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About Jamonera

Jamonera is a Spanish restaurant and bar located in the trendy Midtown Village section of center city. James Beard nominated Chef Marcie Turney’s menu will feature rustic, handcrafted regional fare such as: Banderillas of olives, boquerones and guindilla peppers; Crispy Calasparra Rice with heirloom pumpkin, chestnuts and La Quercia Acorn Edition jamon; Moorish Skewers of Lamb with spiced yogurt, mint and pickled chiles; and House-Cured Cecina with artichokes, fennel and amontillado sherry. Menu items will range in price from $4 to $20, spanning everything from small snacks to composed plates, all ideal for sharing. Seating at the bar is available for walk in seating.

105 S 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
13th b/t Sansom and Chestnut

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 922-6061

Website:
http://jamonerarestaurant.com/jamonera/

Parking Details:
Garage parking available on Sansom Street between 11th & 12th Streets.

Public Transit:
Broad Street Line - Walnut Locust Station

Executive Chef:
Marcie B. Turney

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will only be offering a special tasting menu on New Year’s Eve. Our regular a la carte dinner menu will not be available. The prix fixe menu will be $50 per person. **There is a $25 cancellation fee per person for any dinner reservation cancelled within 48 hours of December 31st.*

Jamonera Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Tapas (38)
Good for a Date (31)
Creative Cuisine (29)
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Cozy (28)
Fit for Foodies (26)
Authentic (24)
Casual (24)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Romantic (21)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Fun (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Special Occasion (15)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Healthy (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
People Watching (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Business Meals (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Seasonal (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Organic (2)
Spicy (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

Loved this restaurant. Good wine, very tasty food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Romantic, Tapas, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We enjoyed ourselves. Very occomodating staff inview of some dietary restrictions. Fle ible friendly timely service.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Special Occasion, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Jamonera far exceeded our expectations. You definitely need a reservation on a weekend. The food was excellent and the portions were surprisingly large for tapas. My fiance and I ordered four dishes and were very comfortable by the end of the meal. The grilled octopus and stuffed dates were delicious. It is an intimate setting and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The cocktails were unique and tasty. We already want to go back to try more on the menu.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The food, service and overall experience was outstanding. The ambiance was very good--although I wish I had a little more space from the table to the right of us. We had reservations for 6:00 p.m., but did not arrive until 6:30 p.m. We called to let them know we were running late and they held our reservation for us. The food was delicious--good portions for sharing. I would return for a special occasion in the future.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Tapas, Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 7, 2017

I have been to Jamonera several times and it just keeps getting better and better. The food is excellent and the service very prompt and friendly. I love this restaurant!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Always enjoy this restaurant! We were there for Paella & Sangria Night - the appetizers was a carb load-up but tasty - but then couldn't finish the Paella which was wonderful! The service was excellent and the atmosphere was warm and cozy!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Tapas, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Super food! We shared a tapas plate for 4 and the stuffed dates (4 dates; separate order) are to die for. we all ordered the lamb chops and we all loved them! We were unsure of which wine, so the server let us taste 2 of them and we selected one we preferred. Desert menu is limited, but the hazelnut tart was wonderful, and really should have be shared by 2. Our friends had the pineapple-lime ice cream and loved it as well. It was a bit noisy, but we managed. The restaurant is not large and it was full so that led to noise.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Nice meal. Friendly staff. Good options for small plates, which were staggered to not get full too fast. The sangria was delicious. Small space and every conversation was amplified in close quarters.

It was a waste of 800 points to get the prime table for a 715p slot. I could have got that table for free. It's not like they save the best table for you, you still sit where a table is available. Don't waste your points.

Tags: Organic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great food at reasonable price. Ordered 4 dishes for two people. Anchovy toasts were especially fabulous!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Tapas
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Wonderful food, service and ambiance. I also thought that they had a very well chosen wine list. Thanks for a great evening

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The dining room is quite small and dark. Very good cocktails (Bizet, Toreador) and some interesting Spanish wine (Tempranillo in particular). Very good service: amicable and professional. The food did not deliver: papa frita (a variation on patatas bravas) was basically charred pieces of potatoes with skin with mayo. Albondogas were uninspired. Orange chicken was tough and lacked any orange notes. Lamb chops were good, but the pumpkin bread side did not work at all.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 20, 2017

My friend and I split 4 dishes and a dessert, and it was all amazing. We ordered one item from small plates, one item from a vegetarian list, and two from the meats section. Everything is shareable, and it’s worth trying as much as possible!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Nice selection of wines and great jamón! The food was good but not traditional spanish flavors except for the jamon. The service was slow between the courses but great ambience and drinks.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I read that it was small inside, and it is, but the food & service more than makes up for the space. The food was unique and delicious as were the cocktails and wines. Our server was very knowledgeable about the wines as we were unfamiliar with Spanish wines. We really enjoyed ourselves.
One further point; I strongly suggest making reservations because of the limited number of tables.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Albondigas were amazing!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Fun night with a friend before the theater. Good happy hour food & drink menu. Friendly staff & customers!

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Delicious plates to share at your own pace so unplug with nice glass of Cava, no rush. Staff were all really nice and our server made some great recommendations. Date or dinner out with another couple would both be great here.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Absolutely Awesome. the staff were friendly and attentive the menus not too large to be diluted and the food scrumptious! the sangria was a dream.

Loved loved loved and will definitely return.

Tags: Cozy, Tapas, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very good food but a little overpriced. The wines were really great value though.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This was our first visit to Jamonera. We had been to the sister restaurant Barbuzzo the previous night. Jamonera is a fairly small place. We had the catalan greens and the anchoas to start. The greens were good. I liked the anchoas because I like anchovies. We also had the paella mixta and the short ribs. The short ribs were excellent. The paella was ok; the seafood and meats were good, the rice was a bit mushy for my likes. Overall, we enjoyed our meal.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Great seasonal food by great chefs!!
always a pleasure!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 30, 2017

The waitress' suggestions were amazing; each bite was full of flavor. Plates were perfect size for two. Will be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food and service was excellent. Atmosphere and ambiance superb. Second year we’ve done our birthday dinners there and will definitely continue to do so. The fresh strawberry sorbet as a complimentary birthday desert was thoughtful and delicious!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, People Watching, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Cozy
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 (Poconos)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We went here on the recommendations of friends and also for the Jamone. Ham was authentic. Food was tasty. Waiter was pleasant and knowledgeable. Pleasant decor. Hostess very indifferent. Would recommend to others who like tapas.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

So for my birthday my boyfriend looked up many restaurants and decided on this one due to the great reviews for Spanish cuisine. The tapas style was great but The food was disappointing. We got the oxtail croquettes, anchiove crostini, skirt steak with yams and mixto paella (oh and the churro-which had to be sent back) the oxtail croquettes were alright. They were creamy with oxtail in a breaded ball. The anchiove crostini was disgusting. The raw anchiove was too much fishiness for me. My boyfriend liked it. They served 3 and looked very pretty but the taste is making my face turn as I think about it. The skirt steak was the best dish. It had a wonderful flavor and the yams were white and purple very different and tasty. The paella which was the most expensive thing was not good. It was mushy rice with tomatoe sauce and fishy shrimp and gritty mussels. The chicken in top was not seasoned and just thrown on top as an after thought. I 've been to many places and this paella was the absolute worst. The sangria is good. But I have to say the churro at the end was burnt and the Caramel sauce seemed as though salt and cinnamon was added to sugar water. Yeah, not good. In fact we sent that back. The waitress was fine nothing good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Cozy
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Jamonera is a good bet anytime. The food is tasty. The ingredients are fresh, well cooked and flavorful. The service is great. Our server was knowledgeable but not intrusive. We ordered two small plates to share plus the seafood paella. A better paella would be hard to find. We topped the meal off with cappuccino.
I will be back.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Tapas
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Terrific food, attentive and helpful wait staff. Authentic tastes and food preparation. We ate and drank well without breaking the bank. I will definitely be back.

Tags: Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Business Meals, People Watching, Fun
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Great authentic Spanish food prepared with superb ingredients. Good wine list and cozy atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Go for the Wedding of Anchoas. Stay for the incredible wines.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Wonderful food and excellent service. Enjoyed the entire meal.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

It was good, not great but fun atmosphere

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Jamonera is a fine Spanish restaurant where the waiters don’t try to push you into ordering more than you need or order “specials”, you are left to make your own decisions quietly and left with space, though of course the waiters there are helpful with any requests you may have such as splitting a glass of wine into two so that my husband and I could savor half glass wine as we’re not heavy drinkers.

The food was truly fresh, delicious and colorful. And the Tempranillo wine we had paired very well with the food. The restaurant has a dimly lit ambiance and a nice buzz and the other patrons who go there seem like regulars.

I find it is an underrated restaurant. It is clean, not too noisy, comfortable and I didn’t have to deal with unpleasant drafts from air conditioning ceiling vents like many other Philly restaurants seem to suffer from.

It is how an understated and elegant dining experience should be with “inconspicuous” but attentive waiters and just really good Spanish food. Try the vegetables appetizer on a board and the meatballs.

Next time I travel back to Philly I am definitely going there again. The prices are very reasonable too.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Casual, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

This was our fourth time at Jamonera, and it never disappoints! We took another couple there and they loved it as well. We got some excellent wines by the glass, the Brussels sprouts, the albondigas (meatballs), the grilled octopus, the chicken special, etc. Fabulous churros for dessert, and cappuccinos. All of the good was superb and the service was great.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Our favorite in Philly for food and service.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Consistently delicious food and good service. The menu occasionally changes so it is never boring. It remains one of my favorite restaurants. I bring several different friends and everyone likes it.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I took a young lady here on our first date and we had a wonderful time. The seafood paella and blanca sangria were out of this world! The atmosphere was conducive to quiet conversation and the service was right on point. I will definitely be coming back here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun, Authentic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Spicy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We had a great dinner at Jamonera. Service was excellent and the tapas and paella were fantastic. The specialty cocktails and sangria also were really good. If you like Tapas, this is a nice alternative to Amada.

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Not my favorite of the Safron/ Turney restaurant collection - the brussel sprouts were okay, while the lamb chop was tasty but not very "meaty". The venue makes up for the mediocre food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

The ambiance was lovely. The staff were decently friendly. We went for restaurant week for the 3 course meal. My bf got the pork chops or something of that sort and I got the cauliflower dish. His pork portion was kind of small but he said it was good. My cauliflower-whatever-it-was was really bad. I'm a vegetarian-have always been and I'm not particularly picky. The cauliflower was really hart to cut and had almost NO taste. There were an assortment of random mushrooms and peppers and some sauce coating the bottom of the plate. There wasn't even salt. The first starter dishes were really good. There was a toast with eggplant sauce which was excellent. There was a cheese with almonds which were okay. The best part of the meal was probably the dessert. I got the chocolate cake and my bf got the sorbet and we both enjoyed it very much.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 19, 2017

A last minute choice as both my wife and I were working in town. First thing my wife said when I suggested this restaurant is that she doesn't like Spanish food. Boy did she change her mind!!! Everything was delicious. Very nice atmosphere. Great location. Nice menu. I wouldn't change a thing.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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