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Chestnut Grill & Sidewalk Cafe

) #387 of 3,605 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American, ,
8229 Germantown Ave Ste 1, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3446
+1 215-247-7570
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“lamb burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8229 Germantown Ave Ste 1, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3446
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had burgers for lunch. They had interesting takes like a bacon and brie burger with carmelized onions but the key was that they were prepared just as ordered with good fresh ingredients. The beer list is solid, I had Fuller's London Pride and paid...More

Thank cpers0n
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a tasty lunch here, spicy crab soup and fish tacos. Moderately priced. We enjoyed the atmosphere and decor both upstairs and down. They were so accomodating at night for the large group we were and arranged for us easily.

Thank Emar55
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day, people sitting on patio, stopped for lunch. Waited. Owners came to talk to one table but dismissed me as they went by. 10 minutes later, went inside to be seated. Ask waitress, she goes to get someone. Owner asks me what I need....More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Had four peoples my table. Everyone didn't like their meal. From a burger tithe grilled romaine flat steak salad. Very poor

Thank speedg00se
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I enjoyed the food served here. One day the grill was open outside for seating the second day I stayed it was too cold so I ate inside.I think the food was priced well and tasted good.

Thank jbackus8746
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Four of us had a late lunch on Wednesday. There were several exciting choices for sandwiches--lamb burgers, brisket, crab cakes, and the usual. They came with a choice of fries or fresh mixed fruit. Three of us ordered the lamb (excellent) and two opted for...More

Thank 551melm
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Recent trip to visit our daughter and grandkids in Elkins Park Our son was also with us We decided to go to historic Chestnut Hill and enjoy the many shops etc Also had to drop our son at the SEPTA station for his early trip...More

Thank vinooram
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good evening with a customer and actually good food. There were maybe 8 people in the restaurant at that time. So the power went off. Our food was served in the dark. A few Dollar Store candles placed around. As a result we spent an...More

Thank Letsfly123
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great restaurant in heart of Beautiful Chesnut Hill suburb of Philadelphia. Outside dining is great for people watching in fun area.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Like the title says, the food was very good and for the portion size, the prices were reasonable. The service was slightly less than desirable; my wife had to wait a LONG time for a drink, and it was disruptive to the cadence of the...More

Thank rfenster5
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Christine M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8229 Germantown Ave Ste 1, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3446
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-7570
  • E-mail
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