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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
+1 215-665-9150
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (122 reviews)
“duck confit” (28 reviews)
“chestnut soup” (19 reviews)
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114 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Tinto was so highly recommended on TripAdvisor we decided to give it a try. Turns out one of our friends we were meeting works for a sister restaurant, and they took such great care of us! We visited a month ago, and after getting home...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I had read rave reviews of this unusual restaurant that features Basque small plates, so I brought a date. My friend and I ordered the chef's tasting menu with matching wine flight. We were disappointed.The flavors were bland or, sometimes, overly spicy to hide the...More

Thank HappyDoc555
Reviewed 3 August 2014

My husband and I and our daughter and her friend went here for dinner and drinks during a one night stay in Philly. It was a fun evening with attentive service and way-above-average innovative tapas and "typical" Tapas Bar atmosphere (dark wood and lighting; tall...More

Thank EpicureoEducado
Reviewed 28 July 2014

My girlfriend had read some reviews on Tinto which said that it was romantic. I took her for her birthday dinner this weekend and other then the fact that it has low lighting we did not find it to be romantic. It is loud, we...More

1  Thank Jay1012013
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Five of us were on a business trip and our concierge sent us here when we asked for tapas. It did not disappoint. Everything we tried, from meats to veggies, signature cocktails to olives, was delicious. We had such a wonderful time!

1  Thank 1BlondeBunny
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We stopped in for some Tapas and wine. The duck confit wrapped in serrano ham is out of this world. Also had great brussel sprouts and heirloom tomato salad. There are so many more to try, we know we will go back.

Thank CraignCheryl
Reviewed 27 July 2014

What a find! My son and I walked here from the Sofitel after studying the TA restaurant reviews of Philadelphia. There was a large selection of restaurants from which to choose, but Tinto looked promising. We were the first ones in the restaurant, but that...More

Thank Ttttraveler
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Went for dinner on our 19th anniversary and we were very favorably impressed. the food was excellent. The service was prompt but patient in that we would try one course before we ordered the next so we could take our time and not fill up....More

Thank Edp25
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We cannot visit Philadelphia without a return to Tinto! The excellent tapas are complex in flavor, beautifully presented, and absolutely delicious. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable; happy to describe the dishes and make recommendations. In this case, we had the chef's tasting menu which...More

Thank CaseyM
Reviewed 12 July 2014

My husband and I visited the city and chose Tinto for a nice dinner. It was outstanding. We had the tasting menu with a wine pairing. The octopus and green beans were particular highlights. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank juliegrz
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
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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