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408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
+1 215-238-7280
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pollo” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The restaurant is in a nice area. The service was okay, and the menu looked authentic. However, after trying their food I was not impressed. Some of the ingredient combinations they used did not fit, the presentation of some dishes (e.g. tres leches cake) was...More

Thank rbravo
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great service,food was awesome! Love the ambience...really took care of us, we were seated next to a large party and relocated us to a more private area! So frendly!

Thank Harold Q
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled on this place by accident and LOVED the neighborhood. When we were there we couldn't order from their full menu, it was restaurant week. Meaning we had a 4 course meal @ $35 per person. We had a few options...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We chose to eat at Xochitl because it was within walking distance from our hotel and had good ratings on TripAdvisor. While we did not have a reservation, we were invited to sit at the bar, which featured the full menu. The hostess and waitress...More

Thank stirfry300
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Alex and I decided to have dinner at Xochitl during our visit in Philly (which is located on South 2nd Street about a 10 minute cab or uber ride outside of the main downtown area.) We quickly learned the title of the restaurant is pronounced...More

Thank Alessandra W
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal at this charming restaurant in Society Hill. The place was fine for children. The waitstaff was attentive and accommodating. The tequila menu is extensive. The food was very, very good. The house made guacamole was excellent as was the fried...More

Thank rtala34
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We've eaten here a number of times, and it seems that the quality and taste of both the margaritas and entrees has been getting worse every time we go. The margaritas tasted a bit bitter and the crab ceviche smelled and tasted fishy. My husband...More

Thank dream_genie
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and friendly atmosphere. Fantastic Margaritas and delicious menu. Not quiet, but not too loud. I went on a Wednesday evening. I will come again!

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A group of friends and I had dinner here on a Saturday night. It was nice. Our waitress was pleasant and attentive. She checked on us several times. The guacamole is delicious and the blood orange margarita is outstanding. They were great accommodating my requests...More

Thank JuliaC333
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great food! Great drinks - both quality and variety! Nice presentation too! Friendly service. they have agreement with parking place right around the corner - parking only $9 when they validate your ticket. Try prefixed dinner menu - not expensive and great selection!

Thank GB12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 27
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
    (Pine Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-7280
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Xochitl serves traditional Mexican fare with a modern twist in a fun and comfortable setting. Enjoy fresh made guacamole, antojitos, ceviches, and platos fuertes. Two full service bars feature hand-squeezed margaritas and fresh specialty cocktails. Our extensive tequila list features over 70 bottles.