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12th Street Cantina

1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
+1 215-625-0321
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Need i say more? Best burrito ever! Also the funniest and loveliest guy at the counter, made my day wirh a smile. Love reading terminal market!

Thank Martine K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

With their Chipotle-esque assembly line setup, 12th Street Cantina serves up authentic, delectable burritos, tacos, and other such fare - promising nothing less than a hearty and entirely satisfying meal prepared with quality ingredients.

1  Thank fun-family-eatz
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Really yummy Mexican food. We had the fish tacos and the were delicious! Don't miss out, get an extra serving of the guacamole and their chips!! They have a small dedicated seating area and the staff is super nice!

Thank MaydayfromPA
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was here last week for a quick bite to eat and had a mixed experience. I had the mole chicken tacos which were good but nothing out of this world. However, I found the service rude and frustrating. I arrived near closing time and...More

Thank smummer
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to the Reading Market to grab a bite to eat. I wanted some place that I had not been to before so we stopped in at the 12th Street Cantina. We both had burritos. They stuffed them so full that our guacamole was...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had a quick informal meal with a client with food from this place. It was good, fast, and reasonably priced. I'd try it again.

Thank Woodstock1968
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I would like to tell all these are some of the best tacos I have had. I am very picky about my tacos. The service was so nice and friendly. I could only eat one taco because it was so big and full of great...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

They have a great variety of tacos with corn or flour tortillas, quesadillas, and Mexican dishes served with side dishes. You pick your meal and toppings and they make it in front of you, sliding your order down the line for each addition to your...More

Thank Aaron D
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is in the Reading Market Terminal, a very interesting place! so many choices to chose from, but if you want a good taco, I say give it try! I absolutely loved what I got, very good eats!

Thank Justin Y
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I know a good tamale..as my grandma made the best. These are close and are authentic. I only had the tamales so can't comment on the other cuisine.

Thank Kimberly A
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-0321
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