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Black Lab Bistro

248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
+1 610-935-5988
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for family dinner. Something for everyone including our 18 month old. I had the seared snapper with corn relish and Gouda grits. It was excellent! Flat bread was an excellent appetizer as was the crab dip!

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us ordered 3 apps, all good. The flatbread with pears and arugula was especially good. We each got an entree and again, all were good. No complaints, ingredients were fresh and creatively combined. The crab cakes, shrimp dish, scallop and duck dish, and...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was very good. My steak was cooked exactly to order and my wife’s short ribs were good as well. The onion soup was a great choice for a starter. It’s BYOB and while it looked like there was outdoor seating, but...More

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I went there for our Father’s Day Brunch and the buttermilk pancakes were TO DIE FOR! They were amazing and the service was good. The bathrooms were clean. We ate outside and it was wonderful but the one problem was the table...More

1  Thank briannamcd
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This BYOB has great braised short ribs with mashed potatoes! Romantic, good service and quality food.

Thank marilynwh
Reviewed 14 May 2018

After an outstanding meal last summer, we were back - this time with good friends... and Black Lab Bistro hit another home run. At one point my friends wife had to say to her husband... "Honey slow down" - we were like little kids... sparks...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We were recently celebrating a friend’s birthday. On a recommendation, we decided on the Black Lab Bistro. It was certainly an excellent choice. This BYOB has a varied menu of dinner choices. We enjoyed the sea scallops, short ribs, crab cakes and shrimp with grits....More

Thank Hollis P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our family enjoyed the Easter brunch. The food was delicious and everything was very organized. We were a little leery since there were only three separate seatings but we were waited on right away and each course came in a very reasonable period of time....More

Thank PACachers
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner for two on a Saturday evening. Reservations are a must. We had an early dinner and it was nearly full. There were many waiting when we left around 7:15. The food was excellent. My only objection is the noise level. It is...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had a gift card to use from nearly two years ago, so my husband and I trekked out on a cold night to have date night dinner and drinks (BYO). We've been here several times under the old management and were always happy with...More

Thank Brigette123
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Questions & Answers
5 April 2018|
Response from Brigette123 | Reviewed this property |
There is NOT a gluten-free menu. We specifically asked for no sauce on the steak and told them we needed gluten-free, but the communication gap between us and the wait staff/chef resulted in probably consuming gluten at some... More
Norma G
10 August 2017|
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Response from Jamie B | Reviewed this property |
16 May 2015|
Response from Stephanie A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, every time I have been to Back Bay, there have been children with adults. Often, it seems that they are regulars. I suspect if you call ahead, you could snag a corner table for a bit more space and distance from other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Phoenixville
  • Phone Number: +1 610-935-5988
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