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Tinto

114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (136 reviews)
“duck confit” (31 reviews)
“chestnut soup” (20 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was tough to get a reservation for four but once you're there, you see why. We all got the regular chef's tasting menu (there's also a premium version) and it was fantastic. Plenty of food. I'm a huge fan of Spanish tapas so anywhere...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was superb; beautifully conceived, beautifully plated. The kind of thing that gets a foodie heart racing. To begin, we ordered two cocktails. The amontillado-based negroni made with sherry, a house-made vermouth and Aperol was especially WOW--if you're a negroni fan, don't miss...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an inventive and charming Spanish (Basque-themed) tapas restaurant that offers an array of options that will please just about any party of guests. Most of the dishes were quite tasty. One nice touch: the menu lists the names of every person who works...More

Thank geldolphMcLeanVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the courses are small, they are delicious. The waiter recommended to choose a variety of dishes, more like tapa sizes, which we did. My favorite was the pork paella. A different experience in paella. Delicious!

Thank Artmug
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I am a foodie and I love food, so it is rare to actually have something so unique that it truly excites. The chestnut soup here was that surprise. But many of the tapas we tried were delicious as well - the chef has a...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Ate here while attending a business meeting in Philadelphia. Tinto's was a very short walk from my meeting hotel, which was the Sofitel. Great food, great service, and an excellent wine list. After a long day of sitting through a business meeting in a hotel...More

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

It was difficult to decide on a restaurant for our weekend trip to Philadelphia but we definitely made the right choice. We decided to do the chef’s tasting menu and wine pairing. We have never had tapas at this level before. Each plate was beautifully...More

Thank marggrif
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Tinto is a Jose Garces gem! The chef's tasting menu helps make unregrettable decisions that will more than satisfy! The wine pairing is well curated and will not disappoint! I've been here several times, and can't recommend it more!

Thank jroseMontclair_NJ
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We come here pretty often but this time (around Christmas and New Year) it is very special. We came without a reservation and the place was supet crowded. Nevertheless, they accommodated us the best possible way, took a bit to take the order but the...More

Thank Natasha R
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We stopped in Tinto for some pre-dinner drinks and ended up having a light dinner consisting of white sangria and a variety of tapas. The sangria was outstanding. Most of the tapas were excellent, although, some were definitely better than others. Our favorites included the...More

Thank Bill A
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
    (Sansom)
  • 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
Description
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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