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Ristorante Pesto

1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
+1 215-336-8380
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Terrific food at excellent value, very warm hospitality. Menu is good, but the specials are where it's at. We had the signature sea food pasta dish - bingo !! I had lamb chops - 8 baby beauties. Free app to share - they brought delish...More

Thank nifty22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is by far the best Italian restaurant. I have been there several times including Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, birthdays and just to go for dinner. We are NEVER disappointed. Concetta is so friendly and welcoming, makes you feel at home. The food is amazing...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank you Conchetta and your staff for another great dining experience at Pesto. This is our favorite restaurant in Philly because of the fantastic food and service. I truly enjoyed the black ink pasta with seafood special and my wife enjoyed the fish stuffed with...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you would like to have a nice dinner out with a loved one or your friends this is the place to go. If you like Italian food done right. Go to Pesto. The restaurant looks a little high end when you walk in. But...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful staff and delicious home cooked Italian comfort food. Can't beat homemade pasta and reasonable prices. Enjoy the gnocchi with a glass of the house red. Bon Appetit!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome people, delicious food!!!!! I love this place!!! I always buy gift certificates for my friends

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have always had very good experience here. staff is friendly and very accomodating. Try the Dover Sole. good for lunch also

Thank 779cathleeng
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the decor to the service to the food... you can't go wrong with this Italian masterpiece. We loved it and have brought multiple other couple back for dual date nights. Enjoy!

Thank mstone23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. All homemade faboulous dinner!! Nice location attentative staff. Easy meter parking. After that you can take a walk up passuyank avenue and enjoy the many dessert and coffee bars

Thank Karen I
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Ristorante Pesto! The chef is from Italy and all of the appetizers and entrees are fresh and delicious. Great service; nice atmosphere!!

Thank Jennifer R
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Hi, Are you still serving the lamb that I read about in one of the reviews? We plan on being in Philadelphia mid May. Thank you
21 April 2017|
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Response from jimbo222000 | Reviewed this property |
Call Concetta. She will tell you whether the lamb special is planned for around the time of your visit.
What are the gluten free options?
17 April 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. Lots of choices and they'll make whatever you want
Tiffany B
How far in advance can I make a reservation? I'm flying in Friday April 21st which is next week and I want to eat here when my husband gets to Philadelphia from Mcquire Air Force Base.
12 April 2017|
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Response from ancoop | Reviewed this property |
I made my reservation a week in advance. It's a popular place and try do book up fast. I would call in advance to make a reservation and explain your situation. They are very accommodating so if your timing changes they can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-336-8380
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Giovanni and Concetta Varallo are honored to welcome you to RISTORANTE PESTO. Our meals are prepared in the finest Authentic Italian Tradition, using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Chef Giovanni Varallo's and Chef Maria Varallo-Facenda's care, dedication and attention to detail transform every dish into a work of art. We hope your stay with us is a "Dining Experience."