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Temperance House

$$ - $$$American, ,
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
+1 215-944-8050
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“wedge salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Came in here several times since new management took over... Their happy hour it pitiful... Craft beer yes, part of happy hour no. Such false advertising. Their food is ok. The bar food is better then their actual dining. Had such high hopes for this...More

Thank yummimummi1
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Free Municipal parking lot around the corner. Wide selection of beers on tap. Beers listed on monitor in bar. Seating in dining room and bar area available. Lively jazz trio, Wed. night, good selection of appetizers- we had stuffed meatballs, buffalo shrimp, mussels. Fish, chicken...More

Thank DJMAN5
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had a large gathering for our reunion, the appetizers and food were excellent. The servers couldn't have been nicer. Will eat here again!

Thank tigerbaby13
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The Temperance house restaurant had an update a few years ago but you’d never know it. We were seated in the main dining room as opposed to the bar. For a Saturday night at 6:45pm, we were the second table in the restaurant. The decor...More

Thank Urshni
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Newtown is filled with great restaurants but this was definitely not one of them.It was our first visit to this particular establishment last Saturday evening. Our dinners were just mediocre and overpriced for the quality and portion.The waitstaff was good but actually getting our food...More

1  Thank Dorothy K
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve had most of the menu in my frequent visits here and it’s always great. I especially recommend the seafood and pasta dishes. The seafood risotto and lobster fettuccine are favorites of mine! Portions are generous, staff is friendly and prices are reasonable. They offer...More

Thank Kristen E
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Never having been to Newtown, we strolled the street looking for an interesting place to have lunch. The name, "Temperance House," for a pub had us giggling and wondering if the Women's Christian Temperance Union had smashed any bottles before prohibition. We were intrigued and...More

Thank Midge G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was surprised at the reasonable prices for the Newtown Boro area. Beautiful building and food was good.

Thank barbaratG8693EE
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I had a late night meal at the bar this Monday evening. The place is quiet, historic, and was a pleasure to visit. I had a cold beer with an order of stuffed meatballs, which were excellent. Served with two rolls, it was just the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I recently stayed at the Temperance House Inn and while there we had dinner in the restaurant. The food was tasty and ample portions. The service that night was a little off and we spent a good amount of time waiting. The...More

Thank egallag
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Response from Luv2Wine29 | Reviewed this property |
I believe Sundays from 10a-2pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-944-8050
  • E-mail
"Simply The Best in Bucks", The Temperance House located in historic Newtown, Pennsylvania offers the finest in quality, service & accommodations. Our simple, yet elegant menu specializes in steaks & seafood. From intimate gatherings to gala affairs our banquet facilities provide a perfect venue for any event. Please contact our banquet coordinator regarding your next affair. Journey through our historic chambers & discover why our Inn is one of Bucks County's best kept secrets. Plush accommodations with an at home feel, we cater to corporate clientele, bridal parties & couples looking to get away. Please contact our Innkeeper for more information.
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