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Caffe Casta Diva

227 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5669
+1 215-496-9677
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European
$$ - $$$
227 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5669
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came in for dinner on a weekday evening. The woman who greeted us and took our order was very nice. We started with arugula salads (my husband the beef carpaccio and I the plain arugula salad) which were delicious. I had the mixed seafood...More

Thank nlgale
Reviewed 4 January 2018

First time we visited Casta Diva and really enjoyed it. The food was delicious and everyone thoroughly enjoyed everything. The restaurant is small but you do not feel crowded. The service was excellent even though it got crowded while we were there. It is BYOB,...More

Thank Arch68
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is the best kept secret in Philadelphia. Great neighborhood BYOB. Pastas are homemade and the Crispy Skin Salmon is excellent The roasted artichokes are great

Thank Scott Y
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent entries; very attentive service; restaurant is BYOB and waitress expertly served our champagne....

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was my first visit to Casta Diva. We had a superb meal - it was prepared with fresh ingredients with a lot of flavor. I had the day's special salad with delicious heirloom tomatoes, lightly tossed with dressing. For the main course, I had...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have been there several times already and it is consistently wonderful. Small venue but nicely appointed and the service has always been spot on. The menu is not huge but certainly adequate and the chef is most accommodating; allergies and digestive issues addressed. If...More

Thank Carl D
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

No negatives, but I can't say it blew us away either. I will say off the top, the service was EXCELLENT! We enjoyed, at least to a degree, all the food we had that included 3 appetizers, 3 entrees and 1 had dessert. Appetizers consisted...More

Thank Mclade
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Came for a birthday party with a table of 6. 8:30 reservation, we were seated at 9:15, and our dinner finally arrived at 10:15. Food was okay, but unless you order 2 entrees and an appetizer, you will leave hungry. I could hold my entire...More

1  Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Small Italian café. You cannot vary from the menu. The pasta Bolognese was good, as was the beet salad and gnocchi. The entrees were average. I had shrimp with a pasta. Shrimp were delicious, couldn't eat the pasta. Lamb chops were so-so. Fish was ok....More

1  Thank BarbaraSS
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We celebrated my mother in law's 95th birthday here last weekend and were treated like royalty. The staff were very pleasant and the food was delicious. There were 17 of us and we shared almost all of the appetizers on the menu and each ordered...More

Thank Kim22726
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5669
  • Public Transportation: Bus 17 stops at 20th & Locust. Buses 9, 12, 21, 42 stop at 20th & Walnut.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-496-9677
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