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Moonstruck

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3.0 rating over 3 reviews

215-725-6000

7955 Oxford Ave ( )

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Neighborhoods: Fox Chase/ Burholme

 
Description: Moonstruck is a Italian, Gluten Free, and Bistro restaurant where most Menuism users came for a romantic date, paid more than $50, and tipped more than 18%.
Tags: Italian, Gluten Free, Good For Kids, Bistro, American, Delivery, Good for groups, Banquet Hall, Private Parties, and Kid Friendly
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  • 1 dish entered by diners at Moonstruck
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From OpenTable: 

A fabulous, glamorous gem of a restaurant located in the Fox Chase area of northeast Philadelphia providing delicious, gourmet Italian food for over 30 years. The finest & freshest ingredients are used in all our dishes: featuring veal & seafood specialties, fresh pasta & homemade gelato.

Also serving small plates & special cocktails at the bar.

Three course pre-fix dinner every night, $29.00 (Saturdays: 5:00pm - 6:00pm)

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Reviews for Moonstruck

  • 3 reviews
  • First reviewed by RJO
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Gayot
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Price:
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Moonstruck

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Wouldn't go back

We went there on Valentine’s Day…yesterday! Every year it is my job to come up with a place we haven’t yet been. So far…I was 10 for 10.

The decor was rather inviting. However, I don’t think there is a place for a television to be on in what looked like an upscale, romantic setting. The bar was not so upscale. It looked like it belonged at the Reading Terminal…television and all.

We were seated promptly by a lovely gentleman who left us with our waitress. We, of course, were asked about cocktails. My partner ordered a glass of Sangeovese, which tuned out to have part of the grape vine in it, for which nothing was done. I asked if she had good bourbon. She replied “of course”. After I went down an exhaustive list, it turns out they didn’t know what good bourbon was. The bartender was sorely lacking.

The meal was a solid 3. My partner’s appetizer was nicely done, a composed beet salad,..mine was not so good. Prosciutto and such with olives that was warmed in a microwave. It should have been at room temperature…no more!

The entrees, while not cheap were ok. A braised beef dish that was very nicely done, and a stuffed salmon that was not so good. The worst part of the fish was the vegetables that were over-cooked and swimming in oil…The oil should have been a garnish.

I wanted to give the place three stars, but the waitress did her best to detract from the whole experience. I counted 11 times that we were interrupted with, “is everything ok…is the food alright?” Attentive is good, bothering is not. And she literally hovered like a prison guard. We both felt terribly rushed.

The meal came to 150 and left a 20% tip. Everyone has a bad night. But we won’t go back to find out.

So for Valentine’s Day, for picking a restaurant at least…I’m 10 for 11

For picking partners…I’m batting a thousand!

Dishes I tried:

stuff salmon

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over cooked, poorly stuffed, sitting on a bed of vegetables swimming in oil

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August 10, 2011

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Great food fabulous service

The food is always first class and if you really want a treat ask for Altin to serve you-he is great. The manager Keith is very friendly and assists with everything. I love this place

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January 9, 2011

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Great food,great ambiance and service

We adore this wonderful restaurant.\r Especially when we get served by Altin-he is so good!\r The food is always fresh and the service is impeccable!\r Great job guys we are going here forever.

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Moonstruck is located near the cities of Middle City East, Rittenhouse, Middle City West, William Penn Annex East, and Pennsport.
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