Anthony's Ristorante

4.6
289 reviews
$30 and under
Italian
We are excepting reservations only at the restaurant 610-623-6900 until further notice with outside seating

Anthony’s in Drexel Hill invites you and your guests to share food and friendship in our newly renovated Ristorante and Banquet Center. We have been hosting intimate dinner parties, business lunches and family celebrations seven days a week, since 1985. Our exquisite meals and impeccable service make us a perfect location for any occasion. The comforting aroma of homemade pastas, fresh salads, expertly prepared seafood and meat dishes greet guests at Anthony’s. Our chef’s modern twist on classic Italian recipes provides the inspiration for our savory menu. Anthony’s staff can guide you on the perfect wine to match the complex flavors of your favorite entrées, or to get the evening started. Our home made desserts and fine aperitifs are the ideal compliment to a fine meal and great conversation.
What 289 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.5
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Jasmine
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love this place, excellent food and service even they other guests are inviting.

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vipGrandmomcarol
Philadelphia
58 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food at affordable prices.

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Raff
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food and service was very good. Enjoyed the live music.

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KevinF
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I first went to Anthony’s when he was on Haverford Avenue in Philadelphia. The food is as good today as it was then and it explains why he has been in business for so long. Haven’t had a bad meal yet.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

First time at Anthony’s it was a nice experience. Food was delicious. Service was spot on

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HeatherH
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent evening out with friends! Dinner was delicious as usual. We meet here because we can have a wonderful dinner without having to scream over music or other patrons. The staff is super friendly and everyone is more than accommodating.

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JimM
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our first time here, but not our last. Small, quiet restaurant with excellent food. Try the veal chop, but also get a small side dish of fresh homemade pasta for a great Italian dinner. Service was great and the waitress was helpful with suggestions both on and off the menu. Prices were reasonable. Only (minor) issue was the wine list was not too inspiring.

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vipAnnetteT
Las Vegas
12 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good service on a busy night. The Soul Cruisers band was performing. They usually draw a larger crowd. Despite that, the service was prompt and friendly. The food was very good.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is always amazing!!

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Patrick
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Food & service was excellent thanks Nicole for your recommendation. loved the live music on Thursday night

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NancyB
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredible service and delicious meal. Celebrating my mother's 89th birthday and was made so special by everyone! Thank you for a great night!

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BalaS
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This was our first visit to Anthony's and we were very happy we found it. The menu is fairly traditional Italian with a focus on seafood. Everything we had was freshly made and delicious. Side salads were large. I had the Caesar and it was one of the best I've had with an obviously homemade dressing. My wife had veal piccante which came with 3 good sized pieces of thinly pounded, tender veal and a side of gnocchi with red sauce. She said it was all very tasty. I had the Gnocchi Calabro with 3 or 4 shrimp and several pieces of very tender chicken. For dessert, I had the strawberry shortcake which was a very light spongecake with fresh cream and berries. My wife had the Italian lemon cream cake and got limoncello to pour over it, which she enjoyed. Our server was very friendly and attentive. We liked him as it was old school Italian service, but if you prefer more formal service, you may not like it as much. The room was comfortable with good spacing between tables. It looked like they were getting set up for live music as we were leaving. Prices were reasonable for the portions and quality of the food.

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JosephM
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server, I think his name was Sean, was wonderful. The clams casino are the best I have had in years. Service was great, the food was awesome, and we will be back.

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vipPatU
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our family loves Anthony’s. Tonight we celebrated my Dad’s 96th birthday. Our waitress Deb was terrific and the food is the best Italian around.

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viprdl162
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food and service....consistently. The selection of entrees gives you plenty of variety and there is always many specials. None of which ever disappoint. They treat you better than family! We drive from Collegeville to Drexel Hill ….and it is worth every mile. Recommend to anyone.

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vipAPH1
Miami
18 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Restaurant had 2 sections. One with table cloths on right of entrance one without in left. Asked about sitting on right side was told it was reserved for funeral guests. I spent 3 hours and no one came to right side. Not very accommodating

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vipBradW
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Terrific seafood specials. Warm, friendly service. A 14-month old accomodated with no trouble.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience2

Very poor service and mediocre food, not a great combo

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DavidS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent lunch, outstanding service and a comfortable atmosphere. Great lunch choices.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food wa fantastic and our waiter Pat, was the best

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous as always

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vipCrissy
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Went for my anniversary during the week. It was quiet, the food was good (pumpkin ravioli was amazing!) and our waiter, Sean, was very attentive. Will definitely return.

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CherylT
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

The food was good and resonably priced so I would recommend it to someone looking for Italian - but I have to note that when we arrived at the hostess desk we were told that the reservation never went through -- she continued to sit other people as I showed her the confirmation email and finally brought the manager up who looked at the reservation sheet and admitted that the reservation was there all along. This was my first time using open table and if restaurants aren't able to accurately keep track of reservations through the app then I will be reluctant to use open table in the future.

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steve
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

always great food and good service. you are treated like family. outstanding veal dishhes

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Kiki
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal as always! Had the veal Gina which was too die for. Always good service. Reservations were at 7pm and we were seated right away. Would definitely recommend!

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RenaldC
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Italian dishes, especially the veal parm! Portions are generous. Our waitress was very attentive. Not once was our glasses not full.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Food was ok..service was great

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Execellant

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Overpriced dinners. Food was good but not enough quality and quantity for the price. I’m a pescatarian, ordered the halibut special with Brussels sprouts (not many) and waitress didn’t mention they had bacon in it. First and last try here.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is great and lived up to all the great reviews. We had dishes with chicken and I had the eggplant parmesan appetizer. I'm picky about chicken and eggplant and it was all delicious and prepared perfectly! The service was excellent and I was not rushed through my meal like 95 % of other restaurants- and I appreciate that so much!

MB
vipMhBh
Philadelphia
42 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience1

We arrived for a Saturday night dinner and were told that because we made the reservation on Open Table and they were busy, we had to sit in the bar area. they sat us at a huge table meant for 6 although new were only 4. When I complained, I was told that because the reservation was made on Open Table there was nothing they could do for us. Our food was ordered and the appetizer took 30 minutes to be served ( salads!) a glass of wine was brought to the table with barely 1/4 of it filled. When my husband send it back, the waitress returned with a filled glass saying she served it originally before the bartender had finished filling it. Our meals were served with 2 entrees, veal parmigiana, being cold. They were taken back and returned hot but over cooked as if they had been microwaved. My husband ordered a veal dish and said that the veal was tough and chewy- poor quality veal! The bread was served cold. We asked if it could be warmed and were told no. It was very commercial white bread. We were given complimentary desserts which was generous, but they were disappointing. We will never return to this restaurant!

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JohnB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

waiter Shawn was quick with food and drinks and quick with check at end of meal

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EdnaC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another great night at Anthony’s! Everything was perfect!

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vippaintmanbill
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Kayla did a great job serving our dinner.

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TerriR
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Very good experience. Service was excellent as well as food. Would highly recommend.

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MaryannC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great service. Highly recommended. Crowded for summer Su day night but everything was very good.

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vipMomMom
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Shawn was good, waited a little to long for food to come out.

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Bday59
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was good. Liz our server was very attentive. Not crowded that night. We felt relaxed and not rushed out. Pat the manager frequently came over to ask how we were doing. Would recommend this restaurant.

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vipBradW
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

The specials continue to offer value and wonderful combinations of ingredients. The raw bar is outstanding. I do wish the wine and beer offerings were upgraded.

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vipBradW
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Another fine dinner. The weekend raw bar is outstanding, and makes for a nice change of pace. Once again outstanding specials.

FAQs

Anthony's Ristorante offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (610) 623-6900.

Anthony's Ristorante is rated 4.6 stars by 289 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.