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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 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
Decent Food

Not a bad place to grab a bite to eat. I enjoyed my burger. It just reminds me of a typical chain restaurant only with a better beer selection.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Jonathan H
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Durham, North Carolina
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The best wings ever. They are big and crispy. Hot and honey is they way to go. this a great place to watch a game.

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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Not a bad place to grab a bite to eat. I enjoyed my burger. It just reminds me of a typical chain restaurant only with a better beer selection.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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, Pub
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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