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About Bellini Grill
"You are cordially invited to join us for an afternoon or evening of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine"
"Some of the most inspired and acclaimed Italian food in the country is served here , with innovative flavors and artful presentations making the most of all that is dintinglisht Italian , prepared by Italian born Francesco Parmisciano".
" Our goal is not only to prepare authentic and delicious dishes but also to pair them with the appropriate wine of your preference".
Our wine selections originates from the most famous winemaking regions from all over the world .
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:45am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
Between Locust & Walnut
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Classical- Italian Music, classical opera , Contemporary- Classical- Jazz . Watercolor- music, and your choice.
Catering service available for large groups with advanced notice.
Discount Parking for only $10.00 with our validation- stamp near by at LAZ - Parking Garage, 1617 Chancellor Street. Visit www.bellinigrill.com for directions.
SEPTA 15th and Market St. or PATCO at 16th and Locust St.
Private Party Facilities:
Come experience a slice of Italy. Enjoy dining in a warmly lit dining area surrounded by beautifully hand painted Italian murals bringing you closer to the Italian culture. Bellini's is located in the middle of Center City, an ideal location to enjoy a wonderful dining experience.
Private Party Contact:
Private Event Coordinator: (855) 820-3729
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
BIRTH DAYS , REHEARSAL DINNER , BUSINESS MEETINGS, SHOWERS, AND ANY SPECIAL EVENT FOR THE YOU OCCASIONS.
Bellini Grill Ratings and Reviews
Incompetence from waiter and bartender. Waited for 10 minutes in a basically empty restaurant to ask the water boy to get your waiter. Then the drink the bartender made was lackluster and almost right. My food was bland. Don’t let a history of positive reviews fool you. Maybe it used to be good years ago but not anymore.
The food was incredible! I loved every dish and dessert I tasted. However, there is a $20 corking fee PER BOTTLE OF WINE (not per table), at a BYOB, that is not advertised on their website or menus anywhere. Diner beware! It really put a damper on an otherwise enjoyable experience.
Extensive menu with a lot of interesting options. Food was fresh and portions were large.
Lovely owner who warmly greets you as you arrive.
It’s an old school neighborhood gem kind of place- don’t go if you need a trendy scene. Would recommend to colleagues in the area.
Fine Italian food, with excellent specials to supplement the menu. Wonderful wine list, all dishes very tasty, veal, fish, appetizers, etc. Efficient service. Waiter was quite knowlegable about the wines on offer. Owner has an amazing memory, remembers what we ate last time there.
My husband and I had a date night so we went to Bellini on 12/16/17. I knew that he would love the food, considering he's a chef himself. I was there twice, once during restaurant week for lunch and another time with a friend from work for lunch. The food is prepared fresh and its really good. Can't wait to go back with my husband. My husband was impressed and enjoyed himself. I can't wait to go back. Soon I hope!!
We have been Bellini Grill diners for years, usually dinner before a Philadelphia Orchestra concert, as was the case this time. The service this time was appropriately attentive, but the star was the food, which always has been good, but this time was superb (and that is what I told our waitress, Kaitlin, at the time). Especially outstanding was the risotto Venere. By accident (we did not realize the moscato was, in this case, a sweet wine) we discovered that the moscato is a good match with the pollo Bellini.
We were pleasantly surprised. Having lived in the area never went here before. Service and food were very good. Would definitely recommend it. All pasta dishes were fresh. Chicken Parm was fresh, not frozen. Appetizers all were very good as well as were desserts.
Bellini Grill is one of those restaurants that I've walked by hundreds of times over the years but have never been to, for no specific reason--so we made a reservation on short notice, the location was very central and ideal for where we were going to be and the reviews were very good--we had a very good meal, good service, the place was packed and bustling, tables were tight and it was a little noisy/energetic, but all in a good way--nice, but a very comfortable vibe/atmosphere--our waiter was friendly and attentive, we had the chicken soup, a couple of salads, entrees were a veal dish and the red snapper special, gelato for dessert, all good--would recommend and will return.
Food is always good, service is prompt. The owner, chef is a charming guy who will come out to see how you are doing. They make the best cannoli in Philadelphia, they actually use what they do in Italy sheeps milk for the filling. His homemade pasta is well prepared. One of my favorites with their spinach gnocchi which I usually will order as an appetizer. It’s a small place, but homey and friendly and within one block of Rittenhouse Square. I highly recommend the place.
Our go-to place in Center City west of Broad. Good Italian fare - staff turnover is minimal so these guys care about your experience. This most recent visit was a Saturday evening and there were a few groups in there so noise level was up. We’ve been there on other nights where it is couples or 4’s so noise level is much lower. Kitchen is reliable and always delivers.
The food was very good. My husband who can not eat dairy products had some choices. the food service was very slow. We arrived about 6 pm (we were going to the theater at 8 pm) but our main course (we didn't have any appetizers, salads or cocktails) didn't arrive until close to 7 pm. We were able to get to the theater on time without rushing but we got concerned, especially since we told our waiter that we had theater tickets.
The number in our party changed from the time I made the reservation. The restaurant handled that well.
My husband and I split the grilled calamari on greens - it was very good. My husband ordered the lamb shank and loved it. I ordered crab ravioli - also very good. The service was fair given that it wasn’t very busy. Also, the waiter should have advised that the special lamb shank offering was $38. This price point was significantly above the other dishes here, so we felt something should have been said about that. It was a surprise when the bill arrived.
The staff was really great. The seating is a bit cramped, we moved tables as my super tall husband could not fit in the first table assigned to us! The hostess and wait staff was really nice, very attentive. The food portions were perfect. Food was very good, not outstanding. We would go again if going to the theater (we were going to the Academy of Music) but would not go there otherwise. I would highly recommend for the theater crowd as it is good food in a timely and friendly fashion.
This was our first time here. It was on a Saturday evening about 7:30p. Although the place is tiny, the bar seating is only about 6 seats total, and the noise level is moderate, the food was outstanding, and this was only topped by our waiter's excellent wine suggestion.
Will definitely be recommending, and will be back!
We love going to Bellini and they never disappoint! We brought friends who had just visited Italy and we discussed the wine and food of Tuscany with our wonderful waiter, Tani. We had great meals, excellent service and a wonderful evening. We will be back - and so will our friends!
The owner overbooks reservations and does not show much respect for his "guests" when telling them to be patient and wait their turn to be seated. We had theater tickets and I asked him to be honest with me as our 6:30 reservation was about to be closer to 7pm. He dismissed me, we couldn't order anything except dinner- no apps, no desserts, etc. I will not be dining here again.
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