Bistro Romano

120 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Bistro Romano, a historic Philadelphia restaurant with private dining rooms and a mystery dinner theatre is situated in an 18th-century granary in the heart of historic Society Hill. Bistro Romano has been delivering quality service, culinary excellence and value since 1988. Renown for their Regional Italian Cuisine, Bistro Romano has been selected as a "Best of Philly" restaurant. Bistro Romano received the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence." for 2005, 2006 & 2007. The wine cellar has over 350 selections from around the world. The unique wine cellar, located under the street and part of the former network of underground tunnels in Society Hill, is the place for that romantic dinner.
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Customer Reviews (113 reviews)


on Citysearch Jun 09, 2009
I'd never been to this restaurant and was invited to attend a surprise birthday for a friend. A party bus picked us all up in Maryland where we live and took us for the hour drive to Bistro Romano. I have some photos... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 27, 2009
I always enjoy taking family and friends to Bistro Romano for dinner. The food and service are always outstanding. I am partial to the Caesar which is prepared at your table. I think its the only place left in the... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 24, 2009
The atmosphere was great, not so good food and not so speedy staff. You walk downstairs into a stone cellar, very romantic with low lighting. We were impressed. We were served water immediately, but then waited and... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 01, 2008
I've read countless great reviews & figured it would just be another dud restaurant in philly-- but I was wrong! I reserved the wine cellar room-- I was surprised by how cute it was! It's $15.00 to reserve the room but... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 21, 2008
Good food, nice staff, nice location. However, I didn?t really think this place was super romantic for the 30ish crowd, or if anything, should I say for my taste. Over all I would say it?s a nice place to check out at... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 25, 2008
I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, and I reserved a table in the wine cellar. We arrived a little early for our 8:00 reservation, and they weren't able to accomodate us immediately, but that was not a problem.... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 27, 2008
We just went for my husband's birthday. It was on the later side on a sunday night (they close the kitchen at 9 and our reservation was for 8:30) we were one of 4 tables- so there was barely any noise in the place. It was... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 19, 2008
My wife and I ate here last week during a business trip. I had found the restaurant via previous good reviews on this website. We were not disappointed. Our server (a young lady whose name I can't now recall) was... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 10, 2008
We had an excellent dinner at the Bistro last evening. The food was outstaninding, service very refined and attentive, and the atmosphere is very special. Candlelight, Italian music, great food; it was a great... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 12, 2008
I went here for the first time a last week with my girlfriend after a coworker recommended it, and it definitely lived up to the hype. The food was fantastic and not too expensive, the lighting and ambience worked very... (more)
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