Gran Caffe L'Aquila

Row 1

1716 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 568-5600
Italian, Coffee Shop, Café
$ $ $
Mon–Fri: 7:00 AM–11:00 PM Sat–Sun: 8:00 AM–11:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Pistachio Gelato
  • The best gnocchi I've ever tried and the gelato is amazing! Plenty of wine to choose from.
  • Left my credit card here, these guys helpfully held on to it over the weekend for me. Thanks!!
  • Excelent gelato and coffee ! Delicious food
  • Fish soup and gelato a must
  • Everything! Very authentic Italian food!
  • Highly recommend trying the gelato and a cappuccino! It's a very authentic Italian Caf/Restaurant.
  • Quality food, small portions, great gelato dessert options (enjoyed the pistachio), personalized bday treatment. Overall great, however menu can be overwhelming to sift through
  • Everything here was amazing ! Got the eggplant app and the pasta we did without speck and added shrimp soooo gooooood ! Coffee and drinks were also delicious and unique
  • Great food, service, and dessert!
  • Authentic cafe selection, large wine bar,homemade dishes,quality ingredients, upscale decor.
  • First floor seating is pretty casual vibe, upstairs is a little fancier. Request to add truffle gelato with the gnocchi. You won't regret
  • Sit at the bar, order anything with coffee or espresso, and hang out with the servers.
  • Best gelato in Philadelphia - get the strawberry (fragola) and bacio
  • Best cappuccino in the city
  • 2nd floor, 2 top on the balcony near the bar, very intimate and private little table. Absolutely do not leave without trying the Gelato. Bacio is my favorite. Excellent food all around.
  • Feels like a real Italian place. Pretty rare in the US.
  • Try the cinnamon roll. You will not regret it!
  • Carbonara - Bacon Gelato!!
  • Amazing gelato, and even some creative dishes with savory gelato. The menu is overcrowded but focus on the pastas and the extensive wine list!