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Feb 20, 2014 08:23 PM


Are there real ricotta, not mostly sugar, cannolis to be had in Philadelphia? Sfogliatellr?

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  1. Yes. Termini's bakery among others.

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    1. re: barryg

      Termini's has both ricotta cannoli and sfogliatele and they are very good. Potito's and Isgro's also have ricotta cannoli.

      1. re: barryg

        chiming in to say, YES! TERMINIS! I'm getting some tonight, actually :)

        Isgro's also has good filling but I don't like their shells as much

        1. re: September29

          Another vote for Terminis.
          I especially love the sfogliatelle.

      2. Termini's! The best in Philadelphia! We think they're even better than Ferrara's in NYC.

        1. Isgro's, Termini Brothers, I can't decide which I like better but I don't think you can go wrong with either for a good cannoli

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          1. re: cgarner

            Each cannoli is a little different IMO. Termini's is my favorite, as their cannoli shells are very fresh and have a nice crunch to them. The shells are also filled to order so they are not soggy. Isgro's shells have a cinnamon-y flavor to them but their consistency seems flakier and lighter.

          2. I think Isgro's cannoli is ever-so-slightly better, but Termini is a close second.