Philadelphia, PA - Añejo Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar launched their first dining establishment outside of New York City, in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties at the Piazza, at 1001 N. 2nd Street.
Añejo Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar Open's in Philadelphia
Añejo implies "aged." The tequila community refers to a classification of tequilas aged in oak barrels for a minimum of one year.
Añejo Philly Menu and Diriks
Añejo boasts innovative Mexican cuisine together with specialty cocktails and agave-based spirits. In the kitchen, Chef Camacho and Chef De Cuisine Willie Hernandez will offer guests a contemporary take on both traditional and non-traditional Authentic Mexican Cuisine.
When asked what sets the eatery apart from any other Mexican restaurant, Camacho said, "We believe our attention to detail in procuring the best possible agave distillates and pairing that with our creative food truly creates a memorable experience. Our culinary team is here to showcase their knowledge of authentic Mexican ingredients and tradition to create unique dishes that pay homage to the roots of the cuisine and culture."
Anejo's Bar features a substantial collection of agave spirits, along with 10 draft lines featuring Añejo's most sought-after cocktails, including their Jalapeno Margarita and Mexican Firing Squad drinks.
Añejo Philly Vibe
At the moment, guests can dine in at Añejo's brand new outdoor parklette and sidewalk café areas, with open-air seating for fifty guests as well as an additional 35 seats coming in Mid-August.
However, the restaurant's brand new design features some significant changes from the prior restaurant, Gunner's Run. For example, the bar and bathrooms have been moved and enlarged, and the front dining room has been opened up for additional dining space.
The entrance to the restaurant has also changed, now facing 2nd Street vs. the inner courtyard of the Piazza. Additional modifications include brand new seating, lighting, decor, and various other cosmetic updates.
Añejo Philly Indoor Dining
The outside was designed for the summer into fall in mind, with a spacious outdoor seating area. Featuring dark-wood tables and trellis, overflowing with blooming plant life, black shaded umbrellas, along with a new host-stand and dark-wood bar encompassing by lush greenery.
Añejo Philly Hours and Reservations
Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday, from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. For reservations, look for Añejo Philly on Open Table going live this Friday online, or call 267-534-5746.
Later in the year, once inside, dining returns to Philadelphia. Look for the 2,800 square foot restaurant and bar to seat inside an estimated 18 at the bar, 12 at bar hightops, and seating for sixty guests in the inside dining area.
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