This always busy South Philadelphia "classic" is still serving up huge portions of steaks, chops, and other ingredients treated gently to showcase their first-rate quality. The atmosphere, oddly enough, with its leaded glass windows and dark paneling, has a more Teutonic flavor (rather than exhibiting old world Italian overtones) as one might expect from a restaurant where the menu overwhelmingly features the foods of Italy.
With culinary talents focused on a northern Italian cuisine emphasizing seafood and steaks, this is an upscale restaurant. Expect the average entrée to cost over $50, and dress casual, but fashionable.
Atmosphere: The restaurant has a colorful and eye catching décor. The interior is accented by dark woods, enhanced by antiques, and the lighting is set quite dim. The place is accented with antiques, and classic brick completes the restaurants overall style.
The facility has two dining rooms. It is romantic and relaxed and attracts a mature clientele. Table talk is easy - this restaurant is quiet and subdued.
More Reasons to Go: If you`re looking for a place with entertainment, this is a good place to go.
Eating & Drinking: Open for lunch and dinner. Click for a sample menu.A full selection of alcoholic beverages are served. You`ll find that there a seated bar inside.
Details to Note: Reservations are required. Parking has been arranged for customers.
Ways to Pay: Cash and American Express
Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm; Dinner: Mon-Thu 5:00pm-10:30pm, Fri 5:00pm-12:00am