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“Looks perfect”

Terrain Garden Cafe
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Ranked #3 of 66 Restaurants in Glen Mills
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rt. 322
Description: Terrain Cafe celebrates the cycle of the seasons and the bounty of the land. Using hand-selected local produce, meats, seafood, and dairy products, we take pride in creating seasonal menus using hand selected local produce, meats & dairy products at their peak of freshness, from farmers we know and trust. Our bright, open spaces reflect the beauty of nature, complementing a menu and experience created in collaboration with James Beard Award-winning Chef Marc Vetri and the Vetri Family team.
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Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Looks perfect”
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Terrain looks perfect and if you are dreaming of crashing a greenhouse to dine amidst the stars - you will love it. I found the food quite good - a good value for a fine dining experience. But the menu had a challenge to meet the standards raised by the ambience. It's sited at a super nursery and you walk through barns topped with greenhouse roofs. The shop houses amazing garden items, handmade tools of high quality, 18k and natural gem stone jewelryfor the discerning gardener and stacks of garden books amidst yummy sacks ofmoss, amazing plants, terrariums and garden object to adore. There is a fire pit, cozy sofas and warm Pendleton blankets. Professional and attentive (and uniformly pretty/trendy) young staff are warmand welcoming. The decor is magnificent. Go! See! Eat! Butthe meals JUST very good while all else is superlative.

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English first
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A small getaway”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

This Restaurant is a MOST. Set in the one a kind garden center/ home store/gift shop makes it a lovely day. The decor will take you away on a small vacation. And the FOOD GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited December 2011
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Philadelphia
Level 6 Contributor
68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“My New Local Favorite”
Reviewed 20 January 2012

The garden setting in the greenhouse is really lovely. Love how the bread comes out baked in a terracota pot. Staff are friendly but enjoy the food here most of all.

Fun for a ladies lunch as well.

Visited January 2012
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Perfect Sunday morning”
Reviewed 8 January 2012

On the way back from an early Sunday morning airport dropoff, we decided to have breakfast/brunch. Not sure where to go before getting back to West Chester, we remebered seeing the sign for Terrain from Rt.1 and found our way to the back parking lot, then managed to find the cafe through the shop and plant nursery. Immediately the welcome was fantastic and it turned out to be one of the most pleasant places we've ever been to. Interesting decor as it is in an old greenhouse. Food was excellant (eggs and steak and Smoked Ham Benedict (can't remember the exact name). Food came with a bread serving baked in a clay flower pot that was somewhere between a popover (think Jordan Pond House in Acadia National Park), a brioche and a Pannetone. The seasoned butter changes with the time of year (e.g maple syrup flavored, sage, ...). All the food was fresh and apparently as local as possible. Wife is a cappucino addict and raved over the one served here. After eating there are attached shops and one of the best plant stores I've ever seen connected to the Cafe greenhouse. This is definitely in the cards for future visits.

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Philadelphia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Gem in the 'burbs”
Reviewed 6 January 2012

I've driven past this place many times and never thought to stop in. It looks like your typical garden shop from the outside but is a beautiful, unique shop and cafe on the inside. My son, his girlfriend and I went for brunch after Christmas. The brunch menu is light and healthy and all very tasty. The portions looked small but were extremely filling. Very notable was the mushroom tart and the mac and cheese.

  • Visited December 2011
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