Updated at: 12-06-2023 - By: Craig Huey

This is a list of some of my favorite Chester County area eateries that I have personally reviewed and vetted…. Take a look if you please.

The Italian Restaurant of Joy (Allegria) *

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

Small, cozy, and charming BYOB Italian restaurant serving traditional dishes with a modern twist. www.allegria-pa.com

Restaurant at the Avalon: ** $$

Have attempted it numerous times without success.

West Chester, Pennsylvania; 312 S. High St.; (610) 436-4100

Intimate setting, Prix Fixe Menus, and Authentic Italian Food.


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Cafe at the Birchrunsville Store *** $$$

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

This trendy French-Italian restaurant can be found in a converted post office on a creek in a sleepy rural community. A top performer, Requires advanced booking at least a few weeks in advance.


Money Bonefish

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

Part of the “Outback” restaurant family, known for its fresh seafood, decent prices, and sometimes lengthy but ultimately worthwhile wait times.


Case of the Brown Cow

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

Legendary Bassetts Ice Cream has been a Philadelphia staple since 1885.


Authentic Brandywine Prime Steaks and Seafood
The Inn at Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, at 1617 Baltimore Pike, with a phone number of (610) 388-8088

Discover a brand-new dining option in the most historic of Wyeth Country’s settings.


In Italian: Buca di Beppo

Address: 300 Main St., Exton, PA 19020 Phone: (610) 524-9939

To a T, Buca di Beppo is where you go for authentic, homemade Italian food served in a casual, convivial setting with friends and family.


The Buckley’s Tavern

Centreville Post Office Box 52, 5812 Kennett Pike, Delaware (302)656-9776

A local favorite since 1817, this tavern serves up delicious food in a cozy, friendly setting.


Money for Catherines (BYOB)

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

Although a variety of dishes are offered, comfort food is the focus here.


The Carlino’s Market, Gourmet & Catering

Address: 128 W. Market St., West Chester, PA 19382 Phone: (610) 696-3788

Conveniently located within a charming gourmet market, this restaurant is perfect for any meal of the day.


Standard Dinner

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

It’s a high-end eatery serving breakfast and lunch, but you’ll have to wait.


$ * Creeds

You can reach them at 499 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia, PA, 6110-265- 2550.

We pride ourselves on our friendly, business-casual service and our commitment to using only the freshest steaks and seafood.


The Bar and Grill at Deep Blue

Address: 111 West 11th Street, Suite 110, Wilmington, DE 19801 Phone: (302) 777-2040

Generously seasoned seafood prepared in a modern style. $$$


Hotel Dilworthtown **** $$$$

West Chester, Pennsylvania: 1390 Wilmington Pike (610)399-1390

This historic inn, built in 1754, features a world-class wine cellar and consistently delicious new American cuisine.


The Oyster Bar at Doc Magrogan’s

West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19386 (610)429-4046 117 East Gay Street

Our fresh seafood complements our extensive selection of oysters, the largest in the area.


Creating a Draft

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

Featuring a wide selection of beers and ales, as well as a relaxed atmosphere for lunch and dinner.


*** Dollars for Duling Kurtz’s *** Time

To contact us, please call (610)524-1830 or visit 146 S. Whitford Road in Exton, Pennsylvania.

Luxurious atmosphere in the country, traditional dishes with a seasonal twist, intimate dinners by the fire, and a comprehensive wine list.


Those who frequent the Eagle’s Nest

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

The 1727 Tavern, “Half way between Chester and Conestoga on the Kings Road,” is a historic inn located in a picturesque part of Pennsylvania.


“The Gables”

Route 1, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (610) 388-7700

The dairy barn from the 1800s has been transformed into a restaurant serving modern takes on classic American fare. Extremely common.


Warren Inne *** $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Postal Address: 9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, PA 610296-3637 Telephone: (610)296-3637

Enjoy American and Continental fare, premium wines and spirits, and al fresco seating at this historic country inn, established in 1745.


Hotel Guard ** $$

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania; 953 Youngsford Road; (610) 649-9708

Wonderful German and Austrian fare served in a rustic setting reminiscent of a log cabin.

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The Fiorello’s Cafe

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

Family-style, casual, and budget-friendly Italian with homemade pasta from mom and dad.


The Firecreek Grille

The address is 20 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA (610) 269-6000.

U.S.A., Brandywine River Valley, at the Old Paper Mill on the Brandywine


Hostel de los Cuatro Gatos

Marshalton, Pennsylvania; 1300 West Strasburg Road; (610) 692-4367

All of the dishes on the American brasserie menu are made from scratch using only the finest, locally sourced ingredients, and the atmosphere is relaxed and charming.


A Stop at Hank’s

Highways 1 and 100, Located in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (610) 388-7061

This cozy diner, perched on a hill above the picturesque Brandywine River, is a popular gathering spot for local artists and regulars.


**$$ Harry’s Savoy Grill

Its address is 2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810, and its phone number is (302) 475-3000.

We’ve been named “Best Of” for our prime rib, wine list, desserts, ambiance, and more.


Pub & Grill at Hartefeld’s National Headquarters

Avondale, Pennsylvania, 610-268-8800, One Hartefeld Drive

In addition to its stunning landscaping and traditional elegance, the hotel also offers a Michelin-starred restaurant and service that is second to none.


*** The High Street Café *** $$

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

Creole mashup


At the Phillips Mill Inn, you can expect to pay a lot of money.

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

Stone barn built in the 18th century, with indoor dining by the fireplace and outdoor dining among the flowers in the summer.


Located in the heart of Iron Hill, the Brewery & Restaurant are:

West Chester, Pennsylvania, at the intersection of Gay and High  610 738-9600

We have a wide selection of beers on tap and in bottles, as well as gourmet pizzas, freshly grilled fish and meat entrees, sandwiches, and salads, all served in a lively setting. what a fantastic menu.


Inn at Kennett Square

The address is 201 E. State St., Kennett Square, PA, and the phone number is (610).

Dining in style by the fire in a cozy Colonial inn dating back to 1835, not far from Longwood Gardens.


A Traditional Irish Bar Known as Kildare’s

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

Everything at Kildare’s reeks of Ireland, from the roaring fires to the authentic dishes and tunes played on the piano.


Prices at the Kimberton Inn are as follows: *** USD

Postal Address: 2105 Kimberton Road, Kimberton, PA 61093 Phone: (610)933-8148

Built in 1700, it features beautiful gardens, a babbling brook, and a pond with ducks.


** CASH ONLY ** Limoncello Ristorante

Location: 9 North Walnut Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania Telephone: (610) 436-6230

In a quaint setting, complete with sidewalk cafe seating, they serve delicious dishes from the southern Mediterranean.


The Tea Room in the Lincoln Memorial

Postal Address: 28 W. Market St., West Chester, PA 6610 Telephone: (610) 696-2102

Providing a refined lunch in the time-honored tradition of high-quality American teahouses.


Oysters and Grilled Meats at Ludwig’s

Glenmore, Pennsylvania, at 2904 Conestoga Road; phone: (610)458-5336


Money **** in the Fountains.

215-963-1500 1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA

The Four Seasons’ Impeccable Fine Dining


Oak Grill at the Marshalton Inn ** $$

West Chester, Pennsylvania; 1300 W. Strasburg Rd. | (610) 692-4367

Many couples have shared their wedding vows at this popular eatery. Guests are obligated to make reservations. Dress to impress, at least.


Buffet at the Mendenhall Inn * $

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

Champagne; a historic, award-winning restaurant; a warm, candlelit bar Brunch on a Sunday


Bring-Your-Own-Wine (BYOB) culture of the

West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19386 (610) 431-7074, 150 West Gay Street

Innovative Italian and Lebanese dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients are served in a casual setting.


BYOF ** Nais Restaurant

Havertown, Pennsylvania; 13-17 W. Benedict Avenue; (610)789-5983

Blending French technique with an oriental twist



Address: 1091 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA 61025 Phone: (610)725-9000

flavorful, aromatic, and sensual, with signature dishes that blend Asian flavors with French techniques.


By the Waters’ Edge

102 Avenue Bartlett, City of Exton, Pennsylvania(484)870-3181

Friendly Mexican restaurant with a playground


Parc **** $$

227 S. 18thAddress: 215 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA (1900 Rittenhouse Square) Telephone: (215) 545-2262

Traditional bistro fare is served in a charming and comfortable setting at Parc, which is reminiscent of the stylish brasseries of Paris.


For the Penns’ Table

Located at 100 West Gay Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 (610) 696-0677

Somewhere convenient for the locals to grab breakfast and lunch.


Ruth *** Chris $$$

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

No competition in terms of stakes


Savona’s is an expensive *** restaurant.

Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania, at 100 Old Gulph Road; phone: (610) 520-1200

The food is always delicious and the service is perfectly coordinated.


**** Spring Mill Café $$$

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

French country cooking served in a picturesque outdoor setting



West Chester, Pennsylvania; 38 East Gay Street; (610) 738-8244

Chic and trendy, made with only the finest, freshest ingredients


Cafe on the Terrace, Longwood Gardens

State Highway 1, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (610) 388-6771

Exciting meal in one of the world’s most beautiful gardens.


The Three Pigs in a Pod

You can reach us at 131 North High Street, West Chester, PA, at (610) 918-1272.

Gourmet soups and breads are baked fresh every day at this upscale deli.