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Mercato

) #291 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
1216 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5911
+1 215-985-2962
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pyramid pasta” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (14 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian
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LOCATION
1216 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5911
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Hadn't been here in a while, so with some friends went to the local BYOB for dinner, Service and ambience were fine. The quality of the food we all agreed was not what we had enjoyed previously. Sadly what had been a star in the...More

Thank Juliesuebrian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hand made Italian food in a neighborhood restaurant prepared and served with taste and courtesy. Fresh Suzuki fish (Japanese Sea Bass) over Cous-Cous with cucumber was a highlight. All fresh, nothing from the freezer. Tasty octopus was grilled perfectly.

Thank Winegeek03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Intimate corner location takes cash only and plan ahead with a reservation (GF friendly with pasta, etc.). Such tasty food...melon salad and scallops credo are both good unique choices. The Pyramid Pasta was unbelievable. We ordered way too much thinking "we don't have to pay...More

Thank Nanums
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but quality Italian restaurant in Society Hill. Since its small it was pretty loud when I was there, but we wanted to sit outside anyway where it was more peaceful. Every thing I had here was good to very good from the starter bread,...More

Thank 3ebfan511
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting Phillie for a few days and stopped in for dinner on recommendation from our hotel. The people were very nice and the food was good. However, no chicken on the menu. It is a BYOB and only accept cash

1  Thank Eataroundwoburn
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went to Mercato for a birthday celebration. We were greeted very nicely, but it went downhill after that. Limited conversation at the table since the room was super loud. Very tight quarters where people were bumping into my chair & the staff looked annoyed...More

Thank M00ey
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were looking for a new BYOB dining spot in center city and we found a winner! Beautiful evening so we were able to eat outside. Loved the vibe! Knew we were in for a treat when we smelled food coming out to the table...More

Thank QualityCounts2015
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived at MERCATO mid week at the time not busy. We were greeted nicely but felt by the hostess that we needed to start ordering food immediately, no time to sit with our wine and catch up. We ordered different apps for the table...More

1  Thank mct12
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is one of the best dining experiences I've had on my visits to Philadelphia. The grilled octopus appetizer was delicious and tender. The swordfish special that evening was extremely fresh and well-prepared. I'll certainly dine there again the next time I'm in town.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Mercato's is worth a look if you're searching for innovative food and an excellent presentation, then Mercato is the place. Couple these two things with excellent service and it makes it a venue worth trying. Flank steak and swordfish were our shared entrees, and the...More

Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5911
    (Spruce St. and Camac St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-985-2962
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