29 "Italian" Restaurants in Philadelphia.
Vetri is expensive, completely over the top, and possibly the best restaurant in Philadelphia.
Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Barbuzzo is a great place to escape Center City for a low-key date, or any other time you want some charcuterie and pasta.
Bufad is a pizza place in Callowhill that works great for small groups, dates, or before a show at Union Transfer.
Res Ipsa in Rittenhouse is a casual cafe during the day, but turns into a full-service Italian restaurant at night.
Ralph's is the oldest Italian restaurant in the city, and while there are usually a lot of tourists, the pasta is worth the trip.
Giuseppe & Sons is a two-floor Italian spot in Center City that’s part casual lunch shop and part upscale restaurant.
Villa di Roma is an old-school Italian restaurant in the Italian Market that still feels like it’s in the 1960s.
Zavino is the perfect place to get a pizza and some wine when you don’t feel like making a decision about where to have dinner.
Birra is a casual pizza and beer spot in East Passyunk that’s good for watching games and Happy Hour.
Panorama is an upscale wine bar in Old City that’s good for a nicer date night or business dinner.
Brigantessa is a two-floor Italian spot on East Passyunk that has good, cheap pizza and wine.
Clarkville is a colorful pizza shop in West Philly with $7 pizzas during Happy Hour.
A Mano is an Italian BYOB in Fairmount that works for everything from a casual weeknight dinner to an anniversary celebration.