickled...More

Thank Mitchell07470
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this well reviewed venue for its location close to our hotel on Chestnut Street and for its reputation as a good Italian restaurant for both families and date nights. As anyone with (well-behaving) kids can appreciate, it's hard to find a balance. At...More

1  Thank TikkiTalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great dinner with family. We were seated promptly downstairs. The atmosphere was cozy with the brick walls and beamed ceiling. The manager promptly introduced himself and checked with us several times. The waiter was great with good advice. Service was timely and cordial. The Old...More

Thank bmacnjMountLaurel_Nj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where you should go. Full stop. Great atmosphere. Great service. Great food. Great music. I not only enjoyed it, but in every way the staff and the food surpassed not only our expectations but also our wildest dreams. We will return many times,...More

Thank Randall J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I dine out frequently. Bistro Romano has remained one of our favorites for 20 years. The food is outstanding and a tremendous value for the money. We love the "theme nights", especially "Lobster Night". The food is equally matched by a warm...More

Thank ceccoun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a great diner, great service, and cozy ambiance at Bistro Romano. The brick walls, with remains of fireplace arches and dim lighting is the setting for this romantic dining room. The food was excellent and portions were generous. Upstairs there is a piano...More

Thank happytraveler018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Philly has an amazing gem in this establishment/ from the homemade pasta to the lengthy wine list- to the exquisite and accommodating service / ask for the GM Anthony - you will feel like family/ this was our first experience and we will be back...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A coworker and I stopped here for dinner after doing some site seeing after being in town for work. The building this restaurant is in was built over 200 years ago and was very interesting to see. The staff were all super friendly but the...More

Thank Hope W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed this place. Excellent atmosphere, food and service. We were there on a Friday evening. A piano player playing in the background made this evening even more beautiful.

Thank Rolf B
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Questions & Answers
Omolara A
30 May 2017|
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Response from kathleens4 | Reviewed this property |
I did not pay for the table. It will be around $100. They often have specials on living social.
Erica D
1 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Although we don't have a dress code, most of our guests wear business casual attire. thank you
12 October 2016|
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Response from sherrs98 | Reviewed this property |
Phone them . They are so nice and accommodating .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
    (Between Front and 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa: 40 Bus, 57 Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-8880
  • E-mail
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