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El Vez is a contemporary Mexican restaurant located in Philadelphia. It offers casual dining and offers many food items, such as tacos, ahi tuna tostadas, carne asada and adobo rack of lamb. The chopped salad with grilled corn, chayote and almonds is a popular item on the menu, together with its tender beef shoulder with tricolor salsas. In addition to beer and wine, its special cocktails include made-to-order guacamole and margaritas with fresh-squeezed juices. The restaurant s desserts include flourless chocolate cake, peanut butter mousse, carmelized bananas and coffee mousse with kahlua foam. El Vez also offers banquet facilities and can accommodate groups of up to 16 guests with a limited menu.
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Phone: (215) 928-8990

Phone: (215) 574-7692

Phone: (215) 928-9600

Primary Phone: (215) 928-9600

Fax: (215) 733-0884

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Center City, Center City East

El Vez, Restaurant

Mexican Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Caterers, Latin American Restaurants, Restaurants
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Parking: Street

Wi-Fi: No

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Great food and classic Margs.

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Great food and drinks. A litt...

Great food and drinks. A little too pricey though. $20 for 4 fish tacos? Turns into a great bar late at night. If they could reduce prices, this place would be awesome. But only for those special occasions now.

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Great food. The stuffed peppers are some of the best I've ever had. Great ambiance as well!

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Excellent food!

We loved the tacos, the tuna appetizer and the nachos (which were a huge portion, even for gluttons!).

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Good Mexican Food

This place is almost identical to Distrito. The food is about the same as it is at Distrito. The place looks a little worn though.

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I don't know what some of you were talking about - this place was great!

From the minute we walked in - we were greated with smiles. We sat in the middle of the room. It was a little dark, but enough light to read the menu and see the decor. The service was really good - Jack our waiter had the menu down to a science and was very happy to answer any and all questions. He paid just enough attention to us. Now the food - OMG - I was nervous about this place from reading some of the reviews.... view more

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hope you like salt

the menu is creative & perhaps mexican inspired- but it's a far cry from authentic mexican food. my husband is from new mexico & we've taken numerous trips to the southwest and mexico where i've had better food from roadside carts. i went with 2 friends & we ordered 6 items to share- each greasier and saltier than the next. stop in for the atmosphere, which is fun, grab a kitschy cocktail and then go to dinner somepl... view more

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Good fun atmosphere but way too loud

El Vez is a good spot to go with a big group of people, but your experience can depend on where you are seated. Try to get a spot in one of the round booths, those are the most intimate and easy to hear everyone at the table. Last time we were there we sat at a table behind the bar (8 of us) and we literally could barely hear eachother speak. I had to text with my friend across the table because I couldn't hear a wor... view more

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Insect in the Sangria... the type of insect that inhabits dirty homes and restaurants

Upon arriving & being seated, drinks were ordered. Once we received our drinks, one of the guests began drinking her sangria when she noticed a ""insect"" which city search will not allow me to name, about 3/4 of an inch long, floating in her drink. When brought to the attention of our waitress, she gave a brief unconcerned apology (""i'm sorry""), took the drink to the kitchen & proceeded to show it to her coworkers... view more

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Good food & drinks; Really bad service & treatment

I was looking forward to trying El Vez after hearing about their good guacamole & margaritas.\r \r We arrived at 9:30 on a Thursday & the place was prob 1/2 to 3/4 full - with lots of people at the bar and less eating. We asked the hostess if we can get a table - as our plan was to get guac, appetizers and a pitcher of margarita. The hostess told us we'd need to order entrees in order sit at a table. I found this odd... view more

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121 S 13th StPhiladelphiaPA 19107

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