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About Barra Rossa – Philadelphia

Barra Rossa is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. The lively atmosphere is perfect for sharing a meal with friends or family, or for a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 40 Italian wines served by the bottle, glass or half glass. Begin your meal with a sampling of Italian meats, cheeses and olives. Next, try several of our signature hot and cold small plates. Then, choose from a selection of our wood-fired pizzas and pastas, or one of our signature entrees. Happy Hour Monday-Friday 4pm-6pm and Friday/Saturday night 9pm-11pm!

Creative and traditional dishes are brought to life with local and fresh ingredients. An extensive wine and specialty cocktail list pairs with each dish to complete the dining experience.

929 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am
Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm

Cross Street:
10th & Walnut

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 644-9074

Website:
http://www.barrarossa.com/

Catering:
Off-site catering menu available.

Parking Details:
Indoor Parking Garage with Valet is right next door! Central Parking entrance located at 925 Walnut Street. $12 Valet Sunday-Thursday after 3pm. Metered Street Parking also available.

Public Transit:
Septa Bus Stop on the corner of 10th & Walnut for routes 9, 12, 21, and 42.

Executive Chef:
Chef William Connelly

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Group Events. Business & Professional Events. Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, & Family Events.

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Barra Rossa – Philadelphia Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (60)
Casual (46)
Good for a Date (29)
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Neighborhood Gem (23)
Great for Lunch (20)
Comfort Food (20)
Fun (19)
Special Occasion (17)
Good for Groups (16)
Authentic (15)
Kid-friendly (15)
Quick Bite (15)
Bar Seating (14)
Cozy (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Business Meals (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Happy Hour (11)
People Watching (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Romantic (7)
Healthy (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Great Beer (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

I was chose Barra Rossa for a date. Great ambience, gluten free pizza, and wine. We’d both would happily go back soon.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food! Everything was delicious. Made a reservation thankfully because it was busy on Saturday and waited 5 to 10 mins. Good service. Definitely recommend it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Lovely chic Italian restaurant. Everything from a nice glass of wine and plate of cheese to casual pizza.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

My granddaughter and I had theater tickets and we wanted to come back to Barra Rossa. (We were there last year before The Wizard of Oz). The atmosphere was very festive but not too loud that we couldn't hear each other. Our waitress was great, and the food was delicious. Great restaurant before the theater, service was quick, and we weren't rushed.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Good pre-theater restaurant. Efficient, responsive service. Good food, moderately priced.

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food4
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

The service was terrible and the food not much better. We were a group of 4 work colleagues meeting for lunch.

We waited 45 minutes for a basket of bread. Three of the entrees arrived about 10 minutes later. The fourth entree arrived about 10 minutes after the others. It consisted of burned salmon and salad greens drowning in dressing.

The waiter barely acknowledged us and only apologized for the delays when he was ready to finally serve them.

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food2
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food, our server Ryan was awesome!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

I Always enjoy this restaurant.... worth the trip into the city! Will always recommend I to friends!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

4 adults 2 children ate here after an afternoon play at the Walnut, we were early however, it was great that we were seated right away. Waitress was new and we did take that into consideration however, service was very slow. The waitress was pleasant and apologetic. The food was very good especially the burger, one of the children's meals can out luke warm. All in all I think I would go back!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Business Meals
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food4
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Megan was our server and bartender. Her customer service and attention to details was outstanding

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Dined here last year and all was fine. Decided that we would go back this year after theatre. One of our party had a hard time walking especially up steps. When we arrived I asked if there was an elevator. There wasn't. I asked if we could be seated downstairs. Curtly told NO. We then offered to split our group so that the person who had the difficulty could stay on first level. Curtly told NO. I made these reservations months in advance so I wasn't springing a large party (8) on them. Complete lack of hospitality. There was a table large enough downstairs but I guess that was reserved for the manager's "friends" because when we were leaving it appeared that the number at that time was the same as ours. The waitress was ok and tried to be helpful but she was a little odd in that she would take one drink order at a time and was running back and forth. We didn't get that but.... Next year we will find another restaurant., and tell anyone who asks that this group was not welcoming.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great service even though it was crowded. Good salad with salmon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent dinner!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere at Barra Rossa. Service was a bit slow. Had to ask for bread and entrees came out at the same time. Our waiter was polite, but seemed a bit overwhelmed.Menu changed and prices went up a bit. Overall, a good experience.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner and having a pre theater menu was great. Only issue was the noise due to being next to a very large party.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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food4
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Easy walk from the Kimmel Center. Good food, good service, fair price.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Saturday for lunch we found Barra Rossa very slow with average food.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Always a good choice. We go pre theatre. Lots of options. All great. Eggplant Parm my favorite. Pizza always a good option. Made fresh on the premises.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was excellent, the service pretty good. We had theatre tickets (we informed our waiter) and we were a bit nervous about getting out in time but it all worked out.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Pre-theatre dinner with a group of six. Good food and service. We had plenty of time before our show.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Totally enjoy the restaurant . Menu choices are excellent drinks are enjoyable atmosphere is warm and inviting

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Food was delicious and nice portions. One of the best Italian restaurants in the city. Definitely convenient to Walnut St Theatre!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 28, 2017

I have become a regular before the theater....the best eggplant parm!

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Good food at reasonable prices with a nice selection of drinks

Great value for the money

Upstairs booth was very nice

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food was delicious and the room had so much character. Our server was polite and efficient however we were sooo rushed ! It couldn't have happened quicker! I was enjoying a visit with my kids and felt that from the moment we sat down they couldn't wait to turn the table over. Our reservation was 5:15 and as a party of 5 with apps and deserts we were paid and out in exactly one hour. A few minutes to digest would have been nice.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

When we were seated upstairs by the bar, we commented on how cold it was and were told that it's because it's an old brick building and it should probably warm up in about a half hour. It was so freezing that our hot tea and food was cold within minutes and it made it hard to enjoy anything. Everyone in our party, from the grandparents to the grandchildren, complained of being cold the entire time. Other rooms were not as cold and the kids made multiple trips to the bathroom to try to warm up. We had to wear our coats throughout the entire meal and noticed the table next to us were wearing their coats as well. It's a shame because it completely ruined the experience.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We stopped in for a quick bite. Pizza, salad and a bottle of wine. Food, service and value were all very good. I would recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great food, friendly atmosphere — always a good time.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was very good - service a bit slow but friendly. Nice atmosphere upstairs

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Yummy lunch with attentive knowledgeable prompt service

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Always a great place to have a delicious, quick dinner before the theatre.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Always a great experience at Barra Rossa. Have been going for years and continue to enjoy our visits. Great service, friendly staff and good food.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Bar was very slow but kitchen was very fast. Food came same time as drinks. The salad and pizza were delicious .

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our server was wonderful! Children’s menu had good variety.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Fun, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The restaurant was busy on the Saturday night when my party of 4 went. Despite the busy restaurant our reservations for our table was perfect. The waitress was very attentive and delivered excellent service. The food was amazing and presented very nicely. Our drinks were delicious and plentiful. This restaurants atmosphere was beautiful and the ambience was perfect. Highly recommend this place and will be back again in the future.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great atmosphere, friendly, but our waiter was really bad.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Casual, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

This is the second time I was a customer at this restaurant. The food this time was better, at least it was served hot. Felt rushed with the meal. We were still on appetizers when meals arrived. Dishes that were done were not removed. Table was cramped because of that. Waiter forgot water, got wine order incorrect. He was nice person, just not good waiter.
Restaurant is nice and convenient to the theater, wise the food and service was better.

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food2
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was good but the sauces were a little too thick and heavy. Service was so-so, staff ranging from very nice to a little rude.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Love going there service is great love looking out windows and people watching. If you going to the walnut st theater they give you a discount

Tags: Disabled Access, Kid-friendly, Casual, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Perfect on Friday night pre theatre. Very friendly. Take reservations. Hold reservations nice varied selection on menu. Have enjoyed lunch there many times. Now have enjoyed dinner also. Very good value.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Healthy, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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