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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (136 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 24 October 2014

The restaurant is neat: it feels like a wine cellar. The service was polite, but a little off (we were clearly trying to catch-up a bit and they didn't seem to want to wait for us to order, even though it wasn't particularly busy that...More

Thank laurenpk
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Was there with friends and we took the tasting menu which was excellent. My favorite were a salad with beats and meat on skewer dipped in creamy sauce. There were so many good items I can't recollect all. The only downside was the sitting which...More

Thank Gangrinal
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Jennie our server talked us into the $75 tasting menu and wow! It included all of their best selections in moe dishes than I can count. We complemented it with the chefs wine tasting for one of the best meals I have had in Philly....More

Thank Caleb B
Reviewed 13 October 2014

I went to Tinto in mid-October while on a mom/daughter tourist trip to Philly. FWIW, we are both huge foodies with fairly high expectations. Overall dinner was very good, we would definitely go back, but there were some big highs/lows to dinner. Highs: - "Sopa...More

Thank darkmoonkim
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Although this place calls itself a Basque tapas place, many of the dishes were from other regions or not even from Spain. I still enjoyed a number of the dishes but would have liked to see them focus on true dishes from the Basque and...More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

We loved everything we ordered. Manchego cheese, beet salad, Brussels sprouts, lamb, duck, mussels. Red sangria. It was all fantastic. The service was excellent too. They confused our reservation and we had to wait 15 minutes while they found us a table but the wait...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We arrived and found ourselves with a table overlooking the kitchen - which we loved as we got to watch the chefs prepare an astonishing amount of tapas. The service was excellent and helpful, especially with suggestions. The duck was simply amazing - my mouth...More

Thank TexasTrippin
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The food was good but not up to glowing ratings I read before making a reservation. Others in our party seemed to like it more.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We had reservations for 9:00 which I thought May be late but this place was still buzzing. We got seated after about 10-15 minutes of showing up. I think the wait was because we asked to sit upstairs when we got there instead adding it...More

Thank Mfjones95
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic way to start our night!! Our server Anthony was extremely professional and on point all night. My favorite thing was the rich and delicious truffle mushroom soup, the presentation was a "wow" factor. We enjoyed the mixed cheese plate (you may choose...More

Thank Foodieakgal
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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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. For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team to schedule your reservation at 267-284-7979 or email events@garcesgroup.com
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