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Dinardo's Famous Seafood

312 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1808
+1 215-925-5115
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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“seafood” (45 reviews)
“blue crabs” (6 reviews)
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312 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1808
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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
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The crabs was great. I enjoy service. They where nice, clean and consistent. If you are in Philly looking for fresh seafood stop by, they make you feel at home.

Thank Christie S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were across the other side of Philly when we reserved a table for 9pm – we couldn't make it earlier. Although arriving that late (for the US , they eat quite early) we were welcomed warmly by the very helpful and friendly staff. We...More

Thank Rarema
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This Philadelphia instituion has been serving great crabs and crab recipes for eons. Still a draw for locals and tourists alike. Many seafood offerings on menu, Soups are excellent.

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had blackened chicken and shrimp. It was dry and had spent an unhappy time, a long time, in the kitchen. The famous french fries were infamous. I think the only reason to visit this place is because it is beside a public parking garage.

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Customer service equals Disney. The staff will pretty much do anything to please the customer. Maybe some customers are just crabby.

Thank aleshick
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The fresh crabs flown in daily from the gulf coast are delicious. I had mine with garlic. The husband had hot dirty Baltimore style. Our friends raved about the pasta dishes and the steak. The wait staff could have been a bit more congenial, but...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Worst service I've ever had. My parents and I ate here on a Monday night for All You Can Eat crabs. It took 10 minutes for the waiter to greet us at the table (we almost left). When they arrived they sold us on the...More

2  Thank Arielle E
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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