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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-625-2450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (288 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Reviews (988)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very Fun place to go and enjoy sharing and social meal! So many wonderful things to choose from.The Lamb was really good and cooked perfectly.We also enjoyed the Artichokes and Asparagus were both wonderful as well.Service was great.Very nice experience.

Thank muskymstr
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hosted a private dinner for 24 people at Amada. The staff far exceeded all my expectations. The food and beverages were extraordinary and the service was impeccable. I would like to mention that the manner in which the staff handled my long list of guest...More

Thank KatieCT045
Reviewed 1 week ago

We completely enjoyed our experience at Amada. The food, service, and ambience were exceptional. We ordered four plates and a bottle of wine. Since this was our first time eating tapas, our waiter expertly guided us based on food, dietary preferences, and our wine selection....More

Thank gore1111jp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh food, great ambience, clean, with a great menu. I am so glad that I stopped in. I will definitely come here again!!!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Thank BingLeyAnn
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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;...More

1  Thank Deb M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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:...More

Thank BrunoHoke
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...More

Thank MrsLighting
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this a kid-friendly restaurant and does it have a children's menu? We will be traveling with our four grandsons ranging in age from 9 to 15.
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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
  • E-mail