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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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“tapas” (301 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (67 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (30 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed yesterday

Maybe "average" is being harsh as the food was tasty but they just seemed to be tiny portions (but again it is a tapas bar). I guess my problem is that for a party of 4 we had one drink each and ordered 6 different...More

Thank Laurence S
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we found out we were going to be going to Philadelphia the first thing we did was make a reservation for Amada, cooincidently for our anniversary and the restaurant did not disappoint. We ordered the Chef's tasting menu They brought us champagne when we...More

Thank Foodie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant was full up for the evening, so we ate at the bar, and enjoyed the company of our friendly and knowledgeable bartender. He helped us pick a superb wine, and interpret the menu. I got the roast pork. I usual avoid pork, but...More

Thank eileen5321
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a picky eater. There, I said it. So when choosing a restaurant for date night I am usually careful to chekc the menu and find something I like before I go and make reservations. This particular evening was a first date for me,...More

Thank SleepingInn321
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Spanish restaurant. We had the tasting menu. Many many dishes, all ranging from very good to excellent. Relatively expensive, but good value for money. Some of the tables have benches without backs; ordinary chairs would have been more comfortable. This restaurant is...More

Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at Amada. Our table was waiting when we arrived and our waitress was exceptional. She knew about every dish, brought our food promptly, and had the support staff clear dirty dishes. The chef sent out a tuna and caper dish...More

Thank Shampeu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on patrons gushing reviews,my husband and I chose this restaurant for our 35 wedding anniversary dinner. If you want a gustatory adventure, you must try the chef's tapas tasting menu paired with wine. Although on the pricey side, if you are open minded, you...More

Thank Lorene B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, a sensational blend for restaurant week. Gazpacho Verde with a wonderful smoked tuna. Ensalda Verde with asparagus, fava beans and avacado. Pulpo A la gallega - Spanish squid with lemon, paparika, and salt. Truccha con nueces - a beautiful Idaho rainbow trout with...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here after touring the Museum of the American Revolution. Great lunch menu and specials. I've been dreaming about the non-traditional cheese-steak with fries and paprika aoli ever since.

Thank BRSkeen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is amazing. I visited Spain last year and it was very authentic in comparison and everything was delicious and served hot! The food is tapas style which gives you a chance to try many different things which is also fun. They have...More

Thank Shannon2222
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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