A Food Lover’s Guide to North Philadelphia’s Latin Quarter

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Philadelphia’s food scene is diverse and vibrant, bringing delicacies from around the world. Food writers, bloggers, and Instagram influencers point people toward some of the best spots in town. However, restaurants and other food spots in Hunting Park are often overlooked. We know, though, that our neighborhood is filled with authentic Latin American and Caribbean food that should be at the top of any foodie’s list. Check out these four restaurants that Esperanza partners with in the Latin Quarter!

Tierra Colombiana

Located on 5th St and a few blocks north of W. Hunting Park, Tierra Colombiana is one of Philadelphia’s top restaurants offering food from Colombia, Cuba, and various other Latin American and Caribbean countries. More than just a place for delicious food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Tierra also transforms into a nightclub on Friday and Saturday nights. 

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 7:00 am-9:45 pm; Friday & Saturday: 7:00 am- 12:00 am
Instagram: @tierracolombianarestaurant
Website: http://tierracolombianarestaurant.com/
Address: 4535 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA 19140

Carnitas Restaurant

Tucked on the corner of 5th and Wingohocking, Carnitas is a small restaurant, but it bursts with big flavor. Though unassuming from the outside, Carnitas offers top-notch, authentic Colombian food.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carnitas-Restaurant/443585728987055
Hours: 10 am-9 pm
Address: 500-524 W Wingohocking St, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Café Tinto

Started by a family that immigrated from Colombia, this bakery has become a community staple along the Wyoming Corridor. With prices that can’t be beat, you can sample a variety of their treats without breaking the bank. From small options like empanadas and pan de bono to full meals, Café Tinto has been serving up smiles and warm coffee for the past 15 years.

Hours: Monday-Saturday: 6 am-2 pm
Instagram: @cafe.tinto.phl
Address: 143 E Wyoming Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120

Las 3 Rancheritas

Located on the corner of 5th and Luzerne, Las 3 Rancheritas offers up a wide array of Mexican food. From tostados to tacos to huaraches and more, you’re guaranteed to find something that leaves your taste buds satisfied. Don’t feel like leaving the house? No problem, you can order Las 3 Rancheritas delivery online!

Hours: Thursday-Tuesday 11 am- 9 pm
Order Online: https://app.orderhero.us/las-3-rancheritas-2875?utm_term=5c6d8d06699db800012bcd52
Address: 3956 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19140

We’re excited for you to check out these awesome restaurants! Have pictures from your trip? Tag us on Instagram @esperanza_us