We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Emma's Cafe & Restaurant

7311 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136-3904
+1 888-818-0773
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (5 reviews)
“chicken parm” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
7311 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136-3904
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (49)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Hidden away on Frankford Ave in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia,is great little restaurant with an Italian flavor. This BYOB, has pasta specials and other other meat and fish entrees. Their soup , salads and bread add tasty flavor to the dinner. The restaurant is...More

Thank harvey1_11
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This little restaurant is tucked away on Frankfort Ave in a busy part in the NE. My cousin's wife recommended it for a date night with a guy I just started seeing (who is now my boyfriend). It's a cute, little, romantic restaurant. We did...More

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nice lil neighborhood gem. Wish they had more menu options. I got the lobster ravioli it was ok. My fiancé got braised chicken, he really enjoyed his. Good ambience.

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere different to try, so we Googled "restaurant hidden gem" and Emma's came up. The reviews were very good, so we thought we'd give it a try. The menu is small, but there are plenty of options for all food preferences....More

Thank RichandBarbara
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went to this restaurant years ago and was never thrilled. However some friends had told me that it was getting very favorable reviews and that they wanted to try it again. Last weekend my wife and I went for a meal. I must say that...More

Thank Denny2696
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We read a review where Emma’s is indicated to be neighborhood gem. We are always looking for good food and gave it a try. The storefront is a little tough to find, kind of covered by a tree. Very pleasant once you walk in. A...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

FOOD: everything was delicious, worthy the of the prices ATMOSPHERE: what you'd expect if the entree's were in the 10-12 range SERVICE: friendly, accommodating, but not the caliber of server you would expect in this price range CONCLUSION: The overall experience was four-star at best....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at the restaurant a dozen times. The quality of the food is top notch and the prices reasonable. This is a byob Italian restaurant. What the restaurant lacks in atmosphere it makes up with food. Go here for the food, especially the...More

Thank 804Sue
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

First time stopping here. This is s BYOB restaurant. We had a very nice server from Albania, she brought a most delicious crusty bread to the table. Started off with the bruschetta and crab stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer. We ordered a three course dinner...More

Thank REDS2U
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My wife and I have been dining at Emma's Café for several years, and we are always impressed with the quality of this fine BYOB restaurant. The owner/head chef has had experience as the chef at several of Philadelphia's finest restaurants. So when he opened...More

1  Thank Kenny_Vegas
Nearby HotelsSee all 89 hotels in Philadelphia
Hub Motel
20 reviews
1.73 km away
Roosevelt Inn
33 reviews
1.83 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
58 reviews
4.75 km away
Days Inn Philadelphia - Roosevelt Boulevard
447 reviews
5.71 km away
Nearby Restaurants
House of Thai
10 reviews
.19 km away
Mayfair Diner & Dining Room
25 reviews
.17 km away
Asian Fusion
5 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Reale's Frankford Ave
.17 km away
Tailhook Tavern
.19 km away
Harrington's Irish Pub
.24 km away
Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion
13 reviews
1.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Emma's Cafe & Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7311 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19136-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 888-818-0773
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing