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Avenida - CLOSED

7402 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1649
+1 267-385-6857
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
13 Sep 2014
“Food, drinks and service need work in "revamped" cantina”
2 Aug 2014
“Tasty morsels in a charming setting”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7402 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1649
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2014

We eagerly awaited our dinner at Cantina Avenida after they had closed for part of the summer for extensive revamping. But after our experience there, we suggest a re-revamping. The restaurant is visually appealing in its setting in an old house in a historic Philadelphia...More

Thank Snarth
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Avenida is now a Tapas restaurant and has been renamed Cantina Avenida. We sat outside on the patio which overlooks an expanse of lawn, which is unusual for a restaurant in the area, Our server was terrific! She knew each item on the menu well,...More

Thank Nona S
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Nestled on Germantown Ave., it is just a stone's throw from tony Chestnut Hill. It resides in a large, old stone house with an enclosed patio in the back that is perfect for parties. The food has a South American flair because the owner/chef is...More

Thank jeffmd49
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Stopped for dinner at Avenida, Cocina Latina, on a Tuesday evening and they were featuring “taco Tuesday”, which was three tacos and three sides for $20. I opted for the special and I have to say it was a great call. The tacos were fantastic...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 22 November 2013

superb setting in rear garden for evening meal under the stars. the food is gourmet mexican with damn good sangria. would recommend this to anyone who whats something "better that the average bear".

Thank danieljcohen
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I am going to give this restaurant 5-stars, not because it ranks with Lutece in New York, but because it does so many things so, so well, at a reasonable price. If you are an adventurous eater, you will love this restaurant. It is at...More

Thank HungryHoratio
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Went here for my 1 year anniversary and overall this restaurant was very good, food was tasty and moderately priced. I would love to stop by for the taco Tuesday I keep hearing about. Calamari and sides like the veg and mash had a tendency...More

Thank Joshua Y
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Sizeable piece of sea bass was perfect - moist, fresh, sweet --done with a yummy fruited rice and excellent aoili sauce. Outdoor seating is very pleasant, nice atmosphere it appeared as we passed through the inside, too. Others at the table greatly appreciated their meals,...More

Thank Goldie M
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Our party of five visited one weekend evening during happy hour. My blood orange mojito was delicious and only $5. The chips with guacamole and two kinds of salsa was plentiful as the chips were refilled twice. I ordered the crab cakes. They were wonderful,...More

Thank ShellChelle901
Reviewed 19 May 2013

We dined here for the first time on a Tuesday evening. It was neither crowded nor loud. We learned that it was 'taco tuesday' - meaning there was a special taco menu in addition to the regular menu. You could choose between any combination of...More

Thank alexandra9007
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 03:59
Monday
15:00 - 03:59
Tuesday
15:00 - 03:59
Wednesday
15:00 - 03:59
Thursday
15:00 - 03:59
Friday
15:00 - 03:59
Saturday
15:00 - 03:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7402 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119-1649
    (Gowen Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Allen"s Lane train station, Gowen Avenue train station. Septa
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 267-385-6857
  • E-mail
Description
We invite you to indulge your taste buds in the bold Latin American flavors and tantalizing cocktails that we serve at Philadelphia’s award-winning restaurant, Avenida.Set in a historic Mount Airy home built in the 1700s, patrons will sit by the stone fireplace or on the romantic outdoor porch sipping margaritas and sampling Chef Edgar’s signature guacamole with homemade tortilla chips and salsa.Stop by for dinner tonight to sample the award-winning delicacies that he and wife and partner Chef Kim Katz Alvarez have prepared. And do bring the kids! The owners of Avenida pride themselves on being family-friendly.
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