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“Delicious upscale Mexican food in a casual environment”
Review of La Calaca Feliz

La Calaca Feliz
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Ranked #318 of 4,461 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We have been to La Calaca Feliz three times. Each meal has been delicious. Ingredients are fresh, and the service is friendly . I highly recommend the fish tacos (both the tilapia and the tuna tacos ), the spicy corn side dish , the guacamole appetizer , and of course the margaritas . My only complaint is that the noise level can be high on a Saturday night .

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

The food and the atmosphere were outstanding. It is located on Fairmount Ave. in the Fairmount section of the city. The name means "the Happy Skeleton".

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Reviewed April 9, 2014

4 of us enjoyed dinner here on a saturday night - good thing we had reservations as it was very busy. The menu has some interesting items and there is a large drink menu including flights of tequila (which we did not try) and pitchers of Sangria (choice of red or white), which we enjoyed. The guacamole is freshly made and good as is the salsa that comes with the chips.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

We visited La Calaca Feliz recently for brunch with some friends. Menu choices were very interesting. We had the guacamole appetizer which was good although the portion seemed a bit small for the price. The waitress was very good and also engaged with the 5 year old we had with us. Margaritas were good. Bloody Mary was so-so (perhaps should have tried the Bloody Maria with tequila). Entrees were very unique and very good. Waitress was outstanding.

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Thank crkoer
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

Everything our party of 4 had was very good. One couple tried the chef's tasting menu and the other couple tried the fish tacos and mushroom tacos. All items that night were great. The wait staff was hurried but pleasant. It gets crowded (and loud) so get reservations. Nice tequila selection and delicious IPA on draft. Love this part of Philadelphia.

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Thank TomCost
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