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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-625-2450
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (306 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (68 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (33 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Took my girlfriend for her birthday. It is a tapas restaurant so the portions are small. But they aren't tiny. We started off with the lamb meatballs that were delicious. We had the filet mignon and madre y hijo for entrees and were some of...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Great place to how with a group and sure tapas. Everything was terrific. Only weak part of meal was desserts . Everything else terrific

Thank Glenna G
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Just a review of the happy hour which is one of the best, if not the best, in Philly. Glasses of sangria (prob the best in the city) for $5 as well as a solid offering of tapas for between $2-$7 which are all fantastic....More

Thank njdave89
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Another great place! Really good Tapas and plenty of food. I probably could have ordered 2 dishes less. There is a lot of food! Wine was really good too, as well as service! I would return.

Thank SallyH610
Reviewed 26 October 2014

A large selection of tapas to choose from, all yummy. Good service, happening scene and cool decor. Recommended!

Thank Aluor
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We needed a special place to celebrate our daughter being inducted into the Pennsylvania Bar and chose Amada because she had lived in Barcelona for awhile. It was indeed the perfect choice. This isn't just about food, but a true dining experience. Very lively setting...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I say dining experience because dinner at Amada is not just sitting down for a meal. It involves a well choreographed dance between the kitchen and the waitstaff. The timing was impeccable as the waiter brought out new plates just as we fiNished the last...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We so enjoyed our meal at Amada. The portions were generous and expertly prepared. Our server was helpful and pleasant. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening at Amada and would not hesitate to return.

Thank liveoak33
Reviewed 19 October 2014

After reading such wonderful reviews of Amada and seeing it so highly recommended on so many food sites, we did have high expectations and can happily say they were met. We made a reservation for an early, 5:30p dinner before a show at Wells Fargo...More

Thank MindyG10543
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We had planned a special dinner at Amada for our anniversary and were not disappointed. It was restaurant week so the menu was limited but we still managed to sample 4 menu items each - basically the entire menu. All of the menu items were...More

Thank Lou1505
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Cheryl B
1 June 2017|
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Response from RKM036 | Reviewed this property |
7 May 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (Between 2nd & 3rd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa 21, 42
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-2450
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