"Philadelphia had every type of restaurant and cuisine, except authentic Spanish tapas. Amada allowed me to grow creatively and it filled a major void in the city's dining scene."
- Chef Jose Garces
Amada is Chef Garces’ iconic first restaurant. Since opening in 2005, the gorgeous rustic-chic restaurant and bar has embraced the rich traditions of Spanish cuisine. Amada’s capacious dining room features a six-seat chef’s counter overlooking the open kitchen, a comfortable second dining room and lounge area, an intimate private event space and a spacious bar area reminiscent of a typical Spanish bodega, complete with hanging jamòns.
217-219 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Monday - Friday
Dinner: 5 - 10pm
Saturday & Sunday
Brunch: 11:30 - 3pm
Dinner: 4 - 10pm
Monday - Friday: 5-6pm
ADA Entrance: Our ADA entrance is located to the side of the restaurant, on Strawberry Street. Please use the buzzer to alert our staff of your arrival and any assistance you may need.
Public Parking: Quality Park, 28 North 3rd Street, Quality Park,126-38 South Front Street
You can also visit http://philapark.org/locator/ and enter our address, 217-219 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19106.
Authentic Andalusian Tapas
Full bar, with an extensive Spanish wine list
Groups, Couples, Special Occasions
Since opening his first restaurant less than a decade ago, Chef Jose Garces has emerged as an enormous talent and one of the nation’s most gifted chefs and restaurateurs. Today, he is the owner and operator of more than a dozen wildly successful restaurants, plus a thriving catering division, in seven cities.
He is a 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious “Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic” award and one of only a few chefs in the country to hold the coveted title of Iron Chef, appearing regularly on Food Network’s hit series Iron Chef America. Chef Garces is also the author of two cookbooks, The Latin Road Home (Lake Isle Press, October 2012), a culinary and cultural tour of Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Cuba and Peru, and his stunning first cookbook, Latin Evolution (Lake Isle Press, Fall 2008).