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Byrsa Bistro

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102 E State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3123 (Rd 82 or Union Ave)
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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New Jersey, USA
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always enjoyed Ahmed's restaurant, Byrsa. This was our first visit new the new location. We were more than happy. The new dishes on the menu that we tried were great and the old favorites were better than ever. The new chefs use of spices and herbs was top notch. Ambiance was lovely, this was a wonderful setting in... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The Western Philadelphia suburbs are wonderful for taking rides down winding backroads and enjoying the open spaces and greenery. That was the enjoyable scenery we drove thru on our way out to Glen Mills a recent summer evening. After passing a winery, one comes upon a stream, old railway tracks and a charming old house set amidst beautifully landscaped greenery... More 

Thank JerryTheRugGuy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

It's worth the effort to find this out of the way place that isn't marked well yet (waiting for a sign permit). Hint, it's behind the Orvis shop (next to the historic Glen Mills train station) with ample parking behind Orvis. Very picturesque with outdoor dining on nice night. It's the food you come for. The chef does a great... More 

Thank JJRK_12
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119 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Business group of five at dinner. Swift seating, excellent service. All found the appetizers through entrees and desserts to be well made and just right. We'll all be back soon

Thank 2millionandcounting
West Chester, PA
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the recently relocated Byrsa Bistro. The food is very good, but quite overpriced for Mediterranean food. The portions ate very small. Mt entree of stuffed calamari was one very small squid and spinach in tomato sauce. I would consider it an appetizer portion. We were quite provoked when the waiter told us that we had ordered the... More 

Thank Corgifanatic
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

This restaurant recently moved to Glen Mills so now I have to travel farther for the delicious meals. Worth the trip!!

Thank Alpha1mom
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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168 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very nice jewel in Kennett Square. The staff was super helpful and the decor and atmosphere were different and interesting. The food was excellent. Highly recommend this BYOB.

Thank kayakgirl75
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We came for lunch one time and were impressed to return for dinner. Middle-east menu (?) Very pleasant wait staff, but dark interior and rather cramped spaces. We did enjoy what we ate though...

Thank surfmann14
Morristown, New Jersey
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170 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

A small, comfortable, interior. Interesting menu thoroughly Mediterranean. We were served a complimentary vegetable amuse bouche. Our shared appetizer was the mushroom flat bread was very good but filling. We also ordered one of their Tapas which came with slices of flat bread and olives, good olives, not brine soaked. The Paella was excellent and the duck special equally good.... More 

Thank robert h
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Byrsa has excellent Mediterranean food. We had the paella and loved it. It had an abundance of seafood with subtle, delicious flavors. We had the sampler which was excellent, too. The one very slight downside is that it's just a little bit pricey; but it's not outrageous. And, it's BYOB!

Thank JMc92013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Mediterranean, French, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3123
    (Rd 82 or Union Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: 610-444-3277
A western Mediterranean cuisine

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