Taste: Dining Out: Where We’re Eating: Dettera

The big, curvaceous bar at this new downtown Ambler restaurant makes for a perfect casual date night: Catch the game, share a gourmet pizza (think prosciutto, spinach and pine nuts), and choose one of the 30 wines by the glass. Despite a fireplace and wine display, the upstairs room feels a bit country-club-ish, but the expansive space makes dining with larger groups easy. Here, you’ll still find those pizzas (and attentive servers) and can choose from a large menu featuring more formal items like delicate edamame dumplings, perfectly roasted beets with ricotta salata, and an enormous bowl of spaghetti with gussied-up Kobe meatballs.
Insider tip: The outdoor space and large second floor are ideal for parties.
dettera.com 129 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, 215-643-0111.

Where We’re Eating contributors: Joy Manning and Ashley Primis.

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