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Monday, December 31, 2018
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Listen, this place was amazing and so very accommodating. Our server, Michael, was best-in-class. Definitely going to find a reason to come back.
My husband wanted a salad and doesn't like kale, so the waiter immediately offered a single portion of the Caesar salad (normally a dish for 2). Also, he didn't have that annoying habit which I find in US restaurants of constantly interrupting us to check if all was well. That always suggests a lack of faith in the product, also interrupting the diners' conversation to ask is really irritating. So it was lovely to be left alone until we'd finished eating.
Menu is a third of what it used to be. Portions below average. Food was just ok. We used to go all the time, probably not so much in the future. We miss Bistro Romano of old.
Michael our waiter was top-notch best we've had in along time! Everything about the bistro was perfect the ambience the wine the food the menu! Looking forward to going back and enjoying another romantic evening with my girlfriend!
Been wanting to go for years, and I finally made it. The food was quite tasty. Calamari was excellent. my husband really enjoyed the lamb, and I thought the cavatelli was well done. Service was great, very attentive without being annoying. I'll go back!
Another amazing evening at Bistro Romano. Great new additions to the menu, the soft cow's milk cheese, fennel jam, whipped duck mortadella and wild arugula was out of this world good! Had the ribeye special and the scallops with saffron risotto, both were fantastic. Always make it a point to get the lobster ravioli as an intermediate course, that alone is worth the hour drive. Finished off the evening with some of the homemade limoncello, the salted caramel was dessert on its own. I would be remiss not to mention the amazing service, always friendly and attentive and the bar makes some fantastic cocktails as well; big fan of the smoked Old Fashion. Enjoy starting the evening at the bar with the live piano music and great bar staff.
We booked after seeing on line, menu had changed ,according to waiter. Did not see much to order but had 3 appetizer, cesar salad and shared a entree. It was all edible , nothing to wow us , waiter , we were sat in bar area , was very snarky.
We had a magnificent evening. Our server Michael was knowledgeable, attentive and excellent with his customers, including us! Chef Michael is top notch and made us feel special! We can't say enough about how wonderful they made our evening!
Great spot! Amazing atmosphere and service. Food was very good and we’ll definitely be back!
not our first time to this restaurant. The food is consistently very good and the ambience is great. Can't wait to go back
We did not have a great experience. From the beginning we felt like our waiter was rushed and
Took my girlfriend here recently for her birthday. Absolutely beautiful decor. We loved the ambience and were seated precisely where we wanted to be. The extensive wine list offered a variety of choices. We ultimately settled in a Russian River Chardonnay which was excellent. Our server Max was exceptional -- knowledgable, pleasant and very attentive. Appetizers and entries were delicious. Will be dining here again. Highly recommend the grilled octopus.
This was a good experience in general, but I was hoping for more. We loved the wine flights, which we found high quality and reasonably priced. The food was only ok. The waiter was distracted.
Great restaurant in a convenient location. We had dinner before a show at Wells Fargo Center. Food and drink was terrific and service was outstanding. Highly recommended.
What a wonderful cozy place for dinner and drinks! We had a great time - ordered right with the Veal Saltimbocca and the diver scallops with risotta as entrees, and a fun appetizer that was the fresh mozzarella on an excellent fresh bread.
Wonderful food. This is a Fabulous historical restaurant. Really Enjoyed the wine flight! Elaina was a great waitress who knew every detail about the building, food specials and wine!! We . Loved our dinner from start to finish. Superb. Can’t wait to go back!
While the atmosphere and service were great, I found the food too rich....too much butter and salt.
Always one of the best restaurant experience in the Society Hill neighborhood. Food and service are great.
It was my boyfriend’s birthday and we got the wine cellar table and it was just perfect!
Excellent food in an incredible atmosphere. Service was prompt and friendly but not overbearing.
Bistro Romano is one of my neighborhood favorites. The service and food are both consistently excellent. The atmosphere and comfort is exceptional. It is one of my family's favorite places to go to celebrate special occasions. My friends and I often choose Bistro Romano to celebrate our birthdays or other life events. There is a private grotto/wine cellar room for private parties. Upstairs, there is a gorgeous bar and live music on weekends. Their happy hours are wonderful. In short, it is a restaurant I would recommend any time you want to go somewhere beautiful to eat delicious food and enjoy wonderful ambiance and great people.
Ambiance was wonderful; service was a bit stiff (not friendly and smiling but professional and efficient); food was mixed (scallops and calimare outstanding while pasta bolognese was eh!). Extensive but very pricey wine list. Would select one of the other well rated Italian restaurants in South Philly next time in the city.
Fantastic service and food. Really cute place
Great venue. Wonderful food. Vienna was an outstanding server.
The experience at Bistro Romano was nothing short of incredible. We randomly chose here because it’s close and we were in the mood for italian. We absolutely made the right decision coming here. Everything from the service (our server was named Andre) to dinner (dessert) AND the pianist was done so perfectly. Thank you Bistro Romano for making date night so special. We’ll be back!
Amazing food. Pasta was hands down the best I ever had. Loved the crab spaghetti in white cream sauce. Yum !!!!
Excellent!!! Must go when you are in Philly!
Fantastic spot. Ambiance was perfect, dimly kit, not too loud and romantic. Our server Max was fantastic and everything we ordered on the menu was fabulous, as was the bottle of Pinot Noir recommended to us. We especially enjoyed the scallops!
Definitely worth a visit. Everything was great, and the ambiance was wonderful. Private booths for groups of four, or big tables for the bistro effect!
Love the ambiance and the food. Great experience and been greeted well, would love to go back again and again. Food tastes great and great for date nights and anniversaries in fact any special occasions.
Went there for a Monday night date night and was wonderful experience. Food was amazing, service was very attentive, and all the staff made sure to make it feel like a special experience. It is expensive, but worth the cost for a special occasion. Ambience is great.
Everything about this place is amazing! Have to order the ceasar salad fresh and delicious!
Loved the food. Like the low light atmosphere Will be back for sure.
The food was absolutely amazing... Michael delone is an amazing chef. The service was great too... everyone is so friendly. We’ll definitely be going back again soon
Our first visit and definitely will be back .. The food was absolutely delicious .. Everyone was very friendly and couldn’t do enough to satisfy us . Thanks for a great night !!! Anthony the lemon cello was the best we ever had !!!!
My wife and I have been there several times. It's our favorite restaurant. The services is excellent and the food is always amazing.
I was underwhelmed. Onions in carbonara? Not pancetta? Sandy salty slimy scallops? What happened? I used to love this place. Not the amazing Italian meal I was expecting.
Was visiting Philadelphia and booked this restaurant site unseen. The service was great and the food was spectacular. I recommend the steak and gnocchi. Definitely recommend.
As always, Bistro Romano is outstanding! We drive up from Washington, DC to visit the restaurant. Service and food are top-notch. Highly recommend for a delicious Italian meal!