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P.J. Whelihan's Pub & Restaurant

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853 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
610-873-1311
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place to meet friends and coworkers

Know for their chicken wings that are used in the famous Philly Wing Bowl as well as their customer service. Great sports bar with friendly service and daily specials

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Joe B
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Late Night
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Know for their chicken wings that are used in the famous Philly Wing Bowl as well as their customer service. Great sports bar with friendly service and daily specials

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We're avid Buffalo Wild Wings fans but we decided to give PJs a chance. That's too bad. The service was awful. Our waitress was snotty and inattentive. Our food came out wrong...twice. We ordered the honey BBQ wings, but they came out garlic Parmesan. When we told the waitress so made a scene of checking our ticket because she swore... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great TV viewing for sports events with many choices, large, well equipped bar with awesome waitresses and good service. The food is good and fits the motief.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Found it to be too nosiy to enjoy a conversation with friends, food is average, more a place for the yuppie age group.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I enjoy the food and the atmosphere of this restaurant, but have found that the noise (aka music) is so loud that when we have tried to go with others you can't hear anyone at the table. It is so annoying trying to speak over the music. The food is very good and we love going to... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Four stars for the beer and ambiance. Would be five but for the food. Huge sports bar with many attractive but relatively inattentive (college type) servers. Probably 40 + TVs. Features an extensive craft draft beer selection that really has several things for everyone, the alcohol contents are posted and can be potent, and so can the prices. However if... More 

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Coatesville, PA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This a nice place to watch a sporting event and eat comfort food. Great variety of beers and food. Lots of parking is available. Large group may have a tough time because this place is a bit loud. The service is good and the place seems to have a "hooters" element to it -- if you know what I mean.... More 

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Downingtown
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I don't know on some of the reviews here, but truthfully the food is above average to way above like the large wings, burgers, nachos and tater tots (yeah believe it or not they are delicious!). They offer a decent craft beer selection that is up on the seasonal changes, of course the standard run of the mill American beers... More 

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pa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It`s a bit loud, especially when games are on. We had wings, sandwiches and salads which were very good. Service was very good also!

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Milford, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a refreshing change this restaurant knows what the customer wants. Daily specials priced right and a lively bar scene. You can tell when a restaurant is good by the wait to get into this establishment. I arrived at 530 and by the time I left at 630 the lines were out the door and this was a Tuesday night.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 853 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Downingtown
  • Phone Number: 610-873-1311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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