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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” (306 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (68 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (33 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 3 days ago

I used to go to Amada and loved it. I hadn't been back in at about 6 years so I was excited to walk in and get a seat at the bar with my husband. To start we ordered white anchovies, an artichoke flatbread and...More

Thank LisaP0
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the 75.00 chefs tasting menu with wine pairing. There was only one dish we didn’t care for and when the staff realized it,they offered to make us something else, even though we hadn’t said anything. Now that’s excellent customer service. The food was...More

Thank jcfengshui
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although my wife and I had intended to try Amada for Happy Hour, we decided to have dinner instead. The tapas are varied and very well prepared. Wines by the glass are available and the selection of Riojas is very good. Amada is also highly...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First let me say I enjoyed the experience but wouldn't Rate it a 5. For me to give a 5 the food needs to be exceptional: it was good but a few things needed improvement. The good: Had a glass of trepanillo and it was...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with our niece, who is a university student. Some of the tapas were tasty, but we all agreed the octopus was very rubbery. I mentioned it to the server, and he told me they refer to that as having "texture". I replied...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best of Philly. Unique experience, excellent food and great wine. We let the chef guide our food and wine journey. The 4 courses were well balanced and provided for great conversation. The ambiance was cozy and the service was friendly and helpful.

Thank Ljc0315
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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