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217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
+1 215-625-2450
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“tapas” (314 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (69 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217-219 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
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Reviewed November 28, 2014

Quite the loveiest tapas you could wish for. A delightful atmosphere and interesting, well-presented food. The staff were just spot-on and the whole experience was first-class.

Thank slidesorter
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great selection of tapas. They also have a great wine list. Definitely trendy and hip atmosphere. This is definitely a place where you would go to over and over again until you try everything on the menu. I would say it is about average in...More

Thank mik e
Reviewed November 26, 2014

I went here for a business dinner, and it was a great way to have 10 people at dinner, and not take all night to order-get served-eat. Service was quick (but not so quick as to be annoying), and the small plates were a great...More

Thank KLGri
Reviewed November 22, 2014

3 off my Friends and I had dinner here last night 11/21/14. Everything was perfect from the ladies at the front door who took our coats to our attentive server( didn't get her name). We shared a lot of food items. All of which were...More

Thank wackylatwo
Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a terrific experience. No wonder it is hard to get a reservation on a weeknight, but it worth planning ahead a couple of days. Each of the small plates seemed to top the one before, all leading up to the desserts -- can...More

Thank Virginiatravelerstwo
Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stopped in for a quick lunch with a co-worker. Place was packed and I now understand why. We sat next to two young gentlemen conversing in French (international appeal I assume). Food was served in small plates except for salads which were anything but small....More

Thank dnafranny
Reviewed November 18, 2014

You can never go wrong at Amada - Garces does his best with this Tapas destination! Get the tasting menu and leave the decisions to the chef. Sit back and enjoy course after course of tasty treats!

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Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Amada has some delicious foods but the size of the tapas were quite small. Now, I've been to my fair share of Spanish tapas bars, including many in Spain, but the portion size of the tapas here are minuscule . The food is exquisite and...More

Thank supersums
Reviewed November 13, 2014

The food here is outrageous! Try anything with the black cod; the spiced potatoes; eggplant and goat cheese; lamb meatballs; and I wish I could remember the others. Everything was good. The service was very friendly; our patient waitress brought wines for us to taste...More

1  Thank Snarth
Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was directed to the Amada for dinner after a busy day working. The restaurant was busy as there is a meeting going on in Philadelphia. Despite this, I was given a table quickly. The waiter was very knowledgeable and suggested a few tapas. While...More

Thank Happytraveller770
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Cheryl B
June 1, 2017|
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Response from RKM036 | Reviewed this property |
May 7, 2015|
Response from Brett T | Property representative |
While we do not have a separate kids menu, we do have very extensive offerings and we are quite used to serving children. If you'd like to view our full menu, please visit our website or feel free to call us directly. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217-219 Chestnut St., 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: +1 215-625-2450
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