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About The Kitchen Consigliere

Come enjoy old Italian-style dishes, known today as Italian comfort food, at The Kitchen Consigliere as executive chef Angelo Lutz preserves the heritage of real, authentic homestyle cooking. His spot is an informal BYOB Italian eatery with an emphasis on the peasant dishes found in traditional homestyle Italian cooking. Influenced by the dishes he ate as a youngster, Angelo's cooking style stems from teaching and recipes taught by his mother and grandmother. The atmosphere is informal and the food and menus change often, allowing The Kitchen Consigliere to be a cozy, quaint and not over-the-top eatery for the entire family. And good food isn't the only reason to eat at the café. The real adventure is meeting with the real kitchen consigliere; you will come for the food but stick around for the conversation.

700 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday - 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - 3:30 p.m to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Cross Street:
Haddon Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(856) 854-2156

Website:
http://www.kitconcafe.com/

Catering:
Catering for all occasions. Contact Angelo Lutz
Catering@kitconcafe.com

Parking Details:
Parking is available but limited in the Cafe lot. However Public lots and on street parking is available at Kiosk Rates

Public Transit:
Patco Speedline- a few blocks away.

Executive Chef:
Angelo Lutz

Additional:
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access

Special Events & Promotions:
The Kitchen Consigliere Cafe is the Exclusive caterer of the Fralinger String Band rental facility located in the heart of mummery on south 3rd street in South Philadelphia. The hall seats up to 100 guests. Please contact Angelo Lutz for more information

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The Kitchen Consigliere Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (77)
Special Occasion (75)
Authentic (72)
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Good for Birthdays (69)
Neighborhood Gem (69)
Good for Anniversaries (60)
Casual (51)
Worth the Drive (50)
Comfort Food (45)
Cozy (40)
Good for Groups (38)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Romantic (32)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Fun (26)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
Business Meals (17)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Hot Spot (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Seasonal (12)
People Watching (11)
Local Ingredients (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Disabled Access (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Quick Bite (4)
Scenic View (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Spicy (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Healthy (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
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Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 10 hours ago

The food and service is always phenomenal! The Calamari and Crab Ragu are exceptional! The best dining in Collingswood and actually the whole area!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined a day ago

We are always treated very well at the Kitchen Consigliere. The food is the best. Service is the best. Atmosphere warm and cozy. Tiffany, Laura, and J.P. Take good care of us.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

The food is always delicious here at Kitchen Consigliere. Our waitress may have been new as she was on the slower side. Otherwise, we had a very nice time as usual.

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·Dined 2 days ago

The food was delicious but our waitress was horrible. She was not attentive at all. The bus boy was more attentive than her. He brought me a glass of ice that i asked waitress to bring. He brought water refilled continually. He brought me more ice. She never looked at our table. She never asked how we were doing. Gave her the check and never even thanked us. 38 tip never again. I wish i never tipped her at all. I should have given it to the bus boy. He deserved it. It was my daughters birthday. She didnt even acknowledge it. She brought the cake and left. The african american waitress was bubbly happy friendly caring and enjoyed her job. Thats my choice for a waitress. She sang happy birthday to her table. A waitress is a people job if you dont like people you shouldnt waitress.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

We went as soon as they opened (1:30 pm) on a Sunday. The place was empty and I liked it. Everything felt Italian. We started with the rice ball appetizer and then got salads. Their home-made balsamic dressing was delicious. Their rice balls were also on point. The flavors all came together for a very delightful bite. In case you have kids, they don't have a children's menu, but if you ask they will definitely accommodate. I got the Sunday gravy and my date got the chicken piccata. They were both amazing. I look forward to coming back. Our waiter was also very attentive and knowledgeable.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Been there at least a dozen times. Food and service is extremely consistent. Excellent food and service. Angelo always comes over to say hello. Desserts are out of this world.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Romantic
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·Dined 3 days ago

Best place to go for authentic italian cuisine! Would definitely recommend to others and the food was outstanding. Angelo does know what he is doing

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was absolutely exceptional and our waitress, Tiffany, was the best server we’ve had at ANY restaurant. She was pleasant, knowledgeable, and made our dining experience a great one.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was outstanding!! We were very full when we left! Service was great, too.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

The perfect BYOB. Generous food portions and a great atmosphere. The food was fantastic and our waiter was attentive and friendly. What more could you want in a local, family run place? Perfection.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

My daughters birthday ! The restaurant is decorated beautifully and is very pretty. Our waiter Adam was very attentive and gave us great service . This is our second time here! We will be back !

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

Simply the best!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

Another wonderful visit to Kitchen Consigliere! =0) The food was delicious as always and the service was great too!

Tags: Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I came with a group of my friends for dinner and we were all so pleased with out meals. I ordered the cioppino and it was absolutely delicious. The seafood was cooked well and the pasta was so fresh. This wasn't the first time that we've come here for dinner and we'll be back again!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 11, 2018

You will look for your Grandma in the kitchen!
The Best southern Italy cuisine. Google it for back story and you'll get the atmosphere. The Kitchen Consigliere is great for all occasions. The food, fun and service will keep entertained and full! Just Go!

Tags: Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

It was great!!! Can’t wait to go back!!!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Family Dinner for Valentines
Food was good. Place is adorable. Company was fabulous. What else is there to say!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had an earlier dining time (4:45 PM) and when we got there the place was mostly empty. We were taken to a table right next to the kitchen. With the whole restaurant essentially open, I thought we might be able to get a nicer table. Was told that the restaurant was totally booked and that there were no other tables available. Our first time there. Maybe the other tables were for their "regulars". Other than that, the food and service were pretty good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food is always amazing! Always busy , so don’t expect to sit & Socialize for a long time!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Every detail was perfect
Service was fantastic
Food out of this world delicious!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Always a wonderful experience. Have had many menu items and they all are equally good.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Excellent!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything was fabulous! My food was prepared to perfection and my server was awesome. We'll be back soon!

Tags: Authentic, Romantic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had the most delicious gnocchi. They were light, favorable and the best I've had. My only issue was we were seated at a table right by the front door, on the kitchen side and every time the door opened it was cold. When we go again I would request sitting on the opposite side if it is during the winter months. Other than that, the service and food was outstanding. Can't wait to return.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Extremely rude hostess!!! She was not letting our party to sit and start ordering before everyone arrived. She made sure to remind us that we were 10 minutes late and we had 1 hour and 15 minutes to sit, order and eat. Very unwelcoming attitude. I was tempted to leave even before sitting. The waitress was totally opposite and did her best to recover the situation.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Everything was great as usual.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Decided to come here before going to the theater. The ability to park a car and walk a short distance is a huge draw as i t is becoming more and more difficult to find a parking spot in Collingswood. The food, as always, was great, and service was as well.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Bolanaise was fantastic - tasted homemade ... service was fabulous

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 1, 2018

We love the Kitchen Consigliere... never had a bad meal here... tonight’s was no exception.... pasta was extremely good!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Excellent as always. Adam our server pleasant and knowledgeable. Hostess very sweet and accommodating.
Angelo and his staff are the best in South Jersey.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Delicious as always

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We were very satisfied with the experience- good food-good service-good people. The only minor issue was that the espresso for $3.50 was about one tablespoon, the server responded that the measure was correct, but she did give me a "double" (really????) at no additional charge because I questioned it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 28, 2018

It was our dining experience and everything was wonderful! All four of us loved our dinners. Then came dessert oh.............so fabulous!!! Pound cake panini with apple pie gelato and whipped cream!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Authentic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 28, 2018

As always, the cuisine and service were top notch! Simply states, the best Italian cuisine in the Philadelphia area--better than South Philadelphia!

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Authentic, Fun, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Romantic, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Had the crab ragu, pasta was perfect and hot to the end, friends grilled salmon was just a beautiful dish! As was my wife's Chicken Italiano! Great night...And the Eagles Victory cake was FANTASTIC !

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent food. As close to Mom's as could be!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

One of the best restaurant an food in the area an also the owner is going a long way with his friendly service

Tags: Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The food was just phenomenal. One of the best meals I've had in a long time. Everything was great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Beautiful place

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Have been there several times and consistently good.

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