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2048 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4417
+1 215-751-1175
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“cannelloni” (9 reviews)
“caesar salad” (7 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
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2048 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4417
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been here for years and is still family run. It’s across the street from The Roxy a boutique movie theatre so could be convenient. However it’s very small and tables are pushed together so you might be asked to help pass plates...More

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

superb homemade pasta dishes, etc. intimate, warm atmosphere. excellent service. we have been there several times. never disappointed.

Thank markmmh
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This BYOB has delicious food but it is located in a house that has been converted to a restaurant. Those with mobility issues may have difficulty getting to the restrooms because it means you will have to either go down a very narrow and steep...More

Thank Jenny833
Reviewed 28 August 2017

An unexpected, wonderful find while visiting Philadelphia. Minutes from Art museum, etc. Maitre'd David was most gracious in finding us a table at our requested time. Chef Steven and the rest of the crew made us feel at home in this high-quality, cozy establishment. Our...More

Thank Mark_P_Detroit
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This Italian BYOB scores a "must eat here" review. The restaurant is located in an area of old Philadelphia buildings. White table cloths and a warm greeting set the scene. Our table selected Caesar salad, an arugula salad with goat cheese and Tuscan garlic bread...More

Thank Hollis P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I've been here a handful of times and have always thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The restaurant is very small, and often times parties sit so closely it feels like a family dinner. The food is very fresh and flavorful. For me, the highlight are the...More

Thank destinationqueen
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Three of us ate at Porcini last night; our first experience there. I had read all the reviews, so I was prepared for the small size of the place. Frankly, it is no smaller than many other small places in the city. For starters, I...More

Thank BMC69
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Cozy restaurant on a couple of floors in a small building in Rittenhouse square. BYOB. authentic, delicious food and varied choices. Highly recommend the artichokes appetizer and tiramisu for dessert. The pollo Milanese and ravioli di Ossobuco were so good, there was nothing left. The...More

Thank 2013JPL2013
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Just finished dinner here and walked back to our hotel! What an amazing dinner and loved the place! Porcini is smallish, quaint, and very pleasant! We arrive very early for our reservation. They seated us and we studied the menu waiting for our daughter! The...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were a family group of eight adults. We had a 5:45 pm Saturday night reservation and were seated on the second floor of an old house that given it's physical condition should be gutted and rebuilt. The stairs to the second floor are dangerous...More

Thank mike s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2048 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-751-1175
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