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Lolita

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center East
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106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
+1 215-546-7100
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17:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really like this place. Great high energy location and excellent food. Had the chicken tacos and the shrimp dish - really enjoyed it. Be sure to get a reservation!

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Thank Brian T
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Philadelphia for a conference, Lolita was recommended by the concierge st Lowes hotel, so glad we took his advice. Our table if 5 ordered the spicy tuna guacamole and onion guacamole with tortillas and plantains, excellent choices. Nice selection of ales and drinks. Main course was the steak taquitos with a very unique salsa with fruit, onions, peppers... More 

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Thank Travelling_Man_Dave
Espoo, Finland
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247 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to book a table. Busy place but it is worth of it. Really delicious food and we also enjoyed our aperitifs. Friendly staff.

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Thank Asko M
Manchester, New Hampshire
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203 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The al pastor was good we got a pitcher of margarita and that was good too and plantains as an app. All was good I recommend trying this place out. Also service was good I would make a reservation for sure it was busy even on a weeknight.

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Thank beowulf566
Northville, Michigan
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely recommend reservations unless you like sitting at the bar or chef's table. We sat at the chef's table and enjoyed seeing the cooking staff work together. The flavors are well matched and unique. Well worth the trip.

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Thank ad0121
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I walked in for lunch. The restaurant itself is a bit crowded as the tables are very close together. The menu is a good take on modern Mexican. We ordered the guacamole and received a nice sampling salsa along with chips and a few plantains which was very good. I ordered the chicken taco which was good... More 

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Thank shaisman
Overland Park, Kansas
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136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trendy spot with outstanding, flavorful food. The guacamole was excellent as were the chipotle shrimp taquizas!

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Thank Hilary W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lolita offers great food, drinks, and servicein a vibrant and fun setting. The tables are a bit cramped, but this gives you a good opportunity to see what others are having and broaden your dining experience. Great people watching as well.

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Thank Barry L
Trenton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

You will not regret it! Everything about this place is excellent.. food.. drinks.. people! A+++ Can't wait to go back!

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Thank wyndfall7
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good flavors here! We ordered the Maui fish tacos , raw tuna tostada, guacamole and for dessert, coconut tres Leche. All the flavors were deliscious for everything we ate! The only thing I could say is that I would've liked the tuna tostada and the mahi tacos to have been slightly less salty (I believe it was front the chipotle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-7100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?