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Karla's Restaurant

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5 W Mechanic St, New Hope, PA 18938-2266
+1 215-862-2612
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best bartender in New Hope

Karla's has the best bartender in all of New Hope: Ricky! He is a New Hope legend. The cocktails are always varied and extremely delicious, with fresh ingredients. The watermelon in the summer and the pumpkin in the fall are a must. The atmosphere is festive and fun. The food is casual and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
NJBabyDoll
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Bayonne, NJ
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bayonne, NJ
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Karla's has the best bartender in all of New Hope: Ricky! He is a New Hope legend. The cocktails are always varied and extremely delicious, with fresh ingredients. The watermelon in the summer and the pumpkin in the fall are a must. The atmosphere is festive and fun. The food is casual and comforting, but very tasty. They really do... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Afte a long absence we went back to Karla's. Quite a nice venture back. The food was really good. The adult Mac and Cheese is sinful. Cuban sandwich a must. Only problem, the front room has no insulation, the evening wa cold, and we ate with our coats on. Once Spring comes we will go back!

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Downingtown, PA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The menu had some awesome comfort food and also more upscale choices. The foie gras burger was unbelievable! Our server gave great suggestions and checked back to ensure that we were happy with our dinner and drinks. We can't wait to eat there when we are back in New Hope.

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Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Recently had dinner here with friends to celebrate a birthday. Hadn't been there in many years as was very pleasantly surprised. Very good apps (the mac and cheese is enough for at least 2 people) and the marinated pork sandwich was outstanding. I can't imagine not ordering it again when we return. Service was friendly and good. One note, if... More 

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A friend and I stopped for lunch in this really cool restaurant. I LOVE eclectic so this decor made me feel right at home. Busy, tables close together but several levels and loads of sunlight streaming in. I had decided to eat light & healthy and considered such offerings as Radicchio, Spinach & Frissee Salad or Vegetable Quesadilla but.. TODAY'S... More 

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I think our order, from what I can remember, will outline the diverse nature of their well-executed menu: Calamari App: nicely done sriracha aioli, lightly battered plump calamari; just enough salt. Baked Brie App: with shaved almonds & warm honey…no need for the puff pastry that one usually finds. Poached Pear Salad: Ordered as an entrée, they accommodated with a... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stopped in late Monday afternoon just for a cocktail and appetizer at the bar and decided to stay for dinner. Service was excellent. Had the locals Monday dinner which was very good and generous portions. The bartender was terrific and drinks very tasty!!!! Will definitely be back. We were here once before in Warmer weather just for drinks with friends.... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a funky little eatery in the lovely town of New Hope...unfortunately, the service is indifferent and the food is pretty unimaginative, and a bit pricey to boot. We won't be going back.

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Mineral, VA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Karla's is just off the main street in New Hope, in an old structure that looks well used. The food and service is excellent: I haven't had as good a Cuban sandwich in years. Prices aren't low-end but the food is worth the price. Only disappointment was the $10 price for wine by the glass.

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United States
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Our waiter, Aaron warned me that the habanero and mango chicken wings were very hot. I'm a hot head so I was ready for the challenge. Wow....I met my match. The best!!! My main course was a burger topped with tender beef brisket and a fried egg. Perfect combination of flavors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 W Mechanic St, New Hope, PA 18938-2266
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 215-862-2612

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 28
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?