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Fitzwater Station

264 Canal St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-1213
610-933-9958
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Ranked #68 of 96 Restaurants in Phoenixville
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I am a frequent kayaker. I used to love this place! Decent food, decent prices, friendly service(although always a little slow). I hate reviews and I almost never write them. I write this more in hopes that the new owner checks and helps to better this establishment. They decided to try to get 'fancy' with their menu. Clearly the cooks... More

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Stowe, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We are fairly frequent visitors to the Fitzwater in the summer as we kayak the loop there and either stop at the Fitz in the middle of the trek or at the end for beers and food. This place has gone downhill quickly in terms of service and qualified employees. The food is fine, we typically order sandwiches/burgers, and they... More

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews 79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My wife would give it 2 stars, my kids would give it 3, and I would give it 4..... but I wouldn't give it 4 for the quality of the food, or the service.... That would be a 3 from me. But what I like is that they make some items that I have never seen locally before... such as... More

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Tatamy, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We drove over an hour to visit my son and take him out to lunch, enjoy the day. He suggested we try this place by the canal saying it looked very cute and they had an outdoor deck. It was such a beautiful day so we gave it a try. Never again.....We sat ourselves and waited for about 45 minutes... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My Godson' 30th birthday.....we met him, his mom & her boyfriend for drinks & dinner there last Friday. Also a friend of my Godson's joined us - so it was a table for six.....on their outdoor deck. Business was slow when we arrived (now I know why). Service was SO unbelieveably slow, yet there were few patrons and the servers... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I want to like this place. New owner/partners own other places of the same low quality type food and service. Went to meet friends, one beer (I think they brewed it while I waited). If you want slow this is the place to go!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Waited for a waitress or bartender who looked right at us for 20 mins to get a drink. As we were getting up to leave NIKI the second shift bartender came right through the door and seen we were displeased. She right then and there dropped her belongings and gave us much needed attention. From there on it was great.... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

After numerous very slow meals here I had decided to never go back but then I heard it was under new ownership so decided to give it a last chance. The location is great right by the canal and a group of us had paddled the Schuylkill and canal loop. We had a reservation and arrived right on time at... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Food is okay, service is okay, beer is cold and the atmosphere is terrific! I actually like an olde school neighborhood bar, sometimes referred to as a dive. We actually took the canoe down the canal for lunch, but also it's a great bike destination, pedal and powered. Very nice outdoor deck along the canal. Nice quiet neighborhood. And for... More

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PA
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

No reason to feel good about this place at all. We went for lunch. Although it was mostly empty, the service was almost non-existent. The place is old and musty and needs a lot of renovation. Food was just OK - much better places in the Phoenixville area. It took over 10 mins to get my credit card receipt back... More

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