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La Collina

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37 Ashland Ave # 41, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1801 (Jefferson Street)
+1 610-668-1780
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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etters
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've always passed this restaurant on the way to drop my son at Temple. We made reservations and stopped. You have to pay for valet parking, even though there was a spot right out front. The atmosphere is very nice, put we weren't impressed with the food for as much as we paid. It was $200 for 3 of us... More 

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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149 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch on Valentine's Day. The The restaurant was preparing for a busy evening. Service was good, food very tasty but nothing memorable, setting very nice. However, the heavy dishware, stainless cream pitcher and such didn't go with the tablecloths and rest of decor. Minestrone soup was watery and chocolate cake tasted refrigerated and stale, and bread was dry.... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Engaging and friendly staff - Many long timers there and they are great with guests. Nice bar area and dining areas. Clean and comfortable. Nice wine selection too. Everything was good from appetizers to salads to desserts. I had a chicken Parmesan entree and it was light and well prepared. Again, server was attentive and great to chat with with... More 

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Archbald
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We began visiting Philadelphia every few months on business travelling from Northeast PA. We spotted LaCollina from the dreaded Schoolkill Expressway and decided tried it. Easy off and on. For approaching 3 years now every time we go to Philadelphia we stop at LaCollina for lunch or dinner depending on the time of day. The food and service are consistent... More 

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Grand Cayman
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice Tuesday night evening "elegante" meal during late December, was quite crowded but lucky we were a little early and were seated in the rotunda room overlooking the parking, train, expressway, river and eastern side. Was actually quite nice. I had pollo Collina and my wife had the Dover Sole, which would have been prepared table side, except for the... More 

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Philadelphia, New York
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438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Everything about this restaurant is perfect! The atmosphere is lovely. You really feel like you are enjoying fine dining, as you are! The wait staff is excellent. The food is outstanding! Each dish is prepared and presented in a lovely fashion. The noise level is low. This is a neighborhood gem, and I am glad we found it!

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Thank annarc6
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Italian hospitality par excellence! Food is very tasty, live music, great bar, all in all a classically, elegant, very cool place.

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Thank Viren K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I visited La Collina for the first time last week. We were very pleased with the selections. Me, being an Italian, I was very happy with all the choices on the menu. Both of us ordered Pesce Freso alla Griglla (Grilled seafood combination). We will definitely be heading back.

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Thank jim m
Philadelphia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

La Collina is always an absolute pleasure. From cocktails to dessert, everything is always RIGHT, beautifully prepared and professionally served.

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Thank marshallinphila
Stowe, Vermont
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186 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a family dinner at La Collina on Wednesday night and it was delicious. The restaurant sits up on a hill and has a nice twinkling light view. We ordered some chianti and cosmopolitans to start the evening. The salads and specialty bread were a nice treat. The gnocchi, veal scallopini, chicken parmesan and the salmon were the favorites... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Ashland Ave # 41, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1801
    (Jefferson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bala Cynwyd
  • Phone Number: +1 610-668-1780

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