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Roots Cafe

8 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
+1 610-455-0100
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (5 reviews)
“duck sausage” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
8 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were visiting West Chester and since I have gluten issues, finding a breakfast place that accommodates my needs can be challenging. We happened upon Roots Cafe and had the best meal. It was so good we went back the next day to again enjoy...More

Thank palajawa
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Waited almost one hour for meal. Ordered bacon on side and no potatoes. Came out bacon in omelet with potatoes on side...yellow jackets all over patio...could not enjoy ...

Thank yenroh
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Got to love some good, fresh, local food! It bums me out they switch up their menu since they have such great options but it's seasonal so gives you a ton to enjoy and not get bored of what Roots has to offer. Awesome brunch...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Learned about this place on TA app. Walked there from Hotel Warner but stupidly forgot to use our discount card there. Breakfast and lunch menus posted outside. No dinner menu posted there. No hours posted. Thought they were closed when we arrived at 6:30 pm....More

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have loved this restaurant since it's inception. This was my first Brunch at Roots. The food was so fresh and artfully prepared. My friend and our daughters all got different things and tasted each others. Mr. Cellucci and his team have...More

Thank Extonvet
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Had a wonderful brunch and since I am a vegetarian there were breakfast sandwiches to choose from. The Secret Garden was delicious and the French Toast and salads were mouth watering. For Non Vegetarians there was a wide variety to choose from and the quantity...More

Thank Castelino2015
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food was fresh and good, and the service was excellent. A great place to visit on a wonderful West Chester night, especially if you want a meal that is a little outside of the typical restaurant menu.

Thank James S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Our second time at Roots and it was wonderful. Our waiter was friendly and helpful and was able to source every food item we ate (all very local). The stuffed porkchop was juicy and flavorful and my husband's duck carbonara was superb. Fair prices for...More

Thank Maxwellpants
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Second Visit. Sunday Brunch. I had the Pork Belly Benedict on grilled corn bread. My bride had the Farmer's Quiche. Friendly, attentive service without being intrusive. Trendy menu. $5 Bloody Mary's at Sunday Brunch. Cool vibe, good food and service. What's not to like? First...More

1  Thank drdontaylor
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh, delicious, with attention to the little details. Top-notch. We got the cubano and duck bacon sandwich. 👌

Thank livinginPA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 610-455-0100
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