This Center City restaurant serves contemporary Mexican cuisine and invites customers to BYOT — where the "T" stands for tequila. The space consists of exposed brick walls, an open kitchen, black-framed mirrors, and dark wooden furniture. Fresh-made margarita mixes include ingredients like strawberry puree and purple basil. As for food, there are Mexican standards (guacamole, carne asada) alongside more eclectic offerings like spice-rubbed pork chops with smoked bacon potatoes and hazelnut-crusted duck breast. Lolita doesn't accept credit cards or reservations.
AS FEATURED IN...
From Food & Wine , MAR 2007
Since Turney is a chef, they decided to start with a Mexican restaurant, Lolita, which they opened across the street from Open House in 2005....MORE
From Food & Wine , MAR 2005
At this always-packed BYOB at the lively intersection of 13th and Sansom, Marcie Turney, formerly of Audrey Claire, serves Mexi-fusion dishes like lamb loin with hazelnut-huitlacoche stuffing....MORE
Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.