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Repeat winner of the Golden Meatball Challenge between South Philadelphia and South Jersey, Italian Market staple Villa Di Roma has a winning 50-year-old formula for its pan-seared all-beef beauties.
Rumor has it that a certain Philly-based restauranteur tried booking his personal holiday party at Villa. The family-owned establishment politely declined; they didn't want to disappoint the regulars.
Meatballs are the best in the nation!!!
The archetype of the no-nonsense South Philly Italian waitress may have been born at this Italian Market landmark amid the letterboard menus, brimming glasses of chianti and plates of giant meatballs.
so the meatballs used to only come in "twos" - now apparently u can get them in any increment!!!!
One of the bus boys sexually assaulted me but the meatballs are so phenomenal so I dropped all charges!!!
You have to get the Shrimp Scampi and spend the extra $3 for the pasta on the entree. Also Lorraine is the best waitress ever, she really makes you feel at home. Tip her well
Chicken livers aren't usually thought of as Italian fare, but the chicken livers Romano (brown sauce) is one of the best dishes I've had anywhere!
This is a pic of ye bread dipped in the shrimp scampi sauce but make sure you have anything with meatballs!
Try the Village Salad
Best Italian food of my life (in the U.S.)
Jean is a great waitress
The jersey tomato salad is awesome and great to dip the bread in
This garlic bread is bangin
Meatballs w/red sauce (aka gravy) soooo good.
I can never seem to finish my meal, but it's even better as leftovers. Don't forget the meat balls to go!!!
Garlic bread and more garlic bread. Veal Domenic and Quattrocini Alfredo. Delicious!!! Will try other pasta when we come back.
Next meatballs I've ever had
Large portions. Hearty meals but not really great. Do not recommend over other Italian restaurants in the city.
Shrimp Marsala. Delish! And John C Reilly came in for lunch while we were there, so that was cool.
The service is very friendly.
Spaghetti with meatballs a must try
Meatballs melt in your mouth. Great basics like ravioli. Ziti with asparagus? Amazing.
Mussels red, clams white!
Love the baked rigatoni <3
Shrimp Scampi is the best anywhere. Veal Sicilian, Villa salad, fried asparagus, it's all good!
Try the Chicken Lorraine, it's delish!
Try the Spumoni
Try the Spaghetti and Meatballs with Red Gravy - the best balls in town!! hands down
Try the Veal Chop - amazing....so tender
Try the Spaghetti and Meatballs
Try the Shrimp Scampi
Try the Garlic Bread
Baked rigatoni is phenomenal!! Must get shrimp scampi appetizer!!
Make a reservation even if they tell u not to
LOVE the Baked Rigatoni.
meatball parm sandwich is delicious
GET THE ASPARAGUS APPETIZER AND THANKS ME LATER, BIZZOTCH!
Your taste buds and stomach will thank you if you order the steamed clams (red or white) and the baked rigatoni! Yummy!