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Temperance House

) #22 of 61 Restaurants in Newtown $$ - $$$ American, ,
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
+1 215-944-8050
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was delicious. The Waiter was very knowledgeable. It is necessary for me to eat gluten free and our waiter made sure everything was gluten free. A very delightful experience.

Thank pat k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is with heavy heart I must tell you the lion has lost its roar. The service was scattered, noise from the bar distracting and given it took 36 minutes for my salad to arrive, I scare to think how long dinner would have taken....More

Thank EZGoingTraveler10001
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Looked on Yelp for a place to eat and found this. Looked great with an award winning chef. Arrived at 6pm on a Friday night and only a table of 4 were seated. Waited 5 minutes for the Hostess to come. Standing at the Hostess...More

Thank clfurn
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The atmosphere is ok. the drinks are good. the prices are good. very historic place and building. It has changed owners a few times, I believe, over the years.

Thank kballard330
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I called about lunch time to see if I needed reservations on a Monday night and was told no but if I wanted too I could. We arrive and were seated in a nice quiet dining room with an awesome and attentive server! We order...More

Thank janetbrinkley
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I really, really wanted to love this restaurant. Newtown is such a quaint town, and it was a beautiful Sunny Sunday; perfect for brunch, and Mother's Day to boot! I was lucky enough to get a last minute reservation, and after reading the reviews, I...More

Thank momofsclg
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Our family had a great Thanksgiving Dinner here, with all the traditional preparations. It was a beautiful experience.

Thank sdbenegal
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Our first time at the Tavern. Meal was excellent! Seafood pot pie was superb. Nice flakes crust, creamy. Excellent! The Seafood risotto was nicely done with a very good portion of shrimp, scallops and mussels. Very tasty and nicely filling. Music was available tonight. We...More

Thank tom s
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Been going to Temperance House before and after their reopening. Always had a good meal and good service. On a recent Saturday night we experienced extremely slow service. It was fairly early and not very crowded. We ordered the chicken chipolte soup which was delicious....More

Thank JMH101
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Love the temp! Been coming for years. Food is always consistent. Service is great, especially from Margret who is often bartending.I highly recommend it!!!

Thank Kyle H
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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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
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"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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