Favorite Restaurants in and around Chester County, PA

I have compiled a list of some of my favorite restaurants in and around Chester County… please take a look!

Allegria Restorante Italiano *

8 Welsh Road, Exton PA (610) 524-6060 

BYOB Old world Italian cuisine with a North American touch – small, intimate, charming.


American Bar & Grill

499 Uwchlan Ave, Chester Springs, PA (610) 280-0800

One of my favorites for lunch, variety, inexpensive – white linen


Avalon Restaurant  **  $$

312 South High Street, West Chester, PA  (610) 436-4100

Rustic Italian Cuisine, Prix Fixe Dinners.


Birchrunsville Store Café  ***  $$$

1403 Hollow Road Birchrunville, PA 19421 (610) 827-9002

Located in an old post office on a creek in s small village, contemporary French-Italian cuisine.


Bonefish  $

460 W. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341 (610) 524-1010

Fresh variety of fish, usually a wait


Browns Cow

30 South Main Street, Phoenixville, PA (610) 933-0695

World Famous Bassetts Ice Cream, a premium ice cream brand in the Philadelphia area since 1885.


Brandywine Prime Seafood and Chops @The Chadds Ford Inn

1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA (610) 388-8088

In the heart of Wyeth Country, a new dining experience in the most historic of locations.


Buca di Beppo

300 Main Street, Exton, PA (610) 524-9939

Buca di Beppo gets to the heart of fresh Italian cooking, family-style meals


Buckley’s Tavern

5812 Kennett Pike, Route 52, Centreville, DE (302)656-9776

Historic 1817 Tavern; Excellent fare with hometown atmosphere.


Catherines  (BYOB)

1710 W. Doe Run Rd., Kennett Square, PA  (610) 347-2227

The menu is eclectic but with great emphasis on comfort food.


Carlino’s  Market, Specialty Foods & Catering

128 West Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 696-3788

A great place for a convenient breakfast, lunch or dinner within a charming gourmet market.


Classic Dinner

352 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA  (610) 725-0515

A gourmet diner, breakfast & lunch, usually a wait.


Creeds  *  $

499 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pa (610) 265-2550

Serving the freshest steaks and seafood available, attentive service in a friendly business casual atmosphere.


Deep Blue Bar and Grill

111 W. 11th Street, Wilmington, DE (302) 777-2040

Contemporary, seafood cuisine. $$$


Dilworthtown Inn  ****   $$$$

1390 W. Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA (610)399-1390

Historic c. 1754 inn serves steady and perfect new American fare in a romantic setting; has a world class wine cellar


Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House

117 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 1938 (610)429-4046

Traditional Oyster House with the largest variety of Oysters in the region complimented by our fresh seafood.


Drafting Room

635 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA (610) 363-0521

A great variety of ales and beers and a casual place for lunch and dinner.


Duling Kurtz   **  $$

146 S. Whitford Road, Exton, Pa (610)524-1830

Country elegance, classic cuisine with a seasonal flair, romantic fireside dining, extensive wine list


Eagle Tavern

123 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425-9518 (610 )458-5331

1727 Tavern –“Half way between Chester and Conestoga on the Kings Road” – olde charm, traditional


The Gables

Rt. 1, Chadds Ford, PA  (610) 388-7700

A converted 1800s dairy barn, menu offers a contemporary twist on traditional American.


General Warren Inne  ***  $$$

9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, PA (610)296-3637

Historic 1745 Country Inn featuring American-Continental Cuisine, fine wines and spirits, outdoor dining.


Gilmores  ****  $$$$

133 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA | (610) 431-2800

An intimate historical towne house, a classic French menu served with a contemporary flair.


Green Room at Hotel du Pont  ****  $$$$

11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, DE (302) 594-3154

Elegant dining in a 5 star hotel, Ambiance +, easy parking


Guard House Inn  **  $$

953 Youngsford Road, Gladwyne, PA (610) 649-9708

German/Austrian cuisine, fabulous, inside reminds one of a log cabin.


Café Fiorellos

730 Gay Street, West Chester, PA  (610) 430-8941

Italian, mama & papa, homemade pasta, inexpensive and casual


Firecreek Restaurant

20 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA (610) 269-6000

Historic Paper Mill on the Brandywine Creek, American – expansive outdoor dining area


Four Dogs Inn

1300 West Strasburg Rd, Marshalton, PA (610) 692-4367

American brasserie menu is prepared with the freshest, and local ingredients – casual, in a adorable village


Hank’s Place

Routes 1 & 100, Chadds Ford, PA (610) 388-7061

Overlooking picturesque Brandywine River, this charming little diner is the place where local artists and folks meet.


Harry’s Savoy Grill  **  $$

2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810 (302) 475-3000

“Best Of” for our prime rib, wine list, desserts, ambience, and many other appealing assets.


Hartefeld National Grille & Pub

One Hartefeld Drive Avondale, PA  (610)268-8800

Beautiful grounds, classically elegant décor, award winning cuisine, and unrivaled service.


High Street Café  **  $$

322 High Street, West Chester, PA  (610) 696-7435

Creole Fusion


Inn at Phillips Mill  **  $$

2590 River Road, New Hope, PA (215) 862-2984

18th century stone barn offering romantic dining by the fire in winter and on a flower-filled patio in summer.


Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Corner of Gay & High Streets, West Chester, PA  610 738-9600

Ales & lagers served in a festive atmosphere; gourmet pizzas, fresh grilled fish & meat entrees, sandwiches and salads.


Kennett Square Inn

201 E. State Street, Kennett Square, PA  610-444-5688

Enjoy fine dining by the fireplace in a quiet 1835 Colonial inn near Longwood Gardens.


Kildare’s Irish Pub

18-22 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 431-0770

Ireland permeates Kildare’s, from the hearths of the fireplaces to the distinctive recipes and music.


Kimberton Inn  ***  $$$

2105 Kimberton Road, Kimberton, PA (610)933-8148

1700 -Surrounded by perennial gardens, a quiet stream and duck pond, great food and ambiance.


Limoncello Ristorante  **  $$

9 North Walnut Street West Chester, PA  (610) 436-6230

They bring great southern Mediterranean dishes in a charming atmosphere, dining also on sidewalk cafe


Lincoln Tea Room

28 W. Market St., West Chester, PA  (610) 696-2102

Offering a delicate luncheon, served in the classic style of fine American tea rooms.


Ludwigs Oyster Bar & Grille

2904 Conestoga Road, Glenmore, PA (610)458-5336


The Fountains  ****  $$$$

1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, Pa (215) 963-1500

Impeccable Fine Dining at the Four Seasons


Marshalton Inn (The Oak Grill)  **    $$

1300 West Strasburg Road, West Chester, PA | (610) 692-4367

Guests love this romantic restaurant. Reservations absolutely required. Business casual minimum.


Mendenhall Inn Restaurant *  $

323 Kennett Pike, Route 52 Mendenhall, PA 19357 (610)388-1181

Historic award-winning restaurant, cozy tavern with fireplace and candlelight dining; Champagne Sunday brunch


The  Mediterranean  BYOB  *

150 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 1938 (610) 431-7074

An Italian & Lebanese Fusion with creative delicacies served in a relaxed atmosphere using local and organic produce.


Nais Cuisine  BYOB  **

13-17 W  Benedict Avenue, Havertown, PA (610)789-5983

French cuisine with an oriental flair



1091 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, Pa (610)725-9000

Sensuous, sumptuous, savory experience, features the Asian-inspired-French-infused signature cuisine


On the Border

102 Bartlett Ave, Exton, PA (484)870-3181

Mexican grille & cantina – family friendly


The Orchard Restaurant

503 Orchard Avenue, Kennett Square, PA (610)388-1100

New American cuisine using regional food, rated by Open Table quests, “One of 50 Best in America”.


Parc   ****  $$

227 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pa (Rittenhouse Square) (215) 545-2262

Parc recalls the chic brasseries of Paris, serving traditional bistro fare in a charming and comfortable space.


Penns Table 

100 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 696-0677

A neighborhood place, cute for breakfast & lunch


Ruth Chris  ***  $$$

220 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania (610) 992-1818

Simply the best in stakes


Savona Restaurant  ***  $$$

100 Old Gulph Road, Gulph Mills, Pa (610) 520-1200

Consistent, creative, high quality dining & seamlessly orchestrated service


Spring Mill Café  **  $$

164 Barren Hill Road , Conshohocken, PA  (610)828-2550

Country French cuisine in a beautiful rustic setting



38 E. Gay Street, West Chester, PA (610) 738-8244

Using the freshest and most authentic, high quality ingredients around, chic and trendy


The Terrace Restaurant at Longwood Gardens

Route 1, Kennett Square, PA  (610) 388-6771

Memorable dining at one of the world’s greatest display gardens.


Three Little Pigs

131 North High Street, West Chester, PA  (610) 918-1272

An upscale gourmet deli featuring homemade soups and breads, all made daily on premises.


Vickers Tavern

192 East Welsh Pool Road, Exton, PA 19341 (610) 363-7998

Traditional Continental cuisine with French influence.


The Whip Tavern

1383 N. Chatham Rd., West Marlborough, PA 19320 (610)383-0600

English pub nestled in rolling hills of Chester County horse country.


White Dog Café

200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA (610) 225-3700

Also on Penn’s campus, trendy, unusual and delicious.



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