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“Bring a flashlight!!!”

Tequilas Restaurant
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Ranked #55 of 4,446 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center West
Cross street: 16th Street
Transit: Located at 16th & Locusts where the #2 bus meets the #12 bus. And at the PATCO 16th Street exit.
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Food was excellent - very fresh. Everyone in our party of 4 enjoyed their appetizers and entrees. My only complaint is that it is ridiculously dark. You need a flashlight to read the menu. You need a flashlight to see your food. You need a flashlight to use the ladies restroom. What are they trying to hide? Is the place that filthy?

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Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

On a Saturday night, we took our two teenagers. We ordered two special dishes (shrimp & filet mignon) which were fabulous. Great wine & service. Despite being super busy, they gave us the right amount of attention.

Thank ARE10
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

We will no longer dine at Tequilas. On our most recent visit we ordered drinks and at the same time guacamole. Our drinks arrived but no guacamole. After about 15 minutes a head waiter (not our gracious waiter) came to our table to take our dinner order. When we mentioned that we were not ready to order and were waiting on the guacamole he informed us that the guacamole would not be ordered for us until we placed our dinner order. Being irritated by this we waited for our original waiter to take our order. He informed us that was not the case and that the other head waiter was just trying to move tables.
Sorry but we will not be returning to seated and then be rushed to eat and leave.

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Thank marie582_13
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Reviewed March 12, 2014

My Daughter and I wanted to take my Husband there when he was in town. He had not dined there before.

The Margaritas were really good! The Salsa and Guacamole was good. The Jalapeno & carrots & onions served on the side were picked and hot and so fun to eat.

My Daughter and I for an entree had a really fun clean meal. One of the Best Mexican meals. I looked online but can't find the the dish. It was a type of Large Shrimp that began with an L like Langiostine, the spelling is something like that. It was a special Sunday night.

Sadly my Husband said his meal was the worst Mexican Meal he has ever had. His was also a special that night. It was like a beef stew. He did not enjoy it.

The Flan was good.

The Wait Staff is nice and deliver drinks on their heads. I would not want to try it.

The first time we were there, we were in the middle dining area and enjoyed sitting there much more than in the back. The back was alright, but the ambience not as nice and in the middle or in the front by the bar.

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Thank Janet H
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have enjoyed our meals during previous visits and were looking forward to this one. I made reservations several days ahead for 6pm on Saturday. The gentleman who answered the phone repeated the day/time and said, "We'll see you at 6:00 Saturday." When we arrived the alcove was crowded and they were unable to locate our reservation. At long last, with no apology or effort to accommodate us we were told that our reservations were for 5:00 (not!), and they turned their attention to the next person in line. We left very disappointed. We'll be hesitant to go back.

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Thank Nancy S
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