LA TIERRA COLOMBIANA

4535-37 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 324-6086

Open Daily
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The menu is half Colombian and half Cuban.  Exactly.  Split right down the middle.  The original chef is Cuban.  When the place changed hands a while back the new owner had run a Colombian restaurant.  Detente.  The Cuban chef stayed.  The Colombian dishes went on the menu.

Working my way from the top of the page down - The Picada appetizer platter, some of everything - roast pork, chorizo, corn pancake, tostones, beef.  To it's right, an excellent octopus salad.  Next row, pork to the left and mofongo (crushed, twice fried plantains with pork crispins mashed in.  Below that, ropa vieja (slow roasted pork, the Columbian tamale and, too the far right, a tamarind Cuban milk shake.


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