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Valley Green Inn

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Valley Green Road at Wissahickon Creek, Philadelphia, PA 19128
(215) 247-1730
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great setting in a 166 year old venue set aside the Wissahickon Creek. We went for brunch and it was thoroughly enjoyable. We sat at a quaint corner table and enjoyed the large choice on the brunch menu. I will tell you that it was the best Salmon Benedict I have ever eaten, extremely fresh and tasteful. My husband equally... More 

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Philadelphia
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone for drinks, dinner, and brunch. Brunch was quite impressive. They had an array of breads and muffins, velvety carrot soup, and hearty portions.I wish the tea selection was better though. I was somewhat less impressed by the dinner experience, but I would try it again. The inn is quaint and it offers picturesque views of the park. During... More 

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Thank nontrendytraveler
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you stroll, run, bike or ride a horse on this pathway along the tranquil Wissahickon Creek, under cover of mature trees shading you from summer's heat, you can actually visualize the "Continental Army" marching from Philadelphia to Valley Forge. It here that city dwelling, multi cultural kids and adults come together in this beautiful pastural oasis to enjoy the... More 

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Thank mgkmarkr
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several weeks ago, we had lousy strip steaks at Valley Green. I wrote about it here. The owner contacted me. He refunded two full dinners (not just the cost of the steaks) AND sent a gift certificate. We were told there had been a mix up - the w got were meant for lunch. They were so nice I felt... More 

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Thank Ann P
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife and I were at a small event there, honoring some doctors/colleagues. We were in a back room, which was basically an open room. We only had a pre set choice of 3 dishes. Our salads were made up of about 8 pieces of spinach and an orange slice. Very underwhelming. Several at our table got the steak/meat dish... More 

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Thank Toejamman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Took my niece, from out of town, to her father's favorite Haunt as a kid. Valley Green Inn has been a "go-to" for decades because of it's location, ambiance and (maybe not great but) good food. Not this time. Shared the Caesar Salad, which was large and tasty. The lettuce was huge, barely cut up. Two of us ordered the... More 

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Thank Ann P
Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our family was getting group photos in the very beautiful Wissahickon Valley Park, and thought it would be a nice end to the evening to have a special dinner at the Valley Green Inn. Our photos ended unexpectedly early, so we thought we would see if we could get in ahead of our reservation, as otherwise we would have an... More 

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Thank Craig M
ValleyGreenInn, Owner at Valley Green Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback for the Inn. As you know, your reservation was for 7:30 pm and your group showed up at 6:30. We did our best trying to seat you early, but wanted to ensure that another large earlier party and yours weren't sent to the kitchen at the same time. Our sincerest... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Quiet restaurant near the creek. Good food, but pricey. Nice to walk on the path and see the river after dinner

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Thank Margie G
Vincentown, New Jersey
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Went to the Valley Green for Easter dinner. I have know about and gone there for over 30 years. It is located in a beautiful area of Philadelphia and has tons of history. Going there is like going back in time. Unfortunately, the current management and service is extremely poor. The food was good but waiting for our dinner to... More 

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Thank Christine H
ValleyGreenInn, Owner at Valley Green Inn, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies again for your experience on Easter. You emailed us on March 29th and we responded to you within an hour with our sincerest apologies and thanking you for providing us constructive criticisms along with an offer of a gift certificate if you would give us another chance. Unfortunately, it was like a Murphy's law type of... More 

Woolwich, Maine
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We made reservations for Easter Brunch, as we have done several previous times. This time did not turn out well at all. Apparently, there was a new chef, and the kitchen experienced a catastrophic failure. Entrees were served at least 1 ½ hours after the order was taken, and this was true throughout the dining room. In addition, upon final... More 

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Thank Bob H
ValleyGren, Owner at Valley Green Inn, responded to this review

Bob. Please accept our sincere and heartfelt apologies for your experience. We are truly humbled by your words and feel awful that we ruined your day. As someone who has been here several times before for our Easter brunch, please know we'd very much like the opportunity for you to come back and give us another chance if you would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valley Green Road at Wissahickon Creek, Philadelphia, PA 19128
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: (215) 247-1730

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?