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Apr 6, 2014 09:14 AM

Blue Bell Inn Grand Reopening 4/7/14

I'm loving the new menu! I drove by yesterday and could see the new patio space through the windows, it looks gorgeous.

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  1. My DH just drooled all over my keyboard.

    1. Been waiting for this. Excited about the east and west coast oysters.

      1. Yesterday evening, when I drove by, the parking lot looked full. Has anyone been?

        1. Looks gorgeous. No prices on the menu, which scares me a bit. Anxious to read some reviews from people once they have tried.

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          1. re: curly girl

            My sentiments exactly. Menus without prices are a bit unnerving. (Remember The Black Banana on Race St.?)The reviews so far insinuate this is to be for the younger crowd who have more cash than taste. I'll pass with a salute to days gone by but will likely save my funds for elsewhere.

            1. re: cwdonald

              Agreed. I go out to eat for food that is beyond my cooking skills, and this menu does not qualify.

                1. re: Unkle Al

                  Like it or not, this restaurant concept definitely fills a need that has not been around for a while.
                  The original Blue Bell Inn is still missed by those devotees who frequented it, and the new menu echoes the old one in many ways.
                  I think it will be a success regardless of what some of us foodies might feel about it.
                  My DH (and many friends of his) have missed this place and will look forward to dining there once again.
                  So there is something for everyone and I wish them good luck.

                  1. re: arepo

                    Thank you Arepo. Not everyone lives in center city, and it is nice to have a decent option in the suburbs. There is really nothing compelling in Blue Bell. I'm looking forward to being able to order something other than blue point oysters out here. I'll reserve comments on the rest of the menu until I try it. I agree with you that the history of the place is a factor.