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august

4.5
271 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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About

Your neighborhood place for a casual dinner out with friends and family or august can be your spot for date night !

We're a small intimate restaurant located in South Phila.

Homemade desserts.
We are BYO and cash only.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, American
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Hours of operation


Dinner:
Wednesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(215) 468-5926
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Payment options
Cash Only
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Maryann Brancaccio
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Wharton St.
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Public transit
Take the Broad Street orange line to Federal st, walk one block south to Wharton St., then one block east to 13th.

broad street C bus to wharton st. walk one block east to 13th.

we are located on the corner of
13th & wharton sts.
Additional
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Wine
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4.5  based on all time ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.4
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 27, 2017

August never disappoints! Food and service is always exceptional .Consistent ,affordable- my go to restaurant.

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Katie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 21, 2017

It's a wonderful neighborhood BYOB with excellent service, excellent food and an excellent atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Delicious - Everything from appetizers to dessert was amazing! We've been there several times and will continue to go. All are so friendly and accommodating. Can't wait to go back!

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vipwendy (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 9, 2017

Always enjoyable! Food is great and the staff and management go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable.

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vipsec61161 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 9, 2017

Delicious dinner and very nice staff who worked to accommodate us despite our late arrival and accidentally making an online reservation for a smaller number of people than were actually in our party.

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love2dine (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 9, 2017

Charming decor, attentive staff and excellent food at very reasonable prices - all around great dining experience! We'll definitely be returning soon.

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vipJoedrrt (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 2, 2017

Barb and I loved the "new" menu. It leaves the diner with choices, or, to share with others, as we did. And so reasonably priced!

Thanks Maria, Maryann, and Taylor for a lovely time!

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OpenTable Diner (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined on August 26, 2017

This was not our first visit to August and certainly won't be our last. We enjoy everything about this little gem. The food is absolutely delicious from appetizers to dessert! Can't wait to go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

Another great meal. The food is always delicious. The service was wonderful. You must try the Roman Artichokes. We love this restaurant.

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vipJoedrrt (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on July 28, 2017

Thanks Maryanne and Maria and Dolores for great food and greater service, as always!

Joe and Barb Duffy

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vipfoodie (Hawaii)
3.0  Dined on July 15, 2017

The major issue for August for us was that we were shocked to find out at the end of the evening that they were CASH ONLY! Fortunately one of us had cash on us. If you check on their website they quite clearly let you know that August is a BYOB, but there is no indication that it is cash only. This is an issue for me and perhaps you too.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 29, 2017

I was so impressed by this little gem. Food and service was wonderful.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 24, 2017

August was a great restaurant. Great food, great service, friendly, caring, and reasonably priced. They cater to their diners!

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vipHoward (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 23, 2017

The food is always great. Waitress was personable. Just a nice place.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 16, 2017

Consistently stellar food. Fantastic ambience. Each detail from the sweet butter to the raw sugar cubes for the hot excellent coffee makes for a memorable meal. Although I usually get the same thing because it's so delicious, this time I chose a different entrée and was wowed. This place is a GEM

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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on June 10, 2017

Food was excellent everything from appetizers to dessert.

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Slugmother (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 10, 2017

Great little Italian joint off the avenue. Feels like it caters to the neighborhood with its intimacy and attention to detail. Loved my fish and my wife loved her pasta dish. Would definitely come again for another birthday or date night.

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vipJoeK (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 3, 2017

Always a great meal. The food was outstanding. Would recommend this to those that appreciate quality food.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on June 2, 2017

Love these ladies! Food is delicious, fresh, hot, and honest. And best of all it's so affordable

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vipSarck (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 20, 2017

With all the local Italian BYOs in South Philly, sometimes you just don't get to one for awhile. That was the case with August. But I'm glad we went. It's cozy, friendly, has a great menu and is reasonably priced for such good food. The service was excellent, as was the desert. I highly recommend it for a small group -- it's small so anymore than 6 and you might be pushing it.

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vipCeeCee (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

Food is always delicious. I had the tuna pasta special and loved it. The crab and asparagus salad was yummy too. My husband loves the bolognese. Only objection is it is VERY noisy but you get used to it. The staff is lovely and the owners couldn't be nicer. They are warm and friendly and continue to make me feel so much at home. Always a very pleasant experience!

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vipfoodie1 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

dinner was good - and especially the appetizers! Cozy atmosphere - great neighborhood spot.

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vipJanet (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on May 11, 2017

August is one of our favorite Philadelphia restaurants! It is really delicious Italian food served very professionally in a small room where you feel special. I had the pasta bolognese & my husband the Italian tuna pasta special. My kale & radicchio said was simple but perfect! The sautéed artichokes are my husband's favorite appetizer. Delicious homemade coconut pie. Really, really well made delicious fresh food. We love the food, the atmosphere & the chef owners.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on May 11, 2017

Had their Salmon special. Small portion but delicious. Always go here with a group before seeing a performance at Theatre Excile, on the same block. Love that it is BYOB.

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Bean (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 5, 2017

We had been to August before but it had been about two years since our last visit because our daughter moved out of the neighborhood. When friends from Minneapolis asked us to meet for dinner in the city we thought this would be a great place to take them. They loved it!The food was great and the service impeccable.
The other advantage is that it is BYOB.

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vipenjoyable (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on April 13, 2017

Terrific BYO that clearly shows the love of the food with the delicate preparation of experts. The small menu is all you need...each taste pops with flavor and joy.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on April 8, 2017

Great food! Very fresh fish and nice cozy ambiance. Check it out.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on April 1, 2017

As always August was great. My date and I shared two different starters Cesar and beet salads. I had the salmon ,she had the sea bass. Both where perfect. The Banana bread pudding is highly recommended. I have been dining at August for years . Check it out the next time you dine out.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on March 31, 2017

Excellent food as always with its characterisric authentic atmosphere. Always a pleasure and I recommend it without caveat

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LisaMac (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on March 25, 2017

Absolutely loved everything! Food was over the top delicious!

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