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Roots Cafe

8 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
+1 610-455-0100
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3011
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food quality here is excellent as well as the service. Love the Steak and Eggs Benedict, as well as their soups. Food comes out promptly and the service is great!

Thank Enzio007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch. Waiter was beyond pleasant. We both enjoy our meals and dessert was amazing. Quick, friendly service and atmosphere, highly recommend if wholesome farm to table interests you.

Thank jdenderle
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This little cafe has a varied healthy menu, but my absolute favorite is their breakfast in the garden room outside. Don't miss it!

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Three of us had lunch at Root’s yesterday and dined indoors. The menu had changed and when asked we found out they were under new management. Two of us had the quiche a side salad cup of ham and bean soup.The quiche was very dry...More

Thank Rsiesta
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A quaint restaurant with very friendly service. Can serve quietly efficiently to a group. Locally sourced organic ingredients are delicious - just a right portion to go for desserts without feeling guilty.

Thank tabibit
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I had no idea Roots has new ownership. A lot of the staff is still the same, so that’s nice. Everyone is as welcoming as always. They have a new menu, I think they only kept 3 dishes from the previous one. A very disappointing...More

Thank Helenelfa
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We were first-time guests of this quaint spot, and we will definitely return! Our server, Clay, was super polite and enthusiastic about the fare which made us want to try everything. The food was fresh, was presented nicely and served in good portions. The Bloody...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The food was phenomenal. Ordered tea abd they had different options. I didnt care for the one i picjed, no problem- new cut, hot water and tea. Ordered and omelett. Beautiful and delicious. Kennet square mushrooms, swiss cheese and spinach. Not overcooked. Flavors and texture...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Breakfast on a rainy Sunday was significantly brightened by the outstanding service provided by Starr. She had such a great attitude, I think I would go back just for that. Everyone's meals were excellent, so I'll go back for the food too! Give this place...More

Thank slaterinde
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Roots is a great brunch place. Period. Do not waste your time and money on an evening out dining here. We just walked out and were so disappointed with everything, from the the ambiance to the food. We were jammed in between two other tables...More

Thank kfm64
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Response from Ronsin | Reviewed this property |
Table service with great staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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