Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Tequilas Restaurant

1602 Locust St. (16th St.) Send to Phone
Authentic Mexican food, house-made tequila and a good vibe in a Center City brownstone.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late

* Click here for rating key

  • 5.0 star rating
5.0 rating over 2 reviews

Tequilas Restaurant Restaurant Review

: A fixture in Philly since David Suro opened it in 1986, Tequilas is lovely with its glittering chandeliers, colorful murals of Mexican life, and los catrines, the whimsical skeletons that were symbols of the 1910 revolution. The kitchen turns out all manner of Mexican food from various parts of that country, everything carefully spelled out in Suro’s poetic menu descriptions. Have margaritas by all means, and try the empanadas and anything that contains huitlacoche or a mole sauce. Happy hour, which kicks off at 2 p.m. --- unusual in Philly --- is a good deal and includes discounted appetizers at the bar. The crêpe with vanilla ice cream is fine for dessert. Choose from a 100-bottle tequila list that includes Siembra Azul, Suro’s own Kosher, 100-percent blue agave, small-batch tequila.

User Ratings & Reviews for Tequilas Restaurant


Check out the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the US and more.