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High Note Cafe at Francoluigi's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza
1549 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6204
+1 215-755-8903
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
13 Oct 2017
“Great food and music overcome poor service and LOUD room”
2 Oct 2017
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Italian, Pizza
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1549 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6204
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

The food in this place is really good, consistently so through the years. At reasonable prices. Also, we brought our own wine which is always nice. But at times the lone server (who was very helpful and nice when we saw him) just disappeared; maybe...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

You enter thru their Pizza shop which might even entice you to just have a delicious pizza, but resist and continue thru the next door to the main dining room on two levels, where a traditional Italian menu awaits. But there's more!! In between courses...More

1  Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful atmosphere with lovely live music and a romantic setting. We split meatballs (they melt in your mouth), fried ravioli, and the chicken parmesan. Everything was extremely good. The entrees are huge, so unless you want to take some home, I recommend...More

1  Thank JessLovesIreland
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.

1  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

1  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

1  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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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