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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here tonight with my fiancé. From start to finish this was a great experience and one of the best I've had in the city. Our waitress (I believe her name was Ameilia) was fantastic. She was able to expertly answer any questions we had...More

Thank Kierast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently at Tinto for a 40th birthday party my husband and I were invited to. It was a Chef Tasting menu so we did not know what we were going to be served. I LOVE that type of meal. It was in a...More

Thank MaryleeJam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food. For us a new and fresh perspective on tapas. Flavorful preparation of green beans with dates, almonds, paprika and lemon. Very earthy and satisfying. The Guisantes with peas, potato purée and mint was unexpected and so tasty. Great beverage/drink list. Service was attentive...More

Thank ECL-PA
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We met a friend from the West Coast here. We started with Happy Hour drinks of sangria and Tempranillo wine and ordered an assortment of tapas (maybe too many) for the 5 of us to share. Everything was delicious. We had prompt friendly service from...More

1  Thank Sherstur
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal wine, service and food. Our waiter gave tremendous recommendations. The food was spectacular. Each course build on the previous one. The food was incredibly complex and sophisticated. It was an absolute treat. The service was perfect. Overall an absolutely magical evening. Every dish was...More

Thank Thehammer1
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We spent an evening in the Rittenhouse Square area of Philadelphia hopping from restaurant-bar to restaurant-bar for drinks and appetizers. Sadly, the bartender at Tinto did not seem to want to wait on us. He didn't want to answer questions about the menu and avoided...More

Thank Fozzley
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The menu is all small portions meant to be shared. The octopus was amazing! The restaurant is dark and loud, but the service and food were great.

1  Thank Anitere
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a wonderful small Spanish tapas restaurant. Great food and great service. They have a very nice selection of Spanish wines by the glass.

Thank 124C41NewEngland
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went into Philly to visit the Franklin Science Museum. Afterwards we went a few blocks down the street for dinner. Tinto is part of OpenTable, so that made the Rez easy. We had the Chef's Tasting Menu, and a bottle of Spanish wine recommended...More

1  Thank sonicationrob
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I came here with a friend on a Tuesday night and it was surprisingly very crowded. We ordered a variety of tapas, but they were very hit or miss. We selected the wild mushrooms, the guisantes, octopus, white asparagus, and crab. The wild mushrooms and...More

1  Thank Rebecca K
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Ruth S
Do you need to reserve a table Saturday night
26 November 2016|
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Response from MedCommChick | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was full
I am going to Tinto for restaurant week Friday. Was the wine pairing worth it? How many glasses did you get for the additional amount?
29 January 2015|
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Response from halimike | Reviewed this property |
You get two glasses of wine - one white with the appetizer and one red with the rest. I prefer full bodied red wine, so in retrospect I might have passed on the white, although the it was good white. It is $35 for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
  • Public Transportation: SEPTA: The 17, 21, and 42 buses stop near the restaurant. The Market-Frankford El stop is at 15th & Market.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-665-9150
  • E-mail
Tinto, an expression used to describe red wine served in pintxos bars throughout Northern Spain, is the ultimate expression of what a Basque wine bar should be. Located in Rittenhouse Square, the cozy restaurant, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural and culinary traditions of Basque country, inspires, tantalizes and satisfies with extraordinary cuisine by Chef Jose Garces. Specialties of the House Duck Montadito, Shrimp & Chorizo Brochettes, Short Rib Bocadillo, 60 bottle wine list from the Basque regions of N. Spain and S. France, and artisanal ciders. Private Parties: Tinto welcomes groups of all sizes. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week. For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team to schedule your reservation at 267-284-7979 or email events@garcesgroup.com
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