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Amada Restaurant

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Our favorite restaurant in Philly,

Our favorite restaurant in Philly, hands down! We've celebrated many special occassions and date nights here, and have never, ever been disappointed about any of the food. Ever. (The only ""problem"" we have is, the tapas is so good that we rarely have room for the equally delicious dessert :) ) Here's what we ordered this time around: Caldo Gallego (White bean ham stew): Very Good! More of a brothy soup th... view more

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Beautiful restaurant!

A friend and I stopped in at Amada for a quick after work dinner. After returning from Spain, I was eager to try the 'authentic tapas', but after my Chifa experience,* see Chifa review* I really didn't want to try another Garces Restaurant.\r \r Upon entering into the restaurant, I was warmly greeted by three hostesses. I was surprised to see how large and spacious it was. Beautifully decorated in a contemporary s... view more

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Best Tapas in Philly

One of the best restaurants in Philly! A must try along with any Jose Garces restaurant.

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some of the dishes where very good but just not enough to share if it was like the short ribs on the bread. the round potaoes they give a lot.i think to spend that much money people are going for the name,after spending almost 500.00 for 6 people only 4 drunk is a lot to walk away hungrey.what i did eat i did like but not enough,i never mind spending money to eat out,that was a little short on food for the money

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If you want to pay $200.00 to be insulted ... go to Amada.

We recently visited Amada for the first time and were extremely disappointed. We have been to Tinto and loved it so we were excited to try this out. Several things were uncomfortable from the seating to the noise but what topped it off was our server's obvious lack of interest. We ordered a bottle of wine and a lot of tapas to try and asked to have them staggered due to the small two top we were seated at. Instead... view more

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Ruined my birthday

My fiance and I went to Amada last December and had a great time. We had made reservations in advance and got a nice cozy table in the back. The experience was so great last year, so I decided to go back there for my birthday last night. What a horrible disappointment. We made reservations 5 days in advance and when we got there a little early, we waited at the bar for a drink. The host forgot about us! We had ... view more

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Great place for special occasion or group dining

The atmosphere is great. Even though they served kinda slow, but every tapa is absolutely delicious!\r I suggested not to order pizza, since they taste on different from big pizza outside. A bit pricey, since the portion is very small. Serving is good. Worth a try !

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wonderful sangria, wine, cocktails & large small plates

Leaving Amada we decided to walk home because we were so satisfyingly full. This was my 2nd favorite meal I've eaten in the 7 years living in Philly. The food & drinks were wonderful and we were never rushed - though the room was full they allowed us to spend 2 hours lingering over the wonderful tastes we were having. Go and eat there with a great group of friends.

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Love this type of eating

I went to Amada this past weekend. It was a wonderful experience. We arrived for our 9:30 reservation and were promptly seated. Not that I would have minded otherwise, I never mind having a drink at the bar first. The service was informative and the menu extensive. Lots of little plates enable you to try several items. There were 4 of us and we each chose about 3 dishes. The server staggered them so we always ... view more

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Fabulous food, great service, very big small plates

Amada is a place for people who enjoy food. The combinations are traditional yet imaginative-- salmon with saffron emulsion and spiced almonds paired with tempura-fried artichokes and grilled onions. Shirred eggs with shrimp and wild mushrooms and indescribably luscious crostini. (My dining partner said this was what breakfast must taste like in heaven.) Green salad spiked with sliced figs and almonds, the whole ... view more

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