ITA 101

4.8
1142 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
ITA 101 is an authentic Italian restaurant that serves a limited, rotating menu with fresh, local ingredients. Chef Kevin Maher and the ITA101 staff invite you to bring your favorite bottle of wine and enjoy gourmet Italian cuisine.
ITA101 will give you a true farm to table experience. Chef Kevin only uses ingredients of the finest quality that are in-season. The menu is ever changing.
Chef Kevin wants to share with you his passion for authentic Italian cuisine and bring to your table a little piece of Italy.

Support ITA 101 during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 1142 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
ambience
4.6
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Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I would order more food next time. Enjoyed everything!

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MarcW
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding is an understatement. The environment, service, and food were great. Very intimate and we had a lovely meal and evening.

I strongly recommend making reservations as it is very popular.

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vipKenB
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience. Very reasonable pricing.

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BrendaL
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exciting menu, freshest ingredients, expert preparation—ITA101 is an enjoyable dining experience and a good value. I look forward to returning!

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vipMark
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Kevin brings exceptional Italian cuisine to the table combined with exemplary service, makes for a memorable experience.

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BridgetF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and service! We love this restaurant.

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RebeccaS
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The focaccia and panzonetta salad were excellent.

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vipArthurB
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service and food outstanding but the noise level was such that conversation across our table was difficult to hear with the people across aisle shouting.

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Meghan
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food! Will definitely be back and also do takeout!

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Marianne
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

ITA 101 is fabulous! Food is amazing! The service was wonderful. It’s a true gem! You won be disappointed.

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CathyU
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

menu was innovative but food was overcooked...flavors great, menu innovative

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vipKimbo
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals I've had in a long time. The 5 course pasta tasting was delicious especially the lobster ravioli with blueberry sauce. Can't wait to go back!

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JimM
Cancun
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food…. Both staff and owners are great.

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vipTmanna
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a treat coming here. Kevin and his wife always do a spectacular job making you feel welcome in their place as they prepare a unique culinary experience.

Can’t wait to come back.

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vipMickeyDi
Tampa
27 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The appetizers were amazing The wild boar was a little dry and the caci I pedi was gummy.
The bass with scallops was very good.
The signature desert of blueberry on a chocolate pistachio crust was really disappointing.

Servers were nice but not overly attentive. Would of liked more bread and some water refills.

Overall pleasant evening but not sure I would return.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The menu did not reflect restaurant week and the food while expensive was not outstanding

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BarbaraC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

If you have the chance to do a tasting menu, go for it. Last night we had a pasta tasting, with dessert, and it was outstanding. All the pasta is hand made, and the rustic bread is made on site. Bring wine, or purchase it (Auburn Road) there. They have quite a selection and it is very good. The food is not like a mom and pop Italian restaurant in the U.S. It is refined and innovative and very much like what you would be served in Italy today.

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RebeccaP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place to go for an Italian dinner. Love the pasta tasting on Wednesdays & Thursdays, you get to try different dishes & the menu changes weekly. Definitely one of my favorite restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Just terrible. Our steak came out mooing (totally raw and cold ) and they said it was medium well. Waited an hour for nothing.

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ErnestD
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food - a little disappointed with the Brussel sprout appetizer but the pasta is just about the best I have ever had. Desserts are an excellent way to top off a fantastic meal. The servers were young but very accommodating and were helpful but not obtrusive.

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vipDonnaO
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Michael our waiter was great!

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vipNickr
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Kevin is a Artist.

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vipFrankC
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointed with chef Kevin and crew. Always a meal to remember. This was no exception.

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LisaT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Good priv

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Staff was confused about menu. The chefs multi-course was interesting, a couple of very good and a couple of meh. Told was BYOB but then they had wine? Not sure I’d go back

ITA 101
Responded on June 17, 2021

Thank you for coming in and dining with us. Sorry about any confusion. We are a BYOB restaurant. In the state of New Jersey you can serve local Jersey wine at your establishment. We partner with Auburn Road Winery to help support the local businesses. It is also a good way for people to try their wine or if they forget we are BYOB they can get a bottle.

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RichardF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner at ITA 101! The restaurant was recommended to us and did not disappoint! We will definitely go back! Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is excellent here & the service is attentive & friendly. Love this place!!

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LindaC
Liverpool
5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have dined at ITA 101 numerous times alone and have taken friends. We have never been disappointed in our meals, nor have our guests. A treasure for Medford!!

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TW79
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the most perfect meal in taste, thoughtfulness and service from start to finish! A truly perfect experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best Italian I’ve had in some time, and I’ve been to some major cities recently. Chef is well schooled in the art of what makes food shine. Young staff but eager to please. I’ll be going back.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience

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LynneS
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great neighborhood restaurant.
Food was great and service was excellent

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JohnB
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a well-kept secret. The food was excellent authentic Italian flavors. The service was excellent. The owner personally came out and spoke with us about our experience. This was truly a delight. We will be going back soon.

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BrookeH
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love ITA101- I have been to Italy and this is the closest you will come to being in a piazza. Well done Chef! Also- get the tiramisu; you will not regret it!

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vipKathyjNJ
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Great waiter!

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vipDharmendraS
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome to be out and celebrate my wife's birthday @ITA101. The food is excellent and so is the service. The bread is always fresh and makes it a battle not to eat too much bread. The braised short rib is excellent and their pasta is exquisite. I cannot say enough good things about ITA101.

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TomD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food....we'll prepared.
A unique assortment of Italian dishes. Always a great choice for dinner. Never disappoints!

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RandalK
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great date night place. Service was excellent. We did the pasta tasting. Excellent. Bring an appetite.

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vipLovetapas
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience4

This was our 4th time here so we thought we knew what to expect. Arrived on time at 6:00. Our waitress kept walking by us as if she didn’t know us until finally I flagged her down at 6:20 and asked for water and bread. 6:35 she comes back with said water and bread. 7:00 finally takes our meal order after she continuously kept walking by us when we were ready. We were here with friends and this was their first time and all we did was rave about it. Definitely not what we wanted to show them about ITA 101. By the time we finished this meal it was 9:00. I don’t know if she was just off today but it wasn’t what we normally expect from ITA 101

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vipJoAnnO
Philadelphia
67 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back since the pandemic. We did do takeout which was good but never the same as being served in the restaurant by lovely servers like Liana. Thanks for a wonderful Sagre meal of halibut our favorite fish! Thanks again.

FAQs

ITA 101 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (609) 654-0101.

ITA 101 is rated 4.8 stars by 1142 OpenTable diners.

ITA 101 does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/ita101/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.