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Address : 2048 Sansom St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Meet Porcini. Porcini Philadephia is a compact BYOB Italian spot offers inventive seasonal fare within warm, ochre walls.ocated in the Rittenhouse Square area of center city Philadelphia, established in 1996. Porcini is rated by Zagat as a top 1, 000 Italian restaurant in America with a food score of 24. We are also recognized as the original and premier authentic, BYOB-style Italian restaurant in center city, as well as in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Located at 2048 Sansom Street. In a circa 1840's coach home, enjoy classic, imaginative Italian cuisine & fresh made pasta .Historical Sansom Street offers entertainment at Helium Comedy Club, Adrien Theatre Shakespere Theatre , and Roxy movie theater, just doors away. Enjoy your visit to historical Sansom Street & Porcini Restaurant.

This diminutive BYOB was one of the first in a wave of no-frills Italian trattorias, and it remains one of the best. The Sansone brothers serve up excellent homemade pastas and tasty bruschette along with a dose of exuberant hospitality. Celebrate your special event with up to 40 guests in our private room with private restroom facilities. You're welcome to bring any of your own beverages ,wine, beer, spirits,and soda. No corkage fee applies. For your celebration you can appoint the room with any decorations that you wish, and we have early drop off for your beverages. Credit card is required to hold the room. The exact number of guests will be considered 7 days before the event, that will be the final number you are charged for. Any special dietary needs can be accommodated and children as well. A $100-$300 deposit is required to secure your reservation. If you notify the restaurant of cancellation 15 days before the reservation you will receive your deposit back. The deposit will be applied to your final bill total the night of your event. Fixed menu is $40-$70 per person.

Porcini Philadelphia Menu. Click Porcini’s lunch, dinner, dessert, Beer/Wine, Brunch Menu below.


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Yelp Rating: 3.5 - 292 Votes
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Google Rating: 4.4
2 years ago
Best Italian in the city by far; amazing service, great food. A must for anyone that loves Italian!
2 years ago
First time going tonight and was some of the best food I have ever had. The two brothers that run the place are the nicest guys and make everyone feel welcomed! Will definitely be back many more times. Small place with a personalized feel, make sure you make a reservation! We had the garlic bread, burrata, risotto, ravioli and chicken milanese. All of them were amazing and portions were a good size. We spent about $95
2 years ago
Still one of the best places to go for dinner. Great food and they make you feel like you are a part of their family.
2 years ago
Wow wow wow....the food here is nothing short of amazing. This is a fantastic byob spot that I can’t recommend highly enough. The staff is extremely knowledgeable about their menu and very accommodating. We had a party of 14 and they were able to make it work for us without issue. Do yourself and favor and check this place out.
2 years ago
Would be 5 stars if it didn't take an hour and a half to get my meal. Food was incredible. Place is small, not more than 12 tables or so. I get things are made to order but it's entirely too long of a wait for the size.
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Venue Type

Porcini Philadelphia is an Italian BYOB restaurant.


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Porcini hours of operation below. Please check Porcini's Philadelphia website for accurate hours, especially around holidays.

  •  1 availability Monday: 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  •  2 availability Tuesday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  •  3 availability Wednesday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  •  4 availability Thursday: 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  •  5 availability Friday: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  •  6 availability Saturday: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Porcini does not allow BYOF for private parties

 food BYOF option not available


Porcini does allow BYOB for private parties

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