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811 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1863
+1 484-732-8171
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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312 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very basic burger place -- very simple seating and no atmosphere. Food was ok - was made to order - so took a little time - even though we were only ones in the place. It is what it is.

Thank Jeff T
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The burgers are OK at best and very pricey. There are always different people working there and none of them seem to be able to get an order right. Getting my order wrong again was the last straw...I will not be returning.

Thank David G
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
470 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely a good burger. Nice combo all around. Meat, toppings and bun. Proper amount of grease! And the fries and shakes were also good. I think they beat any typical fast food place. Not as good as a 'Five Guys' (IMO)

Thank Mike54BU
Anacortes, Washington
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Two guys working the joint. It was not particularly busy, but they could not keep up. Shake was made with vanilla ice cream and flavored with pumps of syrup- not great. Burger was pink inside, but dry, dry, dry. I did nothing t finish it. Too much money for not a lot of anything good.

Thank Mark O
San Jose, California
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301 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The nearby HGI had recommended this burger joint and found it to be great. Ordered the patty melt with the onion ring combo and discovered I made a great choice. Ordered the strawberry banana to go for desert. Received a discount just for mentioning that I'm staying at the nearby HGI! Damon my waiter provided great service!

Thank EdUrias
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

First time I was there They offered a lot on the menu. I got mine to go, the staff was friendly they food was very good . I would return as it was difficult to choose what to have

Thank Kathleen J
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Do I want to live to be 100? Not necessarily! I just want to be happy, and Jake's Wayback special hotdogs make me very, very happy! They are simply delicious, and I'd love to eat them often, but I do have a little good sense. However, among my 10 top listed goodies, they are high! We live close by, and... More 

Thank Twooldsters62
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116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Okay - I really like Jake's Wayback burgers. Consistent quality - have eaten them in three states. Was here at this location after a Longwood Gardens visit. Most difficult thing is getting to their parking lot - you can't enter off Route 1. It's right next to Applebee's and the Hilton. You almost park in the Hilton's lot for Jake's.... More 

Thank warytravelerPa
Destin, Florida
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My kids really enjoy the place, mostly because it is popular and the food is ok. Have been a couple of times. Recently took my 2 children and a friend for dinner. All had very small shakes and kids meals that were less than ample and not especially fresh. I was shocked at a $40 bill for 1 adult and... More 

Thank todd r
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Took about 20 mint to get small to go order . Tasty burgers and onion rings ff OK . Would go back again to try a hot dog and get more of those orings.

Thank Lew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1863
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 484-732-8171

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