Always a great meal; lots of food and the best onion soup around!
Had dinner here before a show. The service, price and taste of the food was very good. My wife enjoyed the crab salad immensely. Although tasty, I had significant bloating and gas pains for 12 hours after a house salad and eggplant parm.
Made the reservation
I went for lunch with my family. Got the avacado crab salad and it was delicious! Light and refreshing but also filling. Their white sangria was amazing as well. Would definitely go back to try their dinner.
Celebrating new job.
A mouse came scampering on the floor pretty close to where I was seated. I asked my waitress to tell the manager about it. Nothing more was said to me about it.
Great food and service. We kept adding people to our party and our server never missed a beat.
Wonderful atmosphere with friendly, attentive servers.
Split the apple walnut salad & flatbread chicken. @ the suggestion of our waitress.
Relaxing best 2 hrs I had all week.
Both were enough for 2 of us and very filling
Excellent service and good food. I have been here several times.
Madison the hostess was soooooooooooooooooooooooo nice
the food was great and so was my server Daniele
We made a reservation for two adults and three kids. The veal Parmesan was amazing and the kids loved their pasta!
Our waiter was on her phone a lot.
She also never refilled our water. We tried grabbing her attention from our seats but failed to do so as she was too busy checking her cellphone. We stopped caring until I started choking / coughing so my date proceeded to get up, go to the bar where she was, and ask for water. Other than that she seemed nice. The salmon was great - amazing sauce - never had sauce like it before. The calamari, okay. And the crab cake tastes like imitation crab meat.
Also, the three course meal is $28.00, not $25.00 like it says here
The main issue I had was the service not being up to par.
Food was pretty good, but service was mediocre. Nice menu, so I'd probably go back to try more items.
it was ok. good service but food was pretty average and bland
Justin was a great help. House side salad could be a lunch entree. Sausage and broccolini was perfect. Fresh and with lots of flavor. Worth a stop for sure.
Felt as if we were a bit of an inconvenience to the server. Sometimes that ay happen when you are brought different things than you ordered!
Very good meal at Fratelli's, as usual. Still way too noisy as TV screens and bare are centrally located - really no place to hide from the din. On the other hand, not a place for intimate dining.
The food and ambiance at Fratelli's were both great. My only complaint really is the service. The server we had was very short and when she was clearing our table was extremely loud and clanging silverware against the plates to the point where it was disturbing. Otherwise, it was a nice place for a family dinner and an extremely convenient location.
This is for Open Table and not the Restaurant. I was very disappointed that I could not use my $20, 2000 Point Coupon for this luncheon as I had promised a friend. When I called open table I was put on hold twice for 40 minutes, once at the restaurant and once when I returned home, so I imagine that is a bogus phone number for customers? When I signed up for open table I did not realize that I could not use the coupon at the locations in which I had amassed points.
Service in the restaurant was outstanding. Server and hostess were very polite and professional. I ordered the Atlantic Salmon. I had them put the sauce on the side as I wanted to make sure it wasn't too spicy. The sauce was great. Unfortunately the salmon had no flavor. It was almost like tasting paper (in my opinion). The sauce made the salmon edible so I didn't complain.
When I originally made the reservation, the website somehow made the reservation one day earlier. I called the restaurant and they fixed the problem However I asked for a conformation e-mail. The lady said she would take care of it, but I never received a conformation e-mail from her. Very inefficient. I then looked on the website and saw she did at least fix the problem.
Bottom line- nice service as a whole but food was not that great. I don't think i would go back there again.
Just OK. The floor was sticky, the food was fine, the server was friendly but inattentive (never checked on us or offered to refill our drinks which we all had finished), and the restaurant was nearly empty...should that have been a sign of others' experiences there? There are many other (better) options in Center City. I won't rush to return.
Very average Italian food, at best. Service was good though.
WE had the onion soup which was very good. My husband ordered salmon and it was delicious. I had the crab and avocado salad and it had a lot of flavor....it also had mango, spring mix, cucumbers, tomatoes and a delicious dressing. We had a great waitress!!!! thank you.
Excellent food, as always. One of our favorites.
Food is okay. Service was uneven. The staffer we had was a bit flippant.
We stopped here, on a recommendation from a friend, and loved it! The happy hour is fantastic. Our bartender was friendly and helpful. She made a cosmopolitan that my sister loved. That isn't easy! Located near the Academy of Music. Great for pre-theatre
Our favorite Center City dining spot!
Great city center location. Very good service. Zero ambiance. Terrible food. With the exception of two bizarre paintings at the back, the walls are blank. The menu looked promising (reason why we'd booked). Unfortunately the food leaves a lot to be desired. The calamari were bland and chewy and served with what tasted like mayonnaise straight from the jar. My salmon aurora was almost inedible: cheap, frozen salmon fillet with a bit of tomato cream sauce poured over it (which had never seen either a lobster nor cognac) with what tasted like reheated pasta. Really bad. My husband's chicken valdostana wasn't much better. Children ate from the kid's menu and left most of their food. No ice cream on offer, despite having a kid's menu. Very expensive - $100 - for less than mediocre food. Overall, a big disappointment.
Great food, ambiance and service! Awesome wine too!
Loved our after theatre get together. The food was absolutely delicious. I took mine home so
I could enjoy it later after all the flavors had a chance to really blend. Even better the second
time around. The rest in my fellow diners also enjoyed their meals. We have added this
restaurant on to our favorite dining list when we are in Philly.
Dinne order was not ordered correctly, needed up having to take a meal home. Long wait time between apps and meal
Our server was VERY unprofessional. She threw her hands down on our table to introduce herself and the specials, which she recited with her eyes closed. The server took our food order and we had to flag her down to come back so we could order wine. The food was mediocre for the price we paid. We asked if we wanted dessert and then before we could answer our server just walked away. The atmosphere felt as though the restaurant was trying to be fancy but falling way short. I wouldn't recommend the food to anyone but the wine was delicious.
Really good Italian food at very reasonable prices. We will return as this place is a downtown gem.
Good Italian food with quick service. Serving sizes were large and reasonably priced.
Fratelli's has been one of our favorite places since we moved to Philadelphia in 2005. Excellent food with lots of choices, outstanding service, quiet enough to hold a conversation, reasonable prices.
Great random find! Food, service, atmosphere was awesome. Will defiantly go here again!
Disappointed all around by this restaurant. Our server was cordial, but not particularly warm and friendly. We were seated near the front door, on an exceptionally cold evening, so that every time a customer entered, we were literally "blown away" with a blast of cold air. The hostess who was directly in my line of vision during each "blast", took no notice of our situation. She appeared to be more interested in socializing with co-workers. My iced tea tasted as if it was instant, not brewed. The bread brought to the table was cold, and seemed as if it was not made in house. The entrees were extremely expensive for their size, although several at our table enjoyed their food. I ordered a salad and was surprised at how little it contained considering its price point. I would not return.
Good food, moderately priced. Nice salads. Price fixed deal was good. Calamari was especially good.