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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (140 reviews)
“duck confit” (31 reviews)
“chestnut soup” (20 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love that I could order delicious brussel sprouts as well as wonderful beets and be totally happy in a place that offers a lot of meat. We went with a group of friends and it was better than I expected. A bit pricey but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice vibe, delicious food, friendly service. Koby beef and scallops are highly recommended. Bring your own wine for a $25 cork fee to avoid overpaying for the wine. It's a nice option.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikeslon
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My fiancé and I come here often, it is one of our favorite places in Philadelphia. They are very accommodating in modifying menu items so I can eat them, as I am pescatarian. We have tried many things off the menu and always are satisfied....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank srb0624
Reviewed 11 October 2018

With over 350 “helpful” votes I typically do no rate anything under 4 bubbles. However, because this place was hyped as being the best tapas place we may have been expecting too much. 1. Your reservation - I would advise you to have one, as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Food was delicious, service was good. 2 people in my party on 9/25/18. First course: Bucheron Cheese, Arugula Salad, Figs, Beef Brochettes Second: Duck, Pulpo, Scallops, Paella Third: Caramel, Milhojas Least favorite: Milhojas - like eating air, and not in a good way Favorites: Beef...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Tinto's is located in a nice little area of Philadelphia to walk around and see shops and restaurants. Our service was very good, Meghan supplied good service and was very attentive. Being a Tapas restaurant they recommend you order 3 or 4 plates per person....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John379
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great central location. Friendly attentive staff. Restaurant menu rather limited especially for the vegetarian. Also quite pricey.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ccdastro
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife & I strolled in here a bit after 9:30 pm after a long day of moving our daughter into her new apartment. Sat at the bar in the hopes of getting quick service. Bad choice. Although there were only 4 others at the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mtuttelman
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Started off nice wines were subtle, lite. Food was okay cheeses deviled eggs a little meat and skewers were chicken, shrimp and lamb. so so.Food was more than enough for a tasting as it got crowded hot and nowhere to sit hardly Did not rinse...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dynamicfem1
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The best thing about this restaurant is the prime location. Service was slow and inattentive. Food was uninspired and average at best. We expected great food from a Jose Garces restaurant and instead were disappointed in every possible way. There are much better choices in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Juli_3C
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Response from halimike | Reviewed this property |
You get two glasses of wine - one white with the appetizer and one red with the rest. I prefer full bodied red wine, so in retrospect I might have passed on the white, although the it was good white. It is $35 for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA: The 17, 21, and 42 buses stop near the restaurant. The Market-Frankford El stop is at 15th & Market.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre West
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-665-9150
Tinto, an expression used to describe red wine served in pintxos bars throughout Northern Spain, is the ultimate expression of what a Basque wine bar should be. Located in Rittenhouse Square, the cozy restaurant, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural and culinary traditions of Basque country, inspires, tantalizes and satisfies with extraordinary cuisine by Chef Jose Garces. Specialties of the House Duck Montadito, Shrimp & Chorizo Brochettes, Short Rib Bocadillo, 60 bottle wine list from the Basque regions of N. Spain and S. France, and artisanal ciders. Private Parties: Tinto welcomes groups of all sizes. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week.
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