The food was excellent from the apps to the desserts. Excellent service. The portions very large. The only reason I did not give this place an overall 5 stars is because the air conditioning was broken and we were all sweating to death. Literally wiping the sweat off our faces, sweat dripping down our backs. The owner did nothing to try and improve it. A fan, an open door or an open window. Hope he was able to get it fixed for the poor people that are going there tonight!
Awesome . They have a kids menu also. BYOB. Bruschetta was OUT OF THIS WORLD , all the other food was fantastic
Once again we had a wonderful experience at Core de Roma. The artichokes were amazing, as was the braciole. Of course, the mussels are always perfect. A lovely evening and looking forward to returning.
This was a family dinner and my niece loved everything from the calamari to the gnocchi to the cannoli. I look forward to many return trips.
First time at this establishment celebrating my son's birthday. Our party of 4 found the Server to be very friendly and knowledgeable regarding the menu as well as the many specials.
We enjoyed everything we ordered from the bruschetta to the our entrees especially my Veal Parm, lasagna, Pene and Braciole. After a recent move to Chester County from Delaware County, it's been difficult to find food like this so we will be coming back to see you soon.
The most authentic Italian food you’ll have! My dad moved to the states from Italy as a young adult and this is the only Italian restaurant he will eat at.
Been a regular..........did not like the limited Mother's Day Menu!!!!!!!!!!!
The food was very good but the service was a little slow. We had to ask several times for things. But overall it was a good experience.
Food was fabulous
Food was authentic and delicious. Server was fantastic, lots of personality. Room is a little loud when filled but isn’t every Italian dinner table?
Dined there twice this week. VG food, BYOB, and free and close parking make Core a wonderful experience.
Very good overall. Great service. Insalata Core de Roma and Caprese Salad were delicious. 3 our of 4 dinners were great: linguini with white clam sauce and 2 chicken Core de Roma. Our friend’s chicken piccata was over cooked and dry and his pasta aglio olio was also really dried out. Wish they could do something about the noise level. Their prices are very reasonable.
Great food! Very nice owner!
The artichoke was outstanding! I had the gnocchi with Gorgonzola and took 2/3 of it home. Everything was wonderful. We will be back
Core de Roma is a go-to place for my wife and I when we want a dependable, delicious Italian meal. We have NEVER been disappointed with their quality of food or service. I especially appreciate that we are always warmly greeted by the owner, Luigi. I'm sure his presence has a lot to do with the consistent quality! Additionally, the prices are reasonable and it's a BYOB! Plus, parking is free and easy as opposed to other downtown West Chester restaurants.
We have dined here before and always look forward to a return visit. We often meet friends and they have been very accommodating. We never feel like we are being rushed out. The food is fresh and delicious and they always have creative pasta specials.
Great food and I enjoyed not being rushed through the courses.
Haven’t been here in a while, and wanted to try again. Owner was very nice when he seated us, server was very nice and helpful and I had the best gnocchi Gorgonzola dish ever! Definitely going back soon!
Celebrated 70th birthday with family at Core de Roma. The restaurant was recommended by a friend.
We were a party of eight. The round table was very comfortable and facilitated conversation amongst us all.
Our waiter Sean was very knowledgeable about the menu, accomadated our special requests and was pleasant and friendly.
The owner was attentive, engaging and made us feel like regulars even though it was our first visit.
The food is incredible. Each of us ordered something different and passed the plates around so we tasted a variety of dishes. The pasta was cooked to perfection, the seafood and meat dishes were delicious and my eggplant parmigiana the best I’ve ever eaten.
We will definitely be back and highly recommend to others.
Delightful local BYOB with wonderful Italian food and attentive service. Prices reasonable and love that it's a BYO! We enjoyed a perfectly dressed Caesar salad and fresh, plump, perfectly cooked mussels in a buttery white wine sauce followed by their fabulous homemade lasagna. Perfetto! We'll be back for sure!!!
Great place, great food.
One of our favorite restaurants for a delicious meal, a romantic surrounding and excellent staff
. The parking is a plus too!
Celebrated our daughter's birthday last week. Food was wonderful, and the service was excellent! The owner checked in multiple times to welcome us and see if everyone was happy. Highly recommend!
Amazing authentic Italian !
A little slice of Rome in West Chester, PA. This is a great Italian restaurant. The artichokes as an appetizer, homemade pasta and Veal Oso Bucco are incredible and truly representative of excellent Roman cuisine. And as a BYOB this is another reason to dine at Core de Roma.
Enjoyed our experience at Core de Roma. Only half the tables were occupied so the noise level was perfect. Have visited here on the weekend before and could hardly hear my table mates. Food was better than it has been. Glad we tried it again on an off night.
The food was phenomenal. My lovely date brought wine which they immediately opened for us. They started us off with bread and olive oil and a bean side dish. We ordered an appetizer size of homemade gnocchi which just melted in your mouth. Our entrees were perfectly timed and just as delectable. We ended the night with homemade cannolis. It was a phenomenal dinner and I highly recommend.
Had a delicious Valentine's Day dinner at Core de Roma. Food was really delicious, and the owner and all servers worked together to ensure that all customers were satisfied. This is a gem of a restaurant.
Owners were very hands on and friendly. Fantastic home made food.
Authentic Italian food. Absolutely delicious. Love the byob option. The hot bread was awesome. Will definitely return with friends.
We had a lovely Valentine dinner with another couple . We enjoyed a calamari appetizer that was lightly coated and tender . Our salads were enjoyable and the mozzarella caressed salad was especially delicious and could have been an appetizer . The entrees were equally good and the portions were generous . A cappuccino and the light lemon cake completed a wonderful meal . The service was friendly and attentive despite being a busy night . We had a great meal at a reasonable price in a cozy setting . Bring your favorite bottle of wine . It’s a byob .
Delightful Valentine's Day Lunch!
We had a wonder lunch. The food was excellent. I had delicious chicken marsala with angel hair pasta on the side and a very good cesar salad. My husband began the meal with an excellent calamari salad and loved his branzino fish sautéed in butter. We split a delicious cannoli and ended the meal with a cappucino and an expresso. The music was pleasant Italian singing.
A perfect meal!
Always love coming here, whether it’s just for dinner out with friends or a date night with the wife. Gigi is fantastic and he and his wife’s food(especially the desserts) are amazing! Top Italian destination in West Chester area.
We were warmly greeted and given a good table, in a quiet corner. The food was fabulous, as always. Our server was friendly and accommodating to requested alterations. Core de Roma is always a terrific dining experience.
The ambiance, decor and food was very good. My date had the salmon special and thought it was very good except for the kale as a vegetable. I had chicken parmigiana and it was also very good and huge portion. Unfortunately, I can't say the same for the service. Understaffed and owner preferred talking to friends rather than assisting his servers.
Great food. Awesome ambiance
I have been here on several occasions. Every time the owner would stop by at least twice to see how we were doing. I arrived on time on a Saturday night for our 7:45PM reservation and my table was ready and waiting for us in spite of the fact that every other table was occupied. Food was a little delayed because, as the owner said, some people arrived late and others on time which caused an onslaught of orders in the kitchen, but well worth the wait. All considered I would definitely go back. This place has great food and when not fully booked great service and owners.
Always an amazing meal!
This was my 2nd time eating at Core de Roma. The first time, we put in an appetizer order and meals to be told 30 minute later that the kitchen was backed up and if we cancelled our app then our meals would come faster. The food was great. I decided to take my boyfriend back to celebrate his promotion and we ordered an app and meals. We sat at the table for a full hour with no food. The server finally came over and asked to cancel the app so we can get our meals faster. At this point we were so fed up we got up and left. The only reason this place is still in business is because the food is good. Besides that, the service is horrible. If you cannot cook the appetizers in a decent amount of time, then why would you even have it as an option on the menu? Rather spend my money at Teca or Limoncello.