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El Vez Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
121 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4904
+1 215-928-9800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (345 reviews)
“tacos” (142 reviews)
“pink cadillac” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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121 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4904
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a gem! this place is located in a trendy shopping district of Philly. We didn’t have reservations but were able to take a seat at the bar. I’m from out of town but I am so glad my friend brought me here! If you...More

Thank miacarr109
Reviewed 6 days ago

They told us it would be a two hour wait and it was, but they also text when your table is ready, which allowed us to leave and explore more of the area. The food was great and the drinks were delicious. Great service! They...More

Thank 1tip4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great guacamole, mahi-mahi tacos were very good, staff was very nice. Decor is fun. Definitely recommend checking this place out!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for lunch on our last day in Philly. We tried to get in for dinner the night before but the wait was going to be 2 hours. The chips and salsa were excellent! The chicken taco lunch special was very very...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I️ love it here to atmosphere and the food is amazing. only thing I️ wish they could do is expand in the menu a little bit and also make the serving sizes a little bigger three tacos isn’t enough, but hey definitely recommend it!

Thank Evan l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Woah! Invited by a couple of ladies of a certain age this was a revelation. ‘Oh this is just the best place!’ they swooned before we went. Loud and bustling, snazzy and quirky but with amazing food and drink. We had a great meal -...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient to the convention center. Good menu selections. Great quality food. Unique Vista and decor. Some cool outside seating. Service staff OK but not outstanding.

Thank anagorski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very cool and nice. The atmosphere is quiet, relaxing. Be prepared to queue a lot because this place is always full! Food quality is really high, very tasty. I would advise to anyone to try the “nachos mama”, they are simply amazing!!...More

Thank Emiliano I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to have dinner at El Vez by myself on Friday night! It was very busy (1-1.5 hour of a wait) but luckily there was a chair at the bar and I did not have to wait. I ordered a margarita, Granada, altos reposado,...More

Thank lukcan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried the sea bass tacos with sweet potato purée and fried jalapeño peppers. They were street taco sized with grilled sea bass. A touch of sweetness due to the sweet potato purée. Margaritas were very good (on the rocks) not sweet as they used...More

Thank mbcaldwell
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15 January 2017|
Response from Faith M | Reviewed this property |
Hello. El Vez is a part of Starr Restaurants. You can get a giftcard here and use it at El Vez, and many other places as well: Google Starr Restaurants and click on giftcards. Good luck!
15 January 2017|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
i have no idea !
16 June 2016|
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Response from Keiko K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have high chairs. They're actually a really family friendly restaurant open at 11:30 Mon-Sat & for Sunday brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4904
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street Line - Walnut Locust Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-9800
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