I have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed! Great food in the heart of South Philly.
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Delicious! I wish the tables werent so small and close! It is by far the closest to homemade italian food you can find. The chich parm is quite large, but luckily you onky get a small bowl of pasts. The cavatelli was wonderful! We also...More
Gone is the sawdust on the floor, but the restaurant in the Italian market area remains a nice place for simple Italian food, even meatballs and gravy. The menu is extensive, and the food is nicely prepared.
I asked my friends (both born in Philadelphia): Why do we bother going anyplace else when there's Ralph's? I lived in Philadelphia for 20 years and loved Ralph's, but I also love Italian restaurants and Philadelphia has so many of them that we try them...More
I was very satisfied and can't wait to return. The bread from Sarcones Deli was superb, the excellent meatballs were made of veal, pork and beef. My seafood pescatore was very enjoyable consisting of crab, clams, large shrimp and mussels. The waitress was very informative...More
I so wanted to love Ralph's given it's the oldest family run Italian restaurant in the US. They've been in their current 9th Street location for over 100 years. Bottom line you can do much better than what I unfortunately have to call a quisi-tourist...More
Try to stop there when in the Italian Market. Their antipasto is big enough for two people. The food is homemade, I think it is Sarcones bread. How much better does it have to get?