Philadelphia, PA - Anthony's Cucina Fresca Ristorante and Bar, Downingtown, PA. My Amigo Dan and I were heading out to Downingtown, and he's driving, so I try to find a place far away. We both like beer, so we usually go to a bar, restaurant, or brewery. Still, I was having trouble finding a brewery with seating at noon on a Tuesday during COVID-19 quarantine.
For everyone in the western suburbs that need a place where you can forgo sophistication and get a delicious cheesesteak, Anthony's Cucina Fresca Ristorante & Bar is your place. In trouble with a significant other, Anthony's.
Anthony's is on the main drag in Downingtown, and they do have parking. With COVID-19, they have improvised and added new outside dining, so sat outside and the noise from the road was not bad.
Our server Jill was awesome from the start, and they had an okay beer selection as well as some sweet house specialty drinks.
We ordered the clams and mussels mix appetizer in a white sauce. If you like clams, mussels, and garlic sauce, you will love this. The clam and mussel mix appetizer came with a fantastic seeded roll. Remember this when we talk about the cheesesteak roll later.
I also ordered a cheesesteak with fried onions and mushrooms. I am very perplexed by this Cheesesteak, we both liked it, and It was very well made.
Our appetizer came with a lovely seeded roll, and the Cheesesteak did not, however, the meat was excellent.
The cheese, fried onions, and mushrooms we're all mixed very well with meat. It was made with love. Even though it was reasonably priced, I still felt it was tiny.
Anthony's, Jill, and the Cheesesteak we're all very lovely but I just can't score the Cheesesteak very high. I can't get past the roll and size.
Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure: Anthony's Cucina Fresca Ristorante & Bar, 78 w Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA.
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