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Good Italian restaurant in Philly? Villa di Roma?

Any suggestions for a good Italian dinner? Nothing fancy or where you HAVE to dress up.

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  1. I think there are many better restaurants where you don't have to dress up. L'Angolo or Tre Scalini for instance.

    1. I really like Mr. Martino's Trattoria, on Passyunk between Tasker and Morris. It's only open Fri-Sat-Sun, though.

      You hardly have to dress up anywhere these days.

      1. You might as well go to Olive Garden if you're going to eat at Villa di Roma. Take JanR's advice. My preference is Tre Scalini.

        1. Are you talking about the same place on 9th. ? You don't have to dress up and it's reasonable. As far as going to Olive Garden, are you sure you've been there? Villa di Roma may not be at the upper end of Philadelphia dining, but it's a decent independent place.

          1. I live in California,but am a Philly native...and I still crave the chicken neopolitan & chicken sicillian at Villa. Wonderful people too. Don't forget the greens n garlic mmmmm