Philadelphia's 3 best spots for fancy Spanish eats

Philadelphia's 3 best spots for fancy Spanish eats
Jamonera | Photo: Lacey G./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 26, 2020.

Looking for a sublime Spanish meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Spanish restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Amada

photo: valery c./yelp

Topping the list is Amada. Located at 217 Chestnut St. in Old City, the tapas bar, Spanish and Iberian spot is the most popular high-end Spanish restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting four stars out of 2,004 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot, which is chef Jose Garces' first restaurant in Philadelphia, offers dishes like flatbread with beef short ribs or wild mushrooms with garlic, lemon and parsley. 

2. Tinto

photo: emma z./yelp

Next up is Rittenhouse's Tinto, situated at 114 S. 20th St. With four stars out of 857 reviews on Yelp, the tapas bar, Spanish and Iberian spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

This spot is influenced  by the tapas and wine bars in the Basque region of Spain, according to Travel + Leisure. On the menu, look for deviled crab, red chile braised chicken and shrimp in chocolate sauce. 

3. Jamonera

photo: danielle h./yelp

Washington Square's Jamonera, located at 105 S. 13th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy wine bar, Spanish and Iberian spot four stars out of 563 reviews. 

This spot, which is headed by the same owners of Barbuzzo and Lolita, offers bites like crab croquettes, grilled lamb chops and vegetarian paella plates. 

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