DiPaolo's Ristorante Italiano

4.5
65 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Proudly celebrating our 50th year anniversary, Di Paolos is an upscale Contemporary/Modern Italian restaurant specializing in cuisine from the Abruzzo region of Italy. Although our signature Orange Size All Jumbo Lump Crabcakes remain our staple, our menu also features several fresh fish and seafood dishes that is delivered daily to our restaurant. We use only Certified Angus Beef, Milk-Fed Veal, Domestic Colorado Lamb Chops, Center-Cut Veal Chops & Double-Bone Center-Cut Pork Chops. While using only the finest and freshest organic tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, and cheeses from Italy, we make all of our pastas, large ravioli, and hand-cut gnocchi fresh daily. We have a large gorgeous bar room that features Bob Pantano of Philadelphia's 98.1 WOGL every Wednesday night along with top notch bands every Friday & Saturday nights. During spring and summer, we have a huge gorgeous patio with fire pits, and a full bar with nightly entertainment and dinner specials.
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vipDrGman
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the best in Salem County Mike has done an excellent job KP the food the quality the service or the amount excellent Italian and comfort food specials drinks hometown feel knocked it out of the ballpark for an area like Penns Grove this belongs in Beverly Hills

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ChristiansDad
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints. Great food and service!

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OliviaR
New England
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Unfortunately very disappointed with everything at dipalos . My friends and I went for lunch around 1pm and did not leave until 5pm, in that entire time we only had drinks and appetizers Peggy was our server and as soon as she got busy on the bar we were completely forgotten about. She assumed we had gotten salads but the salads were never brought to us, we even told her we would take the salads with our meals when she came to see if we had received them yet and still we were forgotten about again. Then we asked another server to find her for us, we ended up having to talk to the manager Joe because that server never came back to us either. Ended up with all of our food in take out boxes because we were starving but had to leave which wouldn’t have been an issue getting it Togo if we hadn’t all gotten home and had completely raw food and wrong orders. Complete waste & we won’t ever be back. Raw inedible food and nothing done with our bill to make it right. Being in the industry I’m appalled at how it was all handled.

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Chris
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Time. Service and Food Were Great. Could not have asked for anything better.

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Karen
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and nice atmosphere. Loved it so much we are going back this weekend!

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GaryH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We were seated at a table for 2 just inside an inner doorway that moved from room to room. All was fine until they sat a table of 4 behind me and to my right which compressed the much used space, used by Staff to serve the floor and persons using the restroom. I actually moved my chair to the left of my side to stop getting bothered by the large amount of traffic. I couldn't move to the left side of the table because there was a Family of 4 seated and to move right would've put me right in the doorway.

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ChristinaM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience2

I really liked Vincenzo, our waiter. He should have checked on us a bit more. I ordered the Limone Con Granchio, but asked to substitute the mashed potatoes for a side spaghetti. He said there was an upcharge. When I got my plate, it was gorgeous; however, it had the mashed potatoes. So, I had to spend time trying to get them off my plate so I could put the spaghetti on. I really wasn't in the mood for heavy mash. After a bit, he came to check on us and said he realized now why I wanted the spaghetti. Oh - my food was cold, chicken over cooked, but I loved the antipasto. We also saw a waitress out her BARE hand into the Parmesan cheese bin and sprinkle it into someone's oil/vinegar bread dip! So gross!

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PegS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best food ever!! Our waiter was great fast and efficient. The manager(older woman) that checked us in seemed a little cranky. But the girl that took us to the table very nice.. overall best experience . A lot of food and very delicious!! 👍👍👍👍👍

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always amazing and the staff super friendly. Lisa G was my waitress and she was Awesome!!

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DonnaM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Always the best place to celebrate Birthdays

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Samantha
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is always delivers, food is amazing and plentiful!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Vince was awesome. The food was excellent.

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LaniC
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful experience! Went for Valentine’s Dinner with another couple. Food was excellent. Service was fantastic. A great night out!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff. Great food. Reasonable prices. Sure hit every visit. Probably 100th visit and 5☆ every single time

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Luda
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was an excellent place from service to the meal. The steak and lobster and crab cakes were amazing. Staff was wonderful and everyone practiced COVID precautions masks and spread apart. This has become our favorite restaurant.

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DeborahD
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite restaurants! The food is always delicious and the service is wonderful. We’ll return next week to celebrate my daughters birthday!

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AlanaS
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an awesome experience! Food and drinks are fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines dinner.. decorations and s ambience was fabulous.. food as usual. Delicious!!

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MichaelM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

So I’m allergic to shellfish and 90% of the menu was not edible. Service was behind the power curve at best. 3ft distance between tables maybe. Only steak available was a $59 10oz filet........no substitutions authorized. It wasn’t horrible but all we wanted was the Gorgonzola and arugula pizza, but it was not available. Got the lamb and it was tasty but seems like every entree has this balsamic drizzle that gets kinda old.....we like the place but they need to be more cognizant of us oddballs with allergies and not be so balsamic and red pepper centric. We will go back though that pizza is the best ever.

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StephenB
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We have been to DiPaolo's a few times with many friends and family but this time was horrible it started with 2 glasses of water stained with old lipstick when I discreetly pointed it out to the waitress she looked at me like it was my fault and left them on the table.
The prime rib was fatty and tough the service was extremely slow and rude This will probably be my last time here and my friends and family's last time also.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this local gem. The food is impeccable and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Great ambiance. Pre-Covid they had an amazing brunch spread and excellent space to have a large party. Go. You won’t be disappointed.

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KristinaS
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food is delicious

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BrandiR
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience1

Customer service was horrible the food was great and worth every dime but the waiter was horrible

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vipMedicJoe
Philadelphia
48 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Absolutely a fantastic menu. Lots of great dishes to choose from. The service was wonderful. The food was incredible. We were wow'd by DiPaolo's

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ThomasS
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience3

The food was good but a little expensive not a place you can go too often

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JoanneH
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food arrived cool and had to send back to be reheated. Meals are quite pricey.

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BrianC
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Plenty of good food for your money, well worth the trip.

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Jimbo
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food is overwhelming in portions and delicious! Tables are almost too small

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Roberto
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Numerous people said this was a great place for dinner and that the food was amazing. It lived up to the hype! Appetizer sampler was awesome but was unnecessary given the bread, antipasto that comes to the table. Barely got to touch the entrees before throwing in the towel. The sanchetti is rediculous, highly recommend that. Server was prompt and a great conversationalist. Highly recommend for any occasion!

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MicheleD
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I shared our first date there, we love going back whenever we get the chance. Amazing food, people scenery, just a wonderful place to go!

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vipAnthony
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu, service, and ambience set the tone for a lovely evening of Italian cuisine and style. Everything was executed to the highest standards. Mille grazie!

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SharonF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten here several times, always great food and service.

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JohnP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food and service were fantastic, Very nice wine selection. Great desserts.

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tfcjr
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall was Outstanding. We were immediately seated upon arrival, even though we were a few minutes early. Our server, Brandy was outstanding. Food overall was very good. Our filets were cooked to perfection. The crab cake was excellent, no fillers. The lobster tail was slightly overcooked. The Gnocchi we're extremely mushy but sauce and meatball were delicious.The brussel sprouts were delicious but slightly over cooked for me. The Surf and Turf special is well priced. Overall prices are a little high but would recommend for special occasions.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I ordered the sea bass with a blush cream crab sauce and it was amazing. It was served with asparagus, and mashed potatoes, the meal arrived perfectly timed and was fresh and hot. My husband ordered veal chop parm and commented it was the best he had ever had. The server was friendly and attentive. The price was on the expensive side however the food and service were worth it.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vincenzo was the best server ever and food was exceptional. We’ve been to DiPaulos before and they never disappoint

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always fantastic. The people are wonderful. I have been dining here for over 20 years and will continue to do so. It is a pleasure

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CarloN
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We made reservations and should have been in the main room but wasn’t. There was a guy with a hat on backwards in front of the Christmas tree ambiance instead of us. Weird

Food was good but it was loaded with salt. My lips are still numb.

We felt rushed...from the time we walked in to the time we left was less than 1 hour.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the atmosphere from our server and the food everything was amazing and I will be returning very soon!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great flfoid and dining experience!

FAQs

DiPaolo's Ristorante Italiano offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 299-4645.

DiPaolo's Ristorante Italiano is rated 4.5 stars by 65 OpenTable diners.

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.