January 05, 2018

Philly's first Porta throwing opening party with free pizza

Here's a look inside the new pizzeria

Food & Drink Pizza
Porta Andrew Holtz/Porta

The bar at Porta in Philly.

Philly's first Porta, a Neapolitan pizzeria with branches in Asbury Park and Jersey City, will host a grand opening party tonight, Friday, Jan. 5. The Chestnut Street restaurant will open at 4 p.m., offering its full menu until 1 a.m.

Porta serves Neapolitan pizzas, house-made cheeses, pasta, salads, local beers, Italian wines and cocktails.


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If you want to try the pies for free, stop in from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The pizzeria will offer free marinara and Margherita pizzas and passed hors d’oeuvres. 

All night, there will be $3 Miller High Life, $5 Jameson shots and $20 Champagne bottles, as well as a complimentary Champagne toast for all guests during dinner.

Below are images of the Philly Porta's interior. If you're wondering, the name is Italian for "door," which explains some of the décor.

Andrew Holtz/Porta

What's behind door number 1?


Andrew Holtz/Porta

Sounds good to us.


Andrew Holtz/Porta

Be honest, you're craving pizza right now, aren't you?



Porta Grand Opening Party

Friday, Jan. 5
4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
1216 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 534-2135