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La Tapenade Mediterranean Cafe

8000 Essington Ave, Terminal a - Gate A19, Philadelphia, PA 19153-7064
+1 215-937-6937
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible44%
10 Jan 2018
“Service was slow food less than good ”
1 Nov 2017
“Typical airport "we'll only see you once" restaurant”
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Cafe, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
8000 Essington Ave, Terminal a - Gate A19, Philadelphia, PA 19153-7064
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Utterly atrocious joint in what purports to be an international class airport. Surly barman who obviously believes being rude and unfriendly gives him some kind metropolitan cred; idiots on the food counter who totally overlooked my order then after half an hour of me waiting...More

Thank TiredTrotter
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Stopped by here quick for breakfast to grab an egg, ham, and cheese croissant for breakfast to go ($7.50). It was very good!

Thank businessgirl24
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

American Airlines should pressure Philly for another option in the international terminal! $16.99 for a martini and 16.9 for a scotch on the rocks, not to mention $12.59 for a tiny, over baked margarita pizza with no basil. Northern restaurants should know better. Bartender/waitress was...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Why dear Lord did I not check my trusty Yelper's before coming into this heckhole. Well, because I had a short layover and there weren't too many options in this portion of A terminal. I decided on the Portabella Mushroom Sandwich, minus cheese, since I...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

The food and service were substandard, even for an airport restaurant. Will not go back. The bartender seemed overwhelmed with only a few customers.

Thank jcm2313
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Mediterranean chicken salad featured frozen thawed out fake grill mark chicken with romaine lettuce red grapes and dressing. Defintley not worth $13.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The food is below average and extremely expensive IF you even get it. We made it clear to our waiter we only had an hour and he said no problem - 20 min later still no food. The staff seems completely out of touch and...More

Thank Jackthedog88
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Had to eat somewhere during a long layover. The Yuengling draft beer sucked us in. However, this place was a "tale of two sides". The bar side was great, and service pretty good. The food side was overstaffed with several people discussing how soon they...More

Thank johnmM754OI
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We ate here before a late-night flight to Dublin and had seats at the back part of the restaurant with a pretty view of the tarmac, the setting sun, and our actual plane we were about to board! They had a good selection of draft...More

Thank LinAdi7
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

15 dollars for a glass of basic Sauvignon Blanc is excessive. Bottle of water was 4.75. 20 dollars for water and a glass of wine excluding tip is insane. The wine was what we would call "cheap plonk", overly fruity and mass market. My mother...More

Thank BillyBloo
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 Essington Ave, Terminal a - Gate A19, Philadelphia, PA 19153-7064
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-937-6937
  • This restaurant is at Philadelphia Intl Airport (after security)
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