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2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
+1 215-875-8116
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
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2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the second time I have been here but the first time on a weekend night and my head is pounding because of the unbelievable noise. I am not against the food; my first review was positive BUT i will never go there again...More

Thank animaleyedoc
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere great food and wonderful service. Waiter was extremely helpful and knowledgable with our group of 6 people. When we told him that some of the dishes were going to be shared he with out asking split the plates he was really pleasant to...More

Thank dschl
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great place exposed kitchen, dimly lit. Noise level - I felt like I had to scream the entire night to talk. And there was no background music so it was a bit noisy. Food was great had the meatballs and beets. Fabulous ! Amatriciana pasta...More

Thank cocograms
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice to find a real Italian restaurant, not the usual American type which loads up heaps of pasta with sloppy sauce. Interesting menu, well prepared food and very knowledgeable service.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had a great time eating here before seeing a show at the Helium. Beet pasta with asparagus and parsnips was delicious. Salmon was served rare as requested! Wonderful truffle-egg appetizer. Gelato was boring (tasted like American ice cream) but apple cake was just grand.

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect place for dinner with friends/family or a date night. Food is good, everyone will find a favorite. Ask about the daily specials. It's BYOB. There is parking in the area but much easier to walk or Uber. Dress is casual.

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very popular and attractively decorated locally owned Italin restaurant near Rittenhouse Square. Interesting menu choices moderately priced with pleasant and efficient service. BYO

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 31 January 2017

One of the top BYOBs in the city, service can match a liquored establishment. Great location in center city. Have been multiple times and never had a bad meal. Their restaurant week menu was impressive. If you have never been go. Bring good wine. Bringing...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

First and last time here. Service was so slow. Slow roasted pork was reheated and cold. Rest of the food was so so compared to other BYOB in Philadelphia. Too many great BYOBs to even consider returning to this sub par restaurant

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed Melegranos. The wait staff was very gracious and the food was delicious. A bit noisy, but I loved it and would definitely go back.

Thank Ruth G
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24 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:45
17:30 - 21:45
17:30 - 21:45
17:30 - 21:45
17:30 - 21:45
17:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2012 Samson St., Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-875-8116
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