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Cucina Forte

768 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2839
+1 215-238-0778
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (41 reviews)
“lobster tail” (3 reviews)
“italian food” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
768 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2839
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very generous helpings , entrees can be shared, they are very good about that. A bit noisy, great service and great food.

Thank Viveka S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here again with friends. Never fails to impress. Waitress Lauren was awesome Food is outstanding especially the gnocchi

Thank johns1012
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I used to live around the corner from Cucina Forte and it was a go to for us to dine alone or with guests. The basic menu is refreshing and the home-made pastas and gnocchis are revelatory. However, there had been a few times when...More

Thank D_Krewson
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

It was a few years since my last visit. We were a party of four. All enjoyed the food. The eggplant with crabmeat appetizer special was very good. Gnocchi were fantastic, as usual, and the spinach pappardelle with scallops entree special was enjoyable. The only...More

Thank italyjohn
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I'm Italian & I like Italian food. Cucina Forte is one of the best BYOB RESTAURANTS we've been to in a long time. The food was excellent , selection wonderful, along with good portions, lastly , the service made our trip there even better Our...More

Thank Arlene L
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Charming restaurant. Good for date night. Extensive specialty menu. Lobster Ravioli with Grilled Shrimp was delicious as well as the crabmeat with grilled eggplant appetizer. BYOB. Best to make a reservation early in the evening as the restaurant fills up quickly and is quite loud...More

Thank Travelmore
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Met some buddies for a guys night out dinner....Cucina Forte was excellent both in Service (Mike the waiter) and food was out of this world.. ordered lobster w/ith gnocchi .... perfect from start to finish...

Thank johns1012
Reviewed 19 May 2016

For real family old style Italian food it's hard to beat Cucina Forte. If you like gnocchi, then the hand made ricotta gnocchi in marinara sauce is a must! The BYOB policy is something I wasn't used to but learned to appreciate! It makes for...More

Thank HLA70
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Our annual get together at Cucina Forte the eve of the Komen Race For The Cure on Mother's Day! The six of us not only look forward to a good dinner but also our favorite waiter Vinnie whom is excellent at job. Forte always seems...More

Thank Nelson193
Reviewed 11 March 2016

What a great place. The owner/chef is a tiny woman who moved to Philly from Italy and the people who work there, have grown up working there. Our waiter said he has another job and doesn't need to work here but he loves it so...More

2  Thank crapschick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday
11:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 768 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2839
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-0778
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