Barbuzzo is a great place in Center City for a low-key date, or any other time you want some charcuterie, pizza, and pasta.
May 22, 2023
Center CityWashington Square West
Vetri Cucina in Washington Square West is expensive, completely over the top, and one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia.
May 4, 2023
Luna BYOB is an Italian restaurant in Rittenhouse that serves great handmade pasta.
April 6, 2023
Via Locusta is a small pasta spot near Rittenhouse Square that has a fun bar for first dates.
February 28, 2023
Italian MarketSouth Philly
Paesano's Philly Style is an iconic sandwich shop in the Italian Market with great hoagies, antipasti, and pasta.
December 9, 2022
Harp & Crown in Rittenhouse has private dining rooms and bowling lanes, which make it a good spot to go all out for a special occasion.
November 18, 2022
Tulip Pasta & Wine Bar is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown, serving small plates, incredible pasta, and wine from Wayvine Vineyards.
November 15, 2022
Fiore Rosso is an upscale steakhouse in Bryn Mawr from Chef Marc Vetri.
October 6, 2022
Fiorella is a pasta bar in Bella Vista that’s great for birthday dinners and date night.
May 4, 2022
Friday Saturday Sunday is a two-level American restaurant in Rittenhouse with a great bar that’s a must for a date night or dinner with a few friends.
May 3, 2022
The Love in Rittenhouse feels like a nicer version of a mall restaurant, but their pastas and fried chicken are some of the best around.
January 14, 2022
Cry Baby Pasta is a nice-looking pasta spot in Queen Village that’s good for a casual dinner with friends.
Popi’s is an Italian spot in South Philly that might as well be a prom venue.
Bar Amis is an offshoot of Amis Trattoria that serves solid pasta and antipasti dishes in the Navy Yard.
Stop by L'anima in Grad Hospital on any given night and you'll find great Italian food, a large outdoor patio, and an ideal spot for a casual date night.
The Rusty Nail in Cape May has good drinks, solid barbecue, and a big sandlot with a fire pit in the middle.
June 24, 2019
Sea Isle City
La Finestra is an Italian BYOB in Sea Isle City where you should bring a date if you’re trying to impress them.
Tomatoes is a staple in Margate for everything from a Happy Hour drink to a birthday dinner with a few friends.
Chef Vola’s is an old-school Italian spot in Atlantic City that’s straight out of Boardwalk Empire.
Long Beach Island
Panzone’s is a pizza place with two locations on Long Beach Island.
La Locada del Ghittone is an Italian BYOB in Old City that serves super solid and affordable pasta.
October 29, 2018
L’Angolo is an old school Italian BYOB in South Philly with private rooms and all the pastas you hoped they would have.
Osteria is a spacious Italian spot on North Broad with a beautiful covered greenhouse, a long handmade pasta list, and pizza with crispy crusts.
Ristorante Pesto is an Italian BYOB in East Passyunk where you should start a night out with a lot of pasta.
Le Virtu is a casual Italian place in East Passyunk with solid pasta and a great outdoor area.