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Serrano & Tin Angel

20 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
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Ranked #766 of 3,780 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Continental, Eclectic
Neighborhood: City Center East
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Market Street
Transit: The restaurant is accessible via public transportation. SEPTA's Market-Frankford line stops at Second and Market Streets.
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We come here once a year for a show but always have dinner first. It's a requirement for reserved seating. The chef is pretty good. We were hoping the goat cheese with candied fennel would be on the menu. That was to die for and we had that last year. This trip, I ordered the salmon. It was raw. It... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

i've eaten here several times before. i've always been fairly happy with my meals here in the past - decent food, decent service, nothing to go nuts about either way. however, this past time i was sorely disappointed. ate here a few nights ago before we attended a show upstairs at the tin angel. the only thing that interested me... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

The chef allows no substitutions and the menu on line which looked extensive was about 1/4 of the size when we ate there. I was really disappointed about that since I don't eat meat or poultry and couldn't substitute anything. The portions are small as well.

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The tin angel is where my boyfriend and I had our first date so we go here every year for our anniversary. The food is amazing every time, our server is always attentive and friendly. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant and the great deals they always have for the shows upstairs. We've been coming here for 3 years... More 

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East Granby, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We had no plans for dinner, just walking down 2nd street reading menus. So glad we stopped at Serrano's. We were able to sit in the window enjoying the early evening air. We ordered the bacon wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese, scallops with asparagus and orange sauce, the hanger steak with olive sauce and don't forget the chickpea fries.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Me and my girlfriend have been positively surprised by this restaurant. Although the not-so-special look from the outside, inside the atmosphere was warm and romantic, with candle lights and a tasteful use of paint. We ordered the vegetable curry, which was good, and the surf+turf, which has been amazing. Really good cooking and nice serving, for prices in the average.... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Great place to take that lucky one you've been chasing after. Guaranteed (not liable for any dumb moves on your part) to motivate a great night kiss.

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New Jersey
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152 reviews 152 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My wife and I went to see David Ryan Harris at Tin Angel and had dinner at Serrano before the show. Our server, Michael, was very friendly and accommodating. We started off with the wonton appetizers which were amazing. With a different spin on the typical wonton, the dish is served with small wonton "cups." The appetizer comes with three... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Serrano is the restaurant affiliated with the "Tin Angel", a folk music club on 2nd street in Old City Philadelphia. I've been eating here for over 10 years. It's a funky mix of dark wood and Moroccan in spired tapestries provide a relaxed, eclectic environment. The food is always excellent, and the new chef has updated the menu and comes... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Decided to go here for our evening meal as the menu looked good and the wine as (un)reasonably priced as anywhere else in the area. The restaurant is long and narrow with about 4 tables at the front near the window and perhaps another 10 at the back beyond the bar. We were seated in the front area at a... More 

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Additional Information about Serrano & Tin Angel

Address: 20 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215-928-0770
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Continental, Eclectic

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