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“In the heart of New Hope”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Karla's Restaurant

Karla's Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 90 Restaurants in New Hope
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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6 reviews
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“In the heart of New Hope”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

Homey place right in the heart of town. Good bar, loud on weekends but in a separate room from the restaurant so no noise pollution. Great place for lunch or dinner, varied menu, everything well prepared, great salads for lunch. Not so great wine list but adequate.

Visited November 2012
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Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lots of Room for improvement...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

Food was pretty good... Once we found things on the menu that were available. Tried to order a mojito, but was told there was no fresh lime in house to make it happen. Price was reasonable, had good hard cider available, some beers on the menu weren't available. Meatloaf was kind of crispy... Music was strange... Between raining men, Barbara Streisand, and Christmas music the first week of November... Place was drafty- both times I ate there I say in very different parts of resturant, still dealt with cold breeze. Could hear all conversations in kitchen- about everything from who is gay to political nonsense...food took a LONG time...

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Haddon Heights, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Pleasant surprise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

We were walking around New Hope during a very crowded fall weekend and couldn't decide where to eat - we wanted a drink with our meal but most places were packed. We walked past Karla's and saw there was an outside table and ran right in. The atmosphere is unique: lots of unmatched tables & chairs but the whole thing feels shabby chic and very comfy. Try the brie appetizer - it was to do for. My husband and I didn't even speak to each other while we were eating it because it was so good.

  • Visited October 2012
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Baltimore, MD
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“WOW!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Karla's was recommended by some friends and WOW what a hit. Karla's is know for their martini's. Unfortunately, being the driver, I can not comment on the martini's. They defiantly looked awesome. However, I can tell you that the flat iron steak burrito was tremendous. It was gigantic and everything about it was amazing. I typically do not struggle with "clearing" my plate but this dish gave me a run for my money. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, don't pass on Karla's.

Visited October 2012
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PHILADELPHIA, PA
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7 reviews
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“EXCEPTIONAL FOOD, GREAT ATMOSPHERE AND STAFF”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Living in Bucks County, I frequent Karla's pretty regularly and couldn't recommend it more for both the eclectic locals and travellers. The restaurant is warm and inviting, lovely interior bar and dining rooms exposing street view. Food is superb. I have never been disappointed with the fare ordered here ranging from good ole mac and cheese, chili, steak, crab, oysters to more European and novelle dishes. And the drinks and cocktails are incomparable to any other pub in the area! Yes, Karla's is not inexpensive ... but well worth it. And don't forget the sumptious desserts! Enjoy!

  • Visited October 2012
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