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Bistro Romano

120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
+1 215-925-8880
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A coworker and I stopped here for dinner after doing some site seeing after being in town for work. The building this restaurant is in was built over 200 years ago and was very interesting to see. The staff were all super friendly but the...More

Thank Hope W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed this place. Excellent atmosphere, food and service. We were there on a Friday evening. A piano player playing in the background made this evening even more beautiful.

Thank Rolf B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambiance of the restaurant is just awesome, it's made for taking your date there or someone special. We had reached there around 9.40pm & we felt like they were rushing us out there every minute. There was someone checking on us every 5 minute...More

Thank 112dheerajn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here twice and could not have been more impressed. We recently returned from a trip to Italy and we felt we were still there. The food and service was impeccable and Anthony the Wine Steward was fabulous. Anthony recommended several bottles of great wine...More

1  Thank Bill L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed Michael's special wine dinners many times. With impressive wineries from various countries, matched with hors d ouerves and entrees, including great cheeses from DiBruno Brothers, treat yourself and friends to delightful evenings! Safe metered parking is just a block away. CaptMakai

Thank CaptMakai
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have had dinner at Bistro Romano several times a year for the last 13 years. It has always been good. Sometimes we were there because we got a coupon, sometimes we just went with friends to have a nice dinner. Last night we were...More

1  Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dinner on our 30th anniversary. Called ahead, told maitre d' and when we arrived our table was scattered with red rose petals. Nice touch! Food and wine were impeccable. Waiter not an expert. My husband corrected him when he called the gold chargers "gold trays"....More

Thank dancernan
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food was uneven. We split a caesar salad which was very good, and which was prepared at the table, but presented on glass plates that were much too small for the amount and made it unappetizing. My husband had lobster ravioli and liked it...More

Thank troglodutes
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I've been to many downtown Phila. restaurants, this is my new favorite. The atmosphere, the ambiance, the food, the service, all "top notch". There is no suggestion that I could make that would improve on my experience. My wife and I went with another couple...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were headed to Philadelphia for the first time the end of April and happened to see a Facebook posting with each state's most "romantic" restaurants across America. Given that this trip was to celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary - we took a shoot at...More

Thank Brenda Y
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Questions & Answers
Omolara A
30 May 2017|
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Response from kathleens4 | Reviewed this property |
I did not pay for the table. It will be around $100. They often have specials on living social.
Erica D
1 November 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Although we don't have a dress code, most of our guests wear business casual attire. thank you
11 October 2016|
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Response from sherrs98 | Reviewed this property |
Phone them . They are so nice and accommodating .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Lombard St, Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1602
    (Between Front and 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa: 40 Bus, 57 Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-8880
  • E-mail
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