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“Fantastic food at a surprisingly great price”
Review of El Vez Restaurant

El Vez Restaurant
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Ranked #20 of 4,509 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: City Center East
Cross street: Sansom
Transit: Broad Street Line - Walnut Locust Station.
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Service was spot on - friendly but not annoying
Food - the flavors were outstanding, even simple dishes like guacamole tasted so fresh! Guess this is the best accolade any resturaunt can get, the ingredient quality was as if you were preparing the meal for yourself. You want the best colors, tender pieces of protein, and a full happy, content belly at the end.

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

El Vez has proper Mexican food that is extremely delicious. One of the best if Philly if not the best. I do recommend El Vez if you happen to visit Penn.

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Thank Zaid B
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went in the previous night and was told it was a 1 hour wait, the following day we booked a table through Open Table, no problem, we were immediately shown straight to our table, the margarita are very good, we picked a couple of dishes to share, tacos and enchiladas and we were not disappointed! Staff were attentitive and efficient, the restaurant is large and busy, it is loud but the staff are a well oiled machine!

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Thank Timbeaumont
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This time of the year one can choose to sit either indoors or outside. The restaurant actually got very busy during Saturday lunch but service remained good. We ordered a lot appetizers and four entrees. The food was good but possibly I experienced too much really excellent authentic Mexican cuisine in my lifetime and their cooking was not as impressive. The red and green sauces were just ok.
They do have unusual bathrooms- kind of fun to see.

Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Popped in here for lunch and had a decent meal of chicken and beef soft tacos and a beer. Friendly staff and a bustling atmosphere. An odd addition is the photo booth which people seem to feel the need to use and then stick their 4 photos on the stairway wall to the rest rooms. A bit weird, but then i guess I'm an old codger who just doesn't get it

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Thank uktravailer
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