Davio's - Philadelphia

4.7
2932 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Davio’s, with its “Northern Italian Steakhouse” cuisine, brings a deliciously unique flair to a city famous worldwide for its Italian restaurants. Situated in the historic Provident Bank Building in Center City Philadelphia, Davio’s offers diners the complete upscale dining experience - exquisite food, expertly prepared and presented in a grandly historic ambience. Davio’s skilled wait-staff provide guests with relaxed, yet attentive service, and are smartly garbed in long white coats reminiscent of Italy’s finest restaurants. Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week, the restaurant has already gained popularity as a prime spot for both “Power Breakfast” and “Power Lunch” among the Philadelphia business community. Dinner also brings local and national luminaries from all walks of life on a regular basis. Reservations are suggested for the main dining room.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

We will be celebrating Valentine's Day with a 3 course pre-fixe menu (in addition to our dinner menu). Your choice of appetizer or pasta, entree and a dessert sampler for $75 per person (plus beverages, taxes and gratuities). We hope to see you for dinner.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

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JE
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful setting with attentive service. Creative Restaurant Week menu. Enjoyed experience. Would highly recommend.

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c
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Beautiful venue with European ambiance, service was on point. Food was delicious, great value because of restaurant week.

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S
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved the food, waitress, and ambiance. We drove over an hour and it was well worth the trip.

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MR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent night out with my wife. Our server Jordan was absolutely incredible. Best server we've ever had. Courteous and a true pleasure. We will be back.

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DO
Philadelphia
95 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food -service good, they do mark up their wine way too much - I am fine with a 100% markup over retail - but they mark it up 150 to 200%, i.e., $40 bottle of Rambaur Chardanay well over $100.

All said though - food is incredible!

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NA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lobster Risotto was delicious! Our waiter explained the menu and made recommendations which was very helpful.

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JF
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a special anniversary nite and your staff didn't disappoint .Our very friendly server ,Tanya was on top of asking us about our date and how she could make it a little more special.Her breakdown of the menu and sharing some of her favorite dishes was a positive and very warm personal suggestion.The food choices she suggested were all A plus in presentation,taste and enjoyment.Combination egg rolls platter and special sauces we're fabulous.Short ribs that we're so tender and tasty . Just great serving sizes and delicious. Just a really great meal and a very attentive and friendly young lady doing such a nice job.Even the desert plate with a chocolate message noting "our 40" anniversary.It was just a fun day at a
Beautiful play earlier and a relaxing delicious dinner.Thanks so much!

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DJ
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

My food had luck of salt and flavor. The octopus was the best dish of the nights and that was just ok.

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PR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant week experience

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OT
Philadelphia
81 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Enjoying lunch here after an absence of several years, we were pleased that the ambiance, quality of food and attention to service all are still first rate. Although it was Restaurant Week, we were impressed that the special dishes reflected the high quality beyond Restaurant Week. We'll be back soon.

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TT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

I felt as though the waiter should've asked how do you want the lamb loin cooked because everyone doesn't eat raw meat.

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F
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Davio's, a truly elegant and complex meal. The flavors were incredibly sophisticated and a 3 course-meal is perfectly portioned (whereas many other similar restaurants fill you up too much). The lamb was out of this world, and the service was incredible.

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LW
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We were there for restaurant week. The food was very good, but they were quite busy so we had to wait a bit for our table. It started to clear out around 8:30 and then it became a more enjoyable dining experience. Our waitress was charming and very accommodating.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Five star service, excellent lamb loin.

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AL
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We went for restaurant week and the food was great!

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OT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and services was excellent!

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HH
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent! Service friendly and excellent! Ordered the chicken livers to take out and were wonderful the next day. I had the trout which had NO bones and very healthy. Portion sizes were appropriate!

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S
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for restaurant week and had food off that menu and the regular menu. The food was very good. The raviolis were prepared perfectly, they were al dente. The Bresole was ok. The desserts were unique and had good flavor.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I threw a surprise birthday party here during Sunday Brunch. The restaurant was super clean and everyone was so friendly. The brunch menu was delicious! It had a little bit of everything on it and the prices were reasonable. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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JC
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Loved the food, but the service was a little slow. It would take too much time for the waitress to visit our table for us to order more drinks, etc.

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BR
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow!, what an evening, beautiful restaurant, great drinks, phenomenal food, service was impeccable and friendly, Rene was a blast. Octopus appetizer was the best octopus I ever ate. The NY strip and the Bronzino were cooked to perfection. Definitely our go to special occasion spot on the city.

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OT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere that was conducive to conversation. Excellent food and service with reasonable price for lunch. Great place for a meeting or entertaining clients

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LT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was delicious. The only complaint our party had was that our waitor was a bit to pushy. Whatever we said he started off with no you shouldn't do this or that. For example my fiance asked for a straw and his response was "you don't need a straw". He wasn't mean or anything it's just that it became very annoying.

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AM
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, and atmosphere. They did not rush us, allowing us to dine leisurely!

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K
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Went for birthday celebration with friends. Seated right away. Took some time for our apps and salads to come out. Then equal time for the entrees to come out. Friend found a piece of hair in her salad, manager apologized and comped. Some food not seasoned well. All in all a 2 hour dining experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 5

Celebrating my daughters. Birthday. Although the food was Fantastic my daughter ask the waiter two times to substitute the cream corn and the other veggie with string beans and mashed potatoes. Instead of substituting he just ordered sides of both She did not receive the veggies that she didn’t like We didn’t understand why the could not have been substituted.

Also although the food and menu are very good there are No specials offered. Most restaurants have specials

Overall I was pleased.

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T
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant ever! The chicken is amazing and it’s always cooked perfectly!

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RP
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was absolutely amazing. From the service down to the food, we enjoyed every minute of it.

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LN
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great meal. Loved the Philly Cheesesteak rolls and Red Velvet cake for dessert.

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n
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We feel one of best in Philly
Our waitress is superb.
Excellent decor and atmosphere

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OT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was outstanding. The food and service were incredible. Davios made New Years Eve a great and memorable experience for my family!

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DT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time we've been to Davio's it's been great. Downtown Philly is the only one we've been to but I'm sure the others are just as good. My wife and I split a 14 oz.strip steak because we have small appetites and it was excellent. The service was perfect.

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RD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

a wonderful place for a romantic or special evening.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every aspect was top notch - service, food, and ambiance were all incredible

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DD
Philadelphia
192 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fabulous meal incredible service great cocktails and try the short ribs and cheesesteak egg rolls you won’t be sorry

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GS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love davios! The service is always wonderful and the food is excellent

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OT
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Davio has been a favorite for my family for years-hosted celebrations-stop in for Sunday brunch and lunch at least a couple times a month. We are always greeted with warmth-welcome back". The food is marvelous-have never had a bad meal. In fact-my special taste for sorbet is honored-every time.

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R
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

Hostess a disaster and not doing the reputation of Davio’s any good. Once seated, food and waiter were outstanding and beyond my expectations. The hostess almost ran us off. I hope management will take appropriate actions.

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r
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an outstanding experience at Davios! Service, food, wine absolutely delicious. Be sure to try the meatballs!

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A
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience as always. Food and service was excellent.

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