Arugula Ristorante At Cold Point Village (BYOB)

4.5
927 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
A tribute to Italy’s Amalfi Coast in both cuisine and décor, Arugula Ristorante at Cold Point Village allows guests to dine al fresco in a roman inspired garden patio, or simply enjoy the spacious dining room, built around an open kitchen atmosphere and traditional old world wood burning oven. Arugula Ristorante successfully brings a center city style of dining to the suburbs.

Sourcing the freshest and finest local ingredients, such as organic produce, free-range chicken and grass fed beef and veal, this restaurant has created an everyday dining experience with tasty offerings that are showcased in a simple, yet delicious manner.

Seeking casual, affordable and flavorful Italian fare, Arugula Ristorante at Cold Point consistently maintains the highest quality of product and success, ensuring that each guest's expectations are always met and exceeded.


Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Spoil your Mama! We will be open at noon serving a menu full our regular and specialty items from throughout the year!

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Easter Restaurant Specials & Reservations

We will be open from noon on Easter Sunday! Come celebrate with your family!

Sunday, April 21, 2019

What 927 People Are Saying
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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Made us wait an unreasonable amount of time with a reservation . There were many open tables but not bussed tables . Kitchen was apparently backed up and wouldn’t seat us . They could have seated us with at least bread and a drink . Also for good customer service should have at least offered us an appetizer or something on the house . Won’t go back!

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DR
Philadelphia
238 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a wonderful family dinner at a fantastic restaurant......

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LF
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It is one of my favorite places. Food is always excellent. Thank you

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S
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

I always enjoy the food at Arugula. The pasta is delicious and the entrees are even better. The dessert also are always a delight. Portions are the right size not too much but also not the small plates that are often served at this caliber restaurant. Service is very attentive with a round of different wait staff constantly checking in on the diners. The place can get noisy and not all table locations are idea. We were seated at table that was crammed in between two entrance ways. There was a constant flow of patrons going past both sides of our table. I would have been more accepting of this if there were not other tables open in the middle of the dinning room the entire time we were there. I would have thought that this table should be the last one to be filled on any given night since it seemed to be the worst table in the restaurant.

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M
Philadelphia
91 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I like eating at Arugula with my friends as the food and service are great. It is also BYOB with is awesome !! I’ve eaten here many times. I am looking forward for the weather to get nicer so I can sit outside !

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K
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very loud!

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C
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was a nice place. Dinner was very good. Dessert was ok. We will definitely go back for dinner again.

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CB
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

First time there— food was awesome. Waiter was super friendly and knowledgeable. Only piece of feedback would be to bring the bread bowel sooner.

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C
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice! Service, food, price, ambiance, all rare high. The only down-side would be the noise level, and that was on the high-side. Will definately return and recommend.

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NW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food. BYO a big plus. Full dinner for 2, all in, about $100.

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b
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We've been to Arugula several times so,obviously,we enjoy it. My friend and I always share the antipast for our appetizer. It is delicious,good quality,nicely varied,and sufficient for two. This time,I tried the penne alla vodka which was very good; my friend had the lamb chops which he said were delicious. We were both full so no dessert for us.
The menu has a nice selection from appetizers to flat breads to entrees,and the prices are very reasonable. And,the fact that it's a BYO helps even more. Service is always friendly and efficient. There's also a free parking lot. The only complaint is the noise level. It's boisterous every time we go so be prepared for that.

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R
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food and service was excellent. We had the lobster ravioli and shrimp and scallops special. I don’t like scallops and they were able to accommodate me and not have scallops in my meal.

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CE
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful meal at Arugula. The Bronzino is a beautiful dish, and the service is always excellent. There were a couple of loud tables on the evening we were there, but no fault of the restaurant - noise level is usually fine. We visit often, and will be back again

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G
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was amazing and portions were perfect. They had options for pescatarians, vegetarians, gluten free, etc.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great entrees, good service, never disappoints.

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s
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

food and wait service are always excellent. noise level at dinner hours can require that you need to strain your voice to be heard.

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GB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual!

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BS
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful evening. We didn’t feel rushed and the food was terrific. Good service too.

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OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food.

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LM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place to catch up with friends. They do not rush you out.

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DB
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never a disappointment! Phenomenal food and service!

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s
Philadelphia
58 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service

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RO
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Tasty food and pretty environment, Arugula was the perfect place to meet up with folks from Montgomery and Delaware counties. We shall return...

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P
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best italian restaurant in the area. Dishes are unique, but at the same time familiar. BYOB makes it great value. Waiter didn't rush us and allowed us to enjoy our dinner at a slow pace. Food was awesome.

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T
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was great! Highly recommend this restaurant! Great menu choices and specials and it’s a byob!

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i
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is always excellent. The service is attentive.

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J
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The meal I got I was not entirely happy with. I have gotten others which were better.

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Y
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been eating here a lot. This restaurant is the one that I think of dining place first of all.

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DR
Philadelphia
238 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent evening out with friends. Service and food were outstanding. Fun evening, for sure.

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CK
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 2ambience 4

This is one of my favorite restaurants so it is tough for me to not give them 5 stars for each area. However, my family and i where there this Sunday for dinner it was not very crowded but our boot took very long to make. It looked as though the waiter sent it back for some reason. The waiter never let us know what was going on and did not apologize for the delay. When the food arrived you can tell it was sitting for awhile. My Chicken was overcooked and so was the pasta. I used to mange and wait at a restaurant very similar so i know how long food should take and what it should look look when presented. Again, This is one of my favorite places and I hesitate putting this review up because I want more people to go there and make it thrive but this past experience was not acceptable. My hope is they will take this review and learn from it... I am chalking it up to a bad night...

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Husbands birthday

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MB
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great local place. Wonderful people and great service . Always a very good meal.

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A
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends and I decided to get together for lunch on the Presidents holiday. We all love this restaurant, two of us are Italian and the other two are Irish. But we really enjoy the Italian the waiters and waitresses have and they are never overwhelming and bothering us all the time while we are eating and talking. The food is absolutely delicious and the ambience makes us feel like I am in Italy with my relatives! Thank you all so much for providing an authentic experience! Ciao!

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JP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Always get a good meal and they accomodate food allergies.
Staff is wonderful and provide good service.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

We got there right when they opened but for some reason it took almost an hour to receive our meals. The appetizer and bread was ok but our meals were very bland. The food is definitely not worth the cost. Was very much looking forward to trying this place but unfortunately it was a let down.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Disappointing

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lobster ravioli and short rib ragu was excellent.

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C
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went most recently on Valentine's Day for dinner. Full menu was served. Everything fresh and delicious. Love that it is a BYOB. Best Tiramisu I have had in my entire life!.
Great service. Highly recommended.

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SD
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food and service were excellent! And the prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food. Wait time on the meals was a little long, but the food was worth the wait!

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ML
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was good. Service was excellent & our meal arrived very quickly & was of excellent quality.

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