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1121 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4915
+1 267-324-3014
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“churros” (4 reviews)
“paella” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
1121 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4915
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous!!! This has to be the best tapas in town!!! Oloroso means “scented” in Spanish... and as you walk in to the Resturant... you’re greeted with wonderful aromas and a friendly staff!! Stylishly arranged. The Resturant is welcoming and has a wonderful bar to people...More

Thank dmhorner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upbeat Center City restaurant featuring Spanish cuisine. Food was priced reasonably but the wine was a bit pricey, could have been a couple cheaper selections especially by the glass. We had a couple starters including grilled octopus, strip steak and chorizo. All were very good...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

As a self described foodie, I am always looking for the next up and coming restaurants. I found this spot on a recommendation from Philly Mag. I love tapas, so it seemed like a logical fit. Overall, I very much enjoyed Oloroso, and recommend it....More

Thank zackc625
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

From the street it doesn’t look like very much, you might even walk past it without noticing. Make the effort to check it out. It’s worth the effort. Small plates, tapas style. Very Spanish. Be sure to try the shrimp and order the olives. If...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We went with another family couple on a recent trip North to visit family and they wanted to try Oloroso so we made reservations. The decor was very nice with a full bar and well-placed tables. After being seated our server came over explained a...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Walking by mid-afternoon, we were attracted by the roasted pig's head listed on the menu, something you don't see too often. As we were reading the menu posted on the window, Todd Wentz came out and offered to show us the kitchen. We were impressed...More

Thank thinktravelCA
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We really wanted to like this restaurant since we love Tapas in Spain. The wine by the bottle is much too expensive. Wine by the glass is expensive and a skimpy pour. The waitress was very friendly but "oversold" us on the size of the...More

Thank ValueGal615
Reviewed 21 May 2018

What a fun experience. When confirming our reservations about a week before our dinner, we requested that a “Half Pig Head” be put aside for us. Steven, our server, was very informative as well as enjoyable to talk to. He told us about the Tasting...More

Thank Jimrad
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I had dinner here on Mother’s Day, and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Oloroso. Everything we ordered was outstanding. We shared several of the 1st and 2nd courses, and some of our bigger eaters ordered a 3rd course as well. The...More

Thank Sofia425
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We visited Oloroso in February and really enjoyed our dinner. We sat at a high table in the back near the open kitchen and found the food to be very, very good. The best part for us was our knowledgeable server who introduced us to...More

Thank BrynMawrBK
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1121 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4915
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 267-324-3014
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