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Paradiso - Philadelphia

4.4
636 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Located on East Passyunk Avenue near Tasker Street, the oldest Italian-American business district in the country, Paradiso is an exciting new addition to "South Philly's Restaurant Row". The spacious property has been renovated into a casually-elegant restaurant that features a open-air kitchen with a fresh approach to regional Italian & Mediterranean cooking. The private dining room provides the perfect setting for any occasion with seating capacity for parties up to 100 guests.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00 - 9:00pm Closed Mondays.
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Phone number
(215) 271-2066
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Cross street: Cross street between Tasker & Morris Streets
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What 636 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipToons (Philadelphia)
3.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Very few vegetarian options. Servers were friendly.

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

The service was all that was good. The seating was way too tight, uncomfortable tight. The food was bland w no flavor and scallop special was gritty.

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NEtraveler (New England)
5.0
Dined on December 24, 2017

Wonderful festive atmosphere on Xmas Eve for the Feast of Seven Fishes.... great neighborhood, very friendly service...Thanks!

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vipDineswithfriends (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on December 24, 2017

Seven Fishes fixe prix dinner was fun for us- authentic and a little frenetic- we were rightby the kitchen which was fun to watch. A festive evening !!!

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined on December 24, 2017

We've enjoyed several meals at the sister restaurant- Izumi, that's what led us to trying Paradisio. We typically dine out for Christmas Eve and the 7 Fishes feast. We usually go to a different restaurant, this year we opted for a change. First impression- the room was VERY crampped. We ordered drinks. I ordered a gin martini with olives - the drink arrived without olives. I had to ask the waiter 3x for the olives ($12.00 martini). We also ordered a bottle of wine that was served & kept in a standing ice bucket. Everytime the hostess went to seat a table, she would relocate the ice bucket completely out of reach of the table. At one point it was 2 tables away, and in the corner. We paid $50.00 for the bottle. Service at this place was pretty bad to say the least. The food was "OK" but nothing to go crazy over. The 7 Fish menu seemed to be decent, but delivery of each item provided luke warm plates of room temperature food. In cases where the serving was delivered "Family Style" we were given a portion that could barely accommodate 2 people. Our bill came to $452.00 for 4 (1 bottle wine, 1 martini, 2 beers + the 7 Fish Feast). Never again. We'll go back to the other place instead.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0
Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was delicious, the restaurant is beautiful, and wait staff very friendly! It was very noisy, especially due to the large party in the center of the room, but overall a great spot in South Philly!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 16, 2017

Family reunion

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vipRichard (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

The food and service are always delicious here - Lynn is a great chef.
We were five (including a nine year old) for my B'day on a Sunday night and were the last to leave. Not only was the dinner excellent (Bronzino, Duck, Gnocchi) but our server was very good and we were not rushed and encouraged to relax over our coffee and dessert (chocolate something and apple something- both excellent).

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

Consistently excellent for over a decade. I always look forward to a great meal at Paradiso.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

After thirteen years this pioneering Passyunk restaurant gets better and better. It never disappoints!🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00 - 9:00pm Closed Mondays.
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Cross street
Cross street between Tasker & Morris Streets
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(215) 271-2066
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Entertainment
BYOB On Sunday evenings.
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Catering
Private dining space that can accommodate up 100 guests.
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Parking details
Valet parking available every night at Passyunk and Morris Bring ticket to validate for discount..
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Executive chef
Lynn Marie Rinaldi
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
Happy Hour - 5-7 Tuesday through Friday.

Private Dining

Chef Lynn Rinaldi personally consults on and oversees every event in Paradiso’s inviting, European-style second-level event space — making the perfect venue for a deliciously inspired wedding, baby shower, birthday, anniversary, reunion, or corporate event for up to 100 guests.

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