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Jose Pistolas

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
213 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3804
+1 215-545-4101
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nachos” (20 reviews)
“taco” (6 reviews)
“churros” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
213 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food. Wish they had a nicer place. The decor is like "The Greasy Spoon. It's very hard to find great Mexican in Philly. Would go here more if the decor was not so dreadful and the size so small.

Thank pearlmiriam
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife and I attended an event at the Kimmel Center and passed by on our way to the parking garage. In the mood for a lite bite, we stopped in and sat at the bar. We sensed the neighborly feel instantly as the bar...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The nachos were great and the burgers were good too. The mango margaritas were yummy. This was the best place to eat in Philadelphia the atmosphere was loud and crazy.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Really fun and warm atmosphere to grab dinner and drinks in with friends or family. The second floor area is cozy and has plenty of room for a big party. The drinks were just okay. They did not have much alcohol in them, and the...More

Thank arworton
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Jose Pistolas after a night out in the city. We orders nachos, tacos and a burrito. No doubt it's a bit on the pricey side (Kobe beef nachos anyone?) but the flavors were tasty and the portion sizes were generous. I'd definitely come...More

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The tuna ceviche was so delicious I surreptitiously slurped up the remaining sauce with my straw.  The crisp tortilla chips were sturdy, but inefficient tools for mining the sauce. The dish was composed of nice pieces of diced tuna, with tomato, red onion, cilantro, lemongrass,...More

1  Thank Shay S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and service In a laid back atmosphere. Bartender was welcoming, fun and mixes a mean margarita! Menu (both food and drink) was creative BUT reasonably priced, large portions and delicious. I particularly liked the oysters (pictured)and the tuna guac (another customer insisted I...More

Thank Sjstrayer
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My first time here and I wanted to try everything on the menu! It's not a huge menu, but you get a lot of food. My husband and I started with the chips and guac, plus we each got taco entrees AND we each had...More

Thank Christie Y
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This center city dive bar attracts an eclectic crowd ranging from hipsters to lawyers to orchestra aficionados. The funky atmosphere is enhanced by a friendly staff, smoke-free environs and music that encourages rather than destroys conversation. The street level is dominated by a long bar...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Loved being directed by a local to Jose Pistolas for Saturday Brunch! It was a casual, delicious find! We had Bloody Marys and Huevos Rancheros, which we both delicious. Wish they opened a little earlier on Sundays... Definitely recommend you try it out!

Thank D C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3804
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-4101
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