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Bellini Grill

220 S 16th St, Lbby, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3322
+1 215-545-1191
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 S 16th St, Lbby, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3322
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bellini Grill
1. Northern Italian Fare
"Papperdelle and Veal Agrodolce which were superb"
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2. Evening Specials
"My sauteed soft shell crabs arrived in a delicious buttery sauce."
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3. Center City Location
"I am never disappointed whenever I dine at Bellini Grill."
Jack W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop by this enjoyable small restaurant occasionally on the way to or after a performance. Reasonably priced food for the area, nice room, authentic, tasty cooking, great service. If only the music would not be Pandora interrupted with loud commercials.

Thank TheScubaMan
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We enjoyed our window seat for people watching. The waiter provided great service and recommended some of the appetizers/ courses and entrees we ordered. The crusty bread went went well with the olive oil on the table. We shared a bottle of pino grigio and...More

Thank Art C
jimmy d, Manager at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for Dining at Bellini Restaurant and for great Review on tripadvisor. We look forward to serve you again- Many Thank you. Bellini Management .

Reviewed 6 March 2018

While attending a conference in Philadelphia, we stopped by this cozy place for a nice lunch and everything was perfect. From the table by the window to the service to the excellent food, every detail was attended to. The restaurant itself is quaint and beautifully...More

Thank drheath2015
Jimmy D, Owner at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy to hear that we were your chosen lunch spot! We love to hear from our guests, especially when we are succeeding in providing you with a 5-star experience that you deserve! We look...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

We ate here during restaurant week before attending the Phila. Orchestra. The prix fixe menu was outstanding. While I was served an appetizer I really hadn't ordered (I ordered bruschetta but was served tomato caprese with buffalo mozz), it happened to be so good that...More

Thank Miriam W
Bellini G, Manager at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for dinning at Bellini Restaurant and we look forward to serve you again. Bellini Management.

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Sadly the food was average & didn’t taste like it was made with love. I see it has potential but was missing that special something that you would hope for from a good restaurant. My family of 5 traveled into Philly for holiday celebrations and...More

Thank ND2154
Bellini G, Manager at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

We have been Serving our Patroness since the year of 2001 as Family- owned Restaurant in Center City of Philadelphia (Rittehouse Square), we would like to Thank you for coming with your Family and wish to you all Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas,.

Reviewed 8 December 2017

I visited with a large group of nine people and the staff could not have been more accommodating. The food was delicious.

Thank greenbug1
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Went on Sunday 12/3/17. Party of 8. Arrived before crowd. Waiter took drink order. Then proceeded to small bar while 6 people approached bar and waiter made their drink orders for their respective party. Then 15 minutes later decided to make our drinks. I inquired...More

Thank james c
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I have never written an online review before, but feel the need to do so here. If even one person stays away from this terrible place after reading it, I will have done some good in the world. The best word for the service at...More

1  Thank MarkRe_27
Jimmy D, Manager at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi there! Thank you for your visit with us! We have a great deal of confidence in our staff however, everyone has off nights, and we do apologize if the service you received was anything less than excellent. We appreciate your bringing this to our...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Bellini grill. We had searched for an Italian restaurant that had a more "traditional" menu while still having a local and romantic feel to it. We had a drink at the bar first/ while waiting for a table. Staff was...More

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Bellini G, Manager at Bellini Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for the "Fantastic!!" Review.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Philly has tons of chains, but we wanted a something a bit smaller scale. I found this spot on my morning run and we ended up there for dinner. The staff is really friendly. The place is small and intimate. Food was very good and...More

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Response from A. Harold D | Reviewed this property |
Not a BYOB. I have no idea about the cake,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 S 16th St, Lbby, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3322
    (Between Locust & Walnut)
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA 15th and Market St. or PATCO at 16th and Locust St.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-1191
  • E-mail
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