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Modo Mio

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161 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
+1 215-203-8707
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For us it's a little out of the way, but well worth the trip. Friendly atmosphere and great food. Right near the L and across street from a wine store (it's byob). We all had the tasting menu and everything was superb. Portions we just right. Bring cash, it's cash only.

Thank Ajaxtol
Berlin, New Jersey
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119 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service are excellent! The $40.00 tasting menu is a real value and the portion sizes are very good considering the price and the quality of the food. No complaints but I would suggest the owner consider hearing the plates before serving hot food on very cold dishes. I would also suggest better locks on the unisex bathroom... More 

Thank Jay1012013
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sixteen of us went for dinner. Service was very good and the food was wonderful. It's a BYO restaurant but wine store located across the street. Will visit restaurant again in the future.

Thank SeaIsle_13
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have been here several times and because of it's fine reputation booked for our Christmas friends celebration over a month ago. Sorry - you are cancelled because the entire restaurant had been rented out!!! Yes, try and find fine dining for ten in 5 days during the holiday season. Perhaps some offer of compensation would have been a classy... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Visited Modo Mio for a special occasion with eight diners on a Saturday evening. Some of the diners had been to Modo Mio before, ALL of the diners are planning to visit again as the entire experience was so good. First, since I was the planner for the group, I spoke directly with Chef McAndrews to tell him about our... More 

Thank teachme2read
Wilmington, Delaware
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119 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Three of us had an early dinner on a Tuesday evening, the service was spot on. Helpful, professional and pleasant as usual. Had the mussels which were excellent, the lasagna which was the best I have ever had ANYWHERE, husband had the steak which was really good, brother and I had the zuppa di pesce. Excellent choice. I love this... More 

Thank Karen M
New Jersey
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had written a review a couple of years ago based on my experience. I have been going to Modo Mio since its opening. Well, they are back to where the were and should be. Service is attentive and helpful, food is great once more. Buon Appetito!

Thank crossmen1021
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

What a wonderful evening we had at Modo Mio! Our Girls Night was perfect from beginning to end from the moment we stepped into this charming restaurant. Our server was attentive and happily indulged a few changes that we requested from the pre fixe menu. The food was heavenly and cooked to perfection! It was a treat to try some... More 

Thank Gena M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

3 course, price fixe. Great selections. BYOB. Very pleasant service. Only detraction is the noise. Close quarters. But very informal. Dined there many times.

Thank MordRoz
Fort Worth, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

You know the one...a small restaurant that is away from the tourist hangouts and chains. A restaurant that has a simple exterior but walking through the door takes you to another place where the food and atmosphere is unforgettable. We found it on Girard Ave. in Philly on a recent girls' trip--Modo Mio. It was a trip through the tastes... More 

Thank cyndywyndy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-203-8707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?