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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%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (78 reviews)
“veal” (34 reviews)
“tiramisu” (29 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I attended my mother-in-laws birthday party which included a dinner and a show. For the food overall it was pretty good. I had chicken with risotto which was tasty. For soup I had roasted garlic potato which was unique and very tasty as well. As...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently took my fiance here for his birthday dinner. What a wonderful restaurant! Although I have been there before, my sweetheart had not. He was charmed by the ambiance and delighted with the choices on the menu and the food. Had no idea it was...More

Thank devilish_patsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was quite good, especially the Truffle Gnocchi (amazing) and the diver scallops. Servers were professional, and can make a table-side Cesar salad. Also, don't miss the Hazelnut Semifreddo for dessert, wow. The history of the building is also impressive, being almost 300 years...More

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here for restaurant week! The interior design and decor is very pretty and different. I am not a fan of dim lighting they had. The staff are amazingly polite and they will say thank you 100 times! I got pomegranate cocktail with...More

Thank Phenom M
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Just returned from an anniversary weekend to Old City, Philly. Found reviews for this restaurant and thought it had what my wife and I liked. This place lived up to, and exceeded the posted reviews. We arrived 15 min early for res, so we took...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Loved that this bistro is located in a rustic basement. It gives such a warm feeling dining with the natural brick walls. The food is delicious and can't wait to try some new dishes on my next visit to Philadephia.

Thank Ilume
Reviewed 23 December 2017

My bride and I enjoyed one of our best meals several Sunday evenings ago. Our first time here, but it will not be our last. Gracious service upon entering, we were happily led down to the basement/romantic dining area. Our server made a wonderful tableside...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 11 December 2017

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 14 November 2017

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
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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