7 Pasta Dishes in Philly You Need to Try

By Leah Campano | October 31, 2018 | Food & Drink

Satisfy your pasta craving with a big bowl of goodness from one of these 7 spots.

The Penne Arrabiata From D’Angelo’s Ristorante Italiano

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Adorned with sautéed hot green peppers and tossed in a flavorful marinara sauce, this penne arrabiata is quintessential Italian cuisine. With D’Angelo’s ode to serve only traditional family recipes, it’s no surprise that the robust dish is a Philly favorite. 256 S 20th St., 215.546.3935, dangeloristorante.com

The Spinach Gnocchi From Tredici Enoteca

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Gnocchi's distinct dumpling-style takes an innovative twist at this Mediterranean-inspired eatery. Perfectly pan-seared in a delectable vodka sauce and topped with savory flakes of Grana Padano cheese, Tredici Enoteca’s spinach gnocchi is a standout entrée. 114 S 13th St., 267.928.2092, tredicienoteca.com

The Tortellini From Scarpetta

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The unmistakable taste of truffle headlines this creamy tortellini from Scarpetta. The ring-shaped pasta is stuffed with tangy Taleggio cheese and embellished with the light, sweet taste of pickled shimeji mushrooms. 210 W Rittenhouse Square, 215.558.4199, scarpettarestaurants.com

The Cacio e Pepe From Amis Trattoria

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You can’t go wrong with a signature cacio e pepe, a simple yet sensational Roman-inspired dish. Although it only consists of two ingredients — cheese and pepper — Amis Trattoria’s rendition of this trademark recipe is one you won’t soon forget. 412 S 13th St., 215.732.2647, amistrattoria.com

The Seafood Risotto From Positano Coast

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The Amalfi is at the tip of your tongue with Positano Coast’s decadent risotto, featuring sumptuous seafood favorites. Baby shrimp, mussels, calamari, and Peruvian scallops combine with a buttery rice in a dish that instantly transports you to Italy’s southern coastline. 212 Walnut St., 215.238.0499, positanocoast.net

Mom’s Lasagne From Angeline

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Located in Atlantic City’s luxe Borgata Hotel, Angeline provides genuine southern Italian cooking led by revered chef Michael Symon. His famed Mom’s Lasagne has all the comfort-food components you could want: heavenly meat sauce, fresh ricotta, and rich mozzarella. 1 Borgata Way, 609.317.1000, theborgata.com

The Spaghetti alle Vongole From Res Ipsa Cafe

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Light and zesty, the spaghetti alle Vongole is the classic pasta dish you’ve been dreaming about. Res Ipsa Cafe steps up to the plate in delivering a mouth-watering bowl of spaghetti and clams, garnished with garlic and parsley, in a smooth wine sauce. 2218 Walnut St., 267.519.0329, resipsaphilly.com



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