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693 E Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341 (Ship Rd and Rt 30)
610-363-7200
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Ship Inn Seafood and Steak - Oldest Historical and the Crown Jewel of...
Ship Inn Seafood and Steak - Oldest Historical and the Crown Jewel of Chester County. Serving fresh seafood and steak daily.
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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mother's Day Lunch

Met family here for a Mothers' Day lunch, as a place between Philadelphia and York, PA. Waited in the foyer for over 15 minutes until the hostess asked if we had reservations (which we did). There were stacks of dirty dishes in the waiting area and everyone rushing. The building is beautiful and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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English first
PA
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Met family here for a Mothers' Day lunch, as a place between Philadelphia and York, PA. Waited in the foyer for over 15 minutes until the hostess asked if we had reservations (which we did). There were stacks of dirty dishes in the waiting area and everyone rushing. The building is beautiful and very historic. We ordered Prosecco and received... More 

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Phila
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91 reviews 91 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is an upscale restaurant located in an old house catering to a 50 plus crowd. The food and service are good, but a little pricey. My entree of veal oscar was $35.00 which included two vegetables. Soup and desert were $6.50 each. My glass of house wine was $7.50. This place just misses the mark for an excellent rating.... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We hadn't visited Ship Inn in years but just enjoyed a family celebration dinner. The bread was piping hot - straight from the oven. We shared the flatbread as an appetizer - very good. We also had salads - the Caesar was good, the Roquefort with poached pears was really good, and the strawberry salad with peach dressing was excellent.... More 

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phila area, pa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Well i'm shocked! have been wanting to go here for the longest time based on personal referrals and reputation! finally go last Friday evening....7p.m. had reservations I made online at open table. seated immediately in bar/lounge area in booth! ok. got 2 strawberry margaritas...strong but syrupy....not fresh. $10 each. get bread & butter...best part of meal for both of us.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was our second New Year's Eve dinner spent at the Ship Inn. As with last year, the food was delicious. The offerings were from a special Holiday Menu with numerous selections. The decor was warm and intimate. Once again the service was splendid. Ship Inn was a bit of a travel for our party but well worth the trip.... More 

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went there New Years evening for a romantic dinner. Staff were attentive, food was very good with a wide variety of choices. Seating are tables and very nice booths. Very pleasant dining experience

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Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My husband, son, and I chose Ship Inn for our Christmas Day dinner, 2014. We live out of town and my son has a small, one-bedroom apartment in the area, so we were not in a position to cook. I was extremely skeptical, having never had Christmas dinner in a restaurant before. However, Ship Inn exceeded all of our expectations.... More 

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Covington, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Attended a rehearsal dinner here. It is a lovely old home with a gracious feeling and rooms for dining. With a party of 60 to serve, the staff was friendly and efficient. There were 3 choices of entrees and all were delicious. Would like to return to enjoy a selection from their full menu.

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Delicious food. Great service. Generous portions. Happy memory! The staff was wonderful. Seemed to know everything we needed without us mentioning a word.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have been to Ship Inn multiple times over the last 20 years, in years past the meal was not so good. However we decided to try it again for our 20 wedding anniversary. WOW. The mushroom soup was delectable, spinach and artichoke, crab dip was delicious. The veal Zurich style was so tasty I saved some for lunch the... More 

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Additional Information about Ship Inn

Address: 693 E Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341
Phone Number: 610-363-7200
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Exton
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 693 E Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341
    (Ship Rd and Rt 30)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Exton
  • Phone Number: 610-363-7200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Ship Inn Seafood and Steak - Oldest Historical and the Crown Jewel of Chester County. Serving fresh seafood and steak daily.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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