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Dinardo's Famous Seafood

312 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1808
+1 215-925-5115
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“blue crabs” (6 reviews)
“crab bisque” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
312 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1808
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Garlic hard shell crabs are the best. Wonderful laid back atmosphere to kick back with friends to enjoy crabs !

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We Recently visited Philly and Were Looking For a Last minute Dinner on a Saturday Night. We called Dinardo’s and were Pleasantly Surprised When they could Take the 5 Of us. We can’t say Enough about Our Server James , Nothing Better then Having A...More

Thank NailgirlRoz
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding service! Reasonable menu selections. Limited vegetable choices. Great seafood appetizers. Overall good value for the food

Thank anagorski
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Want crabs in the Philadelphia historic district? This may be the place for you. The setting is a bit like a tavern with a lot of tacky fishing lures and tackle on the walls. Some of the food is served in plastic baskets. That said,...More

Thank Fontek
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I went to DiNardos by myself on a work trip. The staff were pleasant. I ordered broiled shrimp, it came with a baked potato and "vegetable". The vegetable turned out to be a tiny cup of cole slaw. Shrimp and potato were fine but nothing...More

Thank Nancy12
Reviewed 9 September 2017

If you are in the mood for seafood then make sure you stop at DiNardos as they serve good honest seafood at a fair price. The service was attentive without being obtrusive!

Thank bdbd231
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visited restaurant with colleagues during a recent business trip. Initially viewed the menu and prices on TripAdvisor but when we arrived they were a bit more more. We enjoyed the food and would recommend it.

Thank chill993
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Outstanding dining at Dinardo's! We drove and parked in the garage next door -- a little pricy at $17.00 for our Yukon because we had to pay a $5.00 surcharge. I am sure we could have found a parking place on the street by driving...More

Thank Jerry_Tinovia
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our server was super personable and gave us recommendations based on what we said we liked. He also recommended some places in the city to visit, and we had a blast there! Food was divine! Décor was amusing, clever - obviously, someone spent a lot...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Once again we approached our meal at Dinardo's with some trepidation given the mixed reviews here on TripAdvisor and once again, our concerns were unjustified. You won't find über trendy, deconstructed cuisine at this Philly classic. Straightforward, generously portioned and tasty crab and broiled/fried seafood...More

Thank SquareBear205
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1808
    (3rd & 4th Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5115
Since 1976, Family-owned DiNardo's serves Philly's best hard-shell "hot and dirty" steamed crabs and garlic style crabs flown in daily from the gulf coast. Award-winning traditional seafood, juicy steaks, chicken, pasta, and delicious salads also featured. DiNardo's friendly atmosphere will leave you feeling like one of the family.
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