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The Kitchen Consigliere
The Kitchen Consigliere

The Kitchen Consigliere Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kitconcafe.com
  • Phone: (856) 854-2156
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Closed
    Tuesday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Friday - 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday - 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Angelo Lutz
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: BYO Liquor, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Catering for all occasions. Contact Angelo Lutz
    Catering@kitconcafe.com
  • Special Events & Promotions: The Kitchen Consigliere Cafe is the Exclusive caterer of the Fralinger String Band rental facility located in the heart of mummery on south 3rd street in South Philadelphia. The hall seats up to 100 guests. Please contact Angelo Lutz for more information

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Haddon Avenue
  • Public Transit: Patco Speedline- a few blocks away.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking on Street and Public Lot.
A word from The Kitchen Consigliere
Come enjoy old Italian-style dishes, known today as Italian comfort food, at The Kitchen Consigliere as executive chef Angelo Lutz preserves the heritage of real, authentic homestyle cooking. His spot is an informal BYOB Italian eatery with an emphasis on the peasant dishes found in traditional homestyle Italian cooking. Influenced by the dishes he ate as a youngster, Angelo's cooking style stems from teaching and recipes taught by his mother and grandmother. The atmosphere is informal and the food and menus change often, allowing The Kitchen Consigliere to be a cozy, quaint and not over-the-top eatery for the entire family. And good food isn't the only reason to eat at the café. The real adventure is meeting with the real kitchen consigliere; you will come for the food but stick around for the conversation.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We took out of town family here. They loved everything.. This place is the best!!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The good is excellent in taste and presentation. The service is friendly and timely making each visit very enjoyable. The owner is present and makes rounds to takes throughout the visit/meal."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The food was wonderful; the service outstanding. Our waiter Lon took excellent care of us. It was the first time in my life that a waiter asked if anyone had any food allergies. I do & dining out can be tough sometimes. That really impressed me. It was a great atmosphere for our girls' night out."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Great menu, Food well prepared and presented....very good service.....location very convenient...well decorated ..OVERALL VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Second time at Kitchen Consigliere and it was delicious. Our server was the best I have ever had. He knew everything about the menu, details about the specials and was knowledgeable enough about food to be able to suggest substitutions. He was attentive to our needs but not over bearing. The chef/owner came out to make sure we were happy with our meal and service. We have the fig salad and the artichoke appetizer and both tasted fresh and delicious. For dinner we had the specials the Spare Rib gravy and the Chicken Florentine which were also delicious. Kitchen Consigliere has moved up the ladder to one of our favorite spots. I would highly recommend it to anyone."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Your food is fantastic! The prices are a little high...not for the quality or quantity...but for the everyday pocketbook!! Your crew are friendly and very pleasant and helpful! We try to eat there at least once a month. Your weekly specials that you send in emails are very good deals and helpful!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I have been to The Kitchen Consigliere several times and I do love it. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. The last visit to the Kitchen Consigliere, our waiter Antonio (Tony) was the best. He was very friendly, very accommodating and very on the ball. And made the dinner that much better."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "I first visited this restaurant at its former location to try it out, mostly because my late father had known the owner for many years. I was curious. However, after trying it just once, I was hooked! The new location is even more inviting, due to the ambience that awaits as you enter, but the food remains incredible! From the phenomenal gravy, to the out of this world, home-made desserts, everyone should try the Kitchen Consigliere. You don't know what you're missing! It's truly authentic Italian at its best. The owner, Angelo, makes it a point to visit every table, nightly, to give a smile or a hello and make sure that his customers are happy. Make it a point to visit this Collingswood gem. You'll be glad you did!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We were excited to try this restaurant but it would be hard to ever return with such wonderful Italian restaurants such as That's Amore so close. I ordered the grilled romaine salad topped with shrimp and scallops and was disappointed to find that the shrimp and scallops were the size of peas....think the kind that comes out of a can or you would get in a seafood soup from wawa. Also the salad was supposed to come with a caesar dressing but it was drenched in what seemed like a white wine sauce they use on one of their pasta dishes. My husband got the veal parm. He liked it, but felt like it was nothing special- The sauce did not seem fresh or homemade. It's a shame because it is very rare for me to not enjoy a meal out & the place is cute."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Great food & Freat service you really cannot ask for much more !"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "We always get a great meal and great service at the Kitchen Consigliere!! Love it there!!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Everything was incredible. Food was amazing and the service was top notch. I would highly recommend this place. We visit at lease twice a month. I highly recommend the rice ball and fig salad. The gnocchi's were out of this world. If you like clams and spaghetti you have to order it from here. The best we've had."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Third visit in as many months and it just gets better and better each time. Celebrated my brother's birthday on this outing and ordered a birthday cake which was made by the general manager, Patsy. Cannoli Choc Chip cake was AMAZING! Our waiter, Harry, couldn't be more attentive and, as always, Angelo stopped by to check in that everyone was happy. I just love this restaurant!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "After arriving 20 min early for 8:00 reservation, we were told our table was not ready, another party of 4, which we were 4 also showed up 2 mins after us. The other party was seated before us at 8:10 at a nicer table, we were seated at 8:15 at a much less desirable table, seems open table has no clout, the waiter forgot to put my dinner order in so 3 people got their meals and not me until 15 mins after everyone else . They gave me a free cannoli for the mistake. Nothing said about waiting for the table after our reservation time."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Decided to have dinner with my son while his future wife attended her bachelorette party. This restaurant had been strongly recommended by some friends. We enjoyed our appetizer of calamari. After that our salads arrived, then our entrees. My son had the veal saltimbocca, and I had the sausage bolognaise. both of our dinners were spectacular. For dessert I had the cannoli. WOW!!! Can't wait to take my wife!!!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Let alone the story behind the restaurant, overall experience was amazing. Our server Harry was the best server I have had in years. The food no matter what we ordered, table of four mind you, was outstanding. Beyond the company the food and the size of the triple layer chocolate cake were most impressive. I would highly recommend this is a dining experience for everyone"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Good food, good service good prices. Staff very friendly"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "This authentic Italian BYOB never disappoints. The food is always GREAT. The prices are a little high but totally worth it. The onsite parking in the back makes visiting the restaurant much easier then finding a parking spot downtown. Can't dine here again."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Great food, big portions, great ambiance, friendly service!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "All the food was great from the appetizers, to the main course and of course dessert. I will definitely be going back here sometime soon."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "I love Kitchen Connsigliere! This was my first time to their new location. Neil (I think was his name) was a great server. We were celebrating my cousins birthday and she is pregnant. He made her a virgin sangria to make her feel icluded with our wine drinking. The food is amazing and you will leave feeling full...too full...and lots of left overs. I was alittle disappointed that they took the chicken alfredo off the menu but it wont stop me from coming back!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "4 OF US DINED THERE ON SUNDAY EVENING. OUR TABLE WAS READY AND WAITING AS PER OUR RESERVATION. EVERYONE HAD A DIFFERENT DISH AND EACH DISH WAS TERRIFIC! GNOCCHI MADE WITH RICOTTA WERE INCREDIBLE AND NOT EASY TO FIND IN SOUTH JERSEY. DESSERT WAS ALSO FANTASTIC! 2 PIZZELLES FILLED WITH CANOLLI FILLING AND FRESH BERRIES!! A MUST TRY FOR EVERYONE WHO APPRECIATES GOOD FOOD PREPARED FRESH. A LITTLE PRICEY BUT WORTH THE EXTRA MONEY. WE WILL DEFINITELY GO THERE AGAIN AND AGAIN."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "We had a great time. Fantastic food! Fantastic service!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Had a great meal & wonderful experience. Will return soon!!!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Food and service outstanding. Large portions with homemade pasta. Fig appetizer different and tasty. Large Saturday night crowd but service outstanding. That corner of collingswood is little Italy. The competition better step up their games because the consigliere is in town."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I have dined there numerous times. Took friends there sat nite for their first visit, food was excellent they had the lobster tortolloni which was excellent, i had my usual shrimp, scallops n crabmeat in blush sauce. Cannot wait to go again"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We LOVE this restaurant. Food is ALWAYS delicious. Service is ALWAYS good and this time we were privileged to have a newer server and he was OUTSTANDING!!! What else can I say?? Just this-make a reservation and get to The Kitchen Consigliere sooner than soon!!!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The chef should be moved up to Boss not the Consigliere. Great food, great service, let say it again great food"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Homemade noodles, fresh seafood, and excellent service. The only suggestions (not complaints) are that the tables are very close together, and I miss the outside seating of the last location."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "It was girls night out! Food was great and we didn't feel rushed."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "First time at The Kitchen consigliere- recommended by a friend. Rare night out without "the children". Server, Aubrey, was so personable, friendly, informed and efficient. The food was out of this world!!!! Loved every bit of it :) We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We were a party of four and felt very comfortable at our table. Food was very good and enough left over for lunch the next day. The new venue and the decor is very cool. Enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Always amazing. Must try is the homemade tiramisu."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Being Italian, this is as close to my mom's homemade pasta, meatballs and gravy. Great BYOB, the chicken and veal dishes were fantastic"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We always enjoy our dining experience at Kitchen Consigliere. The food is outstanding and the staff are very outgoing and friendly."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We have been here several times and were bringing my brother and his wife this time. We were a little nervous wondering if they would enjoy it as much as we do. So happy to say they did! We always start with the mussels in red sauce. Delicious! The gnocchi were light and the sauce was perfect. My brother had the pork special and said it was fall off the bone tender just as our waitress described. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great food, as always. Excellent sunday gravy and desserts."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I would recommend KC without hesitation. Food is delicious, prices are reasonable - even their specials, they have great variety. I have never gotten anything that I did not enjoy. All meals are very flavorful. Desserts are out of this world. Best tiramisu ever, great pizzelles and gelatos are yummy, just to mention a few! Each entre is enough for 2 dinners and a lunch. Love the fact that it is a BYOB. Their service is phenomenal - even those not waiting on you stop by and ask how you are, good to see you etc. The décor is unique. A definite winner and go to place."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "From appetizers to desserts the food and service were excellent. Try the sausage meatball appetizer for great and unusual food. Entrees were presented well and were a dining delight. Finish with an espresso and a gelato sampler."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "It was our first visit to Kitchen Consigliere and we were very pleased. Both the service and food were wonderful. The grilled romaine with seafood was excellent. We went there for our anniversary and will be back again."
    Dined on 7/16/2014