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Caffe Casta Diva

227 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5669
+1 215-496-9677
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“boar” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
“pancetta” (2 reviews)
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227 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5669
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Genuine Italian contemporary BYOB in the heart of Philly. A can't miss. Great menu filled with a variety of homemade pasta dishes. Poached pear dessert is one you won't forget. We'll be back soon.

Thank Live55
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My go to restaurants in philly are always byob, all types of restaurants, we came upon casta diva, what a great find it was. Our party of 4 shared the italian meat platter and buratta, pesto and roasted red peppers platter and a caesar salad,...More

Thank gogreen1
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great meal and I hope to return often. This is a BYO so I enjoyed a porter with my meal. I started with the bruschetta. This is a bit different than the usual since it's an assemble-your-own. The cheese was so creamy...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Had an early dinner here Sat. night and had a great meal. We had calamari, and gazpacho for appetizers. Both were great. Wife had pasta dish with pesto and scallops, which was fantastic. I had pasta and shrimp with fava bean, and avocado, which was...More

Thank frequentdiner27
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I 100% agree with the vast majority of locals, this is a great place to enjoy a wonderful Italian dinner. We go rarely only because the choice in this neighborhood is great. Our meal was not rushed, service was impeccable and the offerings were superb....More

1  Thank Bdh26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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