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City Center East
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106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I actually found this place by accident - a very happy accident. Fusion Mexican food and fantastic Margaritas. May I suggest the Chilequiles? I'm headed back tonight!

Thank Gary C
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great dinner on July 2nd. Sat outside and enjoyed margaritas, chips, salsa & guac to start and then fish and shrimp tacos for dinner. An excellent evening. We will be back!

Thank Rick R
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled upon Lolita by chance while visiting Philadelphia over the 4th of July weekend. I was traveling alone but felt very comfortable dining here! The service was great, very attentive. I had the fish tacos and a blood orange margarita, both of which were delicious! Definitely a spot I'll frequent when back in Philadelphia!

Thank kiwiandmolly
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the best mexican restaurant experience I've ever had for this price range. Food to die for the most professional waiter I've had in the US.

Thank Hallonorn
Burlington, Vermont
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, not doused with cheese. I had the grilled shrimp tacos which were wonderful. Great flavor, fresh queso, fresh cilantro, perfect proportions of each. Service was great, seating inside and out. Professional staff, will definitely be going back, to try other items on the menu.

Thank jbird1957
London, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best meal I had in the US. Not used to great Mexican food in London, they just do the standard dishes. Here, there was real quality to the dishes which were fantastically presented. The beetroot salad was a highlight. Loved it. Service was OK. Great value overall.

Thank Crazy_Jim_83
Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No need for a long review. Everything we've eaten at Lolita's has been exceptional! Cocktails, guacamole, tostadas, tacos... It is all great. Wicked complex, great flavor and texture combinations, really wonderful. Go!

Thank BigCityBeing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very small and narrow place. I would recommend reservations. The food is very good....authentic Mexican. Service was excellent. There is also bar and sidewalk seating.

Thank Annie_Av
Deptford, New Jersey
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Came here instead of El Vez, and probably won't go back. It was just average. Nothing special about the food or atmosphere really. The place is really cute inside, but there was no music playing and the food was average. If the food was outrageous, I wouldn't have cared. It wasn't bad by any means, but with El Vez across... More 

Thank Jilly_Coy
Dover, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

What an incredible discovery! What an incredible find!! This restaurant is a true gem in the heart of Philadelphia. If you like Mexican food you'll absolutely love it here. First, the beet salad is to die for. I've never tasted such a unique combination of ingredients and flavors that meld together in this gastronomic delight. And, then, there were the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-546-7100

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