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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
+1 215-625-2450
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (344 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (69 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (33 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We brought our adventurous pre-teen boys here for dinner on a recent trip to Philly and shared an excellent meal together. The menu was extensive and fun. The rose sangria, lamb meatballs, and steak kabobs were standouts, but we truly enjoyed everything we ordered. Our...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

One of the best in Philadelphia. The food and the service are always excellent. Definitely two thumbs up!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Amada is a true tapas restaurant, with lots of tapas to choose from. There are mains on the menu, but the tapas alone are quite filling. The Spanish olives are a great start and we followed them with boquerones (sardines) that tasted just like some...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Had dinner here with 3 friends and we ordered a lot of different dishes and everything tasted wonderful - especially the artichoke flatbread, shrimp and calamari and even the green salad was very flavorful. Great service and delicious food.

Thank Connie H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We’ve dined here several times but hadn’t been here in a few years. Previous to this visit I would rank this as one of my favorite restaurants. I don’t know what’s changed, but we weren’t impressed with last night’s meal. We had the chef’s tasting...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Ate lunch there with wife and daughter. Did not meet expectations. My food was warm/almost cold and certainly not worth the price. Wife and daughter were OK with their dishes but stated that they expected more from Chef Garces owned restaurant.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We visited Amada based on the reviews on this site. On the "objective" kinds of facts, this is a tapas-type restaurant in the historic/Colonial area of Philadelphia. I think some of the descriptions refer to this restaurant as "Mediterranean", but I think "Spanish" is a...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Nice dinner. Lots to pick from. Really nothing to complain about......but similar to nice tapas restaurants "at home.". Had been wishing for an out of the park experience. It wasn't. If you're in the neighborhood it would be fine. Don't make a special vacation excursion...More

Thank 243MicheleB
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

With an amazing assortment of delicious tapas Amada offers an opportunity for pure pleasure. We chose a delicious cocktail which we enjoyed with a complimentary dish of tuna spread and house made chips. We followed with white sangria and an assortment of tapas. The crab...More

Thank Merlinandme2013
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Great, festive vibe after a day touring philly! Lots of locals. Delicious drinks and lobster and seafood paella!

Thank Amy S
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Cheryl B
June 1, 2017|
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Response from RKM036 | Reviewed this property |
May 7, 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
    (Between 2nd & 3rd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa 21, 42
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-2450
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