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West Chester Restaurant Festival

Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
+1 610-692-7574
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Overpriced bad food

Just an excuse to overcharge people for small portions of bad food. Save your money. These... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cedar Key, Florida
via mobile
Great sampling of local restaurants!

Fun family event (but leave the pets at home)! Sample from a wide variety of restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380
+1 610-692-7574
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just an excuse to overcharge people for small portions of bad food. Save your money. These restaurants love gouging at this "festival". The street is crowded and trash is everywhere.

Thank jel1228
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fun family event (but leave the pets at home)! Sample from a wide variety of restaurants and cuisines. Some samples are enough to share (so you can get more of them)! Peruse arts and crafts too! Don't dismay about parking; find a lot, or another...More

Thank kjwrhia
Reviewed 24 December 2016

If you do not like crowds, then stay away like I do. It's a festive atmosphere with music everywhere and good food to try and lots of vendors.

Thank TODD R
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I've gone for several years in a row and decided to stop. The crowds are obscene, people bring strollers and it's VERY annoying plus the food is not all that affordable or easy to obtain. I do not enjoy getting shoved by a wave of...More

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Such a pleasant stroll around West Chester Borough to sample foods from the areas restaurants. The only thing I'd recommend to the vendors is to serve smaller portions, there is so much I want to sample.

Thank schechterr
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Have been to a couple of the Restaurant Festival's and this one was also done very well. Lot's of food to try and unlike the chili festival much more space to wonder around. Few locations get overcrowded and it's easy to stroll around and enjoy...More

Thank John379
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great day for my family & some of their friends. Tons of delicious food. Very family friendly because alcohol is not sold on the street, really appreciated that. My husband & I went into one of the pubs & had drinks while our teenage children...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I live a block from the main street this event happens on - Gay Street. It's fun to see many of our neighbors and we have to go early or late for that to happen because the (happy) crowd is so thick between. While you...More

Thank SuzyInPA
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great way to experience a good amount of what West Chester has to offer. Such a fun time to spend outside with the rest of the town.

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you've never visited West Chester, this is a good time to do it. The annual event is fun for everyone of all ages. Games and rides for kids and great eating available for all. All the restaurants have stations set up on Gay and...More

Thank tom s
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