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217 Chestnut St # 219, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812 (Between 2nd & 3rd)
215-625-2450
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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philadelphia
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was happy to finally make it to Amanda..it is definitely worth all the hype. I am angry at myself for not visiting sooner!! The visit was special because we were celebrating a friend's 29th Birthday (Again..Lol) & we wanted to induldge our taste buds with good food & drinks. Well, Amada didn't disappoint at all...the drinks are very tasty... More 

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Thank PhillyShaney
Amman, Jordan
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place for dinner, the service was so bad, they forgot a dish, and our main dishes took so much time. The appetizers were ok nothing amazing, but the lobster paella was amazing.

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Thank Rannoush26
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spanish style at a great value. You get multiple courses of.... decent portions for a flat price.... perfect atmosphere for all occasions.... Very tasty food... try something new and enjoy!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my grandson to lunch at Amada this week, during Philadelphia's Restaurant Week. We both enjoyed our $20 meals, definitely a bargain for 1 first course, 2 second courses and a dessert.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Lobster and Seafood Paella and wagyu Beef Brochettes and Lamb Chops. l the assorted starter platter was excellent. Food , service and Ambiance are all very good

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Franklinton, Louisiana
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And the menu lived up to its promise. The atmosphere was sophisticated and soothing the staff attentive without being instrusive. The plate décor was clever and contributed to the overall enjoyment. The dessert list was comprehensive.

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Thank Carole K
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tapas with a modern twist. Don't miss the lamb chops, simply devine. Impeccable service, lovely atmosphere.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came recommended by 2 friends and it did not disappoint!!! Delicious Tapas for breakfast/lunch. I had the lemon ricotta pancakes with berries and the chilled almond soup with crab & my daughter had the Amada omelette... Both delicious! Great service and beautiful decor! Don't miss this spot!!!

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Thank Lori H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amada reminded me of some of the great tapas places we tried in Spain. We did the chef's tasting menu and by the end were completely stuffed. Must haves are the cheese and honey dish, Anchovies (yes you have to try them), bacon wrapped dates, the chicken and the empenada. The sangria was pretty good but not as delectable as... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Amada and the food/ambiance was great. I'd recommend the chefs selection and wine pairing, you won't be disappointed! So much food and we did 3 oz wine pairing; which was enough. Started off with flat bread and dip, anchovies appetizer, short rib on flatbread, crab, chorizo, scallops, paella, cauliflower, meringue dessert. I probably missed a few, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $100
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Chestnut St # 219, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
    (Between 2nd & 3rd)
  • Public Transportation: Septa 21, 42
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-625-2450

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