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West Chester Restaurant Festival

Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
+1 610-692-7574
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Great annual event

Over the last two decades, West Chester has grown into a terrific restaurant town. The annual... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Chester, Pennsylvania

Have never been even though we live close by. Finally got here and was surprised and delighted... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
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Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
+1 610-692-7574
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last two decades, West Chester has grown into a terrific restaurant town. The annual Restaurant Festival is a fun opportunity to walk down closed-off Gay Street and try offerings from dozens of different eateries.

Thank ImbwanaKikbouti
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Have never been even though we live close by. Finally got here and was surprised and delighted. Will definitely put this on my calendar for next year. Admission is free. The streets are closed off and it's just a big party with local restaurants selling...More

Thank SuePhilly2014
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Restaurant Festival is a great event in downtown West Chester. Lots of good food of all styles. It can get a little crowded as the day moves on, but if you get there early in the day it's not to bad. We go almost...More

Thank John379
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Always, a fun time. However, it does get very crowded and parking can be an issue.. it is nice to be able to sample offerings from various restaurants and meet local residents.

Thank Dottie E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Food from the best restaurnts in the area. Typically third Sunday in September. I love the seafood such as shrimp, crab cakes and lobster tails that is available

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Just an excuse to overcharge people for small portions of bad food. Save your money. These restaurants love gouging at this "festival". The street is crowded and trash is everywhere.

Thank jel1228
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fun family event (but leave the pets at home)! Sample from a wide variety of restaurants and cuisines. Some samples are enough to share (so you can get more of them)! Peruse arts and crafts too! Don't dismay about parking; find a lot, or another...More

Thank kjwrhia
Reviewed 24 December 2016

If you do not like crowds, then stay away like I do. It's a festive atmosphere with music everywhere and good food to try and lots of vendors.

Thank TODD R
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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...More

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 6 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.

Thank schechterr
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