1101 S Ninth St, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1914739.936347 -75.158434
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Bella Vista/ Southwark, South Philadelphia
Don't Get Taken – I just bought a 10 lb. box of calamari for my Christmas Eve feast of 7 fishes. I said I wanted to buy the bodies separate from the tentacles--because I don't want a lot of tentacles. The guy kept saying, "They're in there." "They're in there." Foolishly, I thought the balance would be no more than one for one. Big JOKE! There were 60 bodies of all different sizes--I had asked for small ones--and a quart size bag stuffed with tentacles--well over 60--and the entrails still attached. Anastasi's version of cleaned, small, calamari! I'll buy from the Chinese guy in the future. Anastasi charged $5 lb. for cleaned calamari, and I threw away 2 lbs. of entrails.
Fresh Seafood , cooked any you want it – I am a world traveler. (Commercial pilot)
Seafood emporium ! This truly reminds you of the Cafes, open markets in France and Italy. The house sauces are outstanding , the inside is intimate, and great hospitality. This was our first time there my wife & I most definitely will be back. Portions are generous and wines truly Italian. Parking was Ok, plenty of spaces and the neighborhood is a reminder of open Italian markets.
ARE YOU KIDDING – THESE PEOPLE ARE CRAZY THIS PLACE WAS TERRIBLE, BAD SERVICE, SMALL PORTIONS, AND BAD SELECTION. NOT IMPRESSED AT ALL
Dine in, takeout or completely raw: three ways to enjoy the Italian Market's best seafood. – In Short
In the heart of the Italian Market, this ambitious fish-market restaurant is literally that--tables set up in the center of a family-owned and operated seafood store. Consequently, ambiance is minimal; service is down-home and aggressively friendly. Prices are reasonable despite a few precious items like surf and turf. Homemade ravioli, an Italian Market tradition, are stuffed with lobster and crab; other pastas feature shrimp scampi, rock shrimp, and shrimp carbonara.
User review by cruisejoy – My husband and I stopped in for a late Saturday lunch. The food was great! The accompanying vegetables were great, too. The waitress couldn't have been nicer. We will definitely return.
User review by adh921 – Far from average, as indicated editorially. You can't get fresher or better prepared seafood anywhere else. Great, friendly, prompt service. Dollar for dollar, a "Best Buy." My rating is a 10 (I couldn't enter a numerical rating).
great! – My favorite restaurant!
Great food, great service. Fresh seafood, nice waitresses.
What more can be said?
WORTH THE TRIP! – I live in NJ, but Anastasi's is worth the trip. The fish is so fresh and they cook it any way I like. Whether I'm in a healthy steamed mood or a fried frame of mind they always do it just right! Each time I go I find a new favorite!
Valicimo – I loved the dining experience that I had there. I was greeted appropriately and in a timely manner.
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