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BYOs in Old City

phillybakingqueen Oct 19, 2012 06:00 AM

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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    Buckethead Oct 19, 2012 07:34 AM

    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
      phillyjules Oct 19, 2012 07:46 AM

      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
        phillybakingqueen Oct 19, 2012 08:11 AM

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

      2. re: Buckethead
        PhillyA Oct 23, 2012 09:40 AM

        I really like Uzu. It is tiny, though.

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        Bigley9 Oct 19, 2012 10:54 AM

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

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        1. re: Bigley9
          bluehensfan Oct 19, 2012 11:42 AM

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

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          koan Oct 19, 2012 12:04 PM

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

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            arepo Oct 21, 2012 03:48 AM

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

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              cwdonald Oct 21, 2012 06:42 AM

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

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                barryg Oct 21, 2012 09:31 AM

                It's not in Old City anyway.

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                  bluehensfan Oct 22, 2012 03:03 PM

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

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            JanR Oct 21, 2012 06:06 AM

            Hostaria da Elio is reliable and good.

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            1. re: JanR
              barryg Oct 21, 2012 09:30 AM

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

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              InSearchOfTacos Oct 21, 2012 05:53 PM

              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: InSearchOfTacos
                barryg Oct 21, 2012 05:59 PM

                Han isn't BYOB anymore.

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                  cwdonald Oct 21, 2012 06:53 PM

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

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                    barryg Oct 22, 2012 03:53 PM

                    Yes I think this is right.

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                      InSearchOfTacos Oct 22, 2012 06:55 PM

                      yup i think that's right too

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