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Modo Mio

) #180 of 3,554 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$, Italian, Gluten Free Options
161 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1619
+1 215-203-8707
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
“sugo” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, Italian BYOB restaurant in the Northern Liberties section of the city. The food is good, although the choices are limited. Go for the 4 course menu for $40. It includes appetizer, a pasta course, an entree and dessert. The portions were...More

Thank jeffmd49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. The food is always delicious, creative and fresh. It is truly a destination for us as suburbians venturing into the big city. Parking is a nightmare. So plan on either getting lucky close by or having to drive around and around...More

Thank Princessjunonia
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was my first time at Modo Mio. My brother and his fiancé have been many times, since they reside in Fishtown. I live in NJ and they have talked about their meals so many times previously, that I couldn't wait to try it. We...More

1  Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Small regional italian restaurant with excellent food. BYOB, Offering a great pick your own prix fixe menu, 4 courses for only $40.00. A great deal! Starter, Pasta, Main Course and Deserts. Can't go wrong. Chef did an awesome job, food is perfectly seasoned and no...More

Thank robell3CEC
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A great little Italian place. Delicious food, friendly and attentive service, just a great place to have dinner. It was pretty loud, but everyone was enjoying themselves, so that's to be expected.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

At least we were warned by our server that Modo Mio's food is very salty. Instead of leaving after we sat down, we decided to stay because we were all very hungry. The menu is considered Northern Italian and looked incredible. They offered wonderful flavor...More

Thank PhillyTraveler17
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Went on a Sunday when they have a special all inclusive menu. Was not disappointed! From the antipasto to the pastas to the meats to the desserts...all were great! Different, as it was family style, but enough food for a doggie bag!

Thank olney1944
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I invited a party of 13 to Modo Mio on a Saturday evening. We chose the Menu Turista @ $40 per person. Within our group, for Antipasti, I saw: Cozze (Mussels), Capasante ( Scallop), Calamari alla Griglia ( Squid), Meatball and a daily special: Pork...More

1  Thank ricksza
Reviewed 22 February 2017

For us it's a little out of the way, but well worth the trip. Friendly atmosphere and great food. Right near the L and across street from a wine store (it's byob). We all had the tasting menu and everything was superb. Portions we just...More

Thank Ajaxtol
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The food and service are excellent! The $40.00 tasting menu is a real value and the portion sizes are very good considering the price and the quality of the food. No complaints but I would suggest the owner consider hearing the plates before serving hot...More

Thank Jay1012013
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Is there parking available?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
We were there last night for an early dinner at 530 no problem with street parking. Food was really good once again but the service seemed out of sorts, hopefully just a one time problem. My guess is that the chef was not... More
Is there parking available?
5 March 2017|
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Response from teachme2read | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no parking dedicated to the restaurant area. There is street parking along the side streets adjacent to Modo Mio and also some on the main road, Girard Avenue. However, be careful. As I noted in my review... More
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Response from Deb27PA | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-203-8707
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