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1247 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4502
+1 215-468-5926
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“beet salad” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
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1247 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4502
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

When in Philly do not pass this delicious little gem of a restaurant up. It is a treasure in South Philly that you will not believe. This food is fresh, delicious and so perfectly prepared you will go back again and again. Don't forget your...More

Thank Marta T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

What could be a gem in South Philly(Italian area) is not. Twenty or so tables should exude comfort and concern with quality and detail. It does not. The Pros: small and intimate seating. Service is okay, but with only one waitress one can only accomplish...More

Thank Juliesuebrian
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Food was somewhat ordinary and not very tasty. Scallops we're undercooked and had ammonia taste, somewhat scary. Stripped bass was bland. Nothing special. Basically overpriced food in an ordinary atmosphere. Would not go back.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Owing to positive reviews and increase publicity, this gem of a restaurant is no longer hidden. Due to it's well-earned reputation, tiny capacity, and abbreviated hours (only 3 dinner nights per week), getting in may become a challenge. It is a challenge worth taking. Intimate...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We really missed the dining experience as the really good food is now served in small plates(minimal presentation) or cereal bowls. One after another the 5 little plates came with no regard for table space or readiness of diners. Yes we were out in 55...More

Thank Juliesuebrian
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great food from the balsamic infused dates with blue cheese, to the scallops to the veal dish superb.

Thank chuckees1
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Don't miss out on this family run restaurant! Fantastic food, wonderful atmosphere, small and cozy! BYOB! Great service and great prices!

Thank gpelle2016
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Grew up in Rome; parents still live there. Went for Valentine's day dinner. Wonderful service from the moment you enter. Wait staff get along + like family to eachother. Decor is fine; nothing special; sort of like being at grandmother's house. Food is very very...More

Thank conferencelady
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We finally had an opportunity to go to August's for dinner. Called for 6pm reservations. The restaurant was small but the decor was classy. Service was great. The menu was small but everything sounded interesting. Two of us had their beet salad with pistachio's !...More

Thank rosingke v
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Who knew such a wonderful dining experience could be found in the neighborhood South Philadelphia! August has been a frequent Zagat award winner, it is a BYOB and cash only......... make a reservation. It is an easy walk from Center City. Although the restaurant is...More

Thank Tom R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4502
    (Wharton St.)
  • Public Transportation: Take the Broad Street orange line to Federal st, walk one block south to Wharton St., then one block east to 13th. broad street C bus to wharton st. walk one block east to 13th. we are located on the corner of 13th & wharton sts.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-5926
Intimate, Romantic, Cozy, with Character! Located in the heart of Philadelphia at Passyunk Square. Top Zagat rated for food and service. Chef Maryann Brancaccio puts her twist on classic Italian.
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