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Jun 18, 2009 04:17 PM

Need some direction Philly/Montgomery/Bucks Co. PA

Hi all! I need some opinions, as I don't have a clue where to start.

I just moved to East Norriton in Montgomery County from Atlanta. I work in Philly 2 days a week, in Upper Black Eddy in Bucks County 2 days a week, and another day or so from home.

I need help on the best of's.

Best area burger, dog, pizza, Chinese, inexpensive meal, fast meal.....and of course, best meal in the areas I'll now be frequenting.

I have heard Capone's for it's beer list and burgers, which is only a few miles from my home - I plan on trying it this weekend.

Any other help/recommendations on everything would be appreciated! I know nothing about the area, and all info is appreciated.

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    1. Near upper black eddy, across the bridge in Milford, NJ is the Ship Inn. Great pub, good burger and english pub style food. Well worth the trip. Back on down the delaware, stop at Dilly's corner on the PA side of the Stockton bridge for a good burger and a great "Dilly Dog." On 202 in Buckinham, Candlewyck does a decent burger and has a beer selection almost as good as Capones. In Doylestown Jules Pizza does a great thin crust pizza, with lots of organic ingredients.

      Chinese is tough. Jannie in Warrington is not bad. Some might recommend Abacus in Lansdale for Chinese, or perhaps Han Dynasty in Royersford or Exton. The latter being quite authentic.

      Hope this helps a bit and welcome to the area.

      1. I live down the road in Plymouth Meeting. For great "bar" food - burgers, cheesesteaks - I head to Phil's Tavern on Butler Pike in Broad Axe.

        Bluefin is my goto sushi place - on Germantown Pike in Plymouth Meeting.

        For a great meal, which I consider inexpensive for what you are getting, try Bocelli's in Lower Gwynedd. It is a BYOB in the Lower Gwynedd train station. Great Italian food in a cute atmosphere. They also have another location in Chestnut Hill.

        Hope that gets you started! And welcome to town!

        1. You'll find some great authentic Mexican in Norristown-- dirt cheap. I tend to go Taqueria Lindo for tacos carnitas or pollo, but they're are probably more gems tucked away in the neighborhood than I know of.

          Great sushi nearby at Blue Fin on Germantown Pike.

          A little further up Germantown Pike, Persian Grill is another personal favorite. Great kebobs and vegetarian.

          Have you tried tomato pie yet? Check out Corropolese Bakery for the local speciality (think pizza without the cheese).

          1. Agree on Capone's, Bluefin, Phils, Bocelli. Nearby in Blue Bell is Allison, great restaurant, more on the high end side but great for a nice dinner of special occasion. Near Phils is Tamarindos, great mexican food, free margaritas, fun atmosphere on weekends - not a taco and burrito joint but more high end dishes, great whole fish.