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The Pistachio Grill

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521 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002 (Norristown Rd)
(215) 643-7400
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8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quality of food good, service very good.

The meals we ordered were good and well prepared, as was the one salad ordered. It has a very comfortable dining area. The Pistachio Grille should include a small salad with the meal price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Warren, New Jersey
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Warren, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The meals we ordered were good and well prepared, as was the one salad ordered. It has a very comfortable dining area. The Pistachio Grille should include a small salad with the meal price.

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philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was with my family (5) of us to celebrate my Sister's Birthday. We thought the food was good but the service was OK. Also, 3 of us ordered the chicken parmegiana over pasta. First, our bill had an addtional $26.00 that should not have been there. Our waitress corrected the bill and then added an additional $3.00 for the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had a good size menu with a little of everything. Excellent arugula salad with grapefruit. Braised short ribs over risotto was excellent. Service was good not great. Atmosphere ok. Not too crowded. Byob. Will go back again.

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I ate here recently for dinner. To be honest we had a Restaurant.com gift certificate which is why we went here as it is a bit out of the way from where we live. My husband got the wedge salad (very good) and chicken parm - which he also said was very good. I got the asian... More 

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Not cheap,but fair for an upscale menu, always check Out Groupon for any restaurant, which gave us a nice discount. They do have signs they are no longer taking Restaurant.com. We were here previously, still great. We had the Asparagus Tempura, very tasty and a Argula Salad, with pears and grapefruit, different and tasty. For our meals, specials of Duck... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This restaurant is hidden in a "nothing" strip mall, and you would never stop in driven by curb appeal! Once inside, it gets a little nicer, but DO make reservations. Reservations seem to confuse them sometimes, and recently we were even asked politely to leave as a party was waiting for our table. They want you to eat and leave,... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went for a girls night and had the Calamari as my main. It was AWFUL! Very greasy and the batter had a sweetness to it that was off-putting. Others at the table were okay with their dinners but no one was raving about the place.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Pistachio Grille is a nice local BYOB with food on par with some of the fancier restaurants in Center City, Philadelphia. Service is attentive and specials are very good. Prices are a bit on the high side, but we've never had a problem with the quality of the food. Also helps to have a Groupon!

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I went there for dinner since I had a certificate from Restaurant.com. I showed the hostess the certificate and she said they accepted it. When the waitress came to the table, after explaining in painstaking detail all of their specials, I asked her if the certificate was still accepted. She also said yes. Long story short, we... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We recently bought a Groupon and decided to give The Pistachio Grill a try again after having not eaten there in a couple years. We found the food to be good but not outstanding and extremely over-priced for what they charge. My husband ordered the swordfish special with crabmeat and the piece of fish was 3-4oz at most with almost... More 

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Additional Information about The Pistachio Grill

Address: 521 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002
Phone Number: (215) 643-7400
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002
    (Norristown Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: (215) 643-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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