Main Line Area Restaurants Take Home Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards

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These spots from the Main Line region received recognition in the coveted Wine Spectator Restaurant awards for their extensive wine lists.

Calling all wine lovers! Vaunted vino publication Wine Spectator recently published its list of Restaurant Award winners featuring several Main Line recipients. Wine culture is deeply entrenched in the Main Line and Philadelphia suburbs, given the many vineyards and wineries located across area.

Ten Main Line area restaurants made the list, four of which won second-tier awards for “Best of Award of Excellence.” So grab your glass and get ready to “Live, Laugh, Love,” at these Main Line restaurants that offer excellent breadth of choice and a commitment to quality grapes that satisfy wine lovers.

Teca

191 S Newtown Street Rd., Newtown Square

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A first-year recipient of Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence, Teca offers 450 unique selections. Focusing on bottles from France, California and Italy to pair with classic Italian cuisine, this location has over 12,000 bottles in stock.

Seasons 52

160 N Gulph Rd. #101, King of Prussia

 

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Offering a more refined selection of around 90 wines, Seasons 52 serves refined American cuisine. Its shorter list and seasonal menu means a selection more tailored and thoughtful than many other entries. Those aiming for a more relaxed evening will find it in the 52 wines by the glass.

Margaret Kuo’s Kitchen

1109 W Baltimore Pke., Media; 175 Lancaster Ave, Wayne

 

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A first time Wine Spectator winner for its location in Media and a recipient since 2008 for its Wayne restaurant, Margaret Kuo’s Kitchen focuses primarily on vintages from California and France. Serving up Asian fusion and taking home a Best of the Main Line Award for dumplings, the two locations combine for approximately 4,000 bottles.

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The Capital Grille

236 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia


With so much floor space, The Capital Grille is capable of housing an inventory of approximately 4,000 bottles and 350 individual selections. Specializing in both new and old world wines, The Capital Grille boasts selections from “nearly every wine-growing region on earth.”

Cornerstone Bistro & Artisanal Market

1 West Ave., Wayne

 

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With a focus on American cuisine with a New England twist, Cornerstone Bistro has one of the more extensive wine lists you’ll find anywhere in the Philadelphia area. With 850 different selections, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Wine director Christine Kondra’s selections have made Cornerstone Bistro a mainstay on Wine Spectator’s list since 2020.

Savona

100 Old Gulph Rd., Gulph Mills

 

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Savona pairs a coast-to-coast tour of Italy with a selection of over 800 wines. Opened in 1997, the eatery made Wine Spectator‘s list for the first time all the way back 1998. No other Philadelphia-area restaurant has made the list any earlier. Specializing in wine from Southern Europe, some of Savona’s best hail from Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Fogo de Chao

155 Main St Building L, King of Prussia

 

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This South American steakhouse chain is known for its Rodízio-style prix-fixe menu. Naturally, it focuses on South American selections, primarily from Argentina and Chile. Come here for delights from a six-year Wine Spectator veteran and healthy cuts of meat.

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

200 Main St., King of Prussia

 

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With nearly a dozen locations across the Northeast, Steve DeFillipo’s Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in King of Prussia is one of the more exclusive Best of Award of Excellence winners. 

Morton’s, The Steakhouse

640 W Dekalb Pke. Suite 1250, King of Prussia


With dozens of locations across the United States, Morton’s has a dedicated sommelier team consisting of wine professionals who maintain a vibrant culture and wine list with nearly 300 selections from which to choose. A Wine Spectator recipient since 2016, Morton’s specializes in bottles from California and the United States.

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

670 W Dekalb Pke., King of Prussia

 

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Serving up seafood and nearly 300 distinct selections, Eddie V’s in King of Prussia is a four-year Award of Excellence winner focusing on wines from California and France. Look to pair to its vintages with a wide variety of East and West Coast oysters and mouthwatering fish and shellfish. 

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