Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.

  • 75 South

    Those are more expensive than Paesano’s.

    • James

      Come with fries, tho

      • Wario Batali

        Nothing says Italian like french fries.

  • everythingisdisney

    Authentically over-precious. A mastery of over-designed simplicity. This is what it has come to.

  • variable

    CARBS!

  • Annoyed

    Something about this place just annoys the hell out of me. I can’t put my finger on it. It’s weird because I like their other restaurants; but you’d have to drag me kicking and screaming to this one.

    • Alimentarian

      I can put my finger on it. You’re obviously homophobic.

      • Annoyed

        Nope–not in the least. Whomever responded about the disneyfication of this place nailed it. Sadly, the comment appears to have been deleted.

        • Alimentarian

          Classic denial.

    • Word !!

      Let me guess.
      It’s a lame rendition of an Italian restaurant that is modeled after an Italian grandmother’s cooking except the principals are not actually Italian and the whole thing has a contrived disney effect that is commonplace in today’s world of lazy unimaginative bullshit concept restaurants with average food and Vetri’s Amis down the street serves much better food.

    • Sirius

      It is ok to use a conceot for a restaurant but when that concept is “your Italian grandmother’s cooking” and you are not actually Italian, it seems pretty lame. Essentially they took the lazy way out and came up with something that generally has mass appeal. The food is just ok but I see your point and why would one waste money here when Amis is down the street with way better food for the same prices. It is like Cube Libre, white guys open a Cuban restaurant that serves Disney Cuban.
      I mean seriously garlic bread is listed as a 5 dollar menu item at grandma’s. This place is a joke.

      • Jimmy

        Agreed. Plus, the customer service at this and other Turney-Safran restaurants is atrocious from top to bottom. Well, to be fair, except for Ingrid at Barbuzzo; she’s decent.