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 Pool Road, Exton PA (610) 524-6060
BYOB Old world Italian cuisine with a North American touch – small, intimate, charming. www.allegria-pa.com
Avalon Restaurant ** $$
Have tried it many times, but not to my satisfaction.
312 South High Street, West Chester, PA (610) 436-4100
Rustic Italian Cuisine, Prix Fixe Dinners.
Birchrunsville Store Café *** $$$
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. One of the best, Need reservation weeks in advance
460 W. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341 (610) 524-1010
Fresh variety of fish, usually a wait but worthwhile, good value, division of the “Outback” chain.
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
5812 Kennett Pike, Route 52, Centreville, DE (302)656-9776
Historic 1817 Tavern; Excellent fare with hometown atmosphere.
Catherines (BYOB) $$
1710 W. Doe Run Rd., Kennett Square, PA (610) 347-2227
The menu is eclectic but with great emphasis on comfort food.
Carlino’s Market, Specialty Foods & Catering
128 West Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 696-3788
A great place for a convenient breakfast, lunch or dinner within a charming gourmet market.
352 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, West ChesterPA (610) 725-0515
A gourmet diner, breakfast & lunch, usually a wait.
Creeds * $
499 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pa (610) 265-2550
Serving the freshest steaks and seafood available, attentive service in a friendly business casual atmosphere.
Deep Blue Bar and Grill
111 W. 11th Street, Wilmington, DE (302) 777-2040
Contemporary, seafood cuisine. $$$
Dilworthtown Inn **** $$$$
1390 W. Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA (610)399-1390
Historic c. 1754 inn serves steady and perfect new American fare in a romantic setting; has a world class wine cellar
Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House
117 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 1938 (610)429-4046
Traditional Oyster House with the largest variety of Oysters in the region complimented by our fresh seafood.
635 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA (610) 363-0521
A great variety of ales and beers and a casual place for lunch and dinner.
Duling Kurtz ** $$
146 S. Whitford Road, Exton, Pa (610)524-1830
Country elegance, classic cuisine with a seasonal flair, romantic fireside dining, extensive wine list
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
Rt. 1, Chadds Ford, PA (610) 388-7700
A converted 1800s dairy barn, menu offers a contemporary twist on traditional American. Very popular.
General Warren Inne *** $$$
9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, PA (610)296-3637
Historic 1745 Country Inn featuring American-Continental Cuisine, fine wines and spirits, outdoor dining.
Guard House Inn ** $$
953 Youngsford Road, Gladwyne, PA (610) 649-9708
German/Austrian cuisine, fabulous, inside reminds one of a log cabin.
730 Gay Street, West Chester, PA (610) 430-8941
Italian, mama & papa, homemade pasta, inexpensive and casual
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
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
Inn at Phillips Mill ** $$
2590 River Road, New Hope, PA (215) 862-2984
18th century stone barn offering romantic dining by the fire in winter and on a flower-filled patio in summer.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Corner of Gay & High Streets, West Chester, PA 610 738-9600
Ales & lagers served in a festive atmosphere; gourmet pizzas, fresh grilled fish & meat entrees, sandwiches and salads. Fabulous menu.
Kennett Square Inn
201 E. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 610-444-5688
Enjoy fine dining by the fireplace in a quiet 1835 Colonial inn near Longwood Gardens.
Kildare’s Irish Pub
18-22 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 431-0770
Ireland permeates Kildare’s, from the hearths of the fireplaces to the distinctive recipes and music.
Kimberton Inn *** $$$
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
Parc **** $$
227 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pa (Rittenhouse Square) (215) 545-2262
Parc recalls the chic brasseries of Paris, serving traditional bistro fare in a charming and comfortable space.
100 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 696-0677
A neighborhood place, cute for breakfast & lunch
Ruth Chris *** $$$
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.
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.