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Ship Inn

693 E Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341
610-363-7200
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Ranked #49 of 107 restaurants in Exton
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ship Rd and Rt 30
Description: Ship Inn Seafood and Steak - Oldest Historical and the Crown Jewel of Chester County. Serving fresh seafood and steak daily.
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English first
Broomall, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Better then my wife and I expected, had a very nice anniversary dinner. Food and service were the top of the line.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Food was decent. Little pricey for some of the items (12 bucks for a small bowl of kids pasta?!? Even pure Italian restaurants don't charge that) and they need a clue on how to serve wine...two people at our party of 13 ordered red – with came out as cold as the white wines that were also ordered...the server said,... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Will NEVER eat here again. Stay away. Food I would not give to a dog. Family VERY disappointed in the Ships Inn. A take out pizza would have been a 100% inprovement.

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Malvern, Pa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We dined hear late one Saturday evening and the food was ok, nothing to rave about. For the price and the atmosphere we were anticipating a very tasty meal. So the food was underwhelming. I do not think we will go back.

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Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The food was alright but the kitchen and staff are over loaded and cannot provide proper service in a timely manner. The best thing about this place is the building and front dining rooms. Over priced.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

My husband and I went here because we had a living social voucher. We were pleasantly surprised. Food was excellent and ambiance was cool. Its a very happy old building and its age does show (hubby mentioned needing a paint job). We had a calamari app and the sauce was great with two raw oysters and these were also good.... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The Ship Inn used to be a historic, linen-clad restaurant with excellent, traditional food. In addition to the original area, there is now a row of red vinyl-lined booths with overhead fixtures, a large, bland room behind that, and a few tables near the bar. We were seated in the back of the restaurant. Although it wasn't busy and we... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Hadn't been here in forever and then went over the summer for lunch- it was AWESOME. I wanted to try everything on the menu! The dessert menu had many great choices too! I went with two friends- and I think we are all quite picky- but we all loved everything we ate!!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The Ship Inn - E. Lincoln Highway in Exton - is "seafood and steak since 1796." I've driven past 100 times since moving to W Chester and last night we finally went there; Chinese tourist friends asked for "American food" so we chose this old-school place. Good steaks and seafood, umm, "mature" crowd as expected, nice service, and a surprisingly... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

friends invite us here every once in awhile. The building is historic and the wait staff are good. However, the menu is also historic and has not changed in years. It is hard to find something new; even the specials have a tired feel to them. It is beginning to show as the Saturday night we were there, there were... More

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