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Jul 12, 2007 08:47 AM

Friday night dinner in the burbs?

Can anyone recomend a fun casual place for dinner for 2 couples in the suburbs? We live in Montgomery County (outside of Pottstown) and are looking for somewhere new to try tomorrow night. We usually go to one of the Tiki Bars for dinner this time of the year and it's getting a little old. I know there are some great places in central Bucks (having grew up there and moved recently) but it's a little too far for the drive. We're open to pretty much anywhere within a 45 minutes driving range (Eastern Montco, Chester, Berks, etc). . We're open to any type of cuisine (as long as there are some items that aren't just fish...) Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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  1. I've never been there, but Majolica in Phoenixville is supposed to be very good.

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    1. re: Buckethead

      Majolica is really good but make sure you have a reservation.

      Birchrunville Store Cafe is another option.

      If you want to drive to Downingtown, Fioravanti, Allegro or Han Dynasty (for authentic Sichuan) would be my recommendation.

      All are BYO and very wine friendly.

      For something a bit more formal, try Duling Kurtz in Exton.

    2. Have you been to The Epicuirean in Pottstown?

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        1. re: gacomole

          Epicurean is in Phoenixville- hit or miss as far as food (great salads), nice beer selection.

          My vote would be Black Lab Bistro (don't skip dessert!) or Funky Lil Kitchen but I'd guess you've been?!

      1. Arpeggio in Spring House (has tables outdoors if the weather is nice)

        909 Sumneytown Pike, Spring House, PA 19477

        1. I don't know how much you want to spend, but Nectar in Berwyn is terrific.

          1091 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312

            1. re: idia

              Gracie's is absolutely delicious--must go!