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Il Portico - CLOSED

1519 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3001
+1 215-587-7000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
22 Feb 2014
9 Nov 2013
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Italian, Mediterranean, American
1519 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3001
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

I came here with my date for Valentines Day since I always wanted to try it out. They had a price fix menu which included 4 courses for $ 50 per person. The food was amazing and so was the service. The portions were generous...More

1  Thank Redhead426
Reviewed 10 November 2013

The food was ok, but nothing special. They claim to have Jewish-Roman kitchen, but the waiter had difficulty explaining what was Jewish about their food -- the food is typical Italian. The service was bad for a fine food restaurant at this price level. The...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 10 June 2013 via mobile

Decrepit fittings and decor, waiter who pours wine as if it's a beer, correlated food and cannot make a half-decent coffee? There is so much not to like about this place that the only observation is DO NOT GO HERE. The waiter pushes the improved...More

Thank JAK45
Reviewed 7 October 2012

I visited during Restaurant Week. The ambience is somewhat old world. Exposed brick walls and crystal chandeliers (in need of cleaning) and upholstered chairs. Cut glass partitions help divide the three tier dining room. Slightly loud operatic music added a Godfather feeling to this Italian...More

Thank njdadddy
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Il Portico has closed and is now called Tira Misu-it is under the same ownership, but the prices are much more affordable-entrees are now in the mid 20's with pastas dishes in the low teens-My husband and I shared a smoked salmon appetizer, while the...More

1  Thank Judith R
Reviewed 12 July 2012

The restaurant food is fantastic and the wait staff is lovely. The environment is darker, perhaps a more romantic or traditional style restaurant. I have never seen the place obnoxiously busy but don't let that fool you. The food melts in your mouth.

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 2 April 2012

My husband and I went to Il Portico last Friday night for a spur of the moment dinner out. We had been there about nine months ago and he wanted to go back. We each ended up ordering the same thing as the first fime...More

Thank astontravellor
Reviewed 27 February 2012

For a wonderful meal of Tuscan food in a very upscale atmosphere this is the place. This is the second time we have eaten here and both times we couldn't have been more pleased. The waite staff is very professional in the old world tradition....More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed 21 February 2012

wife and I last minute trip to center city for valentines day. Caesar salad / caprese salad apps - Caesar had no dressing, was dropped on table, no pepper, no anchovies. Caprese salad, mozzarella was warm and runny, tomatoes had seen better days weeks ago,...More

Thank Krob4210
Reviewed 17 January 2012

On a recent visit to Il Portico in Philadelphia, we found ourselves in a half empty restaurant on a Saturday evening; not a good sign. We waited at least 15 minutes before our wine order was taken, and then again for our meal selections. I'm...More

Thank boncakes
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1519 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3001
    (Between 15th and 16th Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-587-7000
  • E-mail
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