Sunday, April 19, 2015
Villa di Roma
936 S 9th St
Philadelphia , PA 19147
(215) 592-1295
Neighborhood: Italian Market
Parking: Street parking only. The Italian Market parking lot on the 900 block of Carpenter Street costs $2.
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Cuisine type: Italian
Meals Served: Lunch Dinner
Style: The De Luca family's red-gravy classic may look and taste like a '60s time capsule, but it remains an essential part of the Italian Market experience, with some of the most genuine Southern Italian American home cooking in town, a lively, unpretentious dining room, and a motherly staff that makes sure you polish off every last bite.
Specialties: Garlic bread; fried asparagus; steamed clams; shrimp scampi; quattrocini alfredo; baked ziti with asparagus; sausage - broiled, cacciatore or Genovese; chicken Sicilian; veal parmigiana with eggplant; veal bella bucca; cannoli.
Alcohol: Wine List: A tiny list of low-end wines. Stick with the Peroni beer.
Smoking: Smoking in the bar only.
Hours: 7 days (dinner); Fri-Sun (lunch)