Notable Dishes

Philly's Best for Guacamole

Get your guac on at these Philly Mexican spots that take the classic dish to a whole new level.

Honest Tom's Taco Shop

MexicanSpruce Hill
4.6
Food
3.6
Decor
4.2
Service

Simple but well-made guac is the best part of this casual taco spot in West Philly - and at just $4, it's one of the best deals in town.

El Vez

MexicanWashington Square West
4.4
Food
4.5
Decor
4.2
Service

Stephen Starr's popular Wash West Mexican spot has an entire menu of different types of guacamole, including the Indian Red Lopez, made with spicy crab, cilantro, and salsa roja, and the Bazooka Limon, made with goat cheese, pistachio, chili flakes, and roasted romato.

Distrito

MexicanSpruce Hill
4.4
Food
4.4
Decor
4.2
Service

At Jose Garces' University City cantina, the traditional guacamole comes topped with cotija cheese, and served with housemade tortilla chips. 

Xochitl

MexicanSociety Hill
4.1
Food
4.0
Decor
4.1
Service

At this Society Hill Mexican, you can customize your guacamole with your own choice of toppings, from the standard (red onion, cilantro) to the unique (blue cheese, macadamia nuts, black truffle).

El Rey

MexicanRittenhouse Square
4.1
Food
3.9
Decor
4.0
Service

Stephen Starr's funky, divey Center City Mexican serves up guac that's traditional but well-executed.

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