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408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
+1 215-238-7280
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“guacamole” (36 reviews)
“flan” (6 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
££ - £££
408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

The promise of this restaurant is Mexican cuisine with a unique combinations and a gourmet approach. Some elements succeeded - Margaritas were freshly made and varied ingredients led to several flavor options. Possibly the best we have ever had. Ingredient choices for guacamole provided us...More

Thank 5Sages
Reviewed 22 May 2012

My family surprised me with reservations at this restaurant for Mother's Day. Our waitress,, Wedge, was very nice and accomodating. The appetizers were really good. The guacamole was very fresh and the chips were crisp, tasty and not greasy. The flatbread with mushrooms and cheese...More

Thank linda h
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Food is very good however a bit overpriced for such small plates. Service was also very slow

Thank Bpd3176
Reviewed 21 February 2012

I made an Opentable "saver" reservation for Xochitl after reading positive reviews on this forum. I was very pleased with the overall experience we had. The service was top notch. Our waiter was friendly and attentive, which sadly is becoming more of a rarity in...More

2  Thank HotelHopper25
Reviewed 15 February 2012

I went to Xochitl with my sister for an early dinner. The staff was very friendly and receptive and we were attended to promptly. We both ordered Rojo Sangrias to drink which were tasty and refreshing. For appetizers we ordered their custom guacamole which was...More

Thank bb6012
Reviewed 9 February 2012

They have a great bar menu with authentic drinks. Our waitress was great with recommendations and quantity of food. Casual and in a nice area.

Thank TravelHappy1012
Reviewed 2 January 2012

My family of 4 arrived on a sunday late afternoon, their were a couple of people at the bar eating and drinking but no one else yet since it was so early. This was really nice because we got to ask the waitress a bunch...More

Thank unique957
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Nice menu, nice bar. Restaurant a little crowded, good table-side service. Downstairs not as attractive.

Thank Jose Leoncio G
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Although Tacos are on the menu, this is not your Gradma's Taco Stand. The signature dish, Pollo Frito, was delicious and served with mustard greens and freshly made corn bread. My husband's red snapper entry was excellent and served on a bed of corn drenched...More

Thank PattyVW
Reviewed 17 September 2011

Attended on a Thursday night during restaurant week with my brother. While we debate the "savings" of the prix fixe offerings it got us out to dinner here sooner than later (normal menu pricing would not have deterred a visit.) What a surprise. Great relaxed...More

Thank bobscottonline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
    (Pine Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-7280
  • E-mail
Xochitl serves traditional Mexican fare with a modern twist in a fun and comfortable setting. Enjoy fresh made guacamole, antojitos, ceviches, and platos fuertes. Two full service bars feature hand-squeezed margaritas and fresh specialty cocktails. Our extensive tequila list features over 70 bottles.
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