Osteria: A Philadelphia Institution for Authentic Italian Cuisine

PHILADELPHIA - Osteria has been a cornerstone of Philadelphia's vibrant dining scene since its opening in 2007.  This award-winning Italian restaurant has consistently garnered praise for its dedication to authentic, seasonal cuisine and a lively, family-style dining approach.

Osteria: A Philadelphia Institution for Authentic Italian Cuisine
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The Mastermind: Chef Jeff Michaud

Chef Jeff Michaud is at the helm of Osteria's kitchen, and his passion for Italian food translates into every dish. His culinary journey, including a formative experience working in Italy, infuses Osteria's menu with the true flavors and techniques of Italian cooking. Chef Michaud's talent earned him the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic" in 2010.

Signature Dishes & Family-Style Dining

Osteria's menu tantalizes with an array of classic and innovative Italian specialties. Signature dishes like the Chicken Liver Rigatoni and the Tomahawk Pork Chop for two have become legendary. Their family-style approach allows diners to sample a wider variety of the kitchen's creations, encouraging interaction and a lively dining experience.

The Ambiance

Osteria strikes a balance between upscale elegance and inviting warmth. The spacious main dining room boasts a stylish, industrial-chic aesthetic. For a touch of nature, the Glass Greenhouse offers views of lush gardens. Those seeking intimacy can opt for private dining experiences like the Kitchen Table, where you can dine right in the heart of the open kitchen. And, weather permitting, the new outdoor patio is a must-try, with its vine-covered pergola and stylishly relaxed atmosphere.

Special Occasions & Large Groups

Osteria's versatile spaces cater to both intimate dinners and grand celebrations. Whether it's a romantic date night or a lively party, the restaurant offers customizable menus and private rooms to accommodate groups of varying sizes.

A Landmark of Philadelphia's Culinary Scene

With its unwavering commitment to excellence, it's no wonder Osteria has become a Philadelphia institution. Osteria is a must-visit if you're seeking a genuine Italian dining experience marked by superb food, a welcoming ambiance, and exceptional service.