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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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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible46%
10 Jan 2018
“Service was slow food less than good ”
5 Oct 2018
“Nearly Revolting (in more way than one)”
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Cafe, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
8000 Essington Ave, Terminal a - Gate A19, Philadelphia, PA 19153-7064
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

If you’re sitting at La Tapenade just for a drink you’ll (probably) survive. But the food is abhorrent. No kidding, no hyperbole. And our server was perhaps the creepiest guy I’ve ever encountered in an airport restaurant, going so far as to attempt to flirt...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Viajante-gigante
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We missed a flight and found this place at night. Had a nice glass of wine at the bar. They had charging stations there. We ordered a Greek salad which was fresh and had lots of feta cheese. Good layover!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank evanses5
Reviewed June 18, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
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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!

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 647danielb
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

Date of visit: February 2018
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank johnmM754OI
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • 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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