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West Chester Restaurant Festival

Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
+1 610-692-7574
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Good Food ~ But We Need More Bargains !

We've lived in West Chester for over 10 years now, and have gone to this festival a few times. The... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
MrAntoineJ
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Great annual event

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

Reviewed 10 February 2018
ImbwanaKikbouti
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We've lived in West Chester for over 10 years now, and have gone to this festival a few times. The food, of course, is always good. But to make it more enjoyable, and have greater attendance, we suggest the following. Build in much better bargain...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

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
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Reviewed September 23, 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

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Reviewed September 20, 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
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Reviewed August 9, 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
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Reviewed August 8, 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
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Reviewed June 1, 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
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Reviewed January 18, 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
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Reviewed December 24, 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
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Reviewed November 27, 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
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Brian D
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Response from MrAntoineJ | Reviewed this property |
It's never exactly the same date from year to year. So, I don't know when it will happen next. You should Google it.
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