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Basque Wines, Ciders, and Tapas

  • Tinto is an intimate Basque tapas bar and restaurant serving small plates such as montaditos (crostini), bocadillos (finger sandwiches) and brochettes (skewers) typical of northeastern Spain’s pintxo bars, complemented by the region’s ciders, sangrias and of course, a great deal of wine. The restaurant showcases the flavors of the mountainous coastal region that blurs the lines of demarcation between Spain and France, all in a cozy setting that includes two distinct dining rooms and a sultry underground lounge.

About Chef Garces

  • Since opening his first restaurant in 2005, Chef Jose Garces has emerged as an enormous talent and one of the nation’s most gifted chefsand restaurateurs. Today, he is the owner and operator of more than a dozen restaurants across the country, plus a thriving event planning division and 40-acre Luna Farm. He is a 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious “Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic” award and one of only a few chefs in the country to hold the coveted title of Iron Chef. Chef Garces is also the author of two cookbooks, The Latin Road Home (Lake Isle Press, October 2012), a culinary and cultural tour of Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Cuba and Peru, and his stunning first cookbook, Latin Evolution (Lake Isle Press, Fall 2008).

Behind the Scenes

  • Named for the Garces Family’s adorable Bull Dog and the region’s breathtaking harvest moons, Luna Farm is a sustainable, all-organic 40-acre farm in Ottsville, PA. It supplies our East Coast restaurants with the finest locally grown organic vegetables, fruits, eggs and honey year-round.
  • Check out the video “Farm Job: Behind the Scenes With Jose Garces’ 26-Year-Old Farmer below from Zagat National to learn about how this fresh produce is cultivated and used in Tinto.
  • You can read the article here.

News & Press Releases

  • The Latin Road Home

    “The Latin Road Home” is more than Chef Jose Garces’ new cookbook: it’s also a travelogue and a memoir, offering a fascinating and personal look back at the food traditions that have shaped his culinary career.

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Garces Group Events

  • Center City Restaurant Week

    Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:00 pm

    Restaurant Week returns to Center City District January 14th through the 26th. Join us as we celebrate with a delicious, prix-fixe dinner menu!

    Reserve Your Table

  • Valentine’s Day

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 5:00 am

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! Treat your sweetheart to something special. On February 14th, we will offer a special tasting menu perfect for you and someone else! Can’t make it on Valentine’s Day? We will offer this menu all week long from February 11th through the 18th.

    View our Valentine's Day menu

About Tinto

  • Neighborhood Rittenhouse Square
  • Food Authentic Basque small plates
  • Alcohol Full bar, with an extensive list of Spanish wines and ciders
  • Happy Hour Monday - Friday, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Good For Groups, Couples, Special Occasions
  • Private Events? Yes! Find out more

Holiday Planning

Book Your Holiday Event Now!

Wow your guests with Philadelphia’s most unique event venues, exceptional service, festive entertainment and artful cuisine.

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114 S 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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