Chester County, PA - Home of West Chester University and the County Seat, West Chester, Pennsylvania, has been long known for its vibrant downtown restaurant and bar scene. This small college town offers various dining options, from Barbeque to Fine Dining restaurants. Below are a few of our favorite spots to Eat in West Chester.
Best Restaurants and Bars in West Chester
Where to Eat in West Chester
Anthony Andiario and Maria van Schaijik own Andiario, which is fast becoming one of West Chester's favorite BYOB and eateries, serving up New American cuisine at 106 W Gay Street. They are an upscale, intimate restaurant offering a variety of seasonal items.
If you crave some good old BBQ, Mabel's Barbeque serves up some of the most OK fried chicken, mac 'n' cheese, pulled pork, and collard greens at 607 E Market Street.
Or, how about Asuka at 1502 West Chester Pike for some of West Chester's best Chinese Cuisine? Make reservations at this popular sushi restaurant serving specialty rolls, various Chinese dishes, and gluten-free options in a cozy little spot.
If you want a taste of Indian Cuisine, check out Star of India. This tiny Indian cafe offers familiar Indian classics, with plenty of vegetarian options & lunch specials at 155 W Gay Sreet.
Take a trip to Italy at Limoncello Ristorante, 9 N Walnut Street. This is one of our must-try places for Italian classics. Housed in a beautiful brick-walled space with marble table tops. They also have a great buffet and happy hour.
Bon Bon Sushi is located at 22 N Darlington Street for creative Japanese fare, serving classic Japanese dishes, including rolls and our favorite, the sushi burritos.
Taco Mar at 122 E Gay Street is a colorful Taco and Burrito joint featuring classic Mexican Fare at this counter-serve joint offering up, in our opinion, some of the best shrimp tacos in the area.
Regarding Pizza, New Haven Style Pizza, located at 18 N Church Street, is the place to try. This small family-run pizzeria offers some of the town's best pizza and foreign & domestic beers. - See Where to Get Pizza in Chester County, PA
Pietro's Prime, located at 125 W Market Street, offers both Steak and Seafood Dishes in a cozy spot with a great happy hour and live entertainment. One of our favorite places in West Chester for Seafood, especially calamari and sea bass.
For a nice piece of steak, check out The Original Spence Café at 131 N High Sreet. The menu has an excellent filet mignon with Yukon gold mashed potatoes, caramelized shallots, bleu cheese butter, & cabernet demi-glace. – BYOB
Baan Thai is located at 704 W Nields Street. This casual space offers Thai cuisine dishes with a few other Asian favorites thrown into the mix.
Now it's time to grab a quick drink to end the evening. One of our favorites is Jake's Bar – A timeless college and neighborhood bar with inexpensive beers in fun surrounding 549 S Matlack Street, or how about The Four Dogs Tavern? A historic stable-turned-eatery provides a new American brasserie fare and a whole bar area. 1300 W Strasburg Road. - Best Bars and Taverns in West Chester
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