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Karla's Restaurant

5 W Mechanic St, New Hope, PA 18938-2266
+1 215-862-2612
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Ranked #26 of 69 Restaurants in New Hope
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Philadelphia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were drifting through New Hope on Labor Day and lucky for us that Karla's had their Monday night locals menu out. We normally dine at another restaurant which seemed to have a substantial price increase recently so we just happened into this situation. Service was excellent and food was outstanding. Started with hummus which was really good (I make... More

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Union, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I were looking to eat a late lunch / early dinner. It was a bit past 4PM, and our usual place was not seating anyone between 4-5PM, so they could switch over to their dinner menu. Although disappointed, we found Karla's restaurant, and I am extremely happy we did not get seated at the other restaurant. We... More

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This little place was amazing. We had a seat outside and ordered the best drinks ever. Deliciously made from fresh fruits they are easy to drink, but be warned: they are strong. The food was delicious and the service was friendly. But the drinks topped everything.

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New Hope, PA
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137 reviews 137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

6 of us had a very good dinner at Karla's early evening on a busy Saturday. No easy feat but Cynthia, our server, is a pro. Delicious Martinis (fresh fruit concoctions) are strong, and highly recommended. There is no parking on W Mechanic Street, so be prepared. Luckily we just walked over from our Wedgwood b&b Inn.

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Medford, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

$58 with tip for excellent brunch for two. Historic home open to the porch. Fans and plants everywhere! Great ambiance, excellent experiences servers, delicious food. Try the Thai chicken salad--fantastic and different and great presentation. Spinach sun dried tomato and ricotta cheese omelet excellent and wonderful grilled red potatoes. Outstanding meal and service and an outdoorsy yet inside setting. Love... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you go, expect to get a rusty limp salad, cranky horrible bartender, small portions, and your meal the next day. The check will come before your meal. A quote from the bartender, "The kitchen is very cranky tonight, so I won't taking a special orders". Humm, since when is a rusty salad a special order?

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Glenside PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Karla's is a lovely little restaurant conveniently located near the Bucks County Playhouse. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. It was a beautiful evening and our table was open to the outside. Our server was adorable and very helpful. She took the drink orders right away. Soon, some bread arrived with a small bowl of olive oil. The... More

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Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I came here with my boyfriend on a Saturday night for dinner. No reservation. The place had a quirky vibe (very New Hope). We had a great table outside on the porch/patio near the street. It was a perfect location. The server was great. Knowledgeable and gave good suggestions and honest opinions. I started with some kind of Gin and... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stopped at this place twice - the first night for dinner and lur last night for one of its famous Margaritas. the desserts on the menu looked tempting, but we passed.

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was our first visit to Karla's but won't be our last. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. We started with calamari and quesadillas followed by thai chicken salad and pork sandwich. All food was tasty and served at appropriate temperature. Priced accordingly as well. We will definitely be back!

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