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Branzino Italian Ristorante

261 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6232
+1 215-790-0103
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
5 weeks ago
“Welcome Back”
6 days ago
“Really bad service”
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
261 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6232
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived for a reservation for 6 pm on a Saturday evening and informed waitstaff that we had to make an 8 pm curtain. Nonetheless no one took our order for at least 20 minutes. Then 30 minutes later we told they were out of...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, very attentive service, extremely friendly and accommodated us immediately. This was our 2nd visit and would highly recommend!

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After the electrical fire that took them out of commission for nearly two years, they have reopened. The appetizers were excellent, and the branzino was very nicely prepared. The service was most attentive. Two aspects were disappointing: three small pieces of bread were placed on...More

Thank larryderm
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This place is old school Italian and serves up plenty of their namesake. We dined on a busy Friday night and must have witnessed 10 or more brazing being filleted tableside. We didn’t have seafood however. They serve plenty other delicious food and we enjoyed...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were there for Valentines with another couple. It took 4 hours to get served. Have been there when it was much less crowded like early dinner. Service still dreadful. Too bad because the food is good.

Thank pearlmiriam
Reviewed 23 July 2016

After some recommendations, I brought a group of sixteen people to Branzino for dinner to celebrate the completion of a summer project. Here is my experience: (1) As this was a large group, I made the arrangements initially using the contact form on the website,...More

1  Thank LeaveFromPA
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I've been coming here for decades and get rave reviews from the many friends, family, and business colleagues I've enlisted to join me for this great Northern Italian fare. Lovely, linen tablecloth service; with beautiful garden seating, in season. Easy place for conversation as noise...More

1  Thank MissElegance
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We dine at Branzino when ever we visit Philadelphia. Cozy in winter and spring and fall the garden is romantic and perfect. Food and service has always been excellent. We booked a table a few days ago - and then I happened to read on...More

1  Thank tappyt
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

In the front of the restaurant it look quite and small but when we walk inside, it is very suprised with many tables and beautiful decorations. The garden part was wonderful. We enjoyed our foods. I like the Branzino fish.

1  Thank blissbreath
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Reservation for 4 on a Saturday night- we were sat promptly, server greeted us relatively quickly and handed us menus. She was polite, opened each guests menu and opened our byo-wine. I can't remember a time in my life when such a great first impression...More

Thank Jdevnh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6232
    (Between Locust & Spruce)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre West
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-790-0103
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Due to fire we are closed until further notice.

As a final payment we accept max of 2 credit card transaction per party.
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