212 Walnut St., 2nd Fl.
Philadelphia , PA 19106
Neighborhood: Old City
Parking: Valet parking every evening.
Cuisine type: Italian
Meals Served: Lunch - Mon. thru Sun. Dinner - Mon. thru Sun.
Style: The old pasta depot (Lamberti's Cucina) has been impressively upgraded in concept and look. Splashed with deep-blue tiles and giant photos of Positano, the airy room evokes the Amalfi Coast. A good wine bar and an appealing small-plate menu of contemporary Italian flavors make for a smart pre-movie meal.
Specialties: Mahi crudo; Positano Harvest; crabcake; N.Y. strip Bolognese; short rib; osso buco; veal parmesan; snapper and chips; swordfish; stuffed rigatoni.
Alcohol: The small list focuses on affordable regional Italian wines - whites from Campania, Nero d'Avola from Sicily - with many available by the quartino carafe.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-10:30pm - Friday 11:30am-11pm - Saturday 12noon-11pm - Sunday 12:30pm-10:30pm