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Ristorante Pesto

1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
+1 215-336-8380
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  • Average1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
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Reviewed yesterday

The Food here is Unbelievably Delicious. I came here with a friend 2 weeks ago and then brought 3 more friends back last Friday night. Hostess/Owner makes you feel like Family as soon as you walk in the door. Waitresses were Great and Hats off...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our dinner. Everything was fresh and delicious. Looking forward to returning soon! My husband loved the Rachael Ray special.

Thank Traveler443429
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Where to begin...?! From the moment we entered this local Italian restaurant, we felt like family! All the servers were very knowledgeable and helpful with our meal selections. And the owners, Concetta and Giovanni, checked on us and provided a complimentary appetizer and dessert for...More

Thank KenandKari
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here on Friday night after reading TripAdvisor reviews. Our waitress, Jackie, was warm and friendly. She explained in detail all the specials for the evening as well as popular dishes on the menu. From the appetizers of pear salad and shrimp with bacon to...More

Thank jeanne c
Reviewed 2 days ago

The owner/hostess was extremely friendly. Service was great and the food was outstanding. We went for our anniversary and it was the best anniversary dinner in 29 years. Eggplant appetizer was phenomenal. We both had pasta which were both fabulous. Best crime brûlée ever. Most...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My girlfriends and I were in town for a Spartan race and we were looking for a place to eat later than we had planned. When we arrived at Ristorante Pesto, there was a sign on the door that said closed, but they took us...More

Thank SheriM259
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I literally just got home from Pesto’s and I had to write this review immediately. Our dear friends treated us to dinner for our 25th anniversary and it was fabulous. The servers were friendly and very patient with two indecisive couples, we...More

Thank sewpres
Reviewed 3 days ago

We both agreed that everything we were served was amazing. The appetizers of Bruchetta peppers and mozzarella were spot on. I had the Veal Chop and it was cooked perfectly and seasoned well. My cousin ordered Insulate Alla Gorgonzola and Viletto Francese which he raved...More

Thank mldem0707
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is excellent every time I go! I recommend to all my friends and family. Excellent service and the owners Concetta and John Varallo make you feel like you are part of their family!

Thank vsaija5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great dinner with my bffs!! The staff is very friendly just like family! I want to give a shoutout to Concetta and John xo

Thank tina d
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June 11, 2018|
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Response from Loves_Travel2014 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for not answering sooner. I suggest you check with the restaurant to make sure they will be there the evening of your anniversary.
May 15, 2018|
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Response from k12542 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is a short walk away from the Metro.
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March 22, 2018|
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Response from Annette P | Reviewed this property |
Street parking is available on Broad Street or Passyunk Avenue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-336-8380
Giovanni and Concetta Varallo are honored to welcome you to RISTORANTE PESTO. Our meals are prepared in the finest Authentic Italian Tradition, using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Chef Giovanni Varallo's and Chef Maria Varallo-Facenda's care, dedication and attention to detail transform every dish into a work of art. We hope your stay with us is a "Dining Experience."
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