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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (114 reviews)
“duck confit” (27 reviews)
“chestnut soup” (18 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
Neighborhood: City Center West
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful food. For us a new and fresh perspective on tapas. Flavorful preparation of green beans with dates, almonds, paprika and lemon. Very earthy and satisfying. The Guisantes with peas, potato purée and mint was unexpected and so tasty. Great beverage/drink list. Service was attentive...More

Thank ECL-PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met a friend from the West Coast here. We started with Happy Hour drinks of sangria and Tempranillo wine and ordered an assortment of tapas (maybe too many) for the 5 of us to share. Everything was delicious. We had prompt friendly service from...More

1  Thank Sherstur
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal wine, service and food. Our waiter gave tremendous recommendations. The food was spectacular. Each course build on the previous one. The food was incredibly complex and sophisticated. It was an absolute treat. The service was perfect. Overall an absolutely magical evening. Every dish was...More

Thank Thehammer1
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We spent an evening in the Rittenhouse Square area of Philadelphia hopping from restaurant-bar to restaurant-bar for drinks and appetizers. Sadly, the bartender at Tinto did not seem to want to wait on us. He didn't want to answer questions about the menu and avoided...More

Thank Fozzley
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

The menu is all small portions meant to be shared. The octopus was amazing! The restaurant is dark and loud, but the service and food were great.

1  Thank Anitere
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is a wonderful small Spanish tapas restaurant. Great food and great service. They have a very nice selection of Spanish wines by the glass.

Thank 124C41NewEngland
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We went into Philly to visit the Franklin Science Museum. Afterwards we went a few blocks down the street for dinner. Tinto is part of OpenTable, so that made the Rez easy. We had the Chef's Tasting Menu, and a bottle of Spanish wine recommended...More

1  Thank sonicationrob
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I came here with a friend on a Tuesday night and it was surprisingly very crowded. We ordered a variety of tapas, but they were very hit or miss. We selected the wild mushrooms, the guisantes, octopus, white asparagus, and crab. The wild mushrooms and...More

1  Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I was in Philadelphia by myself, so ate as a solo diner, this didn't mean they sped me up as often happens. I started with Jamon and Cheese, followed by one of the best Paella's I've ever had, it was delicious. My meal was accompanied...More

Thank eduonthego
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We visit Philadelphia maybe three times each year from northern NJ, and had dinner here several years back. Glad to learn Tinto is as good as ever. We started with cocktails and some smoked almonds. Then moved to a duck confit and a crispy pork...More

Thank mkorsonsky
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Ruth S
Do you need to reserve a table Saturday night
November 26, 2016|
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Response from MedCommChick | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was full
I am going to Tinto for restaurant week Friday. Was the wine pairing worth it? How many glasses did you get for the additional amount?
January 29, 2015|
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Response from halimike | Reviewed this property |
You get two glasses of wine - one white with the appetizer and one red with the rest. I prefer full bodied red wine, so in retrospect I might have passed on the white, although the it was good white. It is $35 for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA: The 17, 21, and 42 buses stop near the restaurant. The Market-Frankford El stop is at 15th & Market.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-665-9150
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Tinto, an expression used to describe red wine served in pintxos bars throughout Northern Spain, is the ultimate expression of what a Basque wine bar should be. Located in Rittenhouse Square, the cozy restaurant, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural and culinary traditions of Basque country, inspires, tantalizes and satisfies with extraordinary cuisine by Chef Jose Garces. Specialties of the House Duck Montadito, Shrimp & Chorizo Brochettes, Short Rib Bocadillo, 60 bottle wine list from the Basque regions of N. Spain and S. France, and artisanal ciders. Private Parties: Tinto welcomes groups of all sizes. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week. For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team to schedule your reservation at 267-284-7979 or email events@garcesgroup.com