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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-625-2450
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“tapas” (306 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (68 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here last week with a few girlfriends. It was one of the first cold nights and we were seated by the door. There is a curtain that helps block the wind/draft which we definitely closed and the manager(?) came over and apologized which...More

Thank klj913
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this restaurant was exceptionally disappointing because the two Garces restaurants in Atlantic City are good. The first course was a salad and tasteless and the knife on the table couldn’t cut the meat. The first “vegetable” was an empanada and at $12 a complete...More

Thank edinburp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dinner here. The bread and spread that they provide is worth the trip alone. However, we did order food. The Iberica Pluma pork dish is outrageously delicious! So tender and savory. We also especially enjoyed a vegetable dish made with wild...More

Thank TravelinFoodie512
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stepped into this little restaurant for lunch after visiting the Museum of the American Revolution. What a gem!! Nice selection, well prepared delicious tapas. The atmosphere is casual but upscale. We would recommend this place if you enjoy eating tapas. We'll be back the...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The delicious tapas portions are larger than the usual/common sizes. Your culinary brain will exceed your stomach's capacity so restrain yourself to 2 dishes per person - they are meant to share with the table folks. You can go back for another experience tomorrow night...More

Thank 2Viking4u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tapas restaurant the does all the right things. A daily happy from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. offering $5.00 tapas like ham coquettes, chorizo, and Spanish tortillas. Wine and sangria by the glass for $5.00 - $6.00, and beers priced at $4.00. Great bargain for great...More

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely dinner. Service was friendly - a bit off and on as the staff got busy but ok on the whole. The food was very very good. Delicious croquettas jamon and serrano and fig salad. Very tasty asparagus and roast pork with beans. Calamari...More

Thank PV74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We orders 7 tapas and all dishes were very good. The food same out rather quickly and the staff was very nice. The restaurant is clean and staff well friendly and well trained.

Thank CecilieMy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will give this place minus 10 starts if I could, let me start by saying this place is overrated, went to Philadelphia with my husband to celebrate our anniversary and we choose to celebrate at amada base on their good reviews and we’ve visited...More

1  Thank lui682
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed Garces Group restaurants in the past and renewed our acquaintance with Amada last night after some years. We were looking forward to dinner at a top ten Philly restaurant. It didn't measure up to the billing. We tried several wines,...More

Thank Peter R
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Cheryl B
2 June 2017|
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Response from RKM036 | Reviewed this property |
8 May 2015|
Response from Brett T | Property representative |
While we do not have a separate kids menu, we do have very extensive offerings and we are quite used to serving children. If you'd like to view our full menu, please visit our website or feel free to call us directly. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (Between 2nd & 3rd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa 21, 42
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-2450
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