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Casta Diva

227 S. 20th St. (Walnut St.) Send to Phone
Enjoy simple, well-made Italian food and an opera soundtrack near Rittenhouse Square.


Dinner Tues.-Sat.
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • No Credit Cards
  • Reservations suggested

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Casta Diva Restaurant Review

: This 20-plus-seat Italian BYOB exudes simplicity, from its minimal townhouse décor to its good, unpretentious food. As a bonus, a soundtrack of operatic selections adds to the mood. Even better, the chef and staff couldn't be friendlier. The menu favors delicate fare --- shaved roasted artichokes with exotic radishes, crespelli with ricotta, branzino in tomato saffron broth --- and dishes are well executed and bursting with freshness. The veal chop with veal sugo is also a winner, as is the creamy tiramisu. Quarters are tight, so it’s not the best choice for an intimate evening. Remember this spot is cash only.

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