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Fraschetta

4.6
4.6
981 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Fraschetta is located in the heart of Bryn Mawr. It is recognized as a 3 bell restaurant by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Roman born Chef Gianluca Demontis creates traditional and contemporary Roman dishes. He has the ability to transform simple dishes into something tasteful and elevated. We use only fresh, seasonal ingredients, and the menu offers a variety of seafood, meats, housemade pastas as well as vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

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Delivery

  • Order online
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (610) 525-1007

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Gianluca Demontis

  • Catering

    Fraschetta can also provide off site catering for special events.

  • Neighborhood

    Bryn Mawr

  • Cross street

    Bryn Mawr Avenue

  • Parking details

    The parking lots in the rear as well as side of the restaurants offers free parking after 5:00pm.

  • Public transit

    Bryn Mawr Train station as well as the 100 line are nearby.

  • Additional

    BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

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What 981 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. PA

    PABurbsFoodie

    Baltimore

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a lovely meal at Fraschetta! The food was great and we will be back!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a lovely meal! The tiramisu was to die for. All the recommendations of our server were fantastic. Highly recommend
  3. NZ

    1NewZagatsGuide

    Philadelphia

    381 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    381 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely fantastic! The food is made with love! Rose and Luca are very creative chefs! We had a wonderful manager/hostess, who welcomed us, Kirsten, Rose’s childhood friend! Our two servers Cristiano, their son, and Xavier, were loaded with great energy and smiles! We absolutely love this restaurant! The food is absolutely fabulous! We had the salad special with arugula and orange segments lightly dressed and it was phenomenal! We had the gnocchi à la Romana as an appetizer along with a side of artichokes which was delicious! The gnocchi are large balls that are very light and fluffy! Not like anything you have had and they I have truffle oil and mushrooms that are so delicious! Especially loved the Papperdelle ai funghi, in a cream sauce and the all-time favorite, ravioli ricotta with spinach! For dessert, we enjoyed the chocolate lava Tortino, with a scoop of ice cream. We combined the strawberry ice cream and especially loved it! The all-time favorite was the crème brûlée! I love this place and cannot wait to go back! It was just perfect! But especially the love! We really felt welcomed! The place is loaded with happy energy! Like a little piece of heaven! Thank you so much, Fraschetta!! Can’t wait to return!
  4. RG

    RonniG

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Chris was our waiter. He was very informative about the menu. The gnocchi was outstanding. Our entrees were delicious
  5. JS

    JeanieS

    Philadelphia

    56 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    Didn’t think the special Cabrere salad was great the Timorese were not ripe… the app gnocchi with mushrooms wasn’t good either.. my husband had grilled chicken Milanese and the chicken was tuff…
  6. JB

    JoanB

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding on every level!
  7. RG

    RonniG

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Service and delicious food. The waiter suggested we split the salad special and it was a perfect recommendation to start our meal. Everything we ordered tasted fresh and delicious. I would say the tiramisu was the best I have ever tried.
  8. JJ

    JoshJ

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Food is generally very, very good but not so much for the cotoletta de pollo (chicken) on this one occasion. Nevertheless, a wonderful neighborhood restaurant.
  9. JR

    JenniferR

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food and love that it’s a BYO. Wish they had a few more entree options though.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Main courses were excellent and the crab fritter app was delicious. What stopped this from being 5 stars - we asked that a certain ingredient NOT be included in a special salad and that was translated into make the salad with 80% of that ingredient. We were also put upstairs which we would have been typically fine with but we weren’t asked if that was OK and it was FREEZING- the person seating us turned on the heat as he seated us - should have been done before we arrived - this a reservation … no surprise
  11. K

    Kathy

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This restaurant consistently delivers good food with friendly service. BYOB makes it very good value for the overall experience.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    It’s a cute BYOB that is almost a great one. It seemed understaffed- while everyone was nice they were running all over and many requests and offers went unfulfilled (ice bucket for wine, sharing plates, cheese for the pasta, etc). The food was good but under seasoned, the meatball was tight, but swerving sizes were good and the options were good ones.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Wonderful service
  14. M

    Merlee

    Philadelphia

    196 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    196 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing service! Small restaurant but BIG on friendly and welcoming staff. 5 of us Seniors who were not able to walk stairs to 2nd floor (did not know to put that in reservation) so 2 gentlemen gave up their table for us! The food presentation and flavors were superb. Noise level very high, tables close together BUT part of the ambience.
  15. j

    jth2131

    Philadelphia

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    The food was superb and the waiter Christiano was outstanding
  16. KC

    KarC

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Dinner was very good & service was not rushed with good suggestions. Ice bucket provided for BYOB. Will be back.
  17. RM

    RonM

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Highly recommend for a date night or dinner with friends. The curated menu resulted in every item being a home run. Will absolutely be back.
  18. TP

    TedP

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Nice atmosphere.
  19. N

    None

    Philadelphia

    45 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Atlantic Char and house made linguini were both excellent
  20. PK

    PrestigeKate

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing experience at one of our favorites where we haven’t been since Covid. Food was so good!!
  21. g

    georgem

    Philadelphia

    30 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Our meal was good however the place was full and ran out of bread which is weird for an Italian restaurant. This did detract from our meal. We love trying Tiramisu at every restaurant that offers it. We often take it away (wife likes a nip of it for breakfast!). Theirs is unusually creamy without much cake but got a two thumbs up from the Mrs. My Osso bucco was very nice. Her pasta was very fresh homemade in house but we missed dipping that bread. Would go again.
  22. MW

    MariaW

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It is a guaranteed amazing evening every time you eat here .
  23. A

    August8

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Very nice little place off the beaten track. Very good Italian food with a modern presentation.
  24. JW

    JimW

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The space is intimate (and occasionally a little close), but the food is outstanding and the service attentive without being intrusive.
  25. MB

    MBeezie

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    A true neighborhood gem in Bryn Mawr. Consistent menu and delicious! The home cooked pasta in brown butter and sage and the perfectly cooked artichokes are my favorites. Nice service and not obtrusive. Byob!
  26. KH

    KimH

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant , excellent food, great service. Highly recommend . Also great value . BYOB
  27. D

    Dpe123

    Philadelphia

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and fantastic service!! Can’t wait to return!!
  28. G

    Great

    Philadelphia

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Promptly seated at a table we requested upstairs. There were four of us and all food was delicious. Arugula salad lightly dressed with tasty lemon dressing. Pasta special was fresh and delicious, as were the other entrees, grilled salmon with octopus and shrimp, and rigatoni. A delightful experience!
  29. JP

    JenniferP

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    we always enjoy our time here! great food and relaxing atmosphere.
  30. TC

    TinaC

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dinner was outstanding. Our waiter,Chris, was knowledgeable and professional. A must try is the Gnocchi alla Romana!
  31. D

    Disappointed1119

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    The portions seemed smaller than usual, especially the salads for what they charge. I had a pasta with sword fish and three was minimal fish adn the pieces were small.
  32. ZM

    ZdMo

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent. The waiter was relaxed and did not pressure us to leave after we finished our food.
  33. M

    Mike

    Philadelphia

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    very nice Italian restaurant. food was excellent..
  34. G

    Great

    Philadelphia

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hostess was very accommodating. Sat us downstairs but table was quite tight for my dining partner. Kindly moved us to a quiet table upstairs. Food was excellent and service was very good. Highly recommend.
  35. BM

    BrianM

    Anchorage

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a favorite BYOB, Roman Italian. Good and creative starters, home made pastas
  36. S

    Susie

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    We were seated at a table that shared an old church pew with other tables. It wasn’t the most comfortable seating. The service was fine and the food was good and I’d say reasonably priced.
  37. AB

    AllieB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous dinner! Each course was delicious and the service was great!
  38. N

    Nottocook

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food was outstanding. Wonderful combination of flavors. Leisurely meal- nice service.
  39. NS

    NellS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food. Excellent service. Will definitely go back.
  40. n

    natedog

    Phoenix

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Ordered the special of the day pasta. Very solid pasta. Nothing to die for but very solid.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Fraschetta using the Order Online button. Fraschetta also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Fraschetta is rated 4.6 stars by 981 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Delivery

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Uber Eats
Google Map for Fraschetta

816 West Lancaster Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Bryn Mawr Avenue

  • Neighborhood

    Bryn Mawr

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    The parking lots in the rear as well as side of the restaurants offers free parking after 5:00pm.

  • Public transit

    Bryn Mawr Train station as well as the 100 line are nearby.

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Gianluca Demontis

  • Additional

    BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

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