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Oct 19, 2012 06:00 AM

BYOs in Old City

I don't have much experience with the BYOs in Old City and was hoping my fellow Philly hounds could offer some insight? Thanks!

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  1. It's been a while since I've been to Bistro 7, but it's always been very good. Uzu (sushi) and Chloe (New American) are also around there and BYO, I haven't been to either in years though.

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    1. re: Buckethead

      I'm a big fan of Bistro 7 but the entrees are pricey. There's not too many byobs in Old City... Uzu is good but the space is so small if you're going with a bunch of people.

      1. re: phillyjules

        Bistro 7 is too pricey for this group (of 4). I forgot about Uzu! Thanks.

      2. re: Buckethead

        I really like Uzu. It is tiny, though.

      3. Radicchio would be another option - haven't been there in a bit either.

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        1. re: Bigley9

          Radicchio was good last year. I keep forgetting about them because of their location. But we had the grilled branzino and it was great.

        2. How about La Locanda del Ghiottone?
          Fun place with good food.

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          1. re: koan

            Popolino's (Modo Mio's sister restaurant) is a BYOB and quite good. At 6th I think.

            1. re: arepo

              Popolino's has been getting very mixed reviews. 1 start from Leban and lots of people having issues with that restaurant. Caveat Emptor.

                1. re: barryg

                  Popolino is OK. Kinda salty. Def not in Old City but not far. I like Radicchio much better.

          2. Hostaria da Elio is reliable and good.

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            1. re: JanR

              Also not Old City but closer than Popolino. I agree that it is reliable and good, if unexciting.

            2. not sure if it is at all what youre looking for, but i love han dynasty

              and i havent been to chloe in ages, but i always enjoyed it when i went

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                1. re: barryg

                  I thought you could byo but there is a corkage fee.