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Johnny Manana's

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4201 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129-1730
215-843-0499
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 2
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Server HAD to be new.

Was here on a Sunday morning around 12:30, restaurant was freezing cold. Ordered nachos as an app, fish tacos (no cilantro) and enchiladas. One other table besides us, server took probably 3-4 minutes to achknowledge us, about 7-10 to get a drink order. Food was pretty good. fish taco came with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ChrisG1964
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Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was here on a Sunday morning around 12:30, restaurant was freezing cold. Ordered nachos as an app, fish tacos (no cilantro) and enchiladas. One other table besides us, server took probably 3-4 minutes to achknowledge us, about 7-10 to get a drink order. Food was pretty good. fish taco came with cilantro when requested not to, enchiladas came with beans... More 

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Thank ChrisG1964
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Out of house tequila so instead of 5 it cost 9.50 no substitute really? Empanadas were burned and fish tasted funky, no flavor on pork tacos, service ok ... overall ... sucked. Bar in back is good but pass on food.

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Thank D O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My friends and I had a horrid experience recently from start to finish. While the food was ok (JUST ok), that was the ONLY part of our visit, other than our nice, apologetic but very new waitress, who seemed as appalled as we were as our dinner unfolded. We arrived at 7 and spotted an outdoor table on the patio... More 

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Thank rmwhitt
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156 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Went on a Sat for a early dinner so it wasn't very crowed yet. Very good themed décor. Our waitress, Shari was very attentive. The BBQ Chicken Burrito was HUGE... They have a decent selection of menu items to keep you happy.

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Thank AkHasan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Had great margaritas and quesadillas. Waitress Lily was awful. Basically was annoyed that my friend aajes what pico de gallo was. She said well I don't know how to explain it to you any better than what's on the menu. You don't know what it is?? Well obviously not if she's asking you. Then I ordered a second drink, had... More 

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Thank lboogiephilly
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

First let me start off by rating ZERO stars for this place. They are not worthy of 1 star. I have eaten at this restaurant 3 times and I must say each time progressively got worse. I'd like to speak about my most recent experience--I went to celebrate my 25th birthday on Friday 2/20/15 at 7pm with a group of... More 

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1 Thank Kellymah W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My new favorite mexican restaurant!! I've been there about 5 or 6 times and have not been disappointed yet. The margaritas are tops and the food is amazing....great portion size and declicious!!

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1 Thank Nakita F
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Very cool, authentic Mexican restaurant! Food at a great price. Service isn't too bad but could have been a little better. The food is of great quality, burritos are huge! Price is good for the amount of food you get. I'd say it's pretty cheap for most Mexican restaurants I've been too. Def the best Mexican food I've had in... More 

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Thank BigRalph90
Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Love the atmosphere here. Use to come with my sister when she lived down the block. The place is reasonable price. The drink specials were good but daily prices were average. I recommend it to my friends that travel through the area. This is a must try.

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Thank Phillip S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I had lunch with a friend here and the food was good and the ambiance is interesting. Food tasted good and service was good. The only problem you will have is parking. The restaurant is located in a busy residential neighborhood. The parking spots are not metered, but they are limited to two hours. I'm just thinking that you may... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4201 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129-1730
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-843-0499

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?