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High Note Cafe at Francoluigi's

) #1,470 of 3,631 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
1549 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6204
+1 215-755-8903
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“baked ziti” (2 reviews)
“bolognese” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1549 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6204
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a bite recently and were treated to an arrogant and impolite experience. Not worth mentioning more than to say, stay away. We surely will. The food was nothing special.

Thank David E
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Brought relatives from another area who don't get the opportunity for too much GOOD ethnic food. This was perfect! The staff was so warm and friendly that we felt like we were at their house for a Sunday dinner. And, all the food was perfecto.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Literally, this place is in a neighborhood section of south philly. There is no public parking garages or lots near by. The service was great and our waitress was very attentive. I had a veal parmigiana but it was ok. But my wife Italian pizza...More

Thank Captkave
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is my go-to all around pizza and pasta restaurant when I want to eat Italian food. They are consistently good every time. We never feel disappointed...you can tell it's a good neighborhood place since you can tell when you wait for the table or...More

Thank lunzeea
Reviewed 27 March 2016

What a surprise! Neighborhood Italian restaurant with an unpretentious dining room serving unbelievably delicious food. The front of the house is a pizza joint like so many others within a short walking distance. Planning on just pizza, we were thrilled with a wonderful Caesar Salad...More

Thank Food_Snob_PA
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Went for a birthday dinner with familys which we don't get the opportunity to always do. We picked high note because we have been many times and like the food. We had a party of 6, and after two hours were basically being given the...More

2  Thank 95Mrss2010
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Minimal menu but food was very good. The ambiance was sensational. Small, intimate, yet full of music and energy. Waiter was very knowledgable and personable. Live piano and singing was very enjoyable and did not stop us from enjoying our conversation. They have a bar,...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A great neighborhood spot with pizza and traditional Italian fare with flare. The weekend Jazz duo played and engaged the crowd. 13th street is lit up for the holidays.

Thank jgadventurer
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere, live music, delicious food, reasonable prices, and friendly service. That's 5 stars. Crowded street parking only but we used Uber so wasn't an issue.

Thank HankW80
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My family of 4 enjoyed the pizza and a talented man at the piano. The entrees we felt we not as good as the impressive pizza. We will go back, but for pizza only.

Thank Danielle D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6204 (Formerly High Note Cafe)
    (Tasker & 13 st.)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-755-8903
High Note Cafe is the Only Italian restaurant in South Philadelphia with Live Music & Singing Chef Franco, Also Serving Homemade Southern Italian cuisine. Now serving Wine, Beer and Cocktails. Philadelphia Magazine 2004 "Most Romantic", ZAGAT Rated since1997,Live Music ,Singing Servers, Wednesdays & Thursdays LIVE Jazz 6 to 10 PM. www.highnotecafe.com
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