Medora Mecca Medoras

Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


Medora’s Mecca

3101 S. 13th St. (Packer Ave.) Send to Phone
215-336-1655 | Menu
Comfortable Italian at home in the shadow of the stadiums.


Cuisine

Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Features

* Click here for rating key




Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Medora’s Mecca Restaurant Review

: Before or after your next ballgame or concert, visit Medora's, a reliable spot in South Philly that manages to stand out from the crowd. It’s not because of the décor --- the setting is minimal at best --- it's the food and the mood. Medora’s is a down-home eatery, the kind of place where the waitress knows better than you. Not too many restaurants serve tripe and spaghetti anymore, but Medora's does, as well as a Caesar salad that is fresh and tangy. The pasta is al dente and the ravioli homemade, doused in red sauce that is blessedly straightforward, without a hint of sweetness. This isn't the stop for newfangled eats --- stick with the standards such as veal and chicken Parm, or spaghetti with clam sauce. And don't miss the homemade meatballs, served like true Italian beauties --- generously formed and a little bit spicy. Try the cannoli for dessert.





Best Rosé Wines
BEST ROSÉ WINES | GAYOT.com

For refreshing wines perfect for a hot day, take a look at GAYOT's Best Rosé Wines. See the list.





WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Whisky Fudge RecipeA Whisky Fudge Recipe for a (very) sweet moment and treat.

Get the recipe.