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Mendenhall Inn

323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, PA 19357
+1 610-388-1181
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
“crab cakes” (31 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, PA 19357
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called ahead for reservations for a large business party. The restaurant was ready, and had a large table set up. When our party size shrunk, they were able to easily accommodate. This is in a nice hotel. Parking is a bit - you have...More

Thank AvWriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Mendenhall Inn for over 15 years. Planning on staying again this week (Feb. 2018). Never a disappointment and centrally located to so many wonderful museums, places of historical interest and Longwood Gardens.

Thank 48cheryl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't been there in years but decided to give it a try with their Lobster special.Service was excellent and friendly. Food was mediocre. We saw they still serve their Mendenhall Coffee, which is prepared tableside. The server preparing it seemed disgusted, like we were...More

Thank kallen8441
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been dining at Mendenhall Inn Restaurant for decades and have always been very pleased with the Service and Food. Most recent visit was also great. We prefer Fridays for such dining outings because most restaurants seem to be slightly less crowded and hectic....More

Thank TomBylina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a separate review, we note that we had an average experience at the Inn which is part of this property. The restaurant is an absolute homerun on so many levels. The ambience of the main dining room is perfect with the fireplace, fine linens...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Nice menu, excellent service and never hurried! We were there for New Years Eve with friends. It was bustling and high energy. Our drink orders were taken promptly, bread and butter butter served. Soup excellent and crisp salads. Everyone's entree was good, crispy roasted duck,...More

Thank brandywinelady
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We have been here many times for special occasions and have always been pleased. It was a very different story on New Year's Eve. We booked an early reservation with two other couples. At first the service was attentive. But, it became obvious that our...More

Thank janet b
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went with family to what is a historic inn which had no trace of history in the room we ate in. Not much decor to celebrate the season either. I had chicken piccata with crab which had nothing to do with a classic chicken...More

Thank janeaustinNY
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a family dinner on a Wednesday night for lobster special. One hour and 40 minutes after arriving finally got dinner. Waitress gave the age old excuse " sorry ,we got hit with a large group", like that is my problem or that I...More

Thank oldguyDelaware
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Mendenhall Inn Restaurant is our choice dining experience when visiting Wilmington and the Brandywine.The combination of well prepared dishes, great atmosphere and good service have made each visit memorable. Rego, the manager, accommodated the special culinary needs we had on this trip and Patrick...More

Thank Dr Gerald K
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I would suggest you go to their website for any specifics. Or even call to get exacts on your question
Joan M
25 November 2017|
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Response from ss0rdot | Reviewed this property |
The Inn is closed Christmas Day and New Years
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:30 AM
3:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, PA 19357
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mendenhall
  • Phone Number: +1 610-388-1181
Dining at the award winning Mendenhall Inn stands alone as one of the great destinations in the Brandywine Valley as you return to a time of classic elegance & charm. Entrees borrowed from French & classic American cuisine make dining at The Mendenhall Inn a truly memorable experience. Enjoy our all new family night menu Sunday - Thursday.

Outside dining, weather permitting.
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