Piazza Sorrento

4.7
1496 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Voted "Best New Restaurant" by Harrisburg Magazine in 2009, Piazza Sorrento is a modern Italian restaurant based on the "Old World" Italian recipes of the owner's family back in Italy. The Bolognese sauce they grew up on and the tradition of family is the cornerstone of the Piazza Sorrento dining experience. Dedicated to providing the finest in service, food, and wine at a fair and competitive price, Piazza Sorrento makes regional and classic Italian cuisine using premium local ingredients while keeping the history of the dish and region intact.


Piazza Sorrento not only provides the best in authentic Italian cooking this side of the Atlantic, but also believes that all patrons, whether adults or children, should be welcomed like one big family - even those with certain dietary requirements. That is why Piazza Sorrento is widely known for their extensive Gluten Free menu, another reason patrons routinely drive over an hour or more to dine in relative ease and safety.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1496 people are saying
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Carrie25
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service5ambience2

First time dining here. I was expecting authentic Italian food. We had calamari and mozzarella prosciutto bruschetta. Calamari rings were tiny and the bruschetta was dried out. My husband ordered veal Marsala which is said was ok. I ordered clams and spaghetti. I was expecting simple ingredients. The spaghetti was good, but the clam sauce was salty and there was green onion and a lot of butter in it. Authentic Italian cuisine does not use green onion in clams and spaghetti. Our waitress was wonderful and made up for the mediocre food.

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SuzanneM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

great family Italian Dining. Best cleaning we have seen during the pandemic. staff was very friendly and accommodating. Will go back again

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Green
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great homemade dishes that look as good as they taste!

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GeeP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Charming, cozy atmosphere inside the restaurant. Once you get past the fact that the restaurant is between a gas station and a Subway, you enter and feel like you are in a small slice of Italy. The decor was obviously thought out. There seem to be 2 dining areas on either side of the hostess podium/bar area. Service was great; attentive waitress, food came out quickly. We went on Valentine's Day later in the evening. It was busy, but we didn't have to wait long for anything. Tables were socially distanced, but close enough to strike up conversation with a couple at the next table. I ordered the seafood linguine, I was happy with it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Valentines Day dinner with wife. Food and service were good. Manager even came over to check on us. Only thing was they ran out of ravioli, which was understandable being Valentines Day. Would recommend to others.

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GloNDon
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Food was very good. We had to ask for bread, even though everyone else got bread. By the time we got the bread, our food order was up. Still our server was fun and efficient. We made a reservation, but we were placed at a very cold area out in a 3-seasons room. It had no sun, and we felt a heavy draft and asked to move to a booth. We were told we had to call ahead for a booth in the future? However, they were very accommodating. Inside the dining room, we were seated a few feet away from where the servers come out. They kept shouting "corner," we believe every time they moved in and out. It became a pain while we were trying to talk. The lasagne was dry, and the chicken parm was so, so. However, if you want yummy brick-oven pizza, and an amazing Fettucine Alfredo, you'll find it here. Keep in mind - if you are looking for something more intimate, make sure you call ahead and ask for a booth away from the servers and bartender area! And don't ask for the extended area off to the side if you don't like to be cold!

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AnthonyH
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, Amazing service, Simply Amazing!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

I was never offered to refill my drinks. I also felt the waitress payed attention to a table with her relatives and it placed a burden on her to wait on us it seemed. The food was excellent. Dessert was just okay for the price.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went out for Valentines Day and it was decorated nicely. Food was cooked well and very good. We have not had a bad meal any time we have eaten here.

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KARENS
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is very fresh and a good place for a celebration.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our favorite restaurant. Service is great, food is amazing!! Can’t wait to visit them again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food and service was amazing definitely will be back!

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JamesW
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night with the wife. Had a very nice dinner. Server was very helpful. Actually had an opinion on the food instead of the normal party line “everything is good”. She recommended the gnocchi and it was wonderful. Bread is made from pizza dough. Another home run. Wife had veal piccata. We both left very full and very happy. Would recommend.

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JenniS
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I highly recommend this restaurant. I requested the gluten free menu, which is the most extensive GF I have ever seen. They also serve GF dinner rolls, which is almost unheard of in most restaurants. I was the only person in our party that eats GF, but everyone else in the group also really enjoyed their selections from the 'regular' menu. The service is fast and friendly. The desserts are also amazing!

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AnnG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been coming to Piazza Sorrento for years. It never disappoints.

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KellyB
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I usually get takeout pizza from Sorrentos about once a week. This week my husband and I enjoyed a date night dinner and the food, service, and safety precautions for COVID-19 were fabulous! We both enjoyed the fresh bruschetta as a starter. I had the homemade butternut squash ravioli and my husband had the homemade lasagna. Both were excellent. We then shared the salted caramel crunch cake for dessert- also very good! I especially appreciated the precautions that Sorrentos is taking to keep their customers safe such as distancing between the tables and plexiglass between booths. Another great idea was using their online menu to order instead of a reusable one to minimize contact. Also all the staff wore masks and the customers wore masks when they are not at the table.
I almost hate to mention all the great things about this place because I don’t want it to get too difficult to get a reservation! ;-)
If you’re looking for reasonably priced Italian restaurant in the Hershey area- this is it!

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StevenT
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my fiancés favorite restaurant. They are fantastic at catering to her gluten allergy. You should eat here on your next date night.

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MichaelP
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

27th Anniversary. We have dined here before and are never disappointed. The waitress was fantastic and always made sure we were taken care of. Great evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing, the food was spectacular! Absolutely recommend this place! If we lived closer, we would be regular visitors.

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MikeB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as always. Confident to eat here as a celiac. Very knowledgeable and very careful about cross contamination.

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JamieU
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our absolute favorites! The service, quality and food prep are top notch!! Our son has celiac disease and gets violently ill from gluten - has NEVER had an issue with cross-contamination or flavor of their bread and pasta. It's one of the few GF places we trust!

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ThomasS
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a birthday, food was awesome and our waitress did a great job.

She even sang happy birthday for my wife.

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JamesH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience3

I asked for my soup to be really hot, the waiter offered to put hot WATER in my soup, I ordered the chowder (cream base)I can definitely tell you this was not a chowder soup. Our meal was barely warm. No offer of another glass of wine, witch I would have ordered. Our table number was G1.
I don’t believe we will be returning. We have eaten at the restaurant several times, but this was absolutely the worst.

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MartyK
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We're always pleased with our dining experience. One of us is gluten free and there is never the fear of getting glutened.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful to dine at our favorite restaurant. The food and service were amazing!! They never disappoint us❤️

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Glutenfree
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daughter favorite gluten-free place in Hersey! She’s already knows what she wants next visit! Cassidy great service like always!

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vipLoveacat
Philadelphia
42 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was excellent as always, but the service was barely average. The server did not offer a tasting from the wine bottle and instead just poured the glasses. We had to request bread which is normally served. We don’t know if the restaurant still includes a small salad with an entree. We didn’t get one but didn’t ask about it.

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vipLoveacat
Philadelphia
43 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The food was excellent and consistent with Piazza Sorrento’s high standards for delicious Italian.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’m gluten-free, so Piazza Sorrento is a wonderful experience every time. Pete’s Penne, GF, is sooo good! Calamari for the rest of my party was perfectly prepared, as were their entrees. Love supporting this restaurant- people, you are safe to eat here!

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MartyK
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Sorrentos. Food is great, staff have always been very nice. They have a very nice gluten free menu and there are no worries about cross contamination.

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PatrickM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is amazing. Frequent Sorrento’s often. Waitress was so pleasant, friendly and on top of her game. Will be back again soon.

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DanielleS
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Piazza Sorrento! We have never had a bad meal! The pasta is fresh and delicious!!

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BryanL
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food! Highly recommend eating at this restaurant.

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Phil
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

,Excellent restaurant. All aspects of the restaurant are outstanding and in the time of COVID-19 they maintain the standards of cleanliness. The staff were masked and following all of the safety standards.

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vipKurtBrendaB
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary dinner

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JOHNB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service are amazing. Both are always consistently on point.
Spicy crab pasta perfect again
Meatballs and all sauces are authentic.
Beer dining here for 7-8 years and never had a sub par experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
6 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service and very authentic Italian menu

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Piazza! Most people don’t know about this little gem and being Italian with family from Brooklyn, it’s hard to find good Italian food! They are on the money every single time and with every single dish.

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Debby
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a nice place to eat with others who were attending the State Cross Country Meet.

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Shannon
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience here! The food was delicious. Highly recommend the bruschetta and the crab dip appetizer!

FAQs

Piazza Sorrento offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (717) 835-1919.

Piazza Sorrento is rated 4.7 stars by 1496 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.