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For 2
7:00 PM
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3845 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Tapas / Small Plates
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Tinto, an expression used to describe red wine served in pintxos bars throughout Northern Spain, is the ultimate expression of what a Basque wine bar should be. Located in Rittenhouse Square, the cozy restaurant, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural and culinary traditions of Basque country, inspires, tantalizes and satisfies with extraordinary cuisine by Chef Jose Garces.

Specialties of the House
Duck Montadito, Shrimp & Chorizo Brochettes, Short Rib Bocadillo, 60 bottle wine list from the Basque regions of N. Spain and S. France, and artisanal ciders.

Private Parties: Tinto welcomes groups of all sizes. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week. For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team to schedule your reservation at 267-284-7979 or email
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Tapas / Small Plates, Basque
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:45pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:45pm

Sunday Brunch: 10:30am-2pm
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Phone number
(215) 665-9150
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jose Garces
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Bring your favorite Tinto dishes to your next event. Garces Catering brings the joy of sharing special occasions with our restaurant guests to any celebration, anywhere. Please call, 215-670-2381 for more information.
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Cross street
Sansom Street
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Parking details
There are numerous lots nearby; prices vary.
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Public transit
SEPTA: The 17, 21, and 42 buses stop near the restaurant. The Market-Frankford El stop is at 15th & Market.
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If you book a private event at Tinto, our event coordinators can provide you with unique entertainment options for your party.
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Special events & promotions
Complement Tinto’s sophisticated and intimate private dining room with a personalized wine-pairing menu from Tinto’s award-winning, Basque cuisine—perfect for celebrating a special occasion with a small group.

Private Dining Room – private second floor
Capacity: 20 seated

La Cocina – created for private reception-style events
Capacity: 25 standing

El Comedor – main dining room
Capacity: 45 seated

Full Restaurant
Capacity: 70 seated / 100 standing

Please note, a fixed price menu is required for groups of 12 or more.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Dine on Basque tapas while sipping crisp ciders and sumptuous wines in one of our intimate dining rooms, designed to make your guests feel right at home. Tinto's sophisticated space and award-winning cuisine ensures every event is memorable.

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What 3845 People Are Saying
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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Got there early bartender (female. Jess?) So welcoming and friendly and more than willing to help me decide on my non California wine.
We where seated at a high top as requested with a great view of the chef’s creating all the phenomenal dishes. Chestnut soup incredible! Can’t wait to go try try the fantastic looking scallops. I guess we have another favorite restaurant in PHL!!!

vipTeranTG (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was fantastic! Certainly a place where you can taste a variety of foods that work well with each other. The restaurant also fills up very quickly, so make a reservation to secure a seat!

vipdiner33 (New England)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Phenomenal food. Best Spanish food I have had in years. Service was excellent as well.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

An excellent culinary experience, with excellent food, service, wine and atmosphere.

5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Tinto is really really good - not much else to say.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

First off, the food was excellent. We had a party of 5, including my parents who are 70+ years old. The seating was so uncomfortable. We sunk down on our seats. We asked to move. The new table was better, but close to the front door so my mom had to wear her coat. I used my coat as a cushion for my back.. The dishes where mainly for 2 people. So we had to cut everything into 3 sections. I wish our waiter would have told us to order more than one of each item, since we asked him to make sure there where five dates wrapped in something. You think he would have thought to make sure there where 5 on each plate. The sangria was watered down. We asked for a second pitcher without ice, and it was better. It’s nice a nice restaurant to take a date, but not for parties of 2+ people.

vipBrooksI (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

I felt the $340 bill for 4 was not worth what we received.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Everything was excellent, though we had to wait almost 45 minutes despite having a reservation.

EveryZig (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

can hardly go wrong here. Food is almost universally great, if the service ever matches the food (and it's close outside of a couple small issues) tables will be very hard to come by. A little pricey for what you get (especially with wine tasting), but it tastes so good I almost don't mind.

NicolasS (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food is superb, music isn't too loud, service is by far the best and this year it was a great surprise to know that they are able to change meals for pre-fix menus (my wife don't eat fish or sea food so they change it into a veggie/pasta option). I will strongly recommend to go for special occasions since their prices are expensive.