MOONSTRUCK - PHILADELPHIA

4.8
1117 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian


A fabulous, glamorous gem of a restaurant located in the Fox Chase area of northeast Philadelphia providing delicious, gourmet Italian food for over 40 years. The finest & freshest ingredients are used in all our dishes: featuring veal & seafood specialties, fresh pasta & homemade gelato.


Bring your own special bottle of wine on Wednesdays and Sundays!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1117 people are saying
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vipJerry
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience4

It’s a shame to see a historically fine restaurant overbook and take 2 hours to serve dinner in it’s last days before closing.

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vippoppiest
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food. By far the best restaurant around. So sad their closing. Terrible loss

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KellyG
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

absolutely delicious. Never disappoints. We have come here for over 2 decades. We are going to miss this place with all our hearts. Well.. we may miss Josephs more... We have been going there for about 50 years. This is devastating.
THANK YOU ALL FOR SO MANY AMAZING & DELICIOUS MEMORIES. I can not stop crying.

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PatK
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

1:40 minutes to get our entree and unreasonably warm

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NancyL
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants. We will miss this restaurant. The chef creates amazing food and the staff goes above and beyond.

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WeDineOften
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went one more time before they close. It was everything we remember from former visits. Wonderful food, service and ambience. Make sure to order a salad and a pasta course along with your entree. The veal envelopes and sautéed calves liver were wonderful, as were the spinach/ricotta gnocchi and the tortellini in Rosa sauce. Try to go before they close In September.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual wonderful ! Can’t believe they are closing soon

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vipRich
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Food and service were excellent as many times that we have been there.
The unfortunate part is they are closing at the end of September because
their building has been sold.

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vipBILL
Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a fabulous meal at one of our favorite restaurants.

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vipRichP123
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are truly going to miss this intimate Italian bistro in Philly. Had to celebrate one last birthday dinner there as they will be shutting down sometime in late September. As always the food was delicious, the service impeccable and the atmosphere comfortable and low-key. They also own Radice in Blue Bell, PA so we will have to check out that location in coming months.

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vipSIGMUNDL
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Sorry they are closing. Been dining there for more than forty years.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love that the rooms are small and dining is intimate

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MarkA
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good food, great setting and very personal management. Toto is a great owner and makes you feel very much at home.

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Bubbee
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the place!

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vipBentley
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Love this restaurant- menu choices great , good wonderful. Service very slow. Waited for waitress, drinks , bread awhile.
Was told kitchen busy and couldn’t split pasta dish for two people. Surprised to be told that . Everything was delicious

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vipLola
Philadelphia
81 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tip top restaurant! Xox

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vipQueenMJ
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love Moonstruck, food and service always good. I am so sorry that they will be closing forever come September. I will miss them.

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vipDean
New York Area
253 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An outstanding meal in a fabulous restaurant. Our favorite server Ricardo made our evening a lot of fun & memorable. It was also great seeing Toto after a very long time !

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MamaWelsh
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cozy inviting atmosphere. Service was great food and wine excellent. Enjoyed a wonderful evening

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JudithD
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual every thing was perfect. We had a wonderful dining experience.

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vipMitzy
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I just love this place! I love the ambiance, the food and the team of servers are very professional, personable and attentive. The place is beautiful decorated and classy.

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vipJamesL
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A local treasure

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vipFoodie
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only restaurant I get liver onions and bacon! Such a romantic pretty restaurant and our server was so attentive and friendly her name was Alexa . So appreciate people that are willing to work! Without her we would have the pleasure !!

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vipRich
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Went on a Sunday night and had a wonderful experience.
Started meeting Jack the bartender and having Ricardo as
our waiter. Both were friendly and accommodating and made
our night that much more enjoyable.
The food and service are terrific and the ambiance is worth
going.

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Churchville
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is amazing. The ambience is lovely and the service was perfect. The waiter was attentive but not intrusive. All four of us had different main courses and we were
all pleased with our food. We can't wait to return!

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vipSaladFan
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are stellar. Few restaurants take the care that the chefs at Moonstruck do, and few restaurants have staff as attentive as you’ll find here. One of my favorites.

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vipmar10xyz
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall1food5service5ambience5

This restaurant, located at 7955 Oxford Ave. in Philadelphia, does not have restroom facilities available to people with disabilities. They have said on my inquiring, that they are “grandfathered in“. There are steep steps that one must navigate in order to reach the lower level restrooms. People with mobility issues really cannot access restroom facilities. Their solution is to send people out of the door and down the block to a sister restaurant where there are facilities for handicapped individuals. But even this facility has a very steep curb for access. People in wheelchairs are unable to access facilities. Is there anything that can be done to require this restaurant to install accessible facilities? I was told that the owner feels that it is too expensive to do this and does not mind losing business of groups and individuals who are handicapped.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always amazing!

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vipCarolannI
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last night was the second time this year we had dinner at Moonstruck, this time with friends. And, as with our previous visit, it was amazing. The peperoncini and arancini appetizers were delicious as were all of our entrees. We can’t wait to come back again!

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vipJulieC
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE Moonstruck! The food is delicious and the service outstanding

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vipEamonn
Cancun
17 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Longstanding neighborhood Italian restaurant with loyal clientele. Excellent friendly service and great food.

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Betty
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our go to place for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries. Never disappointed. Always delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
51 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Moonstruck is the best and classiest restaurant in Northeast Philly. The food is prepared perfectly, and the servers are friendly and professional. I especially enjoy the BYOB nights on Wednesday and Sunday when I can bring my own bottle of wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
12 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner with friends from New York. They were impressed as was I as usual. Our server Renee was outstanding and so delightful. Thanks and I will be back soon with or without guests!

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andreaf
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time in a restaurant since the pandemic began, and it was the perfect place to celebrate.

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denisetheshopper
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our Anniversary...it was special service, it was delicious food, it was a beautiful evening.

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vipCoulstonH
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything very nice.

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DeborahS
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as usual. Soft shell crabs amazing. Sorry no more words

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BuddyB
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Moonstruck is a must. Food, service, menu selections are all 5 stars.

FAQs

MOONSTRUCK - PHILADELPHIA offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 725-6000.

MOONSTRUCK - PHILADELPHIA is rated 4.8 stars by 1117 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.