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West Chester Restaurant Festival

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Address: Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
Phone Number: +1 610-692-7574
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Great Sunday Event

Have been to a couple of the Restaurant Festival's and this one was also done very well. Lot's of food to try and unlike the chili festival much more space to wonder around. Few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
John379
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone for several years in a row and decided to stop. The crowds are obscene, people bring strollers and it's VERY annoying plus the food is not all that affordable or easy to obtain. I do not enjoy getting shoved by a wave of people as I try to make my way to a stand. I wish the vendors... More 

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Thank lauren h
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Such a pleasant stroll around West Chester Borough to sample foods from the areas restaurants. The only thing I'd recommend to the vendors is to serve smaller portions, there is so much I want to sample.

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Thank schechterr
West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
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168 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Have been to a couple of the Restaurant Festival's and this one was also done very well. Lot's of food to try and unlike the chili festival much more space to wonder around. Few locations get overcrowded and it's easy to stroll around and enjoy a great day in a beautiful town.

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Thank John379
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great day for my family & some of their friends. Tons of delicious food. Very family friendly because alcohol is not sold on the street, really appreciated that. My husband & I went into one of the pubs & had drinks while our teenage children were out eating & shopping. Good entertainment in several areas. Lots of nice vendors. A... More 

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Thank Sharon S
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I live a block from the main street this event happens on - Gay Street. It's fun to see many of our neighbors and we have to go early or late for that to happen because the (happy) crowd is so thick between. While you can get food from a wide range of restaurants most of them cooked for 1,000+... More 

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Thank SuzyInPA
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great way to experience a good amount of what West Chester has to offer. Such a fun time to spend outside with the rest of the town.

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Thank Kelsey S
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you've never visited West Chester, this is a good time to do it. The annual event is fun for everyone of all ages. Games and rides for kids and great eating available for all. All the restaurants have stations set up on Gay and Market Streets for your pleasure. Try one, two, whatever. Great way to spend a Sunday... More 

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Thank tom s
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We always enjoy the restaurant festival. On a beautiful pre-fall day it can be perfect for a date or a family outing. It's fun to try all the food!

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Thank Francine T
Solana Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Great place to try different fare from different places without having to have a full meal. There are lines, but it's a fun time

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Thank Fiships
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This festival is ok. There are tons of booths for the local restaurants, but many of them offer the same things (burgers, pulled pork, cheesesteak eggrolls, etc) as the others and many serve the same things year after year. The food is very fresh but very pricey, bring lots of cash. Some booths have different items for sale, but they... More 

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