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struggle19 Feb 4, 2007 10:00 AM

Anybody know what The Works in West Chester is going to be? I assume it's a burger joint but really had no clue and can't dig up any information on it.

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    JTN 3 RE: struggle19 Feb 18, 2007 07:25 AM

    It is going to be sandwiches / cheesesteaks but has taken forever to open. I am hoping for a good cheesesteak in town now that Lorenzo's has gone in the toilet. It was such an underrated cheesesteak... big and juicy american or whiz. But the new owner kept the sign but changed the whole sandwich to terrible.

    Has anyone tried Murray's in West Chester's cheesesteak?

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      mtgold1 RE: JTN 3 Feb 19, 2007 07:57 AM

      I'm pretty sure that my husband has tried the cheesesteak at Murray's. I believe it was decent, but not necessarily memorable. He likes the ones from Amore's, but we haven't come across anything outstanding in West Chester.

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      cjstack RE: struggle19 Feb 26, 2007 07:30 AM

      It is like a burger place-- They have the works in springfield pa. Delaware county. They have awsome wings-- I can't wait for them to open... There cheesesteaks are sooo good!

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        cjstack RE: struggle19 Mar 5, 2007 05:22 AM

        The works has finally opened! I went there this weekend. It was great! We had wings and a cheesesteak-- I would have to say this is the best cheese steak around! You can get a better one anywhere-- The rolls are great. The wings were excellent too. The only thing I would have to say they need are high chairs for kids. Other than that excellent experience!

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          wcdish.com RE: cjstack Apr 19, 2007 08:52 PM

          The Fresh Works has excellent wings and it's a great place for grab n go food. They bake their bread each morning on-site and are open late-night too! See some pictures of their food and interior at http://www.wcdish.com/fresh-works/

        2. Rondo RE: struggle19 Mar 5, 2007 03:38 PM

          I live in West Chester. Where is The Works located? How about the one in Springfield? I work in Delco.

          1. CindyJ RE: struggle19 Mar 5, 2007 03:43 PM

            Where is it located?

            1. RC51Mike RE: struggle19 Mar 5, 2007 03:51 PM

              On the south side of Market St. just west of High right near Market St. Grille.

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                CindyJ RE: RC51Mike Mar 6, 2007 05:31 AM

                Thanks! I've heard good things about Market St. Grille, too, but haven't yet been. Have you?

              2. RC51Mike RE: struggle19 Mar 6, 2007 08:08 AM

                Had breakfast there once and found it very good. Excellent hash browns, omelet, service. I would go back next time I'm there in the morning.

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                  sanderb RE: struggle19 Mar 8, 2007 08:07 AM

                  Market Street Grille is excellent! Great sandwiches and salads with creative specials. I highly recommend it.

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                    wcdish.com RE: sanderb Apr 19, 2007 08:49 PM

                    Market Street Grill has got to be my favorite part of my weekend...so good. Read more about them at http://www.wcdish.com/market-street-g... You have to stop in over the weekend for the unique and tasty specials from the chef Darla. It's well worth the wait during the weekend rush.

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                      Prax1134 RE: wcdish.com Apr 20, 2007 05:48 AM

                      I must 4th this notion on Market St. Grille - great specials and service is friendly and attentive. I'm there for morning breakfast all weekend lately.

                  2. CindyJ RE: struggle19 Apr 20, 2007 06:49 AM

                    Sometimes I don't know why I bother going into WC during the day. Parking is HORRENDOUS!! Yesterday I was with my folks after a MD appointment and we wanted to have lunch in town. We tried to find parking near Market & High, but between the lack of on-street parking and the ridiculously designed one-way streets in the boro, we left. I know, I could have dropped them off, parked in the garage, and caught up with them, and then repeated the process to pick them up, but it just wasn't worth it. It's fine if you work in the boro, but so many people I know reject WC restaurants simply because of the parking dilemma.

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