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El Rey

  • Mexican
  • 2013 Chestnut St, Philadelphia 19103 39.95214 -75.174052
  • (At S 20th St)
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  • (215) 563-3330
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User Ratings (Based on 6 reviews)

avg-come back to15
Food 4 Value 2_5
Service 3_5 Atmosphere 3

Other Restaurant Info

(215) 563-3330
Visa, MC, AmEx, DC
Lunch Mon-Fri: 11:30am-5pm Dinner Mon-Thu: 5pm-11pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-12am Sun: 5pm-10pm Brunch Sat-Sun: 11am-5pm
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Bar Scene, Catering, Late Night, Lunch Special, Take Out, Trendy, Wheelchair Accessible

User Reviews

  • El Rey

    Posted by jackandbob on 2014-02-25

    fun little place

    We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon for a late lunch. First of all the homemade margaritas are delicious and the gracious bartenders was well trained in making and describing them to us. My boyfriend had the seabass tacos and I had the chicken tacos. B

  • El Rey

    Posted by We3Walk on 2013-08-23

    Tastes Great, but Less Filling

    A friend and I had lunch. I had the wild mushroom soup and the enchiladas; my friend had the soup and the chilaquiles. The food tasted great. The protions were small and the entrees do not come with any side dishes (like refried beans or spanish rice).

  • El Rey

    Posted by TSH11040 on 2012-03-19


    Sadly, although the food was great the service was extremely rude. I am allergic to cilantro and while ordering I mentioned this and the server said it would be no problem not to add the cilantro. First course of nachos arrived sprinkled with cilantro. I

  • El Rey

    Posted by mexijew on 2011-07-28

    don't go starving

    Opted not to try the chips and salsa at $3.50 or the $10 dollar guac.! Already a rip! How about free chips and salsa and $5 guac? The enchiladas and tacos I tried were quite good. Definitely worth trying! Yet the tacos were very small.. They have a great

  • El Rey

    Posted by anonymous on 2010-10-04

    Won't go back!

    I was initially excited about Stephen Starr's latest venture in this former Midtown Diner space. The menu even looked promising. But the $3.50 chips and salsa were the first sign of trouble. If you're paying for chips and salsa, they should at least be no

  • El Rey

    Posted by minnyc on 2010-07-06

    Amped up Mexican

    The one thing that I miss the most since moving from LA is authentic Mexican food. My sister and I were initially piqued by El Rey because of the slightly seedy exterior. We found out it was a Stephen Starr restaurant prior to going, but were still eage

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