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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
What Happened Here???

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
daunapaq
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phila area, pa
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
phila area, pa
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
260 helpful votes 260 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
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went to The Ship Inn for an early Saturday night dinner. We were the only ones in the Lighthouse Grille area. Our waiter was pretty good. He did forget to get my wine, but that was about his only flaw. However, I ordered the filet mignon to split with my daughter. They were nice enough to serve it on two... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Ship Inn, Exton, PA, combines charm, taste, history, service, atmosphere and more history for an excellent dining experience. If only the walls could speak, as it's been standing and in operation since 1794! Today, the Tangerine Salmon was prepared to perfection with the sweetest and most delicious light sauce that I will absolutely enjoy again in the near future.... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I was here for an after-funeral luncheon with family. Great, if not tight-fitting, little place to have a nice meal. It's funny, because I live in area where there are at least 20 of these revolution-period inns turned restaurant and it reminded me of at least 6 of them. I felt quite at home, as I am sure you will,... More 

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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 - 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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