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Bistro Romano

120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
+1 215-925-8880
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Super place, old building giving a 1930's decor. Food is outstanding, they have a limited menu but the presentation and flavor of the meal is exceptional. Very large wine list and the wait staff were friendly and professional. If you are in Philly this is...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is the absolute best. My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with dinner here. The restaurant is so romantic and cozy. The food, service and atmosphere are top notch. We started our meal with the Burrata Toast and Caesar Salad for two....More

Thank Betty T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Location: Safe and nice neighborhood. The door has a small awning that overlooks Lombard Street. We showed up a little early so we could walk to Spruce Stree Harbor Park before our meal. Quickly learned that these streets are not conducive to wearing heels, but...More

1  Thank Travis R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I found this restaurant on a list of Italian restaurants in Philly over a year ago and finally had the opportunity to try it out last weekend. The restaurant is in a brick row home with the main dining area in the exposed stone and...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The ambiance of the old grist mill is an experience all into itself, it use to be the Wine and Cheese cellar back in the 80's. Now it has been transformed into a fantastic Italian eatery, with local owners from South Philly and the chef...More

Thank chuckees1
Reviewed 19 September 2017

When you go into Old City Philadelphia to an authentic Italian restaurant, you expect to eat quality food; however that is not what my husband and I experienced when we visited Bistro Romano. The service was phenomenal; however the food did not meet the same...More

Thank Sarai P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant located in Society Hill. Off the beaten path you enter into a cozy two story building. They even have a private room for special occasions (for 2!). Wonderful service and excellent food and catered to my gluten allergy. Reasonably...More

1  Thank prcamp627
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My husband and I were in Center City Philadelphia today and decided to have dinner here. They had a menu for the holiday that included an appetizer, main course, dessert and a drink. It was an excellent value for dinner. We had a fish called...More

Thank Dorebucks
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I had this place on my bucket list. it's been there forever so finally I got to visit. Unfortunately I wasn't impressed at all with the food which is at best mediocre. our server was very nice and helpful but the young food runner spilled...More

Thank gusvour
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for many years - at least once or twice a year. Every time, the dinner experience has been great! There are quite a few menu selections - probably good enough for most anyone who walks into the place....More

Thank Paul M
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Nearby Attractions
Spruce Street Harbor Park
247 reviews
.40 km away
Society Hill
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.36 km away
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.34 km away
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.27 km away
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Good luck to that. I Always take a taxi
Omolara A
30 May 2017|
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Response from kathleens4 | Reviewed this property |
I did not pay for the table. It will be around $100. They often have specials on living social.
Erica D
1 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Although we don't have a dress code, most of our guests wear business casual attire. thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
    (Between Front and 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa: 40 Bus, 57 Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-8880
  • E-mail
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