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Best of the Main Line & Western Suburbs 2020 Readers’ Choice: Food & Drink

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Iron Hill Brewery. // Photo Courtesy of Iron Hill Brewery.

Readers voted— here are the results for the best local eateries. Click here to read the Food and Drink critics’ picks. 

Alfresco Dining

Limoncello
9 N. Walnut St., West Chester, (610) 436-6230.


Appetizers

Brick & Brew
Multiple locations.


Asian Restaurant

Nectar
1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 725-9000.


Bagels

Country Bagel and Bakery 
145 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 696-8890.


Bar Food

Iron Hill Brewery
Multiple locations.

Iron Hill Brewery. // Photo Courtesy of Iron Hill Brewery.


Barbecue

Sterling Pig
609 W. State St., Media, (484) 444-2526; 113 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 999-8026.


Beer Flights

Victory Brewing Company
Multiple locations.

Photo Courtesy of J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia.


Beer Selection (Restaurant)

Teresa’s Next Door
126 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, (610) 293-9909.


Beer Selection (Store)

Exton Beverage Company
310 E. Lincoln Hwy., Exton, (610) 363-7020.


Bistro

Sovana Bistro
696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, (610) 444-5600.


Breakfast

Nudy’s Café
Multiple locations.


Brewery

Tired Hands Brewing Company
35 Cricket Terrace, Ardmore, (484) 413-2983.


Brunch

Brickside Grille
540 Wellington Square, Exton, (610) 321-1600.


Burger

White Dog Café
379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 896-4556; 200 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 225-3700.

White Dog Cafe // Photo Courtesy of White Doc Cafe.


BYOB

Pomodoro Pizza and Italian Restaurant
200 Chestnut St., Downingtown, (610) 873-0405.


Cakes

Bakers of Buffington
131 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (610) 873-8033.


Cheesesteak

The Original Thunderbird Steakhouse
2323 West Chester Pike, Broomall, (610) 356-8869.


Chef

Sean Weinberg, Restaurant Alba
7 W. King St., Malvern, (610) 644-4009.


Chinese To-Go

Margaret Kuo’s
Multiple locations.


Chocolate Shop

Éclat Chocolate
24 S. High St., West Chester, (610) 692-5206.


Classic Cocktails

Pietro’s Prime
125 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 760-6100.


Classic French Restaurant

La Belle Epoque Wine Bistro
38 W. State St., Media, (610) 566-6808.


Coffeehouse

Burlap and Bean
455 W. Baltimore Ave., Media, (484) 444-2533; 204 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 427-4547.


Cold Brew Coffee

La Colombe Coffee Roasters
915 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (215) 398-3091.


Craft Cocktails

Slow Hand
30 N. Church St., West Chester, (484) 999-8638.


Daily Specials

Limoncello
499 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, (610) 524-3112; 9 N. Walnut St., West Chester, (610) 436-6230.


Date-Night Restaurant

White Dog Café
379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 896-4556; 200 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; (610) 225-3700.


Deli

Carlino’s
Multiple locations.


Desserts (Bakery)

Yori’s Bakery
15 N. Church St., West Chester, (610) 344-9674.


Diner

The Classic Diner
352 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 725-0515; 16 E. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 947-0809.


Doughnuts

Highland Orchards
1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester, (610) 269-3494.


Espresso

Farmhouse Coffee and Espresso Bar
115 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (610) 269-1400.


Family Dining

Iron Hill Brewery
Multiple locations.


Farm-to-Table Restaurant

White Dog Café
379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 896-4556; 200 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; (610) 225-3700.


Food Truck

Dos Gringos Mexican Kitchen
113 S. Olive St., Media, (610) 565-7794.


Fries

Nick’s Roast Beef
10 E. Woodland Ave., Springfield, (610) 690-1112; 1215 West Chester Pike, West Chester, (484) 999-8721.


Gluten-Free Options

Ron’s Original Bar & Grille
74 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton, (610) 594-9900.


Greek Restaurant

Olive Tree Mediterranean Grill
Multiple locations.


Health Food Restaurant

Gangster Vegan Organics
Multiple locations.


Ice Cream

Chester Springs Creamery at Milky Way Farm
521 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, (610) 363-8500.


Indian Cuisine

Saffron Indian Kitchen
Multiple locations.


Irish Pub

The Stone Tavern
1227 West Chester Pike, West Chester, (610) 436-5222.


Italian Restaurant

La Padella
100 State Road, Media, (484) 445-4445.


Jamaican Cuisine

Miss Winnie’s
211 E. Market St., West Chester, (484) 266-0508.


Japanese Restaurant

Teikoku
5492 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 644-8270.


Kosher-Inspired Cuisine

Hymie’s
342 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, (610) 668-3354.


Late-Night Menu

Campus Corner
829 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, (610) 527-3606.


Lunch

Nudy’s Café
Multiple locations.


Mediterranean Cuisine

The Mediterranean
150 W. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 431-7074.


Mexican Restaurant

El Limon
Multiple locations.


Milkshakes

The Creamery at the Farmhouse
119 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (610) 269-0124.


Muffins

Malvern Buttery
233 E. King St., Malvern, (610) 296-2534.


New Main Line Restaurant

Brick & Brew
400 E. King St., Malvern, (484) 320-8688.


Oysters

Ludwig’s Grille & Oyster Bar
2904 Conestoga Road, Glenmoore, (610) 458-5336.


Pastry Chef

Aux Petits Delices’ Marqessa Gesualdi
162 Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-0300.


Pizza (Counter Service)

Lione’s Pizza
102 Wallace Ave., Downingtown, (610) 873-2500.


Pizza (Full Service)

Pica’s Restaurant
7803 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, (610) 789-7770; 1233 West Chester Pike, West Chester, (484) 983-3704.


Private Dining Room

Teca
191 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 420-4010; 38 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 738-8244.


Produce

Gentile’s Fruit Market
252 Mary Jane Lane, Newtown Square, (610) 356-9755.


Quizzo

Christopher’s
335 E. King St., Malvern, (484) 568-4127.


Restaurant for a First Date

Firepoint Grill
3739 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (484) 428-3093.


Restaurant for a Group

Iron Hill Brewery
Multiple locations.


Romantic Restaurant

Pietro’s Prime
125 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 760-6100.


Salads

Bright Spot Café
541 Wellington Square, Exton, (484) 909-3284.


Sandwiches

The Original Thunderbird Steakhouse
2323 West Chester Pike, Broomall, (610) 356-8869.


Seafood Restaurant

Brickside Grille
540 Wellington Square, Exton, (610) 321-1600.


Seasonal Beer Garden

Conshohocken Brewing Company
3 DeKalb St., Bridgeport, (610) 239-5999.


Seasonal Cuisine

Terrain Café
138 W. Lancaster Ave., Devon, (610) 590-4675; 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, (610) 459-6030.


Sommelier

Bar Lucca’s John Mathas
729 E. Hector St., Conshohocken, (610) 825-2700.


Sports Bar

The Great American Pub
Multiple locations.


Spot for a Working Lunch

Limoncello
499 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, (610) 524-3112; 9 N. Walnut St., West Chester, (610) 436-6230.


Steakhouse

Brandywine Prime
1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-8088.


Sushi

Kooma
123 N. Church St., West Chester, (610) 430-8980.


Tacos

El Limon
Multiple locations.


Tapas

Teca
191 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 420-4010; 38 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 738-8244.


Thai Cuisine

Nui Nui Kitchen
301 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-5141.


Vegan Cuisine

Greyhound Café
81 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 240-0222.


Vegetarian Menu

Greyhound Café
81 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 240-0222.


Wine Menu

Bar Lucca
729 E. Hector St., Conshohocken, (610) 825-2700.


Wine Tasting

Chaddsford Winery
632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-6221.

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