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Bistro Romano, an Italian restaurant situated in an 18th century granary in historic Society Hill features innovative Italian cuisine, candlelit dining, surrounded by stone walls and old world charm. 

The popular neighborhood mainstay has been providing quality cuisine and exceptional service for 33 years.  The menu combines local sourcing, the freshest ingredients along with Chef’s keen focus on maintaining guests favorites while offering an upscale dining experience sure to please.  One of the few restaurants that features Caesar salad prepared tableside, our award winning salad is a must for both taste and the experience; all pastas are house-made which include our signature dish, lobster ravioli; fresh seafood, veal, chicken, lamb, pork and filet mignon round out the menu; desserts are made in-house and amazing – don’t forget to leave room.

A new feature is the Chef's Tasting which invites guests to select 5 courses or allows Chef to set the menu and can be paired with wines for each course.  

The Bistro Bar features wines by the glass, wine flights, craft cocktails, beer and live piano on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Wine Cellar, a private dining cellar for parties of two or four, is a popular spot for date night and the setting for many proposals, features tabletop rose petals, candles and limoncello.  Reservations are required. Special pricing applies. 

Among Bistro Romano many accolades including Best of Philly, Open Table’s Most Romantic Restaurant, Conde Nast Traveler Top 100 Tables, the Wine List has been recognized with the Wine Spectator Best of Excellence 2 Glasses Award.

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