Philadelphia, PA - Adelinas Restaurant and Bar is tucked between the cobblestoned streets and tree-lined pathways of Chestnut Hill, providing delicious Italian food to visitors and locals since January 20, 2022.
Adelinas Restaurant and Bar in Chestnut Hill
At 8235 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lies Adelinas Restaurant from Antonio and Giuliano is the Presta's fourth restaurant concept named for their grandma Adelina, inspired by family vacations to Italy during summer breaks, offering delicious food in an inviting and comfortable environment.
Antonio spent 20 years working in the restaurant industry. Starting as a server at "Bella Trattoria," owned by his family in Manayunk, Antonio worked his way up through bartending, serving, and manager before becoming general manager of five other family restaurants such as Marzano Ristorante in Elkins Park, Trios Tomato Pie in Glenside and Morrisville; La Villa Restaurant and Lounge located in Morrisville - each in which his family has ownership interests.
The restaurant can accommodate 80 guests inside; 12 at the bar; 50 outside; the main floor may be rented out for private events, while there is also an additional space with seating for 50 and its own bar - perfect for rehearsals!
The seasonally-inspired dinner menu features freshly-prepared in-house plates of pasta like tagliatelle and carbonara made daily in-house, along with fusion, linguine, and black truffle linguine dishes. Plus, delicious bistecca alla Fiorentina served with black truffles, Calabrian chili, and Veal Milanese in Pistachio Herb and Limoncello dressing make for a memorable dining experience!
Adelinas offers delicious desserts you shouldn't miss, including an espresso martini featuring classic espresso. Additionally, their menu boasts new twists on classic cocktails, such as an Espresso Spiced Bananas Fosters Fosters with Raspberry and Pineapple.
Brunch is served from Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm, while Happy Hour takes Tuesday to Sunday from 4pm to 6pm. Menu offerings include lamb lollipops stuffed with basil pesto and sliders featuring beef or veal smash burgers; the house specialty is stuffed focaccia made from locally sourced bread filled with whipped cream cheese, rosemary, and roasted garlic for maximum enjoyment.
Adelinas offers dinner service Tuesday through Sunday starting at 4 pm, and Friday and Saturday night services end at 10 pm. Reservations are strongly suggested for brunch/lunch service from Friday to Sunday between 11 am and 3 pm.