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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (122 reviews)
“duck confit” (29 reviews)
“chestnut soup” (19 reviews)
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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

We had a great evening at Tinto. The atmosphere feels like a rustic wine cellar. Very cozy! The server recommended we get 3 to 5 tapas each. We decided on 2 each which was plenty of food. We didn't even finish everything because we were...More

Thank MaineBarnacles
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner recently on a Thursday evening. We started with the chestnut soup and octopus. The soup was incredibly delicious. The octopus was very a very small portion. On the suggestion of the waiter we ordered the scallops. They were good. We...More

Thank nlgale
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This Spanish style tapas place has an interesting menu and quick service. My grandson is a hotdog man so he played video games, but his sister, mom, dad, and I loved the food. I'd go again.

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We dined at Tinto on a busy Saturday night. We were seated promptly at our reservation time and the atmosphere was lively but not so loud to preclude conversation. The food was excellent, with particular recommendations for the paella, octopus and sangria.

Thank CMK43
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Was in the city with 2 teenagers (my daughter & her friend). When it was time for dinner we decided to go to Tinto. Ordered several different things: meatballs, ribs, lamb chops, kobe beef, mushrooms & rice dish (sorry don't remember the name) + a...More

Thank Natasha R
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Ate here almost 10 years ago when the place first opened and I'm glad to report tinto has not lost its edge. Wonderful ambience, great service, and sublime meticulously made tapas. My favorite non cheese steak place in philly!

1  Thank Sak3md
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Great food in great surroundings. All the food was tasty and well prepared and the sangria was wonderful as well. The only thing I would point at was the rhythm of the meal.. we waited far too long between each dish (guess the kitchen got...More

Thank Tim_Norway
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Amelia gave us some good suggestions and the duck confit was delicious, as were the beets and wild boar ragout. The tapas were top notch, very creative and the service was superb. Delicious dinner.

Thank ilkaoberst
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Chosen for a birthday celebration, it couldn't have been better. We selected a variety of menu offerings and shared. Portions were generous and service was very good. A bonus was that we arrived during "happy hour" and enjoyed lots of sangria!

Thank BetsyR19130
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Visited on a busy Friday night and they were very friendly and accommodating when our first table was in a busy pathway to/from kitchen. We asked to have something more quiet and they were very happy to show us another table in the downstairs lounge...More

Thank CBAmom
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November 26, 2016|
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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
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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
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
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