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Amada

217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-625-2450
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (299 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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441 - 450 of 963 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2014

Visited the restaurant after a VERY long day of travel. I did feel a tad under-dressed as it was filled with the cool and the slick. Having said that the welcome was warm and the food was good. As a vegetarian I often struggle eating...More

Thank bachanelli
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We decied upon the Chef's tasting menu and wine pairing and overall, I totally enjoyed the meal. However, my wife isn't the biggest seafood person and upfront we had asked about the number of fish dishes and were told, oh, don't worry. So, once three...More

Thank pensfan58
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Excellent food, even if you don't have a gluten issue, which I do--separate menu, a quiet statement when each dish was placed on the table. An easygoing and non-invasive server (troy) was attentive and efficient. The gluten free lemon cheesecake was beyond delicious! The calamari...More

Thank ZorroMom
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This was the best meal my fiance and I have ever had. We tried 10 items, not including desert, and there wasn't one I would consider average or even just good. They can make anything taste amazing. The items we ordered that I wasn't really...More

Thank 936amandae
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The tables by the windows are situated on a bunch of rocks. It was bizarre but the food was great we ordered the Chefs tasting menu and everything was top notch. The Sangria was very good as well as the cocktails. Nice place in the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Love this little tapas place- the prices are a bit high for the food but the portions are actually very good. I love being able to try out different foods, and this gives you the ability to keep ordering until you are full. The drinks...More

Thank Luv2travel1308
Reviewed 9 June 2014

It's just a boring place. All anyone in and around the place talks about is that it is "the Iron Chef's restaurant.". Nobody mentions the food. I guess everyone just wants to be seen and they just say it's good because they want to be...More

Thank lut5556
Reviewed 7 June 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a pre-movie dinner here on a Friday night. The food was wonderful - the manchego with truffled lavender honey was her perfect food! The braised short rib flat bread and Wagyu beef were exceptional. Our service, likewise, was fantastic -...More

1  Thank SJEK
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I came here for lunch yesterday and really enjoyed the fantastic food and atmosphere. I had the asparagus with poached egg and truffle shavings, the lamb meatballs (which were maybe the nicest meatballs I've ever had) and the salad with avocado and fava beans. The...More

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Our server came to our table 4 times in the hour we were at our table. When I am spending over $100 on dinner for my daughter and me I expect a bit more. That said, the food was amazing. Per other reviewers there have...More

Thank teresa w
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Cheryl B
What's the dress code?
2 June 2017|
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Response from RKM036 | Reviewed this property |
Casual.
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GrandmaAudrey
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|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 100
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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