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P.J. Whelihan's Pub & Restaurant

853 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
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Ranked #32 of 65 Restaurants in Downingtown
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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English first
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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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 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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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stopped here for lunch mid week with family. Place is very spacious inside. We brought my 88 year old mother who uses a walker. Host took us to a booth that she would have to climb up into. That was a no so we asked for something easier for her. He then took us to a table which still required... More 

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Frazer, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stopped here forgetting that the Italian place had changed to PJ Whelihan's and thought we'd give it a try. We got inside and were seated right away. We asked to be seated away from any children and the girl walked us straight toward a whole section with kids! My fiance said 'no this isn't OK'. She took us to... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I thought this establishment was a brew pub, so I figured the food and atmosphere would be fairly predictable. Boy was I surprised. The food was ok, I had a turkey club and usually, that’s a menu item that’s hard to mess up but it wasn’t very good. It didn’t taste fresh at all. We also has the cheesesteak nachos... More 

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews 124 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I went here with a group of friends, and ate on the porch outside. I would have thought the restaurant would have been more crowded on a Saturday night, so I found the next statement to be unfortunate and wonder how it could happen. I had ordered the half rack of ribs, and after 15-30 minutes, out waitress came back... More 

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Downingtown, PA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There isn't a better place for wings. They are bigger than what is served at other restaurants that serve wings. You especially want to go on a Tuesday from 3pm on as on Tuesday's the wings are half price. The guys always get the wings while the women get other items on their menu which they really enjoy also.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The food is tasty, but it feels like it's been frozen. I usually order the Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, and it almost has a crunchy texture to it... I don't know if it's because they beat it with a meat tenderizer or because it was frozen? It's average!

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent selection of ale and beers both local and foreign. The food from wings, ribs and burgers are above average faire. Service is also very good in a sports bar atmosphere.

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Additional Information about P.J. Whelihan's Pub & Restaurant

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

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