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Amani's BYOB

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105 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-2917 (Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue)
484-237-8256
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Moline, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was phenomenal!!!! Just don't forget to BYOB! I had the shrimp sautéed in butter and lemon. It was perfect! I highly recommend this restaurant

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Thank pearlo10
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

After hearing from multiple friends on having dinner at Amani we made the decision to book dinner their for our anniversary. Quaint atmosphere good service and excellent food. We will be back and recommend the place.

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Thank willam l
Malvern, Pa
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Loved the setting and ambiance, my husband ad I dined here on a Sunday afternoon for lunch and would definitely return. The fresh brewed ice tea was indeed fresh brewed iced tea. I ordered the Grilled Chicken & Prosciutto Sandwich without the Prosciutto. I would definitely order this sandwich again. My husband ordered the 8 oz. Angus Beef Burger and... More 

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Thank Curiouspb
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Not a fan. Plenty of my friends are. Can't figure out why they are enamored with this place. This is a little BYO in an otherwise depressed, industrial downtown area. It gets reviewed highly so the chef and staff seem to inhale their own press. The food is surely good, but not enough to warrant the oddly snooty, aloof service.... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Amazing food, imaginative menu, and wonderful owners. Every trip here has a been a joy and we can't wait to go back.

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Thank drock01892
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Best food in Chester county If it wasn't for bad acoustics it would be the best restaurant in the Delaware valley Looking forward to another visit soon

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Thank Jennings45
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I have been living in Downingtown for a long time but for some reason always chose restaurants that were farther away. Not any more Amani's was great. The service, the portions and the food. And being a byob kept the cost down abit. We treated ourselves to oysters which small due to their type were perfect The tuna was perfectly... More 

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Thank StewartH1953
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Celebrated Mother's Day here - loved how the place looked, very quaint! Their spring menu had just started. Loved the prosciutto flat bread and the lamb appetizer! Also had the oysters but we usually prefer them as simple as possible. For the mains, the duck breast was an absolute stand out! The pork ribs and the Lancaster chicken were ok,... More 

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Thank AttyCSB
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

As always wonderful food and exceptional server Erica👍❗️ Tasty Calamari and Baked Oysters to start - entrees delicious especially Shrimp & Grits and Brunch Special Frittata 👍❗️

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Thank Dave D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We are locals and ate at one of our usual haunts last night for a double birthday dinner. As always our dinner was exceptional and we had one of the best seats in the house as requested. Amanis serves a locally sourced seasonal menu the changes about 4 times a year. The restaurant is owned and operated by John and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335-2917
    (Lancaster Avenue and Wallace Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Downingtown
  • Phone Number: 484-237-8256

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