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1390 Old Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-1390
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Ranked #12 of 214 Restaurants in West Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Brinton's Bridge Road
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English first
Newark, Delaware
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a charming authentic antique restaurant in a rural setting. Everything about it seems to demand an unpretentious and refined casual approach to food and service, but the Dilworthtown Inn has chosen to shoot for the kind of upmarket ambience you would expect from a Michelin starred restaurant in a big city. Having the maître d'hôtel dressed up in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

for many years 6 of us always go here to celebrate nye with a nice dinner at 7 pm. we were seated and placed our orders. the menu selections were usual. again there was no shrimp cocktail, which is common appetizer, and no rack of lamb. i was informed they were out of the salad i ordered and another member... More 

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Sarasota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I've been going to the Dilltowthtown Inn for over 30 years. I've also had the opportunity to travel throughout the United States and as far away as Dubai and places in Europe. By far, the Dillworthtown Inn is THE BEST restaurant I have ever eaten in, period! I purposely came two and a half hours in crappy I-95 traffic to... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My wife and I dine here several times a year and they never fail to deliver a wonderful experience. The service, food, wine and atmosphere combined make for a terrific meal. I look forward to my next meal.

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Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we returned to the inn for thanksgiving dinner. it was expensive and undistinguished. we had a thick generic bisque of lobster essence, a goodly portion of meat but with only two baby potatoes and two baby carrots and a sprig of parsley on the plate ; two glasses of unimportant wine; no dessert and a bitter cappuccino and one coffee... More 

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south jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I ate here close to a year ago, but I still think about it. everything was great, the food, the service, the atmosphere. It wasn't cheap, but it was great.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

This is one of my all time favorites restaurants. The ambience is amazing. Very romantic. The food is delicious. The lamb melted in your mouth. Our server was my favorite part. Chuck (Charles)....you made our whole evening! We were there celebrating my girlfriends 40th. We drove up from Annapolis. (2 couples.) Wonderful! Thank you!

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Easton, Maryland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We enjoyed every minute of our meal, especially the rabbit pate, pork cheeks, tenderloin and wild boar, oh and the raspberry sorbet and chocolate cake. There were so many interesting and delicious-looking/sounding options too that it was hard to choose and all the more reason to go back. Everything was perfect and most of all the service was just plain... More 

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Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I experienced the Dilworthtown Inn back in the 1990's and thoroughly enjoyed it enough to check it out again on my recent trip to visit family in the Philadelphia area. I was so glad I did! Not only is it an historical restaurant, the ambience is lovely, service was excellent and attentive, and the food was beautifully presented, cooked to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The inn was quite formal and the room where ate was warm from a beautiful fireplace. The mushroom soup was wonderful with nice size pieces of mushrooms. The scallops were bland and not tender. The veggies were crisp and tasty. The food was good but a little overpriced for the quality.

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Additional Information about Dilworthtown Inn

Address: 1390 Old Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone Number: (610) 399-1390
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
Cuisine: American, French, Continental

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