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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Between 2nd & 3rd)
+1 215-625-2450
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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Miami, Florida
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a large family dinner at Amada. The service was excellent, the food was both authentic and delivered quick and hot. Presentation was not striking but thoughtful. Wine and bar selection excellent and reflective of its origin. The only potential downside of the restaurant (if one were to see it that way) is that it was very busy and noisy... More 

Thank Joshua T
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to the Amada out of curiosity knowing that an Iron Chef owned it. We were glad we did, as the food was really good and the prices were reasonable. The ladies in the front gave us the option to sit in the bar as there were no tables available. That helped since we were really hungry after walking... More 

Thank BingLeyAnn
White Mountains
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146 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant was a home run. The food, atmosphere and service were all perfect. The Paella was excellent. The restaurant is popular so make a reservation

Thank Steve A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is delightful in every way: food, service, atmosphere, and wine. We asked for advice on choosing among the tempranillo wines, and our server brought three to taste. Every tapas ordered was delicious and beautifully presented: pear, parsnip, pork belly and quince soup; octopus; grilled asparagus with truffles and egg; flatbread with artichoke, mushroom, truffles, and manchego cheese! We... More 

Thank Deb M
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service from Amada was good. It was the food that was disappointing. For a supposededly authentic eatery the chorizo was very tough and greasy. The food is served very dramatically without the quality to go with it. The potato dish ordered was very simple: boiled or steamed whole small potatoes that had been sheered into cylinders with a bit... More 

Thank BrunoHoke
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has AmazngTapas! I had the pleasure of dining here on Cinco DeMayo. I had made dinner reservations, but got there half an hour early and they were more than happy to seat me early. This place has a great bustling atmosphere. Service was Swift and attentive. The food was absolutely outstanding! We had the olives, cheese with lavender... More 

Thank MrsLighting
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in every way, I was more than satisfied with this restaurant. My first visit. After visiting Spain last summer, I was craving authentic food and got the owners cook book. We asked for and got a quiet table in the back. the drinks were refreshing and unique: I had a gin and tonic (Spanish gin and unusual not-sweet tonic) with... More 

Thank Steve R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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134 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us for dinner on a Friday night, with reservations. But I have no reservations in highly recommending this restaurant. The atmosphere is nice, with lots of people but no sound issues which plague many restaurants. Service was friendly, courteous and prompt. We ordered several tapas (2, 3 or 4) at a time and they came promptly. But we... More 

Thank DiveDog13
Las Piedras, Puerto Rico
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They serve the food in minutes, very quickly. We just ate a lot of tapas, my favorite was the flatbread with veal. The fried pork was delicious. We drink the sangria with pink wine, soooo fruitlicious! We have a great time with our friends and my kids even it look for adults only. They require reservations but gave us a... More 

Thank megrri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Amada for dinner and it was a great choice. We had the tasting menu along with the wine pairing. It was totally worth the money. The service was great, the food was delicious and the place was busy so you know you picked a good place. Reservations are recommended. Not pictured was a caramel... More 

Thank Marianne C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$100
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?