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MediaSwarthmore vic restaurant?

saucyknave Sep 7, 2012 04:44 PM

I want to take my 10 yr old gd who just moved there to dinner one night.. I'm looking for good food without breaking the bank. Ethnic foods definitely ok. We'll be going midweek.f

I'm not familiar with the area, so need help.


  1. z
    zmulls Sep 7, 2012 04:48 PM

    Media is a really good restaurant town these days. There's a decent Indian restaurant (Shere-e-Punjab) at the end of State Street, and there's Nooddi Thai House.

    In Springfield, we find Heng's Thai (on Baltimore Pike) very reliable. And Bertucci's, while a chain, is above average (I love the lemon rosemary wings at Bertucci's).

    1. j
      JanR Sep 8, 2012 06:07 AM

      Peter McAndrew's La Porta is nearby, in Edgemont.

      1. s
        saucyknave Sep 10, 2012 12:04 PM

        Thanks to both of you for the recs. This area is terra incognita for me!

        1. d
          Displaced California Foodie Sep 30, 2012 03:54 PM

          Spasso on State Street in Media.


          1. a
            arepo Sep 30, 2012 05:56 PM

            Trattoria Giuseppe in Edgemont is a better than average Italian restaurant.

            1. c
              cook262 Sep 30, 2012 06:49 PM

              Trattoria Giuseppe is good but if you want to stay in Media, go to Noodi Thai. Casual with good food.

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