Appetizers were great! Entrees not so much... dessert great! Service was excellent... salmon was very “fishy”... lamb was bland.... manager asked about food and we were honest... he was so kind about it all... made it all right by us!
Melograno always has innovative food with the freshest ingredients. Pasta with mushrooms, bronzino, and pasta with duck ragout were all excellent.
One of my favorite BYOBs in the city. Great for a date or group of friends.
Great server ! Food excellent ! A bit expensive but loved it
This was my first time dining here on Saturday night and I had a wonderful experience. A friend and I brought a bottle of wine and the server was quick to get an ice bucket and water. Our food came out under 10 minutes and the server was very knowledgable. I had the mushroom pasta which was fabulous. I am definitely returning with friends and family! Manager was very attentive and everything about the meal was amazing. 10/10 recommend!
Fantastic meal! The pizza and appetizers were excellent, and the mushroom pappardelle and lamb osso bucco were both cooked perfectly.
Excellent food, excellent service, extremely accommodating. Just wish they had more choices for vegetarians. Will definitely go back when in philly again.
Me and 5 other friends went out for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The atmosphere was great! The service was great! Our waiter was attentive and accommodating. I ordered the Branzino fish, the dish was amazing! I will definitely go back and recommend others to go as well!
Service was very impressive as was the food. All the recommendations exceeded our expectation. We will become regulars!!
Branzino was delicious
The food was absolutely divine, including dessert. It did get pretty loud, and we were even near the front of the restaurant (not in the thick of it). There was a cranky group next to us who didn’t seem to understand that great food takes time and complained to their server about the wait, but I didn’t think the wait was anything out of the ordinary given the quality of the meal. Be aware that you’re probably not going to have a quick, 30-min. dinner here—enjoy the experience!
Restaurant was so cute and it was BYOB so that added to the fun! 4 people and we all wanted different wine so we brought 4 bottles! The staff didn’t even blink an eye. I had to push back my reservation because we were running late and it was no big deal! They accommodated us perfectly. Overall the menu is a little small and it’s not your average Italian so if you have a picky eater it may not be the spot for you! Also service was a little slow but we didn’t mind due to catching up. Not sure if I would go there if I was in a rush though.
Service and everything was great, had a wonderful waiter.
The food just...wasn’t good. The menu options are very creative and they all sound fabulous to be completely honest every dish was sort of...tasteless. I loved all of their ideas though. Pasta dish and pork tenderloin were both incredibly dry and also tasteless. A shame because it’s so convenient to my work.
Great service from the moment you walk in... True hospitality.
The food was phenomenal...per usual
Delicious food- loves the shrimp artichoke appetizer and the mediterranran sea bass w polenta asaragus etc. excellent meal- only thing missing is wine!
The service was fine although our server forgot to give us bread. The arugula salad was fresh. The pappardelle was chewy, the boar ragu was tasteless as was the salmon,
As always, the food was fantastic! The wild mushroom and goat cheese pinsa was great, as was the chicken cotoletta. Manager and server were both attentive and nice.
We love Melograno's authentic atmosphere, friendly staff and amazing dishes. Consistently fabulous! Bring your favorite italian (wine) with you - we enjoyed a barbaresco and brunello with our meal. Outstanding evening!
Melograno is my consistent go to restaurant when I am entertaining friends and business colleagues that want both great food and an outstanding dining experience. My recent dinner with friends was outstanding as usual. I wouldn't expect anything less!!
good food. BYOB o reasonable. Service was good but place is very noisy
My god, the food here is amazing, and we visit Italy often. Great time!
This restaurant is consistently excellent each and every time we visit (and we visit a lot). The host, waiters and chefs are friendly/superb. Reentry, the chef made restaurant recommendations to us as we planned a trip to Rome. There are always wonderful specials in each of the areas: appetizers, pastas, main course. Highly recommend!
Food and service are amazing! Had a wonderful meal.
Always a delightful experience! Delicious food served by incredible servers. We keep going back again and again.
As always, dinner was terrific. My wife and I both order the octopus, which was excellent. For our meal, we both ordered the truffle pasta. It's honestly one of the best pasta dishes we've ever had. The service at Melograno is always exceptional. Can't wait to go back.
Amazing! The food was really fantastic, we had the potato leek tortelli, the Silva pinsa, the octopus, lamb ossobucco, and for dessert they made us affogatto even though it wasn’t on the menu. Definitely one of the most authentic Italian meals I’ve had outside of Italy. BYOB , Vetri-level pasta, without the Vetri price tag
The food and service were incredible! I would definitely return and recommend to friends and acquaintenances.
Truly a fantastic meal! The pappardelle with mushrooms, truffle oil, and walnuts was one of the best dishes I have ever had. Incredible dinner, fantastic service, and a great restaurant!
quiet early pre show dinner- food tasted great- the serving size of octopus too small- the
meatballs and pasta dish outstanding
Excellent pastas. All homemade the grilled Spanish mackerel special was outstanding.
Fabulous food with wonderful service. We would definitely go back!
I had the truffle and mushroom parpadelle and it was as good as advertised.
I have been to Melograno many times but not in last year. Service was excellent; room was lovely, since it was early, not loud, but the food, overall, was disappointing. And that's the first time I've ever experienced that at this restaurant. Normally, outstanding food.
Continues to be a great place with amazing food and fun, hip vibe. It’s perfect for groups, a special event, or just a quick - delicious - dinner. Always visit when I’m in town. And continually recommend to friends looking for a tasty bite.
We enjoyed dining at Melograno. The food was excellent. We each had the delicious striped bass
and soft shelled crab and spicy mussels appetizers. We finished with a refreshing mango sorbet.
The wait staff was very helpful and welcoming.
Delicious food and the pizza is amazing. Great service and fun ambiance. Will definitely be back.
Very good Italian cuisine. Service was excellent, attentive, not intrusive.
Absolutely fantastic. Did not expect to be so impressed. Can’t believe the food. I thought I was back in Tuscany. The service was 5 star. On those alone I would recommend in a heartbeat, but then the check came. I was floored. Yeah it was byob, but it was soo cheap I thought I was robbing them. 1000% recommended. Best meal in ages.
As always the food is excellent. Great specials. Pleasant wait staff. Always bring our friends there for dinner. We love Melo Grano.
Lovely restaurant and impeccable service--kind, accommodating to every request. The fresh mushroom pappardelle is just excellent. This is not 5-star Italian, but it is friendly, easy, moderately-priced, and delicious.