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640 N. Broad St. (Wallace St.) Send to Phone
215-763-0920 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Jeffrey Michaud presides at this osteria committed to Italian cuisine.

Lunch Thurs.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Osteria, Philadelphia, PA

Osteria Restaurant Review

: Located along North Broad Street, Marc Vetri’s Osteria is a rustic take on an Italian trattoria. The focus is on thin-crust pizzas fired in the wood-burning oven, a daily antipasto offering, creative pasta combos and a handful of entrées that reflect chef Jeffrey Michaud’s commitment to Italian cuisine. Pizza purists can get a margherita, but options also include the Lombarda, made with baked egg, Bitto cheese and cotechino sausage. Or how about a topping of polpo --- octopus with tomatoes, smoked mozzarella and a dash of chili flakes? House-made Italian meats and sausages adorn the salumi plate. Secondi range from the house rabbit stewed with pancetta and served over polenta to a grilled skate wing with charred green beans and oil-poached tomato. The dessert lineup includes the blueberry upside-down torta with coconut cannoli. Servers are armed with iPad wine lists --- an interesting way to choose your vino. Osteria has an offshoot in South Jersey's Moorestown Mall.


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