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$$ - $$$
City Center East
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106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
+1 215-546-7100
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded spot on 13th St. We arrived without reservation on a Weds night, sat at the kitchen bar, which was just fine. Had a blood orange margarita, yummy, but a little small. Hard to choose from a great looking dinner menu. Ceviche was on special and was excellent. We also shared short rib nachos, delicious but a huge portion. Too... More 

Thank LI-fam
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to get the only two seats left on a Wednesday night at the bar, This was just fine for a casual supper. The food was excellent and served very quickly. I ate at El Vez across the road the night before, I would put this above the food and experience there.

Thank tets
San Marcos, Texas
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stop at Lolita! They have an excellent variety of very nice Mexican food. I felt like the prices for the meals were very good (about $12-18 per plate) and we also had great appetizers and margaritas to go with what we ate. Our server was top notch and was very helpful in picking out some of his... More 

Thank Seth F
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious and the service was great! Try the guacamole with bacon! It was out of this world! I had the enchiladas verdes, and they were delicious as well. They have tables outside on the sidewalk, but we sat inside because it was raining when we visited. If you do sit outside, be aware that the sidewalks are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly different from most Mexican restaurants. Contemporary spin on Mexican food. I had the Cholula Fried Chicken Tacos. They were good, like Buffalo Chicken in a taco. Not a place to go to if you want a quiet meal.

Thank Kathy M
Aarau, Switzerland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, we sat outside on the sidewalk. We were happy about that, because inside it was really loud and the air was sticky. The waitresses arent that friendly, but still ok. We would go again.

Thank tatsche
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great food. Will continue to return in the future. Margaritas as fresh and delicious. Favorite dish is the cholula chicken tacos.

Thank Derek1_C
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I was in Philly for the weekend and been bar and fine dining hopping the whole time. I wanted to hit a place that had solid flan like we do in Houston. This place was not a disappointment at all! Nice set up as well.

Thank Lennox T
Arlington, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

A lovely place to sit outside on a fall evening - perfect weather, perfect drinks, perfect food. Plenty of people watching to take advantage of too, with the public sidewalk right in the middle of the outdoor seating. Our waitress was very pregnant but very attentive and pleasant.

Thank DMooney
London, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Jet lagged and hungry we stumbled to lolitas. The staff explain the menu but we asked them to give us a selection of their best. Everything tasted fantastic and we ordered more. Sitting on street tables made the experience even better being able to take in the sights and sounds of Philly.

Thank Stephen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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: +1 215-546-7100

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