Ambra aiming for a late-August opening on Fabric Row

Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira made the decision to take over Southwark, reopening the restaurant in 2016. They revamped the space, while still maintaining the charm and attraction that the original owners had created with the restaurant. Now that Southwark is up-and-running, even receiving a two-bell review from Laban, it is time for them to express their own restaurant vision.

#ambraphilly testing, testing… #openingsoon @feltandfat

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At the end of August, D’Ambro and De Oliveira will be opening Ambra, a small, 16-seat Italian restaurant at 705 S. 4th St.


Sneak peek. #newrestaurant #phillydining #comingsoon


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From The Insider:

Ambra will serve a four-course, $65 prix-fixe menu Thursday through Sunday – a choice of two antipasti, a first and second course, and dessert. D’Ambro, who bills the menu as modern, refined Italian, says amuses-bouche and canapes will be served as soon as patrons are seated, to start the experience promptly. Wines and beers will be available.