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106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
+1 215-546-7100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (38 reviews)
“tacos” (24 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The food here looks great. Fresh ingredients, nicely put together on the plate. But the flavours did not rock my world. I've had better guacamole, and I've had better chicken enchiladas, some of them in less expensive restaurants. The classic margarita was also good, perhaps...More

Thank morl8tr
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on a Sunday night. We were not able to get into El Vez around 6:00 for at least 45 min to an hour so we looked for another Mexican restaurant close by. Wow- we were so pleased we came upon...More

Thank Mandy007
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great interior and excellent service! The carrot tacos and street corn were both delicious! The Tamarind Sour drink was also so good! Taco size seems small when they arrive but are packed with flavor and the right amount! The Tres Leches Coconut cake was a...More

Thank janeen55
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food. Service was good. Ambience was nice as well. Food felt authentic in taste. Lots of friends recommended the place and it was worth it.

Thank WorldtravellerKNH
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

First the classic Margarita was perfect. I had the cheese / corn / mushroom appetizer which was delicious although filling. For the main dish I had the pork carnitas which was probably the best I have ever had. The star of the evening was the...More

Thank bobbyk57
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Party of 5 was seated quickly. Enjoyed the queso fundido appetizer. Fish tacos and fried chicken tacos small portions but delicious.

Thank mrshq1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our party of three popped in shortly before closing time. Our waiter let us know that the kitchen would close shortly. We were able to order exactly what we wanted and were very happy with our drinks and meals. I had the guajollo braised short...More

Thank julieuno
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I was just walking down the street looking for a place to eat lunch. And saw this place. Even though it says it's closed now it is actually open for lunch. Wonderful guacamole, and the Cubano sandwich is wonderful, really unique in flavor.

Thank mark p
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on the day of the fall festival so it was a street food stall as the resturant was closed. The food we tried was amazing and 100% gluten free. I had the mushroom tacos and nacho chips. It was great to be able...More

Thank Abbi-the-cat
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Good tasty food with spice and flavour. Quite expensive in the end, $110 for 2 people (with drinks). Good service.

Thank Daniel R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-7100
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