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Fratelli's Italian Bistro

) #312 of 3,554 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$, Italian
1339 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3519
+1 215-731-0700
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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1339 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3519
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grateful to get a table on a Saturday night at short notice despite not heaving with several large groups. Inevitably food service was slow although we had a sharp well informed waitress helping is through the menu. Nice cold beer and good wine by the...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Saturday night dinner with husband and two young children during a weekend trip to Philadelphia. I'd booked a table here as it was close to our city center hotel and the reviews seemed OK. BIG mistake! On the plus side: it's a great city center...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Both the hospitality and ambience of this restaurant were extremely pleasant. There was plenty of space and a very low noise level on the weekday evening that we dined here. My wife, daughter and I had dinner prior to attending a show at the Academy...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went here on Saturday March 11th. We had a $25 restaurant.com certificate so we figured we'd give it a shot despite some of the bad reviews. There was no wait and our waitress was very nice. I ordered the moscato which was perfect. My...More

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Found through open table app. Glad I went out and tried. Best dinner by far of my trip. Chicken parm and chocolate mouse where some of the best I have ever had. Wait staff is very friendly and outgoing. Bartenders are very good and actually...More

Thank mattmc15084
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We came early pre show. Reservation made through open table which registered us as a no show. Not enough staff. We had to ask for everything. Atmosphere lacking. Food not hot enough.

Thank mzb1
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It was pouring rain as we left Doubletree on Broad Street we were hungry and asked the doorman a recommendation for a restaurant close by. Fratelli's was his response. We walked the few blocks and entered a charming unpretentious spot on Chestnut Street. The portions...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Philly has a pretty extensive selection of Italian restaurants, and I'd like to try more of them, but this was a good start. The atmosphere was excellent inside. Our server, Danielle, did an excellent job. I had the gnocchi with meat sauce and it was...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Ten of us ate here prior to Jerry Blavat's Doo Woop show. Service was very good. Food was not quite as good as last year. I ordered off the restaurant week menu. They give you a lot of food. 4 courses and portions are a...More

Thank Connie L
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Should've listened to the other reviews. Nothing good or bad about this place. Probably won't be back. Service and food were ok.

Thank Joe G
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Happy hour
4 June 2016|
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Response from ITCountM | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember web page makes no mention of it. Since it's a restaurant and not a bar, I would think there is no Happy Hour. Give them a call to verify.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3519
    (Broad & Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: City Hall
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-731-0700