Friday, April 17 2020 8:33

Local Dining Guide

Written by Maria Marabito and Lindsey Miller
Updated by Alyssa Manko and Olivia Smith

Get the scoop on takeout, deliver, and indoor and outdoor dining in our area.

 

Support local restaurants by exploring the many safe takeout and dine-in options available in our area. Most places still offer delivery and curbside pickup with takeout specials. If dining in, outdoor and indoor seating are available at a limited capacity—check if reservations need to be made to guarantee your spot. Be sure to wear your mask when dining in or picking up!

And don’t forget about the gift with no limited capacity—gift cards, to help support our community!

Here are some bakeries, cafes, markets and restaurants around town to satisfy your cravings.

Check out your options in

Kennett Square

Phoenixville

West Chester

Western Main Line

More towns coming soon!

 

 

KENNETT SQUARE

Cafes and Sandwich Shops

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop—877 E. Baltimore Pike. | 610-444-4475

In the mood for a great sandwich you didn’t make yourself? Check out Capriotti’s for cheesesteaks, subs, “Cap’s classics,” soups and salads. Order online for pickup or delivery—and schedule ahead to save time later. Curbside pickup available—call the store when you arrive.

Open Mon–Sat 11 to 7:30; Sun. 11 to 6. Order.Capriottis.com.

 

Nomadic Pies—132 W. State St. | 610-857-7600

Who says you can’t have pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner? That’s right, you can get your pie and eat it, too, from Nomadic Pies—quiche and savory pot pies in addition to your usual dessert favorites. Place your order online for curbside pickup.

Order ahead for pickup Wed. noon to 5; Sat. noon to 4. molly@nomadicpies.com. NomadicPies.com.

 

Oso Sweet Bakery Cafe—1609 Baltimore Pk., Suite 500, Chadds Ford | 610-880-8118

Enjoy signature cookies, scones and cupcakes at Oso Sweet with a warm cappuccino or a frosty espresso milkshake. Plus plenty of savory options to choose from—silky egg bites, hummus or warm focaccia & “the dip” made from garlic, parmesan and olive oil. Stop in to grab something good to eat or drink.

Open Thurs.–Mon. 8 to 5; Fri. 8 to 2; reopen 6 to 9 (weather permitting) for live music and BYOB. OsoSweet.Shop.

 

Philter Coffee—111 W. State St. | 610-444-7687

Philter: a potion, charm or drug that causes the person taking it to fall in love. At Philter Coffee, the humble coffee bean is your “philter.” Visit the store with a mask to get your freshly brewed cuppa to go. Tea, treats and merchandise also available online.

Open Mon.–Fri. 7 to 2; Sat. & Sun. 8 to 3 for in-store pickup. PhilterCoffee.com.

 

Restaurants

Braeloch Brewing—225 Birch St. | 610-612-9242

Open for dine-in and takeout, serving up flatbreads, apps, burgers and more. Visit their website for the full menu—and don’t forget your growlers! Gift cards available online.

Open Wed. & Thurs. 4 to 9; Fri. & Sat. noon to 11; Sun. noon to 8. Order online with Gotab for pickup. BraelochBrewing.beer.

 

Byrsa Bistro—127 E. State St. | 610-444-5050

Byrsa Bistro in Kennett is now serving gourmet pizza. Dine in or dine out with their new lunch, dinner and takeout menus. Byrsa also invites customers to nominate someone who deserves special recognition for working on the front lines. Every day they select one name from submissions and that person wins a free lunch or dinner for five people. A feast of Western Mediterranean dishes.

Open Wed. & Sun. 3 to 9; Thurs.­–Sat. noon to 9. Order takeout and delivery online or by phone. Kennett.ByrsaBistro.com.

 

Café Americana—350 Scarlet Rd. | 484-731-4123

Get fresh home cooking without having to do it yourself at Café Americana. Choose from breakfast, lunch and dinner specials while dining in or taking out.

Open Mon.–Sat 7 to 8; Sun. 7 to 4. Order online. CafeAmericana.net.

 

Café de Thai—420 W. Cypress St. | 610-924-2828

Order your favorite Thai dishes for lunch or dinner from Café de Thai, for pickup, delivery or outdoor dining. Full menu available.

Open Tues.–Sun. 11 to 9:30. Order delivery online at CafeDeThai.us or call for pickup.

 

Hearth Kitchen—847 E. Baltimore Pike (Shoppes at Longwood Village) | 484-732-8320

Wood fired, hand made—Hearth kitchen offers pizza, pastas, seasonal entrees and an eclectic selection of small plates. Full bar with signature cocktails, draft beer and a selection of wines by glass or bottle. Dine-in on the patio or in the dining room. Takeout ordering is available online.

Open Tues.–Sat. 4 to 9. HearthKennettSquare.com.

 

Hood’s BBQ— 1664 W. Doe Run Rd. | 610-347-1670

Get your BBQ fix from Hood’s by ordering through DoorDash for takeout and local delivery. Gift cards available and can be mailed as a great surprise. Check social media for updates.

Open for curbside pickup and local delivery Tues. 3 to 7; Wed.–Sat. 11 to 7 pm;. Sun. 11 to 6 pm. HoodsBBQ.com.

 

Kennett Brewing Company—109 S. Broad St. | 610-444-0440

Support local and get beer from Kennett Brewing. Now offering outdoor & indoor seating and curbside crowler pickup. Their crowlers (equal to 2 beers’ worth) are available online. Choose from 13 different options! Visit their website to stay updated on live-music performances and upcoming events.

Open Fri. 5 to 10; Sat. 4 to 10; Sun. 4 to 9. Pre-order online under the Merch tab. KennettBrewingCompany.com.

 

Kennett Square Inn Restaurant and Tavern—201 E. State St. | 610-444-5687

Stop by to enjoy their full dinner menu. Choose from delicious entrees and hot sandwiches like the open-faced pastrami Rueben with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing. Outdoor and indoor dining available.

Open for dining and takeout Wed. 4 to 8; Thurs. noon to 8; Fri. & Sat. noon to 9; Sun. 4 to 8. Bottle Shop open Wed.–Sat. 4 to 8. Call to order curbside pickup. KennettInn.com.

 

La Verona—114 E. State. St. | 610-444-2244

“Let us spoil you” is La Verona’s motto, and they do just that with their inspired Italian fare. Enjoy your antipasti, ensalada, primi piatti and secondo piatti in the comfort of your own home or dine in with outdoor and indoor seating now available.

Open Sun.–Thurs. 11:30 to 10:30; Fri.–Sat. 11:30 am to midnight. Call to order pickup. Menu online at LaVeronaPA.com.

 

Lily Asian Cuisine Sushi and Grill—104 W. State St. | 610-9250-3700

Need some sushi or Asian fusion delights? Try a packed bento box lunch or mix and match items from their All-Day menu to sample your favorites. Maybe the Mango Lobster Roll or Hibachi Filet Mignon will become your new go-to! Gift certificates available online. For easy delivery, use GrubHub or DoorDash.

Credit card only. Open for pickup Mon.–Thurs. 10:30 to 9:30 pm; Fri.–Sat. 10:30 to 10:30 pm; Sun. 11:30 to 9:30pm. Order online at LilySushiAndGrill.com.

 

Portabello’s—108 E. State St. | 610-925-4984

If Portabello’s was a favorite spot, then you’re in luck because outdoor dining is back! Call to reserve or view their takeout menu online. Although there’s a limited menu, everything is a hit: Firecracker Shrimp, Crab Bisque, Roast Duck, Rigatoni Forestiere … Hungry yet? Gift cards also available.

Open Thurs. 4 to 8; Fri. 4 to 9; Sat. 1 to 9; Sun. 1 to 8. Call after noon for takeout or reservations. PortabellosOfKennettSquare.com.

 

Talula’s Table—102 W. State St. | 610-444-8255

Shop for gourmet market items, groceries, prepared dinners, artisan cheeses, freshly baked bread, La Colombe coffee and sweets at Talula’s Table. Talula’s acclaimed eight-course Tasting Dinners are back! Check out their website for available dates. See Facebook and Instagram for daily updates and weekly dinner specials. Gift cards available online.

Open daily 7 to 6. Shop there or call to order curbside pickup, pay with credit card. TalulasTable.com.

 

The Gables at Chadds Ford—423 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford | 610-388-7700

The Gables has specials, a la carte and family-style options for takeout, delivery and indoor or outdoor dining. Try their seasonal menus now or buy a gift card to use later. Wine and 6-packs also available. All medical workers get 10% off!

Open every day 11 to 9 for indoor or outdoor dining, curbside pickup, or delivery. Order a day ahead for pickup between noon to 4. Call to order.  TheGablesAtChaddsFord.com.

 

The Market at Liberty Place—148 W. State St. | 610-925-3411

The Market and its vendors are open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout, curbside pickup or delivery. Gift cards also available. Check their Instagram and Facebook for updates. TheMarketAtLibertyPlace.com.

State St. Pizza is open Sun.–Thurs. 10:30 to 9; Fri. & Sat. 10:30 to 10. Come in to eat or place your order for takeout and delivery online. StateStreetPizza.net.

Mary Pat’s Provisions is open Tues.–Sun. 8 to 2. Come in for dining or view the menu online for takeout. Call  484-280-8297 to order.MaryPats.com.

Buddy’s Burgers has dining options as well as takeout and delivery Sun. & Mon.10:30 to 8; Tues.–Sat. 10:30 to 9. Order online. BuddysBBF.com.

Travelers Eats and Sweets has Meal Plans for dining, catering, curbside pickup and delivery. Call 610-470-5065 Tues.­–Thurs. 11 to 9 or Fri.–Sun. 11 to 10 to order for next day pick up. Check Facebook for more. TravelersEatsAndSweets.com.

Liberty Place Pub has wine and 6-packs available. Open daily 7 to 10. Dine there or shop in store for takeout. Facebook.com/LibertyPlacePub.

 

Red Sombrero—879 E. Baltimore Pk. | 610-925-3777

For Mexican food lovers, you’ll find fresh tacos, burritos and salads for takeout and curbside pickup. Fajita Family Meals also available.

Takeout, curbside pickup, catering and indoor and outdoor dining Mon.–Sat. 11 to 8; Sun. noon to 8. Call or order online at TheRedSombrero.com.

 

Verbena BYOB—102 E. State St. | 484-732-7932

The same exceptional quality food Verbena is known for is available for takeout. With a menu updated daily on Facebook, there’s no shortage of great food. Enjoy your three-course meal at home and buy a digital gift card to treat someone you know or to use yourself later. Now offering takeout 7 days a week from noon to 9.

Open for reservations and takeout Tues.- Sat. 6 to 9:30. Call to place your order. VerbenaBYOB.com.

 

 

PHOENIXVILLE

Beer, Wine and Other Spirits

Crowded Castle Brewing Company—242 Bridge St. | 484-252-9020

Crowded Castle is open for indoor dining now with a menu of farm-to-fork cuisine from Mercí Kitchen. The pub offers a wide selection of IPAs, ales and beers on tap along with ciders, wine and craft liqueurs made in PA. The taproom is a family-friendly place to enjoy some table-top games and craft beers brewed on site.

Open for dine in or takeout Thurs. & Fri. 4 to 10; Sat. 2 to 10; Sun. 2 to 7. CrowdedCastle.com.

      

Rebel Hill Brewing Company—420 Schuylkill Rd. | 484-924-8044

The inside taproom and outside patio at Rebel Hill are now open and ready to serve you quality craft brews. The kitchen isn’t open but Rebel Hill plans on having special chef takeovers from time to time. Follow their social media for updates. Curbside pickup is still available through the website.

Open Wed. & Thurs. 4 to 8; Fri. 4 to 9; Sat. noon to 9; Sun. noon to 6. RebelHillBrewing.com.

 

Cafes and Sandwich Shops

Juice Merchant—6 Gay St. | 610-616-0000

Looking for a place with loads of vegan and vegetarian options? The Juice Merchant has smoothies, sandwiches, juice, bowls, salads, soups and sides—all made out of plants! Need a boost? Try one of their juice Energy Shots for a pick-me-up. Stop in to see their selection!

Open Tues.–Sat. 11 to 7; Sun. 11 to 5. JuiceMerchant.com.

 

Steel City Coffeehouse and Brewery—203 Bridge St. | 484-924-8425

Offering a full menu of homemade treats and delicious beverages including craft beer from their onsite nano brewery. All live shows and events are currently cancelled but there’s still plenty of time to stop in for breakfast and lunch. Open for dine-in or dine-out with curbside pickup or delivery via UberEats.

Open Mon.–Fri. 7 to 1; Sat. & Sun. 8 to 2. SteelCityCoffeehouse.com.

 

Restaurants

Avols—258 Bridge St. | 610-455-4110

Experience a Greek getaway at Avlós (former Majolica location) with Cretan specialities like souvlaki pork skewers and sctopus in fava puree, red onions and vinegar. Takeout, outdoor and indoor dining available.

Open Tues.–Thurs. 4 to 9; Fri. & Sat. noon to 10; Sun. noon to 9. Call or order online. AvlosGr.com.

 

Black Lab Bistro—248 Bridge St. | 610-935-5988

Eat in or take out at Black Lab Bistro with crispy classics like 5-spice fried calamari in mango coulis and siracha aioli or pan roasted duck breast and scallops. Face masks are required at all times for indoor dining except when seated at the table. Call for an updated menu.

Open Wed. & Thurs. 5 to 9; Fri. & Sat. 5 to 10; Sunday brunch 10 to 2 & Sunday dinner 4 to 8. Call to order take out BlackLabBistro.net.

 

Il Granaio—184 Bridge St. | 484-924-8423

Il Granaio is open for lunch, dinner and drinks. Outdoor dining is available by reservation. Diners can reserve on Yelp or by phone. Call for curbside pickup.

Open Tues.–Thurs. & Sun. 11:30 to 3 for lunch, 3:30 to 9 for dinner; Fri. & Sat. 11:30 to 3 for lunch, 3 to 10 for dinner. IlGranaioPA.com.

 

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant—130 E. Bridge St. | 610-983-9333

Eat well with Iron Hill Brewery’s made-from-scratch food and craft beer. Choose from a selection of brewhouse entrees, apps, sides and salads. Pair your lunch or dinner with the new freshly brewed pumpkin ale for the fall. Indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery.

Open Sun.–Thurs. noon to 9; Fri. & Sat. noon to 10. Delivery minimum $15. Order online or by phone. Pay by credit card. IronHillBrewery.com.

 

Molly Maguire’s Irish Restaurant & Pub—197 Bridge St. | 484-924-8264

An authentic Irish pub experience right in the heart of Phoenixville. Choose from entrees like Guinness braised steak pie or Molly’s mac and cheese. Say sláinte with a draft list full of Guinness and specialty cocktails like the Irish mule with Tullamore Dew, lime juice and ginger beer. Open for indoor and outdoor dining.

Open Wed. & Thurs. 4 to 10; Fri. 4 to midnight; Sat. noon to midnight; Sun. noon to 10. . MollyMaguiresPhoenixville.com.

 

Nui Nui Kitchen—301 Bridge St. | 484-302-5141

Enjoy Nui Nui’s large Thai fusion menu. Now offering a full bar, so come in and enjoy some tasty cocktails. Vegan options available. Dine in or order online for pickup and delivery.

Open Sun.–Thurs. 4 to 8; Fri. & Sat. 4 to 8:30. Call or order online for takeout and delivery. NuiNuiKitchen.com.

 

Root Down Brewing Co.—1 N. Main St. | 484-393-2337

Get your crowlers and fun daily specials from Root Down, with select deals ranging from Taco Tuesday to half priced wings. Takeout and limited outdoor and indoor dining now available.

Open Mon.–Wed. 4 to 8; Thurs. 4 to 10; Fri. & Sat. noon to 10; Sun. noon to 8. Call to order. Updates on FacebookRootDownBrewing.com.

 

Sage Mediterranean—150 Bridge St. | 484-927-4168

Enjoy the fresh flavorful dishes like falafel, grape leaves and chicken taouk from Sage Mediterranean. Extensive lunch and dinner menus online.

Open for pickup and Grubhub Tues.–Sun. noon to 10:30. SageMediterranean.com.

 

Sedona Taphouse—131 Bridge St. #5  | 484-302-5714.

Try Sedona’s tempting specials—like VIP Thursdays. On first Thursdays get half off all bottles and cans from 7 to 9. VIP members get $4 off to use that day, too.

Open for takeout and limited outdoor dining by reservation Fri. & Sat. 11 to 9:30; Sun.–Thurs. 11 to 8. SedonaTaphouse.com.

 

Sips Bistro and Bar—400 Bridge St. | 484-924-9721

Get your French food fix at Sips. Come in to try their long list of wine, beer and specialty drinks, their  BYOB Sunday evenings or everyday happy hour 4;30-6.

Takeout, delivery and curbside pickup available. Indoor dining by phone reservation. Brunch Sun. 10 to 1; dinner Thurs.– Sat. 4 to 8. SipsPhoenixville.com.

 

Sly Fox—520 Kimberton Rd. (Rt. 113) | 610-935-4540

Sly Fox has a wide selection of beers on tap, bottles and cans to choose from, such as crowlers, 4 or 6packs and cases. Order some food from their pub menu while you’re at it. Digital gifts cards also available. Takeout, indoor and outdoor dining available.

Open every day 11:30 to 10. Order online or by phone. SlyFoxBeer.com.

 

Stable 12 Brewing Co.—368 Bridge St. | 610-715-2665

Stable 12 is open daily for indoor dining, takeout, Doordash delivery and curbside pickup—just call ahead or order online. And get your cans and growlers to enjoy with your meal.

Open Mon.­–Thurs. 5 to 10; Fri. & Sat. noon to midnight; Sun. noon to 10. Stable12.com.

 

Uncle B’s—425 Bridge St. | 610-935-1363

“B well” by getting BBQ! Choose from a simplified menu of authentic, Southern style barbecue including apps, entrees and sides plus wing specials.

Order online or by phone for pickup and outdoor dining reservations, Tues.–Thurs. 11:30 to 10; Fri & Sat 11:30 to midnight; Sun. 11:30 to 9. Kitchen closes an hour before store closes. Delivery through DoorDash. For pickup, call 5 minutes before you arrive. UncleBsBarBQ.com.

 

Vecchia’s Pizzeria—249 Bridge St. | 610-933-1355

Order your favorite pizza, pasta, salad and more all with the click of a button. Vecchia’s is accepting online orders for pickup and free delivery.

Open Tues.– Sun. for pickup 5 to 9, or delivery until 8:30. VecchiaPizzeriaMenu.com.

 

Your Mom’s Place—324 Bridge St. | 610-933-7481.

Offering breakfast 6 days a week for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and curbside pickup. Be sure to check out their special “Bun Night” menu served Thurs.Sat. from 3 to 7. Cash and credit cards.

Open Tues.– Fri. 7 to noon; Sat.– Sun. 7 to noon (breakfast only). MomsPhoenixville.com.

 

WEST CHESTER

UPDATE: The West Chester borough plans to shut down Gay Street soon to traffic (pending approval by PennDOT) to create an open-air marketplace and provide more space for more socially distanced outdoor dining and shopping.

 

Bakeries and Cafes

Country Bagel and Bakery—145 E. Gay St. | 610-696-8890

Get your morning bagel fix at Country Bagel and Bakery, offering a full menu of pastries, bagels, sandwiches and other breakfast items. Place your order online ahead of time or stop in store with a mask on to get your order to go.

Open Mon.–Fri. 6:30 to 2; Sat. & Sun. 7 to 2 for takeout and online ordering. Call or email to order bagels and pastries. Or use GrubHub. Facebook.com/CountryBagel.

 

Fenn’s Coffee—111 N. Church St. | 484-340-0032

Need fresh coffee or tea to keep you awake for WFH (work from home)? Fenn’s sells coffee by the pound and tea boxes. With free delivery, you can have your cup of Sumatran Mandheling or Japanese Sencha in no time. Call or text your order for $13.50 per lb. of coffee and $12 per box of tea or stop in store to get your fix throughout the week.

Open Mon.–Fri. 6:30 to 9; Sat. 7 to 10; Sun. 7 to 6 . Facebook.com/Fenns-Coffee.

 

Insomnia Cookies—142 W. Gay St. | 610-898-3642

If your sweet tooth has been begging for dessert, Insomnia Cookies is the answer, serving up tasty treats like ice cream, milk and countless cookie options like snickerdoodle, peanut butter and double chocolate.

Open Mon.–Thurs. 11 am to midnight; Fri. 11 am to 1 am; Sat. & Sun. noon to 1 am. Call or order on their website for pickup and delivery. InsomniaCookies.com.

 

Rolling Stars—706 E. Market St. | 484-947-2626

Rolling Stars is new in town and has New York style old fashioned kettle boiled hand rolled bagels, freshly baked on the premises for your all of your breakfast, brunch and lunch needs. Dine in and takeout is now available, with outdoor seating coming soon.

Open Mon.–Sun. 7 to 3. Call to order ahead or to inquire about catering. RollingStars.com.

 

Yori’s Bakery—15 N. Church St. | 610-344-9674

Satisfy your sweet craving with Yori’s Bakery, in store, online or by phone for pickup. Call two days ahead for cake orders—with plenty to choose from. Explore their bread, pastry, cake and seasonal menu items on their website.

Mon.–Sat. 7 to 7; Sun. 7 to 3. Order online at YorisBakery.com.

 

Markets

Artisan’s Exchange—208 Carter Dr. Ste. 13B | 610-719-0232

Get artisan foods in person or with online ordering through the Artisan Exchange of West Chester. Buy bread, snacks, drinks, prepared meals, even aromatherapies! Get free pickup for orders of $35+; delivery available within a 15-mile radius for orders $35+ plus a $10 delivery fee. Free shipping for orders over $100. Place your order by 5 pm to be ready by 5 the next day—excluding Sun— or stop in at the Artisan Exchange location on Sat. to explore what the market has to offer.

Open Sat. 10 to 1. AEDirect.Shop.

 

Carlino’s Market—128 W. Market St. | 610-649-4046 

Offering grocery items, bakery goods, prepared meals and coffee drinks to go, Carlino’s Market is a one-stop shop for your food needs. Check what’s in stock online. Choose a sweet treat like Vanilla Pizelles to go with your At Home Pasta bar, or stick to the essentials with olive oil, bread, cheese and milk.

Open Mon.–Fri. 9 to 6; Sat. 9 to 5; Sun. 9 to 4. Call to order for curbside pickup. Order online for same-day delivery. CarlinosMarket.com.

 

Restaurants

Andiario—106 W. Gay St. | 484-887-0919

In a word: artisan. That’s Andiario. With a craftsman approach to cooking, Andiario serves seasonal food straight from farmers. The restaurant is working toward welcoming diners back into the restaurant, with dining now available on the patio, serving drinks and small plates called cicchetti.

Open Wed.– Sun. from 5 pm to close for outdoor dining. Walk in or reserve a spot online or by phone. Andiario.com.

 

Bar Avalon—116 E. Gay St. | 610-436-4100

Good Eats is their business. Bar Avalon is back in the swing of things but adapting to the “New Normal” with dining indoors and out as part of the open-air market. Reservations can be made prior to 6 pm and again at 8 pm with a 90-minute limit per visit. Plus a takeout menu for all your to-go food needs.

Open Tues.—Fri. 4 to 8.; Sa.t 3 to 8; Sun. brunch from 11:30 to 2 and dinner from 3 to 8. Takeout available Wed.—Sat. 4:30 to 8. Delivery available Wed.—Sat. 4:30 to 7:30. Visit their website for more info. AvalonRestaurant.net

 

Bon Bon Sushi—22 N. Darlington St. | 610-696-3069

Calling all sushi lovers! Bon Bon Sushi is open for pickup and delivery. Spice up your sushi order by trying something different—such as their Hawaiian Sushi Burrito or the Classic Dragon with BBQ eel.

Open Mon.–Sat. 11:30 to 9. Order for pickup online; delivery through DoorDash all day, or through Bon Bon’s drivers after 4 pm. BonBonSushi.com.

 

Buddy’s Burgers Breasts and Fries—11 W. Gay St. | 484-631-1006

Still offering their original menu full of tasty burgers, hot dogs, cheesesteaks and more. Check out the September Specials and Burger of the Month: The Kennett Square ‘Shroomer topped with smoked mozzarella, sautéed triple mushroom blend, smoked garlic aioli and arugula. Add the Shake of the Month: Apple Jacks Shake.

Open for takeout or dine in Sun.–Wed. 11 to 9; Thurs.–Sat. 11 to 10. Visit their website for more info and to order online. BuddysBBF.com

 

Iron Hill Brewery WC—3 W. Gay St. | 610-738-9600

Eat well with Iron Hill Brewery’s made-from-scratch food and craft beer for dine in, takeout, and delivery. Try a two-cheese Pub Burger with special pub sauce for comfort food. Dine inside or enjoy a beer-inspired entrée at a table outside on Gay St. Pair your lunch or dinner with the new freshly brewed pumpkin ale for the fall.

Open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery Mon.–Thurs. noon to 8; Fri. & Sat. noon to 10; Sun. noon to 8. Order online at IronHillBrewery.com/West-Chester-PA.

 

Kildare’s Pub—18 W. Gay St. | 610-431-0770

Kildare’s has you covered with their full menu of drinks and food for dining inside or outdoors on Gay St. Join them every Thurs. night at 9 for Name That Tune. Call or go online to make a reservation.

Open Sun.–Thurs. 11 to midnight; Fri. & Sat. 11 to 2 am. Visit their website: KildaresPubWC.com.

 

Kooma Asian Fusion and Sushi Bar—123 N. Church St. | 610-430-8980

Can’t decide between Thai, Korean, Japanese or Chinese food? You don’t have to at Kooma. Their fusion of Asian cuisine offers plenty of choices, letting you pair a Sashimi Sampler with Bibimbap, or Hibachi with Pad Thai Udon if you choose. Now offering outdoor and indoor dining, as well as takeout and delivery.

Open Mon.–Wed. 11:30 to 10 pm; Thurs. 11:30 to 11; Fri. 11:30 to midnight; Sat. noon to midnight; Sun. 4 to 9. Order online at KoomaFusion.com.

 

La Tartine—109 W. Gay St. / 484-288-2044

La Tartine offers authentic Mediterranean food—from crepes to falafel, from smoothies to shawarma, plus acai bowls— with gluten free and vegan options. Opened in May, they’re working from a limited, but expanding menu. Place your order online for pickup or stop in today to see what they’re all about.

Open Mon.–Thurs. 11 to 4; Fri. 11 to 8; Sat. 10 to 7. LaTartineWC.com.

 

Limoncello Ristorante—9 N. Walnut St. | 610-436-6230

Limoncello’s authentic Italian cuisine is the perfect way to dine out or take-out for a date night. Enjoy a specialty pizza for lunch or a pasta and second piatti for dinner. Takeout menus consist of a la carte items, along with family style options that include 4 courses for 5 people with options under $50.

Limoncello is now offering outdoor and indoor dining and is open for lunch Tues.–Sun. 11:30 to 4; and for dinner Tues.–Sat. 4 to 9. Takeout orders available until 8:30 pm. Call to order. LimoncelloRestaurant.com.

 

Lorenzo and Sons—27 N. High St. | 484-999-8756

Get the extra-large slices Lorenzo’s is known for through indoor dining, takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. Still operating with the fresh ingredients and South Philly style food you love, enjoy your Friday night favorites—like the 28-inch iconic pizza or a couple of cheesesteaks. Credit card payment required when ordering.

Open Tues.–Thurs. 11 to 10 pm, Fri.–Sat. 11 to 3am, 11 to 9 pm. Order online or by phone. LorenzosWestChester.com.

 

Mae’s West Chester—39 W. Gay St. / 610-955-4452

This new farm-to-table, BYOB spot opened in mid-May and offers take-out, catering, indoor and outdoor seating. From brunch dishes, pressed Cuban sandwiches to cedar plank salmon, the menu is enticing. Family meals (for 4) also available. Takeout menu and reservations online.

Open for indoor and outdoor dining, plus takeout Wed.­–Sat. 7 to 8 pm, Sun. 7 to 8 pm. MaesWC.com.

 

Market Street Grill—6 W. Market St. | 610-429-5328

Known for their great breakfasts, Market Street Grill can satisfy your early morning and lunch cravings. Try the specials plus fantastic regular menu items like The Mainline—poached eggs on cornbread—or The Market Street Grill Wrap with chicken, roasted reds, sautéed mushrooms, spinach and brie.

Open Mon.–Sat. 7 to 2:30; Sun. 7 to 2. Breakfast all day; lunch starting at 11. Breakfast only on Sun. Takeout and delivery available. Call for reservations, order or use GrubHub or DoorDash. TheMarketStreetGrill.com.

 

Mercato Ristorante and Bar—33 W. Market St. | 610-701-6326

A tavola non si invecchia is an Italian saying that mean, “At the table, one never grows older.” With good food, wine and company, time pauses, and that’s how you feel sharing Mercato’s Italian cuisine—“Born in Italy, served in West Chester.”

Call or use OpenTable to make a reservation. Indoor parties available as well as, outdoor dining Mon.–Thurs. 11 to 10 pm; Fri.–Sat. 11 to 11 pm; Sun. 11 to 9 pm. For pickup, call between noon and 8 pm. For DoorDash delivery, order between 12:30 to 5:30 Thurs.–Sat. for delivery from 5 to 7. Mercato33.com.

 

Miss Winnie’s Jamaican Jerk—211 E. Market St. | 484-266-0508

Get good eats and support a Black-owned business! Jerk chicken wings, curry goat and savory Jamaican patties add flavor to West Chester’s culinary scene—so don’t miss out. Follow them on Instagram or Facebook for new dishes and announcements. Meanwhile, order online for a taste of Jamaica.

Open for catering or delivery Tues.–Sat. 11 to 6:30 and pickup 11 to 7. Fri. and Sat. dinner specials 4 to 7 pm. Order by phone or through GrubHub. Facebook.com/WinniesJerk.

 

Nudy’s Cafe—300 W. Market St. | 610-696-4550

Have no fear for Nudy’s is still here! Order from their wide selection of sweet ‘n’ savory breakfast and lunch options online for takeout and pickup. Delivery TBD. Try one of their breakfast options that could be on the dessert menu—like the Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast or Gingerbread Pancakes! For lunch, try Barbeque Chopped Salad or Ahi Tuna Sandwich.

Indoor, outdoor seating and takeout available Mon.–Fri. 7 to 4; Sat.–Sun. 7 to 3. NudysCafes.com.

 

Opa Taverna—40 E. Gay St. | 610-696-4100

Opa Taverna’s Greek delicacies let you travel to the Mediterranean in spirit. Order classics like gyros, souvlaki or lamb chops for takeout, curbside pickup or delivery. If you are Jonesing for a sweet treat, add baklava to your order for a proper Greek feast.

Indoor and outdoor dining for lunch and dinner 10 to 10 daily; brunch Sat. & Sun., 10 to 3. Order online at OpaTavernaPhilly.com.

 

Pietro’s Prime—125 W. Market St. | 484-760-6100

Looking for a special meal? Maybe for stay-at-home date night? Order Surf ‘n’ Turf favorites from Pietro’s, with steak and chops ranging from 8 to a whopping 24 ounces, plus plenty of seafood options for entree or appetizers. Credit card payments only. Free delivery within a 10-mile radius.

Open for indoor and outdoor dining Mon.–Sat. 11 to 10; Sun. 4 to 9. Call to order takeout. Menu and reservations online at PietrosPrime.com.

 

Roots Café WC—133 E. Gay St. | 610-455-0100

Roots’ sustainable menu is what we’re craving. Try sweet drinks (Jacks Hard Cider) or their savory breakfasts (Pork Belly Benedict) or lunches (Roots Hot Chicken). Check daily vegan options, like Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Veggies and Dessert. Ingredients are sourced from local farmers, so you’re supporting more than one local business with your order!

Check their Facebook page for updates—Facebook.com/RootsCafeWC. Takeout, curbside and reservations for indoor and outdoor dining available Wed.–Sun. 10 to 3. RootsCafeWC.com.

 

Ryan’s Pub—124 W. Gay St. | 610-344-3934

Located in the heart of downtown West Chester, this classic Irish pub is open for lunch, after work drinks, dinners and late nights. Choose from a wide variety drinks via their online beer menu in addition to daily drink specials 10 pm to midnight plus wings, apps, entrees, burgers and a children menu for your kiddos! Available for pickup, indoor and outdoor dining.

Call for reservations. Open Mon.–Sun. 11 am to 2 am. Visit their website for the full menu and online orders. Ryans-Pub.com.

 

Saloon 151—151 W. Gay St. | 610-701-8489

Get all your favorites from Saloon 151! Check out their Instagram page, @Saloon151, for daily specials like Taco Tuesday, with a choice of chicken, beef, pulled pork or shrimp. Make sure to get a growler, too! Maybe New Belgium Fat Tire, Free Will Cranberry Light and Bell’s Two Hearted Ale.

Call to order. Open daily for takeout, indoor or outdoor dining 11-2am. Saloon151.com.

 

Slow Hand—30 N. Church St. | 484-999-8638

Slow Hand’s savory menu is accompanied by handcrafted cocktails and friendly Southern hospitality. Be rewarded for eating local and enjoy dishes from locally sourced ingredients. Try new creations like split pea falafel or savory pappardelle. Call to make a reservation for outdoor dining or order for pickup.

Outdoor dining Mon.–Fri. 5 to 2am; Sat. 11 to 2am; Sun 11 to 11pm. SlowHand-WC.com.


Spence Cafe—131 N. High St. | 610-918-1272

Open for over 20 years with a family history that stretches back over a century, Spence Cafe is not letting current conditions stop them. Operating on a limited menu, the cafe is offering family style entrees that can feed up to three people. Find daily entree choices and prices on social media or by calling. Enjoy patio seating by reservation.

Call to place a reservation for their limited indoor and outdoor dining options. Call to order takeout between noon and 4, for pickup from 4:30 to 6. Pickup your order in the alley behind the café (away from the High Street traffic). Spence.Cafe.

 

Taco Mar—122 E. Gay St. | 610-455-1400

Taste Mexican food traditionally inspired by a “Tour of Flavor” south of the border. Order your favorites online from their Burrito and Salad Bar, Taco Stand and Baja Grill. Meals are made to order with vegan options available. Enjoy your meal in their indoor dining room or expanded outdoor dining area!

Open Mon.–Fri. 5 to 8; Sat.–Sun. noon to 8 for dining, takeout and delivery. Call to order. TacoMar.com.

 

The Couch Tomato—31 W. Gay St. | 484-887-0241

Your favorite organic foods are still available at The Couch Tomato, where they’re offering delivery, curbside pickup, indoor dining or outdoor dining on both the roof and marketplace. Try the take-home, make-your-own pizza kit for fun in your own kitchen! And remember they specialize in vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

Indoor and outdoor roof dining open Sat.-Thurs., 11 to 8:30 pm; Fri. 11 to 9. Call to make a reservation or takeout order or order on their website. TheCouchTomato.com.

 

 

WESTERN MAIN LINE

Breweries

La Cabra Brewing—642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn | 610-240-7908

Every Tuesday is half-priced wings at La Cabra! Full menu is now available with small plates like duck fries, pulled pork tacos and other tasty dishes. On-site dining available indoors or outside in their bier tents. Check the website for upcoming events.

Open Tues.–Sun. 3 to 8:30. Order curbside pickup by phone or online. LaCabraBrewing.com.

 

Restaurants

Alessandro’s Wood Fired Italian and Bar—133 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne | 484-580-6786

The former Ardé Osteria is now Alessandro’s with renovated decor and an updated menu from the wood fired oven. Take a wood fired Margherita pie to go or enjoy your meal with a glass of vino from their new full wine list—at a table inside or out.

Open Tues.–Thurs. 4:30 to 9; Fri. & Sat. 4:30 to 10; Sun. 4:30 to 9. Make reservations online. AlessandrosWoodFired.com. 

 

A Taste of Britain—503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne | 610-971-0390

Enjoy the taste of a fresh English scone and a pot of hot tea at home using A Taste of Britain’s takeaway menu. Order lunch and dinner from their menu and specialty items from their authentic British grocery market for curbside pickup. Dining room is now available by reservation.

Open for curbside pickup daily 10 to 5. Order online and call when you arrive. Call or go online for reservations. ATasteOfBritain.com.

 

Appetites on Main—286 Main St., Exton | 610-594-2030

Appetites on Main has a HUGE menu for takeout, so you have plenty of options to choose from. Indoor dining, patio seating, takeout and delivery available—curbside pickup for online orders only. .

Open Sun.—Sat. 11 am to midnight. Order online. AppetitesOnMain.com.

 

At the Table BYOB—11 Louella Court, Wayne | 610-964-9700

Check their website for updates on what courses they’re serving each day, good for three to four people. Now open for outdoor dining on Thursday, Friday and Saturday!

Open for curbside pickup and delivery Tues.–Sun. 4 to 7:30; open for outdoor dining Fri. & Sat. 5 to 10. Call ahead to order. AtTheTableBYOB.com.

 

Christopher’s—108 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne | 610-687-6558

Your family neighborhood place is open for indoor and outdoor dining. Enjoy American comfort food with healthy high quality ingredients. Now open early for breakfast on Saturday & Sunday! (Malvern location has closed.)

Open Mon.–Fri. 11 to 9; Sat. & Sun. 9:30 to 9. Order online for takeout. ChristophersANeighborhoodPlace.com.

 

General Warren—9 Old Lancaster Rd., Malvern | 610-296-3637

General Warren is offering takeout, outdoor and indoor dining. Hearty entrees, decadent desserts, gluten free options and cocktails—get some of your favorites.

Open Tues.–Sun. 4 to 9; curbside pickup Tues.–Sun. 3 to 8. Call to order curbside pickup. GeneralWarren.com.

 

Marchwood Tavern—3 Marchwood Rd., Exton | 610-363-7300

Marchwood Tavern offers a huge dinner menu with family-style options. BYO growlers to fill up with what they have on tap! Open for curbside pickup, outdoor and indoor dining.

Open Sun.–Sat. 11 to 11; Open for curbside pickup Sun.–Wed. & Thurs. 11 to 9; Wed., Fri. & Sat. 11 to 10. Call to order. MarchwoodTavern.com.

 

McKenzie Brew House—250 Lancaster Ave., Malvern | 610-296-2222

Order favorites from their full menu, like the Salmon BLT wrap or Chicken and Cashew Stirfry—with gluten sensitive and vegan options available. Check out specials and freebies online. Outdoor and indoor dining now available. Also located in Chadds Ford and Devon.

Open Sun.–Thurs. 11:30 to 9; Fri. & Sat. 11:30 to 11. Order online. McKenzieBrewHouse.com.

 

Nectar—1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn | 610-725-9000

Try a unique infusion of Asian and French cuisine at Nectar with one-of-a-kind menu options like Baby Banana Roll and Grilled Tea Smoked Salmon. For that special occasion or treat. Takeout, delivery and outdoor dining now available.

Open for lunch Mon.–Fri. 11:30 to 3; For dinner Mon. 3 to 9; Tues.–Thurs. 3 to 10; Fri. 3 to 11; Sat. 5 to 11; Sun. 5 to 9. Call or order online. TasteNectar.com.

 

Philly Cheesesteaks—676 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn | 610-722-9464

A taste of Philly has come to Berwyn! Philly Cheesesteaks offers a wide range of delicious sandwiches, salads, wraps, sides and desserts to enjoy—gluten-free rolls also available. Get delivery, takeout or eat in and watch the game!

Open Mon.–Sat. 11 to 9; Sun. noon to 8. Call or order online. PhillyCheesesteaksBerwyn.com.

 

Restaurant Alba—7 W. King St., Malvern | 610-644-4009

Order from their takeout menu featuring antipasto, pasta, secondi and dolce dishes. Check the website for dine-in or takeout specials like Tuesday Gravy and Wine Wednesday with half off pour-by-glass and bottles. Outdoor dining and limited indoor seating available.

Dine-in and Takeout Tues.–Sat. 5 to 8. View the menu online and place orders by phone. RestaurantAlba.com.

 

Ron’s Original—74 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton | 610-594-9900

Ron’s is still serving their delicious food featuring gluten-free, vegetarian and hormone- and antibiotic-free choices. View their menu online, with options for outdoor and indoor seating, takeout, delivery and curbside pickup. Bring your smartphone to access the contactless QR code menu.

Open for takeout, delivery indoor and outdoor dining Sun.–Thurs. 11 to 9:30; Fri. & Sat. 11 to 10. Curbside pickup Sun.–Sat. 3 to 8:30. RonsOriginal.com.

 

Ship Inn—693 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton | 610-363-7200

Operating since 1796, nothing can stop Ship Inn! Enjoy their seafood and steak for indoor and outdoor dining with an online or phone reservation.

Curbside takeout, indoor and outdoor dining Tues.–Sat. noon to 8; Sun. 3 to 8. Order online at ShipInn.net.

 

Stove & Tap—245 Lancaster Ave., Malvern | 484-450-8890

Stove and Tap is still offering its rustic American dining experience. Dine in or order takeout from their Malvern smokehouse with meat lovers entrees priced by the pound! Wine and growlers, too. Make dining reservations through OpenTable.

Open Mon.–Thurs. 11:30 to 8:30; Fri. & Sat. 11:30 to 9; Sun. 10 to 8:30. StoveAndTap.com.

 

Suburban Restaurant and Beer Garden—570 Wellington Sq., Exton | 610-458-2337

Offering a wide selection of local craft beers in the beer garden and locally produced entrees in the farmers room—there is something for everyone—even kids! Shop for fresh produce, dairy, meat, dry goods, beer and cocktails. Reservations for parties 6 and up by phone.

Open curbside takeout, indoor and outdoor dining Mon.–Thurs. 11:30 am to midnight; Fri. & Sat. 11:30 am to 2 am; Sun.10 am to midnight. Order takeout online. SuburbanBG.com.

 

Teresa’s Cafe—124 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne | 610-293-9909

Order modern Italian cuisine from Teresa’s for pickup, delivery or outdoor dining with no reservation required! Enjoy their extensive menu including unique options such as the Duck Salad or Roasted Spaghetti Squash pasta. Don’t forget their large selection of fine wine, cider and beer choices. Go for a drink or bite (or both!) in Teresa’s tented outdoor dining area.

Open daily for outdoor dining, pickup, and delivery 4 to 9. Order online. TeresasCafe.com.

 

Thai Orchid—556 W. Lancaster Ave., Berwyn | 610-651-7840

Enjoy your favorite Thai dishes from Thai Orchid’s large menu, available for pickup, with vegetarian and gluten-free options. Phone reservations required for outdoor diningRemember to BYOB!

Open Mon.–Thurs. noon to 9:30; Fri. & Sat. noon to 10; Sun. 4:30 to 9. Order online at ThaiOrchidBerwyn.com.

 

The Greyhound Café—81 Lancaster Ave. Store #7, Malvern | 610-240-0222

You have plenty to choose from at The Greyhound. Their menu includes pizzas, salads, sandwiches, sides, starters and more! Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian dishes are very popular here.

Open for limited dining by reservation and curbside pickup Wed.–Sun., noon to 7. Order and pay online. TheGreyhoundCafe.com.

 

Toninos Pizza and Pasta Co.—235 Lancaster Ave., Frazer | 610-240-9566

Toninos family-run business is offering their Italian cuisine through both indoor and outdoor dining, so call ahead to reserve. Takeout and curbside pickup is also available on a full lunch and dinner menu. Enjoy all your favorites!

Open Tues.–Fri. 10 to 9:30; Sat. 11 to 9:30; Sun. noon to 9. Order online or by phone. Call 302-275-6467 when you arrive. ToninosPizzaAndPasta.com.

 

World of Beer—102 Main St., Exton | 610-991-2863

Order food, wine, and, of course, beer from World of Beer! Enjoy your favorites from the takeout menu or first come, first-served outdoor seating– you can even bring your pet!

Open for takeout, delivery and outdoor dining Mon.–Thurs. 11 to 10; Fri. & Sat.11 am to 11:30 pm; Sun. 11 to 9. Order online. WorldOfBeer.com.

 

And it’s worth a drive in beautiful southern Chester County to enjoy one of our favorites!

The Whip Tavern—1383 N. Chatham Rd., Coatesville | 610-383-0600

“Food, beer, cider, cheer” at The Whip! Order food and drinks for takeaway or dine in by reservation on their website. Walk-in parties may be accommodated based on availability. Traditional British menu offerings depend on the seasonal ingredients they have access to.

Open for takeout, curbside pickup, indoor and outdoor dining Mon.–Thurs. 11 to 8 (closed Tues.); Fri. & Sat.11 to 9; Sun.10 to 8. Call to order. TheWhipTavern.com.