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Dettera Restaurant & Wine Bar

129 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002
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Ranked #6 of 47 Restaurants in Ambler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Ambler train station less than five blocks.
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Held a business team event for happy hour a couple of weeks ago. The staff were terrific, and attentive. the service is much improved over 3 years ago. The food was fantastic thanks to a great kitchen crew. Overall the value for atmosphere, happy hour drinks, appitizers and service was good. This is a high end restaurant, so it was... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Dettera forever surprises the desire for excellent gourmet selections! I love the changes in the menu from season to season. This time my friend enjoyed their delicious Pumpkin Soup with brown bread delivered by a teapot poured over the soup! Yes! For starters I enjoyed the Hand Rolled Ricotta Cavatelli which was enhanced by Butternut Squash, Pumpkin Seeds, Sage and... More

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

so i normally don't visit wine bars, except for on business engagements. Walking in, just know this, pricey high-end designed for those people that enjoy that. Every visit they have a different menu, with unique tastes and sides. I found that me being a creature of habit and a "not so unique" palate, didn't fit in here. HOWEVER, they do... More

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Ambler, PA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I have visited Dettera about a dozen times, by ourselves, with friends, for dinner and just for late night drinks. So far, every trip has been perfect. The menu has some incredible dishes, the service is very good and the atmosphere is always energetic. If you sign up for email notices they will alert you to special... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We've been to Dettera dozens of times since it opened in 2009. Its menu is always interesting, and the food is delicious. Always a treat. We usually sit at the bar and we each have an appetizer, then split a pizza. The pizzas are fantastic - thin crust with interesting toppings. We've also been here on special occasions and have... More

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Hopewell, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We chose Dettera Restaurant and Wine Bar for a wedding rehearsal dinner. Aside from the terrific wine and beer selection, the dinner was PERFECT. The room was inviting with fireplace, a separate bar service area, and fabulous wait staff. The manager was very accomodating as well as easy to work with. The food was just terrific...our friends repeated several times... More

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Dettera hits it for atmosphere - in the winter you can take a glass of wine upstairs and sit next to a fireplace - hip, cozy vibe. Dinner prices are high.

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Glendale, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I had the pleasure to eat here recently. This is a fantastic restaurant. It's a lovely, slylish, comfortable place and the food and service was outstanding. Being from NYC I feel like I'm part of the elite NYC snob crew that has had the best food and that you couldn't possibly surprise me outside of my city. Having said this,... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Dettera has a great bar in terms of drinks and the overall feel of the place. Lots of craft spirits, great tap list and tons of wines by the glass. As for dinner, they have a well executed creative and reasonably priced menu. Tuna tartare is among the best I have had anywhere. Grilled flank steak preparation was melt in... More

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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172 reviews 172 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Been here a few times but left both times saying—they should be better for the prices they charge. Very attractive restaurant with a classy bar, high top tables in the bar area & extensive wine list. Prices on the high side & although we had a very friendly waiter both visits, service was brutally slow. Our last visit was after... More

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