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Catherine's Restaurant

1701 W. Doe Run Road, Unionville, PA 19348
610-347-2227
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Ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Unionville
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: RTS. 82 & 162
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
West Chester, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Catherine's is our favorite restaurant--and we eat out a lot. The atmosphere is relaxing with candlelight and an open feeling--perfect for conversation. The service is outstanding--personal and responsive but not intrusive. And best of all is the food. From salads and appetizers to main dishes and desserts, the food quality and preparation here is simply the best we have experienced... More

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have been coming to Catherine's BYOB restaurant for about a decade, though I have to admit, I took a several year hiatus when I had a few snobbish interactions with staff while making reservations. Nothing turns me off faster than a business that treats their customers like an inconvenience. But, I was missing the environment and wanted to share... More

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Newark, Delaware
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74 reviews 74 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Dined for dinner on 6/14/14 - and because of the balloon festival, we were a little late for our 6:30pm reservation. The restaurant was very busy (inside and outside dining), but we were quickly served bread and had our wine opened. We did have to wait to a menu, as the number of patrons caused them to run out of... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews 117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

First Tip- If you are not from this area Do Not go to "Kennet Square" and start looking for this place. But Do have dinner there. It is easily one of the best BYOB restaurants we have ever been to. Inside looked dark as we had read but we sat outside and it was perfect. The staff is warm and... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The ambiance, environment and food made for a delightful, relaxing, and delicious dinner experience. The menu is somewhat limited in number of selections, but more than makes up for it with the quality of its offerings. My dinner companions and I agreed that Catherines is one of the best restaurants in the region. It's also a BYOB, which actually is... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

After passing passing Catherine's dozens of times over the years, my wife and I made a post-Valentine's lunch date. This charming former general store has been updated to 21st century quaint. It boasts hardwood floors, plaster walls, and a cantilever ceiling, but with Wi-Fi. As soon as you enter, you'll want to silence your smartphone or IPod because of the... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Should you be planning a sojourn to the picturesque Brandywine Valley, Catherine’s Restaurant, 1701 West Doe Run Road, Kennett Square (Unionville), PA, enjoys an enviable location. If you’re an oenophile, the restaurant is just down the road from Galer Vineyard and a stone’s throw from the Chadds Ford Winery & Total Wines. On the other hand, if you’re an art... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

What a terrific place! I had heard so many good things about Catherine’s, but I’m sorry to say that it took me way too long to finally reserve a table here. I’m happy that I finally came to my senses! The lighting in the dining room is quite low, powered by lots of tea candles and some dimmed overhead track... More

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Four of us all had a very good dinner at our first visit to Catherine's. The mushroom/crab soup was excellent as was their blackened sea scallops with blackberry jalapeno coulis appetizer. The restaurant is a bit noisy. The owner should put in some sound absorbing material in the dining area to reduce the sound level. We've been to a number... More

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Philadelphia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had a wonderful dinner on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was only 1/3 filled, but the atmosphere was very nice and not noisy. We were celebrating our anniversary and brought a bottle of wine, which was nice, but the $7 fee to open it was a bit high. We had a wonderful appetizer of mushroom with crab meat soup.... More

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